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VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

May 24, 2015
VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

Recently, the Fremont Community Garden held their annual food-cycle celebration put together by GRAS. GRAS is a local group that rides their bikes to restaurants in Sacramento’s downtown area to pick up their leftover food scraps to use them for composting.

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VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

May 23, 2015
VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

On Thursday May 14th the May Is Bike Month program put on an event at the State Capital that featured bicycle education, quick bike fixes and free stuff.

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Every bite of food we chew has a story

Every bite of food we chew has a story

Recently, The Food Literacy Center, based in Sacramento, provided its students with a delicious “Rainbow Soup” much to the delight of all who consumed it. The center works with low income elementary children to teach them about nutrition and cooking. They ensure the children learn ways to eat healthy while focusing on improving the environment,...

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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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Girls on the Grid
Worth It: ClassPass

May 22, 2015
Worth It: ClassPass

By Kearsten Shepherd If you’re like me, you have memberships or purchase class packs (or drop in rates) at a... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Preservation & Co Broken Into, Damages & Losses Top $8,000, Needs Your Help

May 21, 2015

Local artisan pickler and grocer Preservation & Co. was burglarized earlier this week and lost more than $8,000 in damage and stolen property, it announced in a Facebook Post. The struggle of a small business is enough without this kind...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

Memorial Day Weekend Top 10: May 22nd – 25th

Celebrate the Red, White and Blue with rides, food and entertainment at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Thursday – Sunday Enjoy all your favorite songs from THE SOUND OF MUSIC when the talented youth of Young Actor’s Stage hit the 24th Street Theatre stage. Friday – Sunday See fire trucks and marching bands during the...

Girls on the Grid
Miyata Memories

May 21, 2015
Miyata Memories

Guest Blogger: Jamie Francisco The first time I crashed my bicycle, I was descending downhill during a group ride. It... read more

HealthyCal.org
Seniors turn to Tai Chi to improve wellness

May 21, 2015

In this story we go to Oakland where we spoke with seniors experiencing the benefits of regular Tai Chi practice. Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that many now turn to for exercise. Research shows that Tai...

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School Spirit-Logo-Mascot Candy Lei

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May 20, 2015
School Spirit-Logo-Mascot Candy Lei

School spirit/logo/mascot candy leiIt’s that graduation time of year again. Time to think about making some candy lei if you don’t have access to fresh flower lei, or budget friendly flower lei. This year I’m making something different– candy lei based upon the graduating school’s logo, and/or mascot, and the...

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