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Direct-marketing farms have double the regional impact

Direct-marketing farms have double the regional impact

By UC Davis Sacramento-area farmers and ranchers who sell their products directly to consumers generate twice as much regional economic impact per dollar of output as do area food producers who don’t engage in direct marketing, reports a UC Davis agricultural economist and a team of UC Cooperative Extension researchers. The newly released study of the...

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VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Jul 23, 2016
VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Although the game is for the most part virtual safety inequality in the real world isn’t. Here in Sacramento, California in parts such as Valley Hi, Meadowview, and Mack Road has risen in violent crime by 35 percent. This can make any Pokemon Go players a bit eery while playing the game. 

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2016 Quick Guide to the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

Jul 22, 2016
2016 Quick Guide to the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

Since the mid-1960's, the USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships has been the most visible youth athletic development program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the event. Come out and watch 7,500 of America's next generation of track and field stars compete at Sacramento...

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VIDEO: Adults Lacking Fruits/Veggies In Diet, CDC Reports

Jul 22, 2016
VIDEO: Adults Lacking Fruits/Veggies In Diet, CDC Reports

A recent study by the CDC revealed that most adults consume less than 20% of the fruits and vegetables servings that modern nutrition has deemed as necessary. Locals from the California State Fair are interviewed for their opinions and insights on the...

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VIDEO: Sol Collective Art Exhibit Gives Platform For Youth Activists

Jul 21, 2016
VIDEO: Sol Collective Art Exhibit Gives Platform For Youth Activists

Sol Collective is hosting a local art gallery this month called Adversus by YK La Familia. Sol Collective is an amazing hub for the community and creative mind near the state’s capital. Adversus is a show about celebrating diversity and raising awareness through the many opposite ideologies and concepts this world has to offer....

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SCUSD To Focus On Mental Health Issues Of Students

Jul 21, 2016
SCUSD To Focus On Mental Health Issues Of Students

Though it seems implausible, it is still possible in 2016 for a public school student to be kicked out the classroom because of their disabilities. While a teacher would never throw out a student because he or she had a broken arm or other such ailment, when it comes to mental health, that’s an...

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5 Tips for Planning Your Gold Country Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Jul 20, 2016
5 Tips for Planning Your Gold Country Whitewater Rafting Adventure

Summer is in full swing in Sacramento and so is rafting season on the American River. Whether you want to have a lazy tubing trip closer to downtown Sacramento or experience the rapids in El Dorado County, there is a summer rafting experience for every...

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VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

Jul 20, 2016
VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

A recent survey says that many of the brightest, young minds at University of California campuses do not have access to high quality, nutritious food.

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Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Enjoy live entertainment, treats, rides and more at the CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR. Daily – Sunday Use your imagination to create your own playground at Fairytale Town’s POP UP ADVENTURE PLAY DAY. Saturday FREE Meet firefighters, tour Station 13 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build your...

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Boys And Men Of Color Event Aims To Reach Area Youth

Jul 19, 2016
Boys And Men Of Color Event Aims To Reach Area Youth

“We are more than a statistic” is the motto for the “Boys And Men Of Color”- a local group in, but not exclusive to, Sacramento. BMOC is an organization of young men of color who rally together in order to make a difference in one another’s lives. They believe that through a community-based effort...

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