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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.

Steve Budiono Joins Community 1st Bank as Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager

Steve Budiono Joins Community 1st Bank as Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager

Community 1st Bank has named Steve Budiono, who has nearly a decade of managerial experience in the banking industry, as Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager.

Budiono will help bolster the bank’s commercial lending services, working with business owners throughout Northern California.

“I’m excited about joining Community 1st Bank and being part of such a close-knit team,” Budiono said. “Community 1st has a great industry reputation and I really look forward to the close relationships with customers that take place at a community-focused bank.”

Budiono began his banking career with Bank of America in Palo Alto, where he served as Vice President/Business Banker from 2005 to 2008.

He relocated to the Sacramento region and began working for Westamerica Bank as a Vice President/Commercial Banker in October 2008.

Community 1st Bank Welcomes Lapkass as New Senior Vice President

Community 1st Bank Welcomes Lapkass as New Senior Vice President

Community 1st Bank has named Ulrike Lapkass, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, as a new Senior Vice President/Senior Relationship Manager for the bank.

An Auburn resident, Lapkass joins the Community 1st team to bolster the bank’s commercial lending services. She will work with business owners and investors throughout Northern California, primarily focusing on their financing needs.

“Our economy has made some positive strides in the past year, so this is a great time for any business owner to be looking for financing,” Lapkass said. “I am excited to join the dynamic team at Community 1st Bank.”

Lapkass began her banking career with Wells Fargo, where she was a Premier Client Manager for many years.

Kory Gibbs aka "Lightning Boy"

Sacramento -- Kory Gibbs, who recently became a teenager, lives in the mountains and jams Classic Rock and the Blues so well his moniker is "Lightning Boy."   And he plays in a band.

Mike Gibbs, Kory's dad, says watching YouTube videos is how his son learned to play the guitar because he loves blues and rock music.

"Lightening Boy" and his band have a gig later this month at the Drytown Club, Mike comments.

How great is this 13-year-old guitar player?  Listen to him play classic ZZ Topp and enjoy!

 

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

Rep. Tom McClintock seeks re-election to tackle country’s economic woes

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

Rep. Tom McClintock is running once again for the 4th Congressional District and said the economy should be top priority.

“The overriding issue facing our country is the economy and the damage that excessive spending is doing, not only to our prosperity, but to our security as our nation,” McClintock said in a recent phone interview. “Countries that bankrupt themselves aren’t around very long. Our country is at a crossroads right now.”

McClintock, a Republican, was first elected to the California Assembly when he was 26....READ MORE

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

Congressional challenger Jack Uppal says priority should be fostering job growth in the country

By Penne Usher, Telegraph Correspondent

He came from India not knowing a word of English and in the years since has graduated with a Ph.D. in Chemistry from MIT and is now running for a seat in the House of Representatives

Jack Uppal, 58, resides in Lincoln with Kate, his wife of 12 years who is also his campaign manager.

“I’ve engineered new products, helped new businesses launch their technology, and overseen and implemented annual budgets of over a billion dollars,” Uppal said. ...READ MORE

Auburn Entrepreneur Supporting Special Need Kids

Auburn Entrepreneur Supporting Special Need Kids

CG Salon ,Spa & Boutique Expands Services & Community Support

“I feel very fortunate to be in business for myself and able to make a living doing what I love, so I make it a point to give back to the community which has allowed me to succeed” explains Auburn based entrepreneur Courtney Hurley, owner of CG Salon, Spa & Boutique at 1115 High Street Auburn,CA. 95603.

Hurley says she is excited to be expanding her business to include a clothing/accessories boutique and will be hosting a special event Friday September 28th on site, to celebrate while supporting a cause very close to her heart.