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Game Changer


Innovate North State is a public/private partnership driven by CEOs of leading North State businesses that was established in early 2012 to create jobs in the region by specifically focusing resources on helping innovative growth companies...

Studio Sacramento Emmy Win


On Saturday night, I had the pleasure of accompanying KVIE to the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences San Francisco/Northern California Chapter Emmy Awards. There, KVIE’s Studio Sacramento program won the Emmy for Inter...

Cap-to-Cap Inspires


  While having dinner with an old friend last night, I talked at length about my experience with the Metro Chamber’s Cap-to-Cap program. My poor friend couldn’t get a word in and at one point stopped me and said, “This sounds ama...

Five Star Bank to be Title Sponsor of “530” Angels Network


Innovate North Sate announced today the launch of the “530” Angels Network, as well as its associated Northern California Co-Investment Fund.  Innovate North State Chairman Steve Gonsalves was pleased to make the announcement, stating ...

Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy :: What’s Next


There is always a lot of talk about what’s on the business horizon. Everyone is eager to know what is next! Thankfully for Sacramento we have a opportunity to get an early look at the people and ideas that will lead us into the next e...

FDIC : Community Banks Play a Key Role


As the holiday season is upon us and another year is drawing to a close, I find myself reflecting on 2012 and feeling grateful for the opportunity to lead Five Star Bank. Being a community banker is important to me … it’s important to a...

Welcome to the City of Sacramento


Have you had the chance to see the City of Sacramento’s new video tourbook yet? Housed on the city’s homepage, the video series gives those looking to move or do business here a look at all that this great region has to offer. W...

Join the Conversation


Below is a sneak preview of our latest underwriting spot for Studio Sacramento, KVIE’s weekly series hosted by Scott Syphax. Each week the show delves into topics and issues that matter to our region. It’s the only local show of...

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