The Northern California Social Media Society is a new organization that aims to provide its members “access to a broad ecosystem of support to help you grow your business, enhance your leadership, and expand your impact as a socially responsible business leader.” Its launch party was held last Tuesday at Mix Downtown’s rooftop location at 16th and L streets. It was a sunny, comfortable setting for the introduction of the media society as well as good conversation among the enthusiastic attendees, who enjoyed light refreshments and raffle prizes donated by the leadership team and fans. The team includes Nicole France of Buzz Sense Media, Beth Diebels of A Social Media Group, Peri R. R
Sacramento school board approves layoffs to help solve budget deficit About 430 teachers and other school staff, 125 central office workers would lose jobs By Maria L. Lopez March 4, 2010 – Elementary class sizes will be larger and about 430 teachers and other school staff would lose their jobs under a plan approved by the Sacramento school board Thursday night for millions of dollars in spending cuts to close a $30.6 million budget deficit. The Sacramento City Unified School District board voted unanimously Thursday night to approve the cuts to take effect in the next school year unless the district’s unions join the administration in agreeing to concessions to stave off some of the cu
The Sacramento Press wants to know if your neighborhood association or community group is hosting debates for City Council candidates. The Didion/Lewis Park Recreational Center Committee will hold a March 18 forum for District 7 City Council candidates. The event will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the recreational center, 6490 Harmon Drive. The Sacramento Press will cover the forum, and wants to report on other neighborhood-level City Council election events. Contact Staff Reporter Kathleen Haley at firstname.lastname@example.org with information about your neighborhood's City Council election event.