Occupational Fraud – A Not-So-Invisible Threat
By Jolene Fraser
Is CA Organic Waste Recycling a Failure?
According to one watchdog agency, California is “falling short” in its ambitious organic waste recycling efforts and may need to hit the pause button until state agencies and local governments can sort themselves out.
WESTERN PLACER WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY
CELEBRATING 45 YEARS
Since 1978, the Western Placer Waste Management Authority (WPWMA) has been operating a sanitary landfill and materials recovery facility, a construction and demolition recycling facility, and composting facilities to prevent, dispose, reduce and reuse local waste.
Cracks in California Labor Coalition Raise Hopes for YIMBY Breakthrough on Housing Bill
A California housing law grants generous benefits to builders who agree to only hire union workers. Trouble is, few if any builders found a way to do it.
Out of the Landfill and Into the Compost Pile
Capital Region residents rise to the occasion of new organics recycling law
Separating food waste from trash used to be the stuff of hippies. But, unlike cork sandals, it’s not a matter of taste — it’s state law.
GATEWAY COMMUNITY CHARTERS
SUPPORTING SACRAMENTO AREA STUDENTS FOR TWO DECADES
For two decades, Gateway Community Charters (GCC) has supported Sacramento area students, parents and the community with high-quality, standards-based education options. With nine charter schools and over 5,700 students, GCC has been a consistent hub for community partnerships, collaboration and innovation.
SAFE CREDIT UNION
SECURING OUR COMMUNITY’S FUTURE THROUGH FINANCIAL EDUCATION
SAFE Credit Union fulfills a great need by offering financial education throughout the Greater Sacramento community.
SACRAMENTO STATE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
NEW DEAN ENVISIONS BUILDING AN EVEN BETTER BUSINESS SCHOOL
Sacramento State welcomes Jean Francois Coget as the dean of the College of Business. Having begun his duties in January, Coget is already busy team building among his faculty and staff and forging relationships in the greater community.
A Visit with the Capital’s Real (and More Beloved) Powerhouse
How Sandy Smoley saved the Sacramento Symphony, got those lights installed on the Tower Bridge, chummed around with Ronald Reagan, and thinks we should all sit on our porches
Sandy Smoley was once ubiquitous in local and state government, in the arts, in charity, in civic beautification and ultimately, as an in-demand public affairs and health care consultant for The Smoley Group. We check in with the local icon to see what she’s up to now.
Women Who Represent
More women are running for office and getting elected
The most recent election for West Sacramento City Council has marked a move toward equity — particularly when it comes to female representation. For the first time in history, West Sacramento has an all-female city council and mayor, who are also all women of color.