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Avoiding the Upcoming Rent Crisis

Avoiding the Upcoming Rent Crisis

With rent protections expiring for Californians in under two weeks, tenants hit hard by the pandemic are at risk when eviction court proceedings resume as currently scheduled on August 24.   The situation could become dire with only around 40% [Housing Table 2a]...

Retaining Enrollment In Times Of Coronavirus

Retaining Enrollment In Times Of Coronavirus

As many schools make the decision to remain online this fall, colleges are faced with the challenge of convincing students to stay enrolled even while classes will be exclusively online. Many freshmen in particular may feel inclined to defer admission if they do not ...

What can colleges do for homeless students?

What can colleges do for homeless students?

As of 2019, about 19% of California Community College students were homeless. As COVID-19 spreads throughout the United States, students are now expected to learn from home via laptops, tablets, and computers. The question is, where are the homeless students going to...

What Is The People’s Budget Sacramento?

What Is The People’s Budget Sacramento?

According to the People’s Budget website “President Trump and Congressional Republicans want Americans to believe that we must slash funding for vital cornerstones of our society, including Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, to pay for their tax handout to...

Starting a Microenterprise with your community

Starting a Microenterprise with your community

With the 2nd shutdown of Sacramento taking place, companies and organizations are still practicing social distancing to maintain safety for the community. Alchemist Community Development Corporation (CDC) maintains a healthy relationship in providing tools to empower...

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

As of 2019, over 550,000 Americans were considered homeless. California saw an increase of 21,306 people on the streets. This increase of homelessness was so severe that it actually offset the homeless decline in every other state. It is not an understatement to call...

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What Is The People’s Budget Sacramento?

What Is The People’s Budget Sacramento?

According to the People’s Budget website “President Trump and Congressional Republicans want Americans to believe that we must slash funding for vital cornerstones of our society, including Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, to pay for their tax handout to...

Starting a Microenterprise with your community

Starting a Microenterprise with your community

With the 2nd shutdown of Sacramento taking place, companies and organizations are still practicing social distancing to maintain safety for the community. Alchemist Community Development Corporation (CDC) maintains a healthy relationship in providing tools to empower...

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

As of 2019, over 550,000 Americans were considered homeless. California saw an increase of 21,306 people on the streets. This increase of homelessness was so severe that it actually offset the homeless decline in every other state. It is not an understatement to call...

SCUSD Return To Campus Plan

SCUSD Return To Campus Plan

As companies and organizations work to adapt to an era of social distancing, the issue of schooling and returning to campus has been widely debated.  According to the CDC, children are far less likely to grow dangerously ill if they contract the novel coronavirus. A...

Blackout Day 2020

Blackout Day 2020

On July 7th, an economic protest was held across America. The corruption of police brutality is the cause of this uprising against racial injustice. #Blackoutday2020 movement is a protest created by Calvin Martyr who was inspired by the year long Montgomery bus...

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Starting a Microenterprise with your community

Starting a Microenterprise with your community

With the 2nd shutdown of Sacramento taking place, companies and organizations are still practicing social distancing to maintain safety for the community. Alchemist Community Development Corporation (CDC) maintains a healthy relationship in providing tools to empower...

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

How will COVID fallout affect the homeless crisis

As of 2019, over 550,000 Americans were considered homeless. California saw an increase of 21,306 people on the streets. This increase of homelessness was so severe that it actually offset the homeless decline in every other state. It is not an understatement to call...

SCUSD Return To Campus Plan

SCUSD Return To Campus Plan

As companies and organizations work to adapt to an era of social distancing, the issue of schooling and returning to campus has been widely debated.  According to the CDC, children are far less likely to grow dangerously ill if they contract the novel coronavirus. A...

Summer Spark Drive-Thru Event

Summer Spark Drive-Thru Event

On July 24th and 25th Sacramento Valley Spark plans to host Summer Spark Drive-Thru. Summer Spark Drive-Thru is a series of art installations and performances inspired by Burning Man. In fact, Sacramento Valley Spark is a local non-profit based on the 10 Principles of...

Sacramento Closes Back Down

Sacramento Closes Back Down

In light of a continual upward trend in COVID-19 cases across Sacramento and California at large, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new set of restrictions at a press conference on Monday.   The measures mandate the closing of bars, indoor-eating restaurants,...

Youth Xplosion(YXP Oak Park)

Youth Xplosion(YXP Oak Park)

When it comes to poverty, 4 of 10 Californians are living near the poverty line, that's 13.3% of California's population according to the Public Policy Institute of California. With the pandemic adding challenges for organizations, here's how a local group is evolving...

California Announces Online Ethnic Studies Webinars

California Announces Online Ethnic Studies Webinars

The California Department of Education has announced a free online Ethnic Studies webinar series beginning July 7th.   The series will be led by State Superintendent Tony Thurmond with relevant guest speaker features. It will run for four weeks, with each webinar...

America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis

America is in the midst of a youth mental health crisis, what can we do about it? Over 20% of youth in Juvenile or Foster systems felt unsafe, 30% experienced some kind of traumatic event, and 74% were either homeless or in unsafe living conditions after they were...

ACCESSLOCAL SHOWS

Comedy Time  Wednesday, August 5th at 5PM Channel 17

Host Ray Tatar laughs it up with Brian Crall from the Sacramento Comedy Spot. Northern California's largest comedy school is right here in Sactown. The Sacramento Comedy Spot is a local nonprofit featuring improv, stand-up, sketch comedy, original videos, and short...

Historical Changes Wednesday, July 15th at 5 PM Channel 17

Host Ray Tatar talks with Steve Beck  Californian Historian, and Director for the Sacramento Historical Society about his perspective of the historic changes coming about. Steve Beck Former Director of History at Sutter's Fort comes to LiveWire to talk about the...

Social Distancing Theater Wednesday at 5 PM Channel 17

Host Ray Tatar chats with Promoter Barbara Ray from Music and Arts Sacramento to talk about the new Social Distancing Theater. Jessica Malone first performer for Social Distancing Theater at Cal Stage Social Distance Theater starts this Saturday, July 4th, and will...

Virtual Theatre Wednesday June 24th at 5 PM Channel 17

Host Ray Tatar chats with Elise Hodge from EMH Productions and The Artist's Collective. This innovative group is debuting a new play written for Zoom creating a virtual experience. Lonon Smith brings a play created to be performed on Zoom. "In the world of paper...

A Reason to Dance on Live Wire Wednesday at 5 PM Channel 17

It is time to get up and dance as Host Ray Tatar talks live with the Sacramento Ballet Artist Director Amy Seiwert. We will be catching up with the ballet and talking to them about what we can look forward to this summer. The Sacramento Ballet has been dancing against...

ACCESSLOCAL FILM

Ten Sacramento Films Make Cable TV Premiere

Ten Sacramento Films Make Cable TV Premiere

Access Sacramento presents full televised coverage of the stage presentations and world premiere of 10 original 10-minute movies as part of the 20th annual "A Place Called Sacramento" Film Festival beginning Friday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The program presents the...

The Gift – 2018 “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival

“The Gift” by Ritu Atwal pcsTheGift@gmail.com A young woman discovers that the greatest gift we can give to those we love, is honesty. Awards: "BEST ACTRESS in a LEADING ROLE" Rachel Brown "BEST ACTRESS in a SUPPORTING ROLE" Oliva Pratt "BEST EDITING" by Jag Sandju...

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