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Healthy Food Access Varies By Neighborhood In Sacramento

Healthy Food Access Varies By Neighborhood In Sacramento

Many low income communities, such those in South Sacramento, do not have much access to healthy organic foods. Instead,they are given wide varieties of lucrative fast food industries to feed the needs of the growing citizens. These fast food locations even attempt to offer “healthy alternatives” that are “cheap solutions”. People in the community...

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LGBTQ Focus Group looking for South Sac Youth

Dec 13, 2015
LGBTQ Focus Group looking for South Sac Youth

On Thursday, December 17th, from 5-7pm, Nor Cal Mental Health America will host an LGBTQ+ Youth Focus Group. They will be looking for  youth who are: LGBTQ+ identified, between the ages of 13-21 years, and live, go to school or work in the areas of Lemon Hill, Stockton Blvd, and Oak Park. The exact location of...

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LGBTQ Focus Group looking for South Sac Youth

Dec 13, 2015
LGBTQ Focus Group looking for South Sac Youth

On Thursday, December 17th, from 5-7pm, Nor Cal Mental Health America will host an LGBTQ+ Youth Focus Group. They will be looking for  youth who are: LGBTQ+ identified, between the ages of 13-21 years, and live, go to school or work in the areas of Lemon Hill, Stockton Blvd, and Oak Park. The exact location of...

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Girls on the Rise Conference: Healthy Me, Healthy We, Healthy Community

Girls on the Rise Conference: Healthy Me, Healthy We, Healthy Community

Girls on the Rise hosted their 2nd Annual Leadership Conference at the Sierra Health Foundation on August 7th, 2015 from 9am to 4pm. This program is a leadership and service program offered to young women from the ages of 14-18 from the South Sacramento area. Their mission is to create a healthy lifestyle for...

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South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

Girls on the Rise is a nonprofit organization with the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. The purpose of GOTR is to strengthen and empower women and girls of color in South Sacramento. The program teaches the girls how to build a better community in which they live. The service is open to...

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Happening Now: Energy Plant Fire in Colusa County and More

Mar 25, 2015
Happening Now: Energy Plant Fire in Colusa County and More

Energy Facility Fire Fire crews are working to completely put out the flames at Wadham Energy in the city of Williams located in Colusa County.  Around 3:30 a.m. firefighters received a call from a resident reporting flames coming from the facility. When crews arrived, they say 40-foot flames were shooting from the silos. They...

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Happening Now: Sacramento PD Searching for High-Speed Chase Suspect

Mar 24, 2015
Happening Now: Sacramento PD Searching for High-Speed Chase Suspect

SOUTH SACRAMENTO- Police are searching for the suspect who led them on a pursuit throughout Sacramento this morning. Around 3 a.m. Sacramento police attempted to pull over a white BMW on Martin Luther King Boulevard and Fruitridge Road. Officers say the vehicle matched the description of a car that was stolen off a lot...

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Happening Now: Nestle Water Bottling Plant Protest in South Sacramento & More

Mar 20, 2015
Happening Now: Nestle Water Bottling Plant Protest in South Sacramento & More

Water Wars Protesters are trying to stop operations at the Nestle Water Bottling Plant off Florin-Perkins Road. Demonstrators gathered as early as 4:30 a.m. to stand up against the company’s water practices. Water activists are arguing that the facility is draining up to 80 million gallons of water a year from Sacramento aquifers while...

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Dozens Gather for Peace Walk, Prayer to ‘Rebuke the Spirit of Violence’

Mar 7, 2015
Dozens Gather for Peace Walk, Prayer to ‘Rebuke the Spirit of Violence’

SACRAMENTO- Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Meadowview Road and 24th Street to remember the life of a James Jackson, a 20-year-old Sacramento man, killed in a drive-by shooting two weeks ago. Friends said Jackson was going to eat lunch, when he was gunned down in broad daylight, by an unknown suspect...

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South Sac Shooting Hospitalizes One, Police Search for Shooters

Mar 4, 2015
South Sac Shooting Hospitalizes One, Police Search for Shooters

SOUTH SACRAMENTO- Shots ring out in South Sacramento, sending one man to the hospital and leaving police to search for the gunmen. One woman spotted the victim in the street in the 4100 block of 12th Avenue and shouted to neighbors to call 9-1-1. Investigators say just before 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, bullets came from a...

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