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FCC Consumer Guides in Four AAPI Languages – Now Available Online!

The Federal Communications Commission’s top consumer guides are now available in Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and Tagalog to better serve Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Developed at the suggestion of several AAPI advocacy groups, these translated materials are provided to help consumers understand their rights and protections under telecommunications laws and FCC policies. Consumer guides address topics that range ... Read More »

Sacramento Becomes First “Gold Shovel” City in California; PG&E Created Gold Shovel Standard to Reduce Damage to Pipelines

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—With safety as its highest priority, the city of Sacramento announced today that it has become a Gold Shovel Standard Community, a program created by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) requiring that contractors adhere to the safest excavation standards to prevent injuries, property damage and inconvenient outages while reducing demand on first responders. A Gold Shovel Standard Community ... Read More »

Nationally Acclaimed Futurist to Address Mobility Trends and the Impact on Attracting Tomorrow’s Workforce – SacRT and Metro Chamber Anticipate a Sold-Out Crowd

Sacramento, CA – Tickets are selling fast for a seat at the “Transit Means Business” luncheon where expert John Martin, CEO of Southestern Institute of Research, intends to discuss emerging trends among millenials.  Martin, known for his thought provoking dialogue, will focus on the generation’s preferences and their potential impacts on the nation’s business sector. Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) ... Read More »

San Joaquin RTD Wins National Transportation Marketing and Sales Association Compass Award of Merit

Stockton, CA – The Transportation Marketing & Sales Association (TMSA) announced the recipients of the 2017 TMSA Compass Awards Program on May 2, 2017. San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) won an Award of Merit in the Ad Campaign Category for their television commercial, “The Places You Can Go on RTD!” This awards program recognizes marketing and sales best practices ... Read More »

30 Years of Fun Fair Food – Corn Dogs, Pizza, and Entertainment

Sacramento, Calif., (4/26/17)– The 2017 Sacramento County Fair boasts numerous concession stands and quick-eats, but Milo’s is one concession stand that does it differently. As a second-generation fair food family, they run the first operational two-story food concession stand in the United States. This mean machine produces 135 pizzas and 900 corn dogs per hour. Milo himself has over 48 ... Read More »

COMBINATION OF INCREASED RAIN AND HOT TEMPERATURES BRING MOSQUITOES

Elk Grove, Calif.— Spring is here and so are mosquitoes! The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito &Vector Control District has officially started its mosquito and West Nile virus surveillance program by testing dead birds and mosquito samples that could be infected with the virus putting the public at risk. Increased areas of stagnant water left behind from the winter rain storms and hotter ... Read More »

RT LAUNCHES SURVEY TO ENGAGE COMMUNITY IN THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC TRANSIT

SACRAMENTO, CA – The Sacramento Regional Transit District (Sac RT) is undergoing a major transformation to enhance service, improve agency operations and bring greater value to the region. An important part of this effort is community engagement and Sac RT has launched an online survey to gather feedback from Sacramento County residents about their priorities and vision for the future ... Read More »

16TH ANNUAL “HEALTHY KIDS DAY” PROVIDES FREE HEALTH SERVICES AND RESOURCES

Thousands of Sacramento families to receive flu shots, health screenings, coverage assistance, a no-cost Farmers’ Market, and more SACRAMENTO, CA (Dec. 6, 2016) – Sacramento Covered, the area’s leading health care navigation and enrollment assistance organization, hosts its 16th Annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, December 10 at Sleep Train Arena.  This event draws thousands of area residents and ... Read More »

Free Gas Appliance Checks by PG&E Help Keep Customers Safe and Warm This Winter

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — With cooler temperatures just around the corner, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) is reminding customers to schedule a free in-home safety inspection of their gas appliances. Inspections help ensure that gas appliances, including water heaters, furnaces and ovens, are operating safely and efficiently. During the visit, PG&E will also relight pilot lights and check carbon ... Read More »

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