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City Commission Applications Now Accepted

City Commission Applications Now Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for service on two City of West Sacramento commissions. Commissions work directly with City staff in developing goals and advising the City Council on many issues. These Mayor-appointed positions are a great way to get involved in your community.

 

■  Housing Advisory Commission: HAC members review and make recommendations regarding housing policies, affordable housing, and identify sources of housing funds.

■  Parks & Community Services Commission: These individuals act in an advisory capacity to the Council in matters affecting the well being, enhancement, and enrichment of the citizens and in matters pertaining to use, maintenance, improvement and development of City parks.

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Yolo County Library Celebrates El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

Yolo County Library Celebrates El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros

As the importance of early literacy and preparing children for school continues to make headlines, the Yolo County Library joins libraries across the country in April and May by recognizing El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros (Children's Day/Book Day) through various events celebrating reading.  Known as Día, this is a celebration of children, families and reading, emphasizing the importance of advocating literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds.

The Yolo County Library will hold Día events showcasing a variety of multicultural programs and services for children and families at the below branch libraries as follows:

April 23, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Knights Landing Branch, 42351 Third Street in Knights Landing

April 26, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Mary L. Stephens Davis Branch Library, 315 East 14th Street in Davis

April 26, 10:00 a.m. to noon, South Davis/Montgomery Satellite Branch, 1441 Danbury Street in Davis

"Deadheading at Dusk" at the Old City Cemetery

"Deadheading at Dusk" at the Old City Cemetery

Come join us in the beautiful Old City Cemetery’s Historic Rose Garden for an early evening hands-on event on Monday, May 5th @ 6:30 pm. We will be removing spent blooms from the many rosebushes and tidying up the garden which encourages repeat blooming of the roses in our treasured Historic Rose Garden.

Tools and training will be provided and light refreshments will be served.

Workshops are free, however, donations are appreciated and go towards the restoration and preservation of the roses and cemetery artifacts.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance. For more information, call 916-448-0811 or 916-264-7839.

“Living History” Easter Bonnet Promenade & Spring Ball in Old Sac this Saturday!

“Living History” Easter Bonnet Promenade & Spring Ball in Old Sac this Saturday!

The Historic Old Sacramento Foundation invites one and all to dress up in your favorite Easter finery -- or other historic apparel -- to celebrate in high style during the 19th Annual “Living History” Easter Bonnet Promenade on Saturday, April 19, beginning at 11 a.m.! 

5 Reasons to Attend the Sacramento Beer and Chili Festival

5 Reasons to Attend the Sacramento Beer and Chili Festival

The 2014 Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival is coming up this Saturday, April 19, and the combination beer and chili is too mouthwatering to pass up! Below are Sacramento365.com's Top 5 reasons why you should attend the third annual chili cook-off:

VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

VIDEO: Sacramento Has Talent contestants show their stuff

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 was a huge day for many people in Downtown Sacramento. Sacramento Has Talent left the crowd charmed and mesmerized as contestants demonstrated their skills and talents through salsa dancing, mind-blowing yoga and more. ... Read More