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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Oak Park Sol Community Cooking Class

Aug 23, 2016
VIDEO: Oak Park Sol Community Cooking Class

The Food Literacy Center and Oak Park Sol Community Garden are working together to provide knowledge on the importance and skills of cooking and locally grown food.

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HealthyCal.org
Looking out for our most vulnerable children

Aug 23, 2016

By Alex Johnson

A child’s health and chance to survive a serious medical condition should not be dependent on their family’s income. All children deserve access to high-quality health care services – particularly children who are medically fragile or have serious diseases.

That tenet is at the heart of the California Children’s Services (CCS) program –...

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Cowtown Eats
Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town Tales & Ales Brewfest on Saturday

Aug 22, 2016

Fairytale Town, the Sacramento gem located in Land Park, is celebrating its 57th Birthday by holding its annual Tales & Ales Brewfest Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27. The highlight of the evening will be tastings from craft breweries from the...

HealthyCal.org
Confronting Child Sex Trafficking on the Central Coast

Aug 22, 2016
Confronting Child Sex Trafficking on the Central Coast

A source from the FBI’s Los Angeles Division alerted the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s office that the Central Coast had become a hub for commercial sexual exploitation of minors — a crime that had gone relatively undetected by local authorities. Photo: Ken Pfeiffer Photography

By Leah Bartos

Five years ago, when Lisa Conn became...

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HealthyCal.org
Most Survivors Want More Rehab, Less Punishment for Victimizers

Aug 22, 2016
Most Survivors Want More Rehab, Less Punishment for Victimizers

Victims of violent crime are more likely to be low-income, under 30 and Latino or African American, according to a survey by Californians for Safety and Justice. Aswad Thomas, pictured above, was shot in the back twice in 2009. Photo courtesy of Aswad Thomas.

By Lily Dayton

Aswad Thomas made a quick stop at a...

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Girls on the Grid
How to Visit Napa on a Budget

Aug 22, 2016
How to Visit Napa on a Budget

By Megan Macnee The Napa Valley is a world class destination and a great thing about Sacramento is we are... read more

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Baked Bree
Easy Ravioli Lasagna

Aug 22, 2016
Easy Ravioli Lasagna

A super easy take on the classic lasagna – ravioli lasagna  I use fresh ravioli to save a few steps and get this in the oven in no time. A perfect back to school dinner idea.  Whether I like it or not, school is just around the corner. Part of me is looking forward...

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Sacramento Vegan
Sacramento Vegan is taking the week off

Aug 21, 2016


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AccessLocal.TV
Mutual Housing California, Filmmaker Jodie Fleming, and Hearttree Studios on this episode of LiveWire!

Aug 20, 2016
Mutual Housing California, Filmmaker Jodie Fleming, and Hearttree Studios on this episode of LiveWire!

First up, Steven Root and Rachel Iskow join us from Mutual Housing California to discuss providing a permanent solution to the housing needs of low-income families. For More Information about Mutual Housing California www.MutualHousing.com   Next Jodie Fleming joins us to discuss her upcoming short film, The Black Carnation that will be premiering at the...

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Girls on the Grid
The Girl (on) Nextdoor

Aug 20, 2016
The Girl (on) Nextdoor

by Erica Root If you’ve been following my recent Adventures in Home Buying series, you are well aware that I... read more

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