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Free Computer Classes at West Sacramento Library

Free Computer Classes at West Sacramento Library

The following computer classes will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in the computer lab of Yolo County’s Arthur F. Turner Community Library, located at 1212 Merkley Avenue in West Sacramento:

Sacramento Needs to Address Its Lack of Technical Training

Sacramento Needs to Address Its Lack of Technical Training

By Roger Speer

As the uneven economy recovery continues in California, there is one area where jobs remain available: technical workers.

Workers with vocational training are currently in demand. The hardest segment of the workforce to replace has been the skilled trades, due to a shortage caused by the exodus of highly-skilled baby boomers that are entering retirement.

So where will we find these workers? There are many young adults in the 18- to 24-year-old age bracket that possess no post-high school education. Many of these individuals are either unemployed or have low-paying jobs that offer limited career paths.

While the national unemployment rate has fallen from 10 percent to 5.5 percent since the country entered recession in 2008, youth unemployment has remained stubbornly high, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Community Collaborative Charter Schools 2015 Graduation

Community Collaborative Charter Schools 2015 Graduation
Community Collaborative Charter Schools 2015 Graduation
06-04-2015 - 06-04-2015
Sacramento Convention Center Complex
 
Admission: Please contact school for ticketing information
 
(916) 286-5129
 
Start Time(s): Thurs 1pm
It is the mission of Community Collaborative Charter School (CCCS) to provide high quality instruction, instructional support, and community and social resources to families and students in the community
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Railroad Museum Presents “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar on May 1-2

Railroad Museum Presents “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar on May 1-2

Lights, camera, action!  California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to offer a two-part “Trains & Tripods Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar” for photographers on Friday evening, May 1 and Saturday morning, May 2, 2015.

The unique program starts with an optional, fast-paced and information-packed seminar about existing light photography on Friday evening from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. that will be conducted by former Sacramento Bee photographer and Canon USA Live Learning Instructor Dave Henry.  Then on Saturday morning, a photographers-only “bring your own tripod” photo workshop will take place inside the visually-enticing museum on Saturday morning from 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (before it opens to the public for the day).   Photographers of all skill levels can choose to attend one or both of the activities.
 

Register Now for Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten!

Register Now for Transitional Kindergarten & Kindergarten!

Your child is eligible for Kindergarten if his/her 5th birthday falls on or before September 1st, 2015. A child is eligible for Transitional Kindergarten if his/her 5th birthday falls on or between September 2nd, 2015 and December 2nd, 2015.

Registration Date: Saturday, February 21st, 2015
Time: 9:00AM-12:00PM

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New Water Conservation instructional videos!

New Water Conservation instructional videos!

New Water Conservation instructional videos!

Have questions about fixing water leaks in your home?

Need help setting your sprinkler timer?

Ever wonder how much water your garden really needs to thrive?

If so, check out the new videos available at the Regional Water Authority’s website... Read More

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion Appointed to California Student Aid Commission

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion Appointed to California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission, where he will support the mission to make higher education more accessible for California students.

Appointments to the Commission are made by California Governor Jerry Brown and the position requires State Senate confirmation. As a commissioner, Marion will represent private and secondary education schools. He’ll attend his first Commission meeting in November.

“It’s a huge honor to be considered by Governor Brown for this role and be able to join some of the outstanding individuals who are already serving as commissioners,” Marion said. “This is a great opportunity to give back to students to make sure they can access financial aid and have the opportunity to be successful in college.”