Community News Picks

Editorial picks featuring items that are primarily of interest to smaller neighborhoods/regions or special groups.

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Track 7 Asks Some Lax Parents to, um, Parent More

Mar 26, 2015

Much has been written about what behavior can be expected of parents with children in restaurants. However, as craft breweries become more mainstream and their clientele changes from beer nerds to families, the same types of problems arise. Last week,....

Cowtown Eats
Free Peet’s Javiva with Purchase Thru Monday

Mar 26, 2015

Peet's has introduced Javiva Blended, a new blended iced coffee beverage. The name, which is supposed to invoke "coffee and life" is "the only made-to-order blended iced coffee drinks in the U.S. that is made with fresh brewed coffee," according...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Two Views on Cibo 7 (Both Positive)

Mar 25, 2015

It's not often that two restaurant critics will publish reviews within days of each other, but when it does happen, it allows readers to see how consistently a restaurant pleases more than one person/palate. In this case, Garrett McCord in...

Cowtown Eats
Save 20% to Celebrate Fahrenheit 250′s First Anniversary

Mar 25, 2015

Fahrenheit 250, a BBQ spot that replaced Bisla's Sports Bar near Sac State is turning one, and they want you to celebrate with them by offering you 20% off your bill. Just pay them a visit between Thursday, March 26...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Colonial Heights Library Pancake Raid and Plant Trade

Mar 25, 2015
VIDEO: Colonial Heights Library Pancake Raid and Plant Trade

The Colonial Heights Public Library hosted a pancake breakfast and plant swap on March 14th. It is one of many events that brings in money for the organization while entertaining the community. They will also play hostess on their website to the BIG Day of Giving on May 5th which raises money for other...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: A Farm to Fork Love Letter in the NY Times

Mar 24, 2015

Growing up in California, you get spoiled by having fresh fruits and vegetables all year round. I've lived on and off on the East Coast, and biting into a terrible summer peach or not having brussels sprouts easily available remind...

AccessLocal.TV
My Future Initiative focuses on empowering young women

My Future Initiative focuses on empowering young women

The My Future Initiative  Coalition, also known as “MyFI”, is a non profit organization that focuses on girls between the ages of 12 to 17.  This collation of girls and adult allies collaborate to prevent alcohol and substance abuse among teenage girls. This collaborative effort involves partnerships with local organizations, education, advocacy, and promoting...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Restauranteur Wonders If There Be Enough Demand for New Downtown Restaurants

Mar 23, 2015

The new Kings arena has caused a building boom downtown, and I can think of 15 planned restaurants, bars or cafes off the top of my head. But if you build it, will they come? Randy Paragary, perhaps Sacramento's most...

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Living In Urban Sac
Sacramento ESC Construction Photos

Crews continue pouring concrete mat slabs and pile caps for the new Entertainment and Sports Center. Sacramento ECS Construction - from the 14th floor of the Federal Court house on "I" Street Sacramento ECS Construction - From 14th floor of 555 Capitol Mall. Sacramento ECS Construction - Taken from 5th Street Sacramento ECS Construction - taken

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Summit pushes for #health4all

Summit pushes for #health4all

The California Endowment’s Health 4 All initiative advocates for healthcare for all undocumented immigrants. The purpose of its recent Health 4 All summit was to campaign for healthcare coverage for undocumented Californians. Many of the undocumented immigrants have contributed significantly to the economy and the communities in the state of California. It is evident...

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