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Cowtown Eats
RIP 3 Fires Lounge

Jun 29, 2016

3 Fires Lounge, located at 15th & L, will hold a "Goodbye Party" and close for the final time on Friday, July 1, it announced on Facebook this week. The bar housed inside the Residence Inn, originally opened in 2008,...

Girls on the Grid
Getting Past the Can’t

Jun 29, 2016
Getting Past the Can’t

By Alissa McFall (Guest Blogger) Winter 2015-2016 was going to be my season.  I was fully recovered from a skiing... read more

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Girls on the Grid
Heat-Proof Makeup Tips: Don’t melt in the Sacramento sun

Jun 28, 2016
Heat-Proof Makeup Tips: Don’t melt in the Sacramento sun

By Amy Thoma It’s that time of year again… Sacramento’s 100-degree days have a way of melting off my makeup... read more

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HealthyCal.org
Chronic Funding Shortfalls Frustrate County Coroners

Jun 27, 2016
Chronic Funding Shortfalls Frustrate County Coroners

Boxes of human blood await toxicological examination in a laboratory at the Los Angeles County Coroner-Medical Examiner’s office. According to former coroner Mark Fajardo, inadequate funding and staffing for his department led to a nine-month backlog on such tests. In April, Fajardo quit in protest. Photo: Chris Richard.

By Chris Richard

In a refrigerated crypt...

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Living In Urban Sac
Golden 1 Center & Downtown Commons Construction Photos

Golden 1 Center with Downtown  Commons cranes in background 5th & L Streets   The Golden 1 Center construction currently includes: Installation of the roof solar system Installation of Million Trees panels at exterior soffits Installation of storefront & glazing at exterior north wall of Practice Facility Installation of exterior LED video panel supports at

Girls on the Grid
Worth It: Le tote

Jun 27, 2016
Worth It: Le tote

By Jamee Villa Le, what? Le Tote. Have you heard of it? It’s an amazing and super easy on the... read more

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Sacramento Vegan
The Wienery

Jun 26, 2016
The Wienery

Every so often, I get a craving for a hot dog. It used to be that whenever that occurred, I would head over to Capitol Dawg and order up one of their Veggie Dawgs. Alas, Capitol Dawg closed a few years ago. Since that option is no longer available t...

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HealthyCal.org
California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

Jun 26, 2016
California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

By Robin Urevich

Climate change is global, but local governments are both the biggest source of the world’s carbon emissions and the first line of defense against its effects. The United Nations Environment Program reports that 75 percent of the world’s carbon emissions come from urban areas. Now, more and more cities and counties are...

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AccessLocal.TV
Helping the homeless, art and advocacy, and solar powered alternatives on this week’s LiveWire!

Jun 25, 2016
Helping the homeless, art and advocacy, and solar powered alternatives on this week’s LiveWire!

Grace Loescher joins us to discuss her work at Tubman House, a homeless advocacy group that provides housing and support so that Sacramento’s parenting youth and their children can get busy living rather than surviving.  As well as The Creation District, a safe haven for radical creation, daring activism, and dream-making opportunities for Sacramento’s...

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Living In Urban Sac
Eviva Midtown

Work on 118 modular apartments are moving right along. The Eviva project is unique because each prefabricated unit is built at an offsite plant then hauled to the construction site by truck to be stacked on top of the concrete podium. The units are the...

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