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Sol Collective: A Center For Art, Activism, and Culture

Sol Collective: A Center For Art, Activism, and Culture

On 21st Street in Sacramento lives a center of arts, activism, and culture called Sol Collective. It is a community gathering place that focuses on arts, ...

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VIDEO: Kidsdata.org Spreading Mental Health Awareness

Jul 30, 2014

An informational website kidsdata.org is a culmination of  data specific to youth issues. They offer a wide variety of statistics on mental health and depression. ...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Reminder – Only 5 Days Left Before Doughbot Closes

Jul 29, 2014

Consider this a friendly PSA from Cowtown Eats. Doughbot will close for good whenever they run out of donuts on Sunday, Aug. 3. And don't dilly dally. If you follow them on Twitter, you know they're usually out of donuts...

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UC Davis ‘Bee Beard’ Photo wins Top Feature Award

Jul 29, 2014
UC Davis ‘Bee Beard’ Photo wins Top Feature Award

DAVIS—

A typical picture may say 1,000 words but a pictures with 1,000 bees says even more.

This picture of a ‘bee beard’ was taken at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility at UC Davis.

The picture, …


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El Portal Fire Causes more Closures, Yosemite Valley Remains Open to Public

Jul 29, 2014
El Portal Fire Causes more Closures, Yosemite Valley Remains Open to Public

Rim Fire: Acres Jump, Contaiment DropsMARIPOSA—

The El Portal Fire has burned more than 3,000 acres of wilderness and is 19% contained. The park, including Yosemite Valley, remains open, according to the Yosemite National Park Service.

A fire with an unknown cause started along the …


East Sacramento Preservation
East Sacramento McKinley Park Loses Two More Trees

East Sacramento McKinley Park Loses Two More Trees

Tree Foundation—Elm Update, July 29, 2014, McKinley Park Recently one of the Elm trees shed a large limb over the playground and damaged the park bench. No one was injured. This incident prompted Urban Forestry Services to perform aerial inspections … Continue reading

Living In Urban Sac
McKinley Village

McKinley Village Site grading is still on track to begin within the next few weeks with the first homes to be built next year. With a total of 336 homes and an investment of nearly $135 million, this project will turn what has been a...

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Firefighters Handle Early Morning Vehicle Fires

Jul 29, 2014
Firefighters Handle Early Morning Vehicle Fires

SACRAMENTO-

Firefighters were busy Tuesday morning following three vehicle fires in Sacramento.

The first two happened around 5:30 near 47th Avenue and 27th Street.

When firefighters arrived they found a vehicle in front of the Superior Auto Repair shop engulfed …


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10 Reasons Why I Don’t Have Backyard Chickens

Jul 29, 2014
10 Reasons Why I Don’t Have Backyard Chickens

Image credit It’s become quite chic to have chickens in your city backyard. There are clubs, activist groups (some places forbid livestock within city limits), and all sorts of discussions online. Several people have asked me if I would like to keep chickens, and to their surprise, I always answer... 

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Listen Up! Sacramento “Storytellers: Part 2″

Jul 29, 2014
Listen Up! Sacramento “Storytellers: Part 2″

Storytellers Part 2                     Listen Up! Sacramento has created medley programs featuring many of our past ...

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