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Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Project Optimism celebrates members with first Black & White Gala

Nicole Fowler

July 14, 2017


Filed under Culture

Project Optimism Inc., a Sacramento-based non-profit, held its inaugural Black & White Gala on July 9 at the University Union to recognize contributions made by its members and award them with scholarships. The evening was filled with live entertainment, food and dancing. In attendance were S...

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sac State alum integrates family and community into new poke restaurant

Sami Soto

July 11, 2017


Filed under Culture, Featured

The koi fish has a deep meaning to Sacramento State alumnus Jimmy Khov, who is preparing to open a new poke restaurant called PokeNoke in June. The restaurant’s symbol is a koi fish, which Khov said symbolizes his family who fled the Cambodian genocide in the 1970s. Khov was conceived in a refu...