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Living In Urban Sac
"Downtown Plaza Tower"

Nov 26, 2014

Official rendering have been released courtesy of Rios Clementi Half Studios showing more detail and green space planned for the proposed arena tower. The project, tentatively titled "Downtown Plaza Tower," is planned to have 250 hotels rooms, 69 upscale apartments, 35,000 square feet of office space and 45,000 square feet of retail space. Proposed Downtown Plaza Tower Proposed Downtown

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Healthy Food Advocates are Paving the Way for a Productive New Year

Nov 26, 2014
VIDEO: Healthy Food Advocates are Paving the Way for a Productive New Year

Last Tuesday, members of the Sacramento BHC Healthy Food for All Coalition (HFAC) came together in order to collaborate and brainstorm new ways to share resources. For attendees, 2015 is a chance to work even harder and more efficiently with each other to make fresh, healthy food options available to the Sacramentans who need...

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Girls on the Grid
GOTG Give Thanks!

Nov 26, 2014

Thanksgiving is tomorrow and while there are an abundance of things to be thankful for, GOTG decided to narrow the... read more

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Promoting a Healthy Community at the WEConnect Fair

Nov 25, 2014
VIDEO: Promoting a Healthy Community at the WEConnect Fair

In the above video, scenes from a recent WEConnect fair at Sacramento High where members of the community were able to get the resources that they needed.  

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Nanny Goats in Panties
Meet My New Buddy, Perry Mennow Paws

Meet My New Buddy, Perry Mennow Paws

Have you ever sat on the cold, concrete tombstone of a stranger, just to watch a gravedigger? It’s twilight and all you can hear is the shovel cutting into the soil and the birds chirping in the trees. They all seem to wear flannel plaid snap-front work shirts and muddy boots. Most have beards....

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New Data Confirms “Hidden Crisis” Among California Children

Nov 25, 2014
New Data Confirms “Hidden Crisis” Among California Children

Years of data collection from an organization advocating for children’s health is now available in its latest Hidden Crisis Report. The Center for Youth Wellness hopes to put a spotlight on a crucial yet hard-to-quantify part of childhood development: adversity. “The Center is a centralized resource center where school staff, administrators, teachers, parents and...

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Cowtown Eats
Happy Hour at Plan B Cafe

Nov 25, 2014

Plan B Cafe 1226 20th Street Sacramento, CA 95811 916 447-3300 Web site: http://cafeplanb.com/ Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/cafe-plan-b-sacramento Happy Hour Monday to Friday 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. $3 Draft Beer Kronenbourg $10 Moules Frites (mussels with fries) marinière - garlic, white wine,...


Girls on the Grid
Small Business Saturday: November 29, 2014

Nov 25, 2014
Small Business Saturday: November 29, 2014

By Laura Braden There’s literally no reason to shop online, or at big box retailers – except mayboe NAMASTE: A 5... read more

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Girls on the Grid
It’s complicated: Why I prefer to forget Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2014
It’s complicated: Why I prefer to forget Thanksgiving

By Shawna Malvini Redden    Am I really being screamed at, literally screamed at, in front of the entire family?... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Iron Horse Tavern Coming to R & 15th in April 2015

Nov 24, 2014

Iron Horse Tavern, by the team that brought Sacramento Mix Downtown and Cafeteria 15L, will open in April 2015, reports S.T. Vanairsdale in Sactown Mag. The Iron Horse Tavern, set to open next April at the intersection of 15th and...

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