CADA Communications Manager
Capitol Park Neighborhood, which is roughly L to S Streets and 7th to 19th Streets
I am the Communications Manager for the Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA).
Editor's note: This article was co-written with Madison Loven. Join us August 11th for the grand opening of Sacramento’s newest gallery, Rossi Sculptural Designs Studio. Clad humbly in corrugated metal, the mid-sized studio sits inconspicuously in a warehouse district in midtown. In it you’ll find metal pieces of all shapes and sizes, colored glass pieces, hand tools, and various machines with which to manipulate the mediums. It is an artist’s playground. And according to its owner, there is an artist in everyone, even if they don’t know it. Run by local artist and sculptural bike rack extraordinaire, Gina Rossi, this gallery is also a school for learning how to fuse glass and weld me
The Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) has been awarded $795,000 in funding from the Strategic Growth Council Urban Greening Grant Program (Prop 84) for the 16th Street Greenscape Project. CADA was one of the few agencies to receive funding over $75,000 and was one of 50 projects selected out of 260 applicant proposals. The purpose of the 16th Street Greenscape Project is to: • Reduce storm water runoff from 16th Street and its sidewalks and reduce water pollution flowing to the Sacramento River • Significantly increase the amount of permeable landscaped space in the public right-of-way • Reduce air pollution and increase shade • Educate the public about the environmental benefits
Join the Friends of Fremont Park, Councilman Rob Fong, the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission (SMAC), CADA, and artist Stephanie Taylor this Saturday, May 12th, for a day of family fun at Fremont Park. The festivities will kick off at 5:30 p.m. with the dedication of Confluence, the 8-foot sculptures recently added to Fremont Park through public art grants provided by SMAC and CADA. The sculptures depict aspects of the famous explorations of the 19th century “Pathfinder,” John C. Fremont. Although the event is free to the public, visitors might want to bring some extra cash for the food truck vendors who will be selling a variety of cuisines beginning at 6 p.m. Participating vendors i
Please join Jinan, the Sister Cities Council of Sacramento, and the Chinese New Year Culture Association (CNYCA) for a Second Saturday of traditional Chinese music and art as well as new works by Zimei. The event will take place at the Courtyard, 1322 O Street from 5pm to 9pm on Saturday, January 14th, 2012. Enjoy live music from one of the most ancient Chinese musical instruments, a Guzheng, which is a Chinese plucked zither (think piano meets violin). Whether you come to view the traditional Chinese opera costumes, the dragon puppet, shop for Chinese souvenirs, or take home Chinese folk art, you are sure to see and hear some wonderful art at this event!
At its October 28, 2011 meeting the Board of Directors of the Capitol Area Development Authority (CADA) appointed Jacqueline Whitelam Interim Executive Director effective January 1, 2012. Jacqueline Whitelam will assume this position upon the retirement of Paul Schmidt, CADA’s current Executive Director. In making Ms. Whitelam’s appointment, Ann Bailey, the CADA Board Chair noted that, “Jackie is uniquely qualified to lead CADA at this time when the Department of General Services is reviewing the possible sale of the state-owned properties managed by CADA. The outcome of this review could significantly impact CADA and its continued role in implementing the residential and neighborhood com