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Sacramento Area Congregations: Passing Proposition 47

Nov 22, 2014
Sacramento Area Congregations: Passing Proposition 47

History was made when Proposition 47 was passed in Sacramento, due in part to the Let My People Vote Campaign and the Sacramento Area Congregations Together. Both of these programs worked hard, using volunteers and other resources to accomplish their goal. Proposition 47 was able to be passed and supported by a large amount of...

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Penny For Your Thoughts: A Sol Collective Hosted Program

Penny For Your Thoughts: A Sol Collective Hosted Program

Every Sunday at Sol Collective from 7 – 9:30pm, Foreign Native, an organization who uses creative expression and poetic arts to engage youth from different backgrounds, hosts an open mic called Penny For Your Thoughts. Foreign Native helps young people become successful in their journeys through the world by providing them with educational achievement and leadership...

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Dining News: Vic’s Cafe Plans to Serve Beer and Wine in New Year

Nov 20, 2014

Vic's Cafe, the addition to the beloved ice cream parlor next door, has applied for a license to sell beer and wine, Cowtown Eats learned in a visit over the weekend. The cafe, not yet a year old, plans to...

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$300 Million Courthouse

Vague rendering of proposed Sacramento Criminal Courthouse across the street from the Federal Courthouse on "I" Street The budget to build a New Sacramento Criminal Courthouse has been reduced to $300 million from it's original budget of $552 million five years ago. The size of the project has also been reduce from a 16-story mid-rise to now a...

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Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

Nov 19, 2014
Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

On November 14th The Crest Theatre opened its doors to welcome anyone who purchased a ticket to watch a play known as Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo. Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo revolves around gang violence, the result of having a tattoo, and how it can affect a youth’s future. “Maybe there is such...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Pieology, Replacing Monsoon at 16th & K, Opens Wednesday

Nov 18, 2014

Post by Pieology. Pieology, a fast casual, build-your-own pizzeria, opens on Wednesday in the spot formerly occupied by Monsoon. Governor Jerry Brown, who lives on the same block as the new restaurant, visited Pieology during their soft opening period,...

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#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

Nov 18, 2014
#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

A major issue facing communities all over the state of California is known as “Do The Math” and it concerns the spending of approximately $62,300 per prisoner each year while student spends lingers beneath $10,000 per child. Many Californians, from safety and justice backgrounds and individuals have come together through the internet to support highlighting this cause,...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining Deal: $5 for $10 at Starbucks

Nov 18, 2014

Let's face it. Everybody goes to Starbucks. Might as well save $5 the next time you go. $5 for $10 at Starbucks, while supplies last.

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Trick Pony to Hold Official Grand Opening on Tuesday

Nov 17, 2014

It’s GRAND OPENING time! Are you ready to get a taste of what may be one of your new fav... http://t.co/I5hsLxZ1mr pic.twitter.com/a7CccjyABS — Tr1ck Pony (@TrickPonyPizza) November 12, 2014 Trick Pony been under the control of Team Broderick since June,...


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Health Resource Fair Set For Saturday in Oak Park

Nov 17, 2014
Health Resource Fair Set For Saturday in Oak Park

On November 22nd, Sacramento Charter High School will play host to a resource fair sponsored by WE Connect, an event designed to help members of the community find ways to save money and sign up for affordable healthcare. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m. WE Connect, a project...

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