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Quixotic perhaps, but craft brewers seek takeover of InBev's Budweiser

October 17, 2017 |  
Seeking to rip off a carefully crafted mask, a group of independent brewers has announced their intention to buy Anheuser Busch InBev, the world's largest beer brewer. 
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Bayer Crop Science Lab Space opens to entrepreneurs

West Sacramento Facility To Be Tech Incubator

Check out more in this article from the Sacramento Business Journal

Bayer AG’s Crop Science division will open up a collaborative laboratory space at its campus in West Sacramento to help local efforts to incubate technology startups.

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Avoid these common video marketing pitfalls

Regardless of the service or product, video marketing can provide benefits for businesses willing to devote their time to it. An engaging video can be used to build a brand, promote a product or develop an audience.

Unfortunately, because of the sheer volume of videos produced each day, most content fails to gain an audience. There is certainly an appetite for video in all niches, but various problems can prevent your content from gaining traction. Here are some of the common video marketing mistakes to avoid... Read More

Calif. State Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Fast-Tracked Elk Grove Casino Indian Gaming Compact

Lisa Jimenez, Chair of Historical Disenrolled Families of the Wilton Rancheria. | 
August 22, 2017 | 
In a California State Senate hearing held this morning, a large group of supporters converged to speaking in support of the Wilton Rancheria's proposed $400 million casino on the site of Elk Grove's so-called ghost mall.
The hearing was held conducted by Senate's Governmental Organization Committee and was held for information purposes. The session was part of Assembly Bill 1606 introduced by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D -Elk Grove).
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City welcomes 2017 Summer STEPS Interns

The City of West Sacramento hosted a welcome brunch and orientation for the third Summer STEPS Internship. The students spent their first day shadowing mentors in their department. The eight-week internship gives students positive examples of public service, hands-on experience, and insights into how city governments are run. The program will provide interns with practical work experience related to their academic major.

In addition to experience within their departments, the interns will also be given guided tours of each city department, attend City Council meetings and volunteer with the Age Friendly initiative... Read More

2016 "Calling All Dreamers" winners officially open oblivion comics & coffee shop

2016 "Calling All Dreamers" winners officially open oblivion comics & coffee shop

The winners of the 2016 Calling All Dreamers competition presented by the Downtown Sacramento Foundation (DSF) have officially opened a downtown Oblivion Comics & Coffee storefront. Centrally located in the downtown core and easily walkable from the State Capitol, Golden 1 Center and the Sacramento Convention Center, co-owners Laura Benson and Neil Estaris opened a 2,600 square foot storefront in May that is a fresh and new retail concept in the local market. In addition to an impressive comic book selection (Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, IDW, Image and Valiant, to name a few) along with popular action figures and posters, Oblivion Comics & Coffee offers specialty coffee from Chocolate Fish plus pastries and artisan toast with vegan options.

Stockton State of the City highlights economic development, reinventing image

 

City of Stockton Mayor Michael Tubbs highlights the city’s strengths and challenges in this year’s State of the City address at the Port of Stockton on May 18.

By MARC LUTZ
Business Journal Editor

STOCKTON – The port was buzzing with activity, at least in shed 20.

Community leaders, businesspeople, vendors, workers and many others gathered for the 19th annual Stockton State of the City address.

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