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Cal. American Water Brings Environment Expertise as New Powerhouse Science Center Founding Partner

Cal. American Water Brings Environment Expertise as New Powerhouse Science Center Founding Partner

SACRAMENTO, CA. – The Powerhouse Science Center in Sacramento today announced that California American Water has joined the campaign to build the premier science learning center serving Northern California.

As a founding partner, California American Water joins other regional leaders and organizations in a cooperative effort to support the development of this vital new community asset, and will lend their environmental and resource expertise to the project.

Located on the scenic banks of the Sacramento River, the Powerhouse Science Center will function as a model for 21st-century experiential STEM education (science, math, technology, engineering, space) and environmental stewardship.

Drexel Center Offering $15,000 Scholarships to Members of Sacramento Area Business Groups

Drexel Center Offering $15,000 Scholarships to Members of Sacramento Area Business Groups

SACRAMENTO – The Drexel Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento today announced that it will offer three special $15,000 Civic Engagement Scholarships to members of chambers of commerce and civically engaged partners in the Sacramento region.

Drexel University, which is known for innovation and partnering with its community to make a difference, is offering the scholarships as a continuation of its effort to develop the next generation of business, nonprofit and civic leaders whose skills will be of great importance to the future of the Sacramento region.

The $15,000 Civic Engagement Scholarship can be applied to tuition for any of the part-time graduate degree programs offered at the Drexel Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento.

Scholarship finalists will be notified of a date and time when they will be interviewed by the award committee, which will be comprised of leaders of the Sacramento region’s chambers and civically engaged partners.

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Bryte and Broderick announces July 10 community happenings

Bryte and Broderick announces July 10 community happenings
Naturalization Ceremony

July 10 at 10:00 a.m. at Raley Field. This is a big event where new citizens are sworn in and provided relevant information to go with their new citizenship, such as registering with Social Security and voter registration. These events are very moving and involve not only the proud new citizens, but their families and friends. Please support this inspiring event.

Funfest Expo 2012

Funfest Expo 2012

Free tax assistance in Winters on April 7

Free tax assistance in Winters on April 7

Assemblymember Mariko Yamada will host a FREE Tax Assistance Workshop on April 7 at the Winters Community Library providing eligible workers a final opportunity to receive help filing their tax returns before the April 17 deadline. Yamada is sponsoring this event through partnerships with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Yolo County Library, Yolo Family Resource Center and Hermanos Macehual of UC Davis.

“With tax day looming, the IRS and our partners are eager to host this free event – especially for the workers in the rural areas of Yolo County,” Yamada said. “Our goal is to ensure that every family has the opportunity to claim all the tax credits for which they are eligible, not leaving a single penny on the table.”...

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Property taxes due April 10

Property taxes due April 10

Yolo County Tax Collector Howard Newens reminds taxpayers who own property in Yolo County that the second installment of 2011-12 Secured Property Tax is now due and payable.

Property taxes become delinquent if not paid by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012, after which a 10 percent penalty and $10.00 cost must be added. Envelopes must be postmarked no later than April 10, 2012 if taxes are paid by mail. It is suggested that payments be mailed a few days before the April 10 deadline to ensure that the envelope will have the proper postmark. The only acceptable postmark for deadline payments is a US Postal Service postmark....

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Mega Millions Lottery Winning Ticket Purchased in Arden

Mega Millions Lottery Winning Ticket Purchased in Arden

Mega Million mania is reaching astronomical heights, with this Friday's jackpot set for an all time record high of $500 million.

In the meantime, though there was no big winner in last night's drawing, nine players did manage to match five out of six of the numbers. 

Those winning tickets are worth $308,573 each, and one of those winners bought the ticket right here in Arden.

That's right!

Tuesday's lottery winner bought the winning ticket at Arco ampm, which is located at the corner of Alta Arden and Watt Avenue.

Perhaps Friday's Mega Million Lottery will spotlight another Sacramento resident. 

We'll let you know this weekend!!

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MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 43 other jurisdictions (41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands).