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VIDEO: Volunteers Canvass South Oak Park to Get Out the Vote this November

Oct 14, 2014
VIDEO: Volunteers Canvass South Oak Park to Get Out the Vote this November

On Saturday, October 4th,  volunteers met at the Asian Resources Center near South Oak Park in a get-out-the-vote campaign, hoping to improve very poor turnout among residents.

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Game of the Week Friday Spotlights Another “Super League” Battle

Oct 13, 2014
Game of the Week Friday Spotlights Another “Super League” Battle

by Will James Home Town Sports Access Sacramento‘s seventh high school football telecast of the season will originate in Elk Grove, where the Home Town Sports Game-of-the-Week will focus on a key Delta League clash Friday evening when #2 Grant visits 7th-ranked Monterey Trail. Broadcast time for the game is 7 p.m. on Access...

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2014 Cohorts of Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute

Oct 13, 2014
2014 Cohorts of Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute

Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute recently launched their 2014 event to welcome the thirteen new cohorts that aim to serve their communities. This video highlights the main significance and overall moments that occurred.

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With Election Day Looming, Volunteers Hope to Improve Voter Turnout

Oct 13, 2014
With Election Day Looming, Volunteers Hope to Improve Voter Turnout

If 14% voter turnout sounds alarming to you, volunteers for the Building Healthy Communities program would agree, so on Saturday they turned that concern into action. On October 4th, a small but determined group of volunteers from BHC, a project of the California Endowment, met at the Asian Resources Center before canvassing the area...

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Hogarth Exhibit and Sacramento VIPs

Oct 13, 2014
Hogarth Exhibit and Sacramento VIPs

Hogarth Exhibit and Sacramento VIPs   This week LiveWire! has a  special treat from Host, Ray Tatar. He currently has a collection of etchings and works from the 1700’s from Hogarth. He will be sharing the exhibit information on the program and may even bring in a few pieces of this exclusive private collection....

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Living In Urban Sac
The Former Downtown Plaza

Panoramic photo from L Street at the former Downtown Plaza 10-12-2014 At an amazing pace, the Downtown Plaza is all but torn down. You can now easily see buildings on J Street while standing on L Street where the mall use to be. Please click on the...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Now Open – Sticky Fingers BBQ, Replacing Rick’s Dessert Diner

Oct 12, 2014

Sticky Fingers BBQ, by Rodney and Lisa Nannini, the proprietors of Oak Park's T&R BBQ, opened last week. Per Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal: At Sticky Fingers, which specializes in Texas barbecue and New Orleans soul food, customers will...

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VIDEO: Veteran QB Sparks Vista Del Lago 2nd Half Rally Taking Casa Roble 35-28

Oct 11, 2014
VIDEO: Veteran QB Sparks Vista Del Lago 2nd Half Rally Taking Casa Roble 35-28

Veteran Vista Del Lago quarterback Matt Jimision‘s Eagles were trailing 21-0 at the half, but the 6-2, 200 lb senior threw  three 2nd Half TD passes and ran for another to build the 35-28  come from behind  Capital Athletic League victory over the Casa Roble Rams. The winning TD though was on a Colby...

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Cowtown Eats
How to Save 50% on Uber XL This Weekend

Oct 10, 2014

We've got BIG news for uberX! Introducing #uberXL - http://t.co/cnBBDPhtkN pic.twitter.com/NfDXb30Coe — Uber Sacramento (@Uber_Sac) October 9, 2014 I'm a big fan of Uber, and I'm planning on using it to get home from Sactoberfest this weekend. But I'm an...


Cowtown Eats
Dining News: RIP Vanilla Bean at 19th & S

Oct 9, 2014

Vanilla Bean, the frozen yogurt and cupcake store in the Safeway shopping center at 19th & S, closed in mid-September, according to Yelp comments. Cowtown Eats friend James (whose family owns the great Ocean Fish & Chips in Elk Grove...

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