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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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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


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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...

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$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...

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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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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Youth Take A Stand Against Bullying

Oct 29, 2014
Youth Take A Stand Against Bullying

This month, the Asian Pacific American Advocates partnered up with Sacramento Regional Coalition for Tolerance and Darrel Steinberg to host the Youth Rally event at the California State Capitol Museum. For the second year, Youth Rally has spread the awareness that October is the national bullying prevention month once again. “October is national bullying prevention...

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Happy Hour at Wahoo’s Fish Tacos

Oct 29, 2014

Wahoo's Fish Tacos - Midtown Sacramento 1820 L St Sacramento, CA 95811 916-378-0104 Web site: http://www.wahoos.com/ Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/wahoos-fish-taco-sacramento-sacramento Happy Hour Monday to Friday 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday & Sunday All ...

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Building healthy communities by getting the voters voices heard

Oct 29, 2014
Building healthy communities by getting the voters voices heard

With only a 14% of South Oak Park voters coming out for the June 2014 elections, Sacramento BHC hosted a Resource Fair and Voter Education Night to convince the other 86% to get out and vote. October 15, 2014 at  Oakridge Elementary is where the event took place with several different community resource agencies present....

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