During a gubernatorial debate on Jan. 13, 2018, fellow Democrats Antonio Villaraigosa and John Chiang challenged Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's claims of eductional progress in San Francisco. Video courtesy of ABC7 and KPCC.
This time-lapse video shows Sacramento State College Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies students celebrate graduation during winter commencement, Friday at Golden 1 Center. The university announced in November that it is ending its winter commencements in 2018, moving all graduation ceremonies to May.
With finals approaching, Sacramento State students got some fluffy de-stressing Monday. Animals from the Sacramento SPCA and Lend-A-Heart Foundation visited the University Library breezeway for a few hours – and they’ll be back 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday.
Volunteers and their therapy dogs from Sacramento SPCA were on hand to help out Sac State students stressed out about finishing up class papers and projects and studying for upcoming final exams – or simply missing their family pets. Students, who stopped by between classes, held and petted several dogs including a rabbit and cat outside the student library on Nov. 27.
A Rocklin school board discussed policies on dealing with potentially controversial topics after a book about a transgender child, read during a kindergarten story time, created a furor this summer. Parents, teachers and policy advocates packed Monday night's board meeting.
On Sept. 18, Sacramento State President Robert Nelsen, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, U.S. Representative Doris Matsui and other university officials broke ground on the university's new $90 million science center.