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Jazz Musician and Steinway Pianos Artist Jim Martinez Joins Faculty at William Jessup University

Jazz Musician and Steinway Pianos Artist Jim Martinez Joins Faculty at William Jessup University

William Jessup University announced today it has hired pianist Jim Martinez as the accompanist for the Music Department. He will play an integral role for the University Choir and Orchestra that performs more than 30 times per year.

Martinez will practice, perform and work with the more than 100 students in the Music Department.

“I want to share everything I’ve learned from my career and teach students,” said Martinez, who has studied classical music for 18 years and has an extensive jazz background. “I take the approach that every student is different.

Matt Redding Memorial Golf Tournament set for June 17 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club

Matt Redding Memorial Golf Tournament set for June 17 at Whitney Oaks Golf Club

The eighth annual Matt Redding Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Monday June 17, at Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin.

Cost is $145 per person, which includes green fees, cart, range balls, barbecue lunch, and awards dinner that features a raffle, silent auction and auctioneer. Dinner only is available for $35 per person.

Registration begins at 10 a.m., and lunch is served from 10:30-11:45 a.m. The shotgun start begins at noon. The sit-down dinner features steak and fish, au gratin potatoes, vegetable and cheesecake.

Lifetime Achievement Honor Goes To Two From America’s Most Wanted

Lifetime Achievement Honor Goes To Two From America’s Most Wanted

 Roger Chiang & John Walsh Receive National Award In Sacramento

Known around the world for the innovative work they do engaging the public in fighting crime, America’s Most Wanted’s top talent and lead producer will be honored in Sacramento during the Heroes With Heart Gala, a special part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.The accommodation being presented to them by Charles Stecker founder of the International Child Abuse Prevention Task Force ,a major partner in the 50 state campaign to eliminate crimes against children.

“I am looking forward to coming to Sacramento for the National Child Abuse Prevention Month Opening Ceremonies” explains Chiang who will be in town for not only the gala but also the other three Opening Ceremonies events, all being put on by Army Of Angels.Chiang will accept the honor personally and be joined by John Walsh who will visit the function V

The tragic loss of Galt Officer Kevin Tonn is embraced within the community he so valiantly served..

The tragic loss of Galt Officer Kevin Tonn is embraced within the community he so valiantly served..

Although the tragic killing of a law enforcement officer occurs relatively infrequently, each time it does, there is displayed a flay in the American fabric. Each time a warrior hero such as Galt Officer Kevin Tonn is torn from us, we lose not only a fine and talented and brave protector, we lose a chunk of our own sense of security. The shadows are a bit deeper and the days, unlike what the almanac states, seem a bit longer. A K9 dog, Yaro, is suddenly without a master, suddenly without his partner and best friend. We all have lost a friend.

Sacramento County Law Enforcement Senior Chaplain Mindi Russell, after days of sitting with the amazing family of Officer Tonn in both Galt and Roseville, now plans Monday's Funeral services, a task she and her office have too much experience in.

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber & William Jessup University Announce Recipient of $5,000 Scholarship

Sacramento Hispanic Chamber & William Jessup University Announce Recipient of  $5,000 Scholarship

The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with William Jessup University, announced today that Ruby Perez of Placerville is the recipient of an annual $5,000 scholarship to use toward her education at William Jessup University in Rocklin.   

“The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber is proud to partner with William Jessup University to offer this scholarship opportunity to Ruby Perez,” said Alice Perez (no relation), President and CEO of the Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. “We hope that this scholarship brings Ruby closer to achieving her goal of obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies and one day fulfilling her dream of becoming a teacher.” 

Ruby has received over 60 awards for her academic achievements and was ranked among the top 30 students at Amador High School.

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution™ Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity At Event Sept 27

Leaner Healthier Teen Revolution™ Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity At Event Sept 27

To Honor National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Leaner Healthier Teen (LHT) Revolution™ Hosts Free Screenings and Panel Discussions of HBO’s

“THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION: “Children in Crisis!” Documentary

National Teen & Tween Weight Loss Program to Help Shed Light on Solutions to Childhood Obesity during Special Event at Three Stages in Folsom on Sept.