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"Reverse" Bridal Expo Puts To-Be-Weds in Driver's Seat

"Reverse" Bridal Expo Puts To-Be-Weds in Driver's Seat

Bridal shows can be overwhelming - for the brides and grooms as well as the exhibitors.  Where do you start? Which booths do you visit? How do you get all of the information you need?

Now there is a bridal show that allows brides and grooms to stay in one place while the professionals come to them. The Reverse Bridal Expo is Sunday, November 29, 2015, at The Falls Event Center in Elk Grove.

Bridal Expo Producer Richard Markel came up with the idea when he attended a trade show as a buyer.  The system was set up for him to stay at a table and, through pre-set appoinments, the sellers came by and made their presentations to him.

Cooper's Ride Share DMV Pull Notice Bill Sent to Governor

Cooper's Ride Share DMV Pull Notice Bill Sent to Governor

A bill sponsored by Assembly Member Jim Cooper (D - Elk Grove) that would require ride sharing services to participate in the Department of Motor Vehicle Pull Notice program was sent to Governor Jerry Brown August 31.

Assembly Bill 1422 would require services such as Uber and Lyft to enroll all of its drivers in the DMV's pull notice program. That program automatically notifies employers when an enrolled participant is involved in an accident, convicted of DUI, or any other actions taken against their driving privileges... Read More

Elk Grove Subaru donates nearly $10,000 to local animal welfare organization

Elk Grove Subaru donates nearly $10,000 to local animal welfare organization

Today, Elk Grove Subaru in partnership with Subaru of America presented the Sacramento SPCA with a check for $9,333.10 at its dealership located at 8581 Laguna Grove Drive. The money was raised during Subaru’s fifth annual “Share the Love” event held late last year.

“Share the Love” is an annual initiative allowing customers who purchase or lease a new Subaru to decide which charities would receive a donation from the company.

The list of charities included the ASPCA, Make-A-Wish, Meals on Wheels, the National Park Foundation, and Teach for America. As part of the program, individual Subaru retailers were allowed to add a sixth charity to the mix. Elk Grove Subaru, of the Lasher Auto Group, chose the Sacramento SPCA.

Furniture USA distributing 500 FREE sweatshirts on Thanksgiving Day

Furniture USA distributing 500 FREE sweatshirts on Thanksgiving Day

Furniture USA takes pride in its spirit of giving back to the community. For several years now, it has been growing and expanding that mission. This year, it is rolling out a "Kids Sweatshirt Event" on Thanksgiving night from 9pm to 12pm.

Furniture USA will distribute 500 FREE Handcuffs brand sweatshirts  to all the kids at the 6700 Mack Road location. Every child who visits the store with a parent will get one sweatshirt, no purchase necessary.

***You can check out the sweatshirts we are giving away by following this link. There are NO Furniture USA logos on the sweatshirts.

 

 

Sac Fashion Week partnering with Miss Sacramento County

Sac Fashion Week partnering with Miss Sacramento County

SAC FASHION WEEK PARTNERING WITH MISS SACRAMENTO COUNTY USA FOR A PAGEANT AND FASHION SHOWCASE ON NOVEMBER 10th, 2013.

Sacramento, CA – October 22nd, 2013 – Sac Fashion Week is partnering with the Miss Sacramento County Pageant to preview select showcasing designers for 2014.  The Miss Sacramento County Pageant (Ages 19-27) and Miss Sacramento County Teen Pageant (ages 13-18) will be held November 10th Hyatt Regency Hotel located at 1209 L Street Sacramento, CA.  Doors open at 3 p.m. to the prestigious Capital View Room on the 15th floor. 

Celebrity performances for the pageant include Bobby DeBarge Jr and Andre Mieux (A.M.X) and will be hosted by local radio personality Nina Hajian.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit Glass Slipper—designed to encourage “at-risk” girls ages 12-18 to follow their dreams—and the Mariposa House Project.

City Launches “In Elk Grove” Tourism Program

City Launches “In Elk Grove” Tourism Program

Elk Grove, CA – There is a new tool to find places to dine, shop, stay, meet and play in Elk Grove.  In a major step toward promoting tourism and inspiring economic development in the county’s second largest city, the City of Elk Grove today launched www.InElkGrove.com.  

The site is part of a marketing strategy fulfilling the City Council’s goal of promoting Elk Grove as a recreational and cultural center that attracts visitors.

“In Elk Grove” promotes the range and diversity of experiences in the city, and the local businesses, events and amenities that make Elk Grove unique. The program taps into the charm of local roots and the fun, unique experiences Elk Grove is known for. 

Area Fresh & Easy stores to close

Area Fresh & Easy stores to close

Area Fresh & Easy stores that opened last year are scheduled to close in the next few weeks, including five stores that opened in the Sacramento area and one in Modesto.

British food giant Tesco PLC, who owns Fresh & Easy supermarkets, has sold a number of its stores to Yucaipa Companies LLC. The stores not sold will be closed. The sale to Yucaipa is expected to be completed within three months.

Most products in the closing stores will be reduced by 25 percent starting Wednesday, Sept. 11.