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Assemblyman Ken Cooley Named Legislator of the Year

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Named Legislator of the Year

Assemblyman Ken Cooley Named Legislator of the Year by

California Business Properties Association

RANCHO CORDOVA – Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) announced that he has been named the California Business Properties Association’s (CBPA) Legislator of the Year at their association’s annual meeting in Sacramento.

CBPA currently represents over 10,000 members, making it the largest consortium of commercial real estate professionals in California.  Their contributions consist of annual direct spending for development and construction and annual expenditures to operate existing buildings, as well as all the economic activity spurred by salary and wage benefits, retail transactions and commerce, and worker productivity.

Hundreds of Openings at Next Week’s HIREvent

Hundreds of Openings at Next Week’s HIREvent

Sacramento’s 24th Annual June HIREvent will feature a variety of public and private sector employers looking to hire. Free one-on-one resume help from employment counselors will also be available.

WHAT:               Sacramento’s 24th Annual June HIREvent – FREE ADMISSION

WHEN:               Tuesday, June 23rd, noon – 4pm

WHERE:            Lions Gate Hotel- 3410 Westover Street, McClellan

Hackathon Coders Use California Health-Care Portal to Develop Apps

Hackathon Coders Use California Health-Care Portal to Develop Apps

A civic hackathon at UC Davis challenged participants to use health-care data from the California state government drew a big crowd of coders and produced apps that might have staying power... Read More

Asm. Cooley Honors 2015 Small Business of the Year Winner, Mark & Monica’s Pizza

Asm. Cooley Honors 2015 Small Business of the Year Winner, Mark & Monica’s Pizza

Assemblyman Cooley Honors Mark & Monica’s Pizza as

2015 Small Business of the Year

RANCHO CORDOVA – On Wednesday, June 10th, Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) honored Lauren Brooks, Owner of Mark & Monica’s Pizza in Carmichael as the 8th Assembly District 2015 Small Business of the Year for California Small Business Day in Sacramento.  The event was held at the Sacramento Convention Center in Midtown, giving this family an opportunity to be acknowledged on a statewide stage during the daylong “Salute to Small Business.”  

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente awards nearly $140,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Elk Grove area

Kaiser Permanente has awarded 56 grants totaling nearly $1.5 million to 54 local not-for-profit organizations, schools and government entities serving the greater Sacramento community. That includes $140,000 in funds to organizations serving the Elk Grove area.

The Community Benefit grants – which range in individual amounts from $5,000 to $97,304 – are part of a longstanding practice for Kaiser Permanente, the region’s leading integrated health-care provider, which works to improve the health of the communities it serves in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and El Dorado counties. Overall, the grants seek to improve access to medical care, support mental health services, reduce violence, develop the workforce and promote healthy eating and active living.

The largest allocation of funding will help the uninsured and underinsured access health care programs and services at various community clinics and organizations.