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Girls Rock Sacramento Fundraiser Concert at Torch Club

This Girls Rock Sacramento musical performance was uploaded to YouTube on May 6, 2021 by The Remedy Revue. It showcases the "Big Day of Giving" fundraising event at the Torch Club, as explained by the organization's executive director and musician Marissa Bryski. The live presentation covers an hour and a half of music from various performers with an emphasis on familiar cover songs.

Cheetahs Return to Sac Zoo After 20 Years

The Sacramento Zoo has brought back cheetahs, the fastest land mammals on the planet, to the facility after a 20-year absence. The zoo has preserved the natural habitat for a pair of cheetahs and has added a heated area. In recent decades cheetahs have become a threatened species for various reasons.

How Sacramento County Aims To Go Greener

The Sacramento Environmental Commission met on April 19, 2021 to discuss its vision for environmental quality throughout Sacramento County. Some of the issues discussed were environmental justice and sustainability.

Orangevale Club The Boardwalk Is Up For Sale

CBS 13 reports how the owner of the long-running Orangevale rock venue The Boardwalk is putting the club up for sale for $1.2 million. It shut down in 2020 during the pandemic and hasn't reopened. Sandy Silk-Earl owned the venue with her husband Mark, who died of leukemia in November 2020. The venue has served the local music community since the 1980s.

KRCA Shares Delta King Footage 1950s-1990s

The Delta King is part of Sacramento's local history as a long-running steamboat. It provided travel service between San Francisco and Sacramento beginning in 1927 through 1940. Since the 1950s it's been a hotel/restaurant and entertainment venue in Old Sacramento. This 15-minute footage of a KCRA TV special features Melvin Belli and KCRA reporter John Martin. It has been preserved by the Center for Sacramento History.

Golden 1 Center Opens For Kings Games

ABC 10 reports on Golden 1 Center's reopening for Kings games starting April 21, 2021. The reopening marks the first Kings game open to the public in over a year. For the April 20th game the Kings invited 1,600 healthcare professionals to watch them play. Attendance at the NBA games requires proof of vaccine or testing while ticketing has gone digital.

UC Davis Discussion on Black Sacramento

Black Sacramento is the topic of this discussion led by UC Davis Professor Milmon F. Harrison, who teaches courses on African American and African studies. This session covers an hour and twenty minutes. It was uploaded by UC Davis Humanities Institute on April 19, 2021.

Underground Signs and Wonders in Old Sacramento

This Sacramento History Museum video puts the spotlight on hidden treasures of the Old Sacramento Underground Tour throughout April 2021. The 31-minute video posted on April 18th covers gold rush history and reasons why the city built levees along its rivers after severe flooding in 1850, Sacramento's first year as a city.

Newsom Outlines Plan To Reopen

Governor Gavin Newsom announced on April 6, 2021 that California will reopen for business by June 15th, as reported by KCRA. Newsom said, "we'll be getting rid of the blueprint as you know it today." He said he anticipated 30 million people to have been vaccinated by the end of April. He emphasizes "on-going mask vigilance." He further cautioned people to beware of coronavirus variants.

Old Sacramento Redevelopment 1965

KCRA reporter Otis Turner is featured in this classic news feature onOld Sacramento revitalization in 1965. The footage has been preserved by the Center for Sacramento History and was uploaded to YouTube on April 1, 2021. The footage was shot in black and white a year before KCRA introduced Sacramento to color TV. The feature explains how various sites in Old Sacramento tied into American history, such as the California Gold Rush, Pony Express and First Transcontinental Railroad.

Local Hyers Sisters Transformed Theater

CBS Sacramento uncovers the story of two Sacramento sisters who were the first African-American entertainers to take center station. They helped outdate minstrel shows and usher in musical theater. Their names were Anna and Emma Louise Hyers. Their goal was to portray African-Americans with dignity as opposed to how minstrel shows ridiculed the black community.

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