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Top Sacramento Beginner Rock Bands Recorded for TV Special

Top Sacramento Beginner Rock Bands Recorded for TV Special

The Access Sacramento Hometown TV crew documented top beginner rock bands Sunday at the 33rd annual Skip's Music "Stairway to Stardom" competition at the downtown Crest Theater.

Of 11 competing band, judges sele

ARIA (American Renaissance Institute of Arts) Free Kids Fair

ARIA (American Renaissance Institute of Arts) Free Kids Fair

ELK GROVE, CA - Elk Grove and surrounding communities have been overlooked and under-appreciated when it comes to a regional theater and community arts center.

The need for the American Renaissance Institute of Arts is staggering, as community members thirst for arts education and performances ranging from ballet to musicals to theater to orchestral, jazz and ensemble-like performances. The research shows that nothing of this kind has been proposed, or even thought of in the private sector.

This venture was conceived from the ground-up to be self-sustaining, year in and year out without having to depend on money from rich patrons of the arts, without the need for grants, loans or angel investors.

Prison docs take work global

Prison docs take work global

Employees from California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) recently returned from an humanitarian mission in Belize called Beyond the Horizon/New Horizons. The four employees, Major Kang Lee, Physician at California Correctional Institution, Tehachapi;  Captain Ravijot Gill, Physician at California State Prison, Corcoran; Captain Blong Ly, Dentist at Sierra Conservation Center; and Captain Ralph Rosado, Army Nurse/Parole Agent III at Hanford Parole provided various assistance and training during the two-week trip.

Community 1st Bank Welcomes Lapkass as New Senior Vice President

Community 1st Bank Welcomes Lapkass as New Senior Vice President

Community 1st Bank has named Ulrike Lapkass, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, as a new Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager for the bank.

An Auburn resident, Lapkass joins the Community 1st team to bolster the bank’s commercial lending services. She will work with business owners and investors throughout Northern California, primarily focusing on their financing needs.

“Our economy has made some positive strides in the past year, so this is a great time for any business owner to be looking for financing,” Lapkass said. “I am excited to join the dynamic team at Community 1st Bank.”

Lapkass began her banking career with Wells Fargo, where she was a Premier Client Manager for many years.

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento's Chaplain Frank Russell Ministers to Boston

Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento's Chaplain Frank Russell Ministers to Boston

Sacramento’s very own Chaplain Frank Russell, Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento, is privileged to serve Bostonians who have suffered such a travesty with grievous loss.  

Since Chaplain Russell’s arrival to teach disaster preparedness, he had the opportunity to help, alongside First Responders, “magnificent warriors and champions – the firefighters, paramedics and law enforcement officers who first responded” quoting Chaplain Russell to the Sacramento Bee. 

Deputy Senior Chaplain Frank Russell works with Executive Director and Senior Chaplain Mindi Russell who train volunteer chaplains to respond to critical incidents that befall citizens, as victims of homicides, suicide, auto fatalities, death of a child.  Law enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento delivers death notifications as requested by the Coroner’s Office. 

Bostonians have suffered one of the greatest tragedies – a loss of life, the shattering of lives who survived and the mi

Robert Scott Sings "Whiskey in the Jar"

Old Sacramento -- Robert Scott rocks Celtic folk songs from Ireland, Scotland and America, thoroughly enjoying his avocation!

To hear more heel-kicking music, contact Robb at robbscott4@yahoo.com or www.reverbnation.com/robertscottfolksinger to hear more rollicking ditties from the Emerald Isle.

Kory Gibbs aka "Lightning Boy"

Sacramento -- Kory Gibbs, who recently became a teenager, lives in the mountains and jams Classic Rock and the Blues so well his moniker is "Lightning Boy."   And he plays in a band.

Mike Gibbs, Kory's dad, says watching YouTube videos is how his son learned to play the guitar because he loves blues and rock music.

"Lightening Boy" and his band have a gig later this month at the Drytown Club, Mike comments.

How great is this 13-year-old guitar player?  Listen to him play classic ZZ Topp and enjoy!