The Burbank Garden is located at Luther Burbank High. It is a part of an agricultural program for the students at the school. In this video, we take a look into what they are building and what it means to the students.
The 21st annual Sacramento Arts Festival was held this weekend at the Sacramento Convention Center in downtown. The festival kicked off on Friday, October 26th, at 10 am and ended at 6 pm.
The Sacramento Arts Festival, featuring 225 of the country’s most amazing fine artists and craftspeople, opened back up at 10 am on Saturday and Sunday.
All 10 short films will be broadcast including comments after the films from the winning writers on stage during the world premiere red carpet event at the Crest Theatre Oct. 6.
Among the 10, viewers will see writer William Mendoza’s film “Justin Time,” chosen for both the Audience Favorite and the Producers’ Choice Awards.
Other films are: Aldo Cocco’s “Delta Breeze,” Thalia Caraveo’s “The Disappeared,” Romeo Trocino’s “The Engagement Ring,” Judith Plank’s “Escargot,” Ritu Atwal’s “The Gift,” Eric Sanderson’s “The Story of Jane and Jo.” Nathan Reedy’s “Swipe Right,” Amy Lawrence’s “Triple Shot Latte,” and Danya Barrow’s “Tono Sommesso.”
Watch the premiere on Comcast or Consolidated Communications cable channel 17, AT&T U-verse channel 14 or watch from anywhere streaming from AccessSacramento.org.
Multiple playback times are available:
Sunday, November 4th @ 5:00pm
Monday, November 5th @ 9:00am
Tuesday, November 6th @ 1:00am
Saturday, November 24th @ 5:00pm
Sunday, November 25th @ 9:00am
Monday, November 26th @ 1:00am
Friday, November 30th @ 7:00pm
Saturday, December 1st @ 11:00am
Sunday, December 2nd @ 3:00am
Sunday, December 23rd @ 5:00pm
Monday, December 24th @ 9:00am
Tuesday, December 25th @ 1:00am
Access Sacramento Executive Director and Film Festival Director Gary Martin emcee’s the event at the Crest Theatre. The world premiere was presented to a sold out audience of 920 attendees.
Following the films, all 10 winning writers are presented with their writing awards, and then specialty awards in acting, directing, cinematography and editing.
Later in the month, the 10 individual films will become available for viewing from AccessLocal.Tv and on Access Sacramento’s YouTube channel.
DVD’s of the complete film set or of the stage show and the films may be ordered for mail delivery by calling the Access Sacramento office at 916-456-8600.
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Modesto Panthers vs. Sheldon Huskies
by Will James
The second season has arrived. It’s the post-season, and playoff time for high school football in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section. The expectations are high and the field of teams is daunting, certainly in Division-1 bracket, where the 12-seed Modesto Panthers travels north to clash with 5th-seeded Sheldon Huskies Friday evening in opening-round playoff action on Access Sacramento’s Hometown Sports Game of the Week.
This game may be seen at 7 p.m. on Comcast Cable channel 17, Consolidated Communications channel 17, and AT&T U-Verse channel 14. Online, the game will only be streamed live on the NFHS Network.
In its five victories, Modesto has averaged 40 point-per-game. In their five losses, the Panthers scored just 14 ppg. So, which team will show up Friday at Sheldon to play for a spot in the Quarter-Finals?
That remains to be seen, but what is known, is that Modesto likes to run the football. An imposing corps of Running backs headline the Panthers’ offense. RBs Zaire Eugene (758 yds.) and James Hayes (612 yds.) lead the way, and Daeveon Graves (390 yds.) and Alonzo Rodriguez (305 yds.) pick up the slack. Wide receiver and Kick Return Specialist, Jaquile Ingram is a big play game-breaker.
Meanwhile, Coach Joe Cattolico’s Delta League Champion Huskies (9-1, 5-0) will counter with a rushing attack just as formidable. Tyrell Smith sets the pace with 1328 yds. and 19 TD. Justin Williams (504 yds., 6 TD) and Ladon Johnson (502 yds., 7 TD) round out a versatile, balanced backfield. Receivers Dillon Juniel and Michael Graves are high impact receivers and kick returners.
The burden for both clubs rests on their respective defensive units. Whichever team can slow and contain its opponent to fewer rushing yards should prevail. However, the wild card is the passing game, which generally provides just a meager contribution in the Total Offense category, but may be the ultimate X-Factor that provides the deciding points and winning margin.
Access Sacramento Announcer’s Will James and Jim Dimino call the action with Lauren Goodman on the sidelines for updates and player or coach interviews. Game of the Week is now in its 21st season providing coverage of Sacramento County high school and college athletics.
Three years ago, Carlos wasn’t a US citizen. His mom and sister still aren’t. But since he is, he’s voting this year. He’s voting for himself, and he’s voting for them.
Recently, the New York Times published an article speaking on the situation of transgender and gender non-conforming erasure. The article said that “The Trump administration is considering narrowly defining gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth, the most drastic move yet in a governmentwide effort to roll back recognition and protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law.”
Many transgender and gender non-conforming people feel as though they are already harassed by people around them and are now are being targeted by the government. Although transgender, gender non-conforming and allies are taking to the streets, the biggest location that need people to be to make change is at the voting polls.
In California and other progressive states, there has been a big push for voting the people who are hurting minorities out of office. Through Instagram, libraries, celebrities and more, people over the age of eighteen have been urged to register to vote and to show up the polls on November 6th. Not only have people eighteen and older been told to register, but people sixteen and younger have been urged to pre-register, so that as soon as they are eighteen, they can vote.
Many people have noticed the lack of representation in elected office of the people being affected by these changes. There are not many transgender and gender non-conforming candidates running in elections. People often feel as though it is because of fear of bigots that they do not run. Arabesque Lynaolu, a student and activist, finds this to be truly troubling.
“I feel that if transgender or non-conforming candidates were to run, that they would have to be careful, but I do think that it is important for them to run because it would give visibility.”
On Saturday, October 20th, the 5th annual Walk 4 Literacy was hosted at James McClatchy Park in Sacramento. This walk went from McClatchy Park, passed by the Capitol, and ended at Cesar Chavez Park and brought hundreds of people to bring awareness of the dropping literacy levels in schools across California.
According to Walk4Literacy,org, “Third grade is a pivotal point in a student’s learning. This is the point when children transition from learning to read to reading to learn. Falling short of this milestone has significant consequences including: students not graduating from high school, and those that do graduate are underprepared for college, careers, or military service.”
According to a study by The Annie E. Casey Foundation, two out of three American children do not read at grade level and one in six children who do not read proficiently by the third grade do not graduate high school on time. This rate is four times higher than children who are proficient readers.
According to another study by the National School Boards Association,it’s even worse for children who grow up in poverty. 22% of students who grew up in poverty do not graduate high school, and 26% of those who were poor are not reading at proficiently levels.
According to Walk4Literacy.org, “From the 2017 Walk4Literacy, $7,200 was be granted to local programs positively impacting children’s literacy in our community. To date, $37,200 has been granted back to the community organizations helping children reach grade-level reading. Our goal is to help every child reach grade-level reading. The Walk4Literacy is a collaborative project.”
While there are many issues surrounding the literacy of our youth, events like Walk 4 Literacy aim to combat these problems and hope to provide a solution. If you are interested in learning more about their efforts, please visit walk4literacy.org and make to watch this quick video about the event.
The Sheldon Huskies defeated the Franklin Wildcats 49-0 to conclude an undefeated 6-0 Delta League run as the regular CIF Sac-Joaquin Section season wrapped up on Access Sacramento’s Hometown Sports Game of the Week.
Sheldon’s defense converted three Franklin turnovers into touchdowns and all the score was completed in the first half before a running clock in the 2nd half.
Watch the full TV game replay on Sat. Oct. 27 at 11 a.m., Tues. Oct. 30 at 7 p.m., and Wed. Oct. 31 at 11 a.m. on Access Sacramento. Tune to Comcast or Consolidated Communications cable channel 17, AT&T U-Verse Channel 14 or watch streaming from AccessSacramento.org.
Announcers Will James and Jim Dimino call the highlights.
The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff brackets will be announced Sun. Oct. 28 at 4pm in a live internet broadcast on the NFHS Network.
Access Sacramento’s Hometown Sports Game of the Week will broadcast the first three weeks of the playoffs and will announce which game has been selected early in the week before each Friday game.