Harry Osibin is an award-winning broadcaster with more than thirty years experience in Bay Area radio including 16 years as Public Affairs Director for KITS Radio in San Francisco. In Sacramento he was heard on KTKZ. He is currently public affairs director for KFRS-FM in Soledad, California. He launched the Green Hour on KITS-FM in 1990. (first green show on radio in USA) He writes as the Sacramento Environmental News Examiner at Examiner.com and contributes to the great Sacramento Press. Harry O is a member of the Bay Area Ascertainment Meeting Alliance and is a retired member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Harry is member of many groups on Facebook including "I Like KC and the Sunshine Band and don't care who knows it", "KDIA Lucky 13" and "Republicans for Environmental Protection". He is not a Republican.
The Midtown Office of Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Mason-McDuffie is sponsoring "Giving Day" to benefit the Sacramento Food Bank’s Mother-Baby Program. Kristina McBurney, an agent at the Midtown branch says, “Our office is taking donations now through March 4th. The most needed items include diapers, wipes, baby clothes, feminine hygiene products, personal care products or cash all going to this worthwhile cause.” The Sacramento Food Bank was founded in 1976 and provides various outreach services to the community. According to the Sacramento Food Bank’s website, the Mother-Baby program helps “guide and empower mothers to give their babies a bright and healthy future.” In addition
In their own words, “The 3/50 Project (is) saving the brick and mortars our country is built on.” Founded in 2009 the 3/50 Project asks simply that you identify three local, independent businesses you’d like to have stick around, then visit each and spend a total of (at least) 50 dollars. Voila! You’ve gotten the goods, helped support three deserving local business and helped your local economy all at the same time. Project 350 has supporters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Their Facebook page indicates the raison d’être of the 3/50 Project. To promote and strengthen independent brick and mortar businesses owned by people in the community and to expand local revenue stre
After almost six years in business as a ground-breaking retailer of environmentally conscious building materials, Green Sacramento is closing its doors on February fifth. Founder Josh Daniels explained reasons for closing, “it’s the economy (that) would be the easiest answer. We’ve also seen a round of closures of green building stores for the same reason nationally. He said the construction industry in and around Sacramento has been depressed and no relief was imminent. The closing sale is Friday and Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM at its location in the Green Living Center at 919 20th Street in Midtown. Daniels says Green Sacramento still has in stock “paint, primer, cleaning products, w
The Sacramento Tree Foundation is currently recruiting volunteer Acorn Harvesters to assist in the Fall 2010 acorn harvest. According to their website, "The Tree Foundation is committed to maintaining the natural heritage of the Sacramento region by growing locally adapted, genetically appropriate native trees. In October and November 2010 we will be collecting 50,000 acorns to be grown for tree planting efforts throughout the Sacramento region." Additionally acorns are one of the most important wildlife foods in areas where oaks occur. Squirrels and other small urban mammals depend upon acorns for nutrition as do some species of bird including jays and pigeons. Harvester Training will
August is a special month for fans of glass in general and Venetian glass in particular. Piece of Mind, a local bead and jewelry studio on Truxel Road, is presenting a Venetian Glass Bead Trunk Show and Sale from August 13th through August 20th at 4321 Truxel Road. The phone number is 916 921-2323. Kicking off the Trunk Show and Sale is a special display of Venetian glass from the collection of Kim Osibin. "My collection represents Venetian works of art from the early 1800s to the present day," says the internationally-known glass artist. Kim Osibin has traveled extensively throughout Italy working for glass factories, teaching and demonstrating bead making in Venice and Murano. "The