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Kids Find Their Voice During 916 Ink Workshops

May 20, 2015
Kids Find Their Voice During 916 Ink Workshops

Recently 916 Ink, a program empowering kids and teens through writing, shared a video describing the transformations that occur as students journey through classes there. The interviews of a few stand out teens give the video a soul of its own as it exhibits universal problems many people have and will face. They revealed...

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Dining News: Sac Bee Calls for Change in Law Which Scuttled Grape Escape

May 19, 2015

The Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) announced today that the 2015 Grape Escape event has been canceled.... Posted by Sacramento's Grape Escape on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 The SaveMart Grape Escape, a summer Sacramento tradition, was s...

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Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! The Robert Brookins Music Academy and writer/director Rick Gott!

May 19, 2015
Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! The Robert Brookins Music Academy and writer/director Rick Gott!

On LiveWire this week, we have the Robert Brookins Music Academy who will be in to talk about their organization and give a live performance. Also joining us is Rick Gott who will be joining us to talk about his web series “Dark Pool” and a new series launch.   The Robert Brookins Music...

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Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair to Offer Free Services & Eyeglasses

May 19, 2015
Upcoming Health and Wellness Fair to Offer Free Services & Eyeglasses

  With the city and state still struggling to provide affordable health care for its residents, many in the area are working to get California covered, or at least spread the word and educate those in the state with no or inadequate health insurance. On Saturday, May 30th, the Joe Mims Jr. Hagginwood Community...

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Dining News: Bike Bus Bill Clears Senate, Heads to Assembly

May 18, 2015

With no opposition or floor debate, SB 530 by State senator Dr. Richard Pan was unanimously approved by the state senate with a vote of 35 to 0. The bill now heads to the Assembly. SB 350 "defines pedal powered...

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New Program Helps to Improve Tech Literacy for Sacramento Seniors

May 18, 2015
New Program Helps to Improve Tech Literacy for Sacramento Seniors

At the speed technology is advancing, it can be hard to keep up, especially for older citizens who weren’t born into a world with laptops and smartphones. To help them, an initiative by the City of Sacramento called TechConnections is giving participants the chance to gain computer literacy and navigate the ever-expanding cyber world....

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Dining News: Now Open – Orchid Thai at Powerhouse 16

May 17, 2015

Days after the opening of Insight Coffee Roasters' Fremont Cafe, Orchid Thai is now soft open at the new complex at 16th & P. Orchid Thai plans to have their grand opening on Sunday, May 24. According to their Facebook...

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Ice Blocks Project

May 15, 2015

Next week the Ice Blocks Project will be up for review with the Preservation Commission. The Ice Blocks by Heller Pacific, Inc., develops three half-blocks consisting of 142 residential units, 63,900 square feet of commercial uses and approximately 54...

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VIDEO: Sol Collective Provides Artistic Outlet for Youth

May 15, 2015
VIDEO: Sol Collective Provides Artistic Outlet for Youth

Sol Collective is a community center that aims to give the youth an open place to create art. Sol Collective gives the youth an area to express themselves. Check out the video below to learn what Sol Collective is all about.

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Sacramento ACT to host free community forum

May 14, 2015
Sacramento ACT to host free community forum

Recent events in Baltimore have created a dark domino effect throughout our nation. However, not every consequence as a result has been negative. The situation has sparked Sacramento ACT’s interest in eliminating ethnic bias, training our law enforcement in racial tolerance, and expanding alternatives to incarceration. On Tuesday, May 19th, Sacramento ACT will host a...

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