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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Hundreds Gather to Raise Awareness of “Literacy Crisis” in Sacramento

Oct 31, 2014
VIDEO: Hundreds Gather to Raise Awareness of “Literacy Crisis” in Sacramento

On October 25, roughly a thousand people met at McClatchy Park for the first annual Walk 4 Literacy, presented by 916 Ink and the Sacramento Public Library Foundation. Participants walked four miles, from the park to the Sacramento Convention center, which hosted the inaugural California Capital Book Festival. To learn more about childhood literacy...

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Bake It With Booze
Halloween Hazelnut Checkerboard Cake

Halloween Hazelnut Checkerboard Cake




Happy Halloween from Bake It With Booze!  Hope you're all enjoying the day replete with costumes and candy.  It's going to rain here tonight, so I have no solid prediction on the number of Trick or Treaters...So glad I bought ALL that EXTRA candy since it is a Friday...

AccessLocal.TV
Sacramento’s Urban Agriculture Coalition Moves Forward

Sacramento’s  Urban Agriculture Coalition Moves Forward

On October 23rd, Sacramento’s Urban Agriculture Coalition held a press conference at the Yisrael Family Urban Farm, which is an urban farm located in South Oak Park. It uses agriculture to educate, empower, and employ the residents of Sacramento. The press conference was held to give light on what an urban farm is because...

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Cowtown Eats
$3 Grande Frappuccino at Starbucks after 2 p.m. Through Halloween

Oct 31, 2014

Night of the living Frappuccino! Last day to get any grande for just $3 after 2PM. Only at participating US stores. pic.twitter.com/A9PazTy5XO — Frappuccino (@frappuccino) October 31, 2014


52 Kitchen Adventures
DIY Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

DIY Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

Do you want to give the gift of delicious cookies without all the work of making them? You’re in the right place! Last week I taught a holiday DIY class at West Elm in Roseville, CA. We made cookie mix in a Mason jar, but not just any cookie mix – I adapted my...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Grange Chef Oliver Ridgeway Featured in Southwest Magazine

Oct 30, 2014

Farm to Fork got a boost this month as Sacramento's regional identity when The Grange was featured in Southwest The Magazine, the free publication that Southwest Airlines puts in the seat back pocket. Sacramento is an agricultural hub, and chefs...

Cowtown Eats
$35 Prix Fixe Menu at Morton’s on Halloween

Oct 30, 2014

It's going to rain on Friday night, which will probably put a damper on your bar hopping for Halloween. If you're looking to do something different, consider this deal from Morton's. For only $35, you can get a starter, an...

HealthyCal.org
Group Classes Teach Parents to Help Kids with Autism Improve their Language Skills

Oct 30, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A study by Stanford researchers finds that group classes for parents that teach a specific therapy can help to improve the children’s’ language skills.  The  study looked at 12 week classes that taught “pivotal response training” in which parents identify something a child wants—such as a ball–and offer rewards in exchange for...

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Living In Urban Sac
Time lapse Video of Downtown Plaza Demolition

On Wednesday the Sacramento Kings officially kicked off construction of their $477million downtown arena with plans to have it ready for the 2016-17 season. The Sacramento Bee has a great time lapse video showing demolition of the former Downtown Plaza...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Temple Coffee Expands to Davis

Oct 29, 2014

Temple Coffee will add a location in Davis, its fourth overall, reports Wendy Weitzel in the Davis Enterprise. It’s official. Temple Fine Coffee and Tea officials signed a lease Monday to be the anchor tenant of the new building going...


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