Community News Picks

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

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Midtown BierGarten Celebrates 1st Anniversary on Thursday

Jan 21, 2015

Post by Midtown BierGarten. Sacramento's first outdoor German-style beer garden celebrates its first anniversary on Thursday with $1 pretzels and $1 beers (after you purchase your first beer at regular price). Midtown BeerGarten is owned by Sean Deerfi...

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VIDEO: Vision Zero Hopes to Eliminate Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

Jan 21, 2015
VIDEO: Vision Zero Hopes to Eliminate Pedestrian Fatalities in Sacramento

On January 14th, leaders from around the city met at the Stockton Boulevard Partnership to discuss a bold initiative that has already had major success in other cities. The goal of Vision Zero is not to reduce pedestrian fatalities, but to eliminate them. There are many things that could be done to accomplish this,...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Now Open – Track 7 Natomas

Jan 20, 2015

Track 7, the Curtis Park-based brewery, quietly opened its Natomas location on Friday. The craft brewery had hoped to open their second location by New Year's Eve, but a rain-soaked December delayed construction. Give the team behind Track 7 credit....

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Tomorrow at 5pm Brazilian Center of Sacramento and Sacred City Derby Girls

Jan 20, 2015
Tomorrow at 5pm Brazilian Center of Sacramento and Sacred City Derby Girls

We welcome the Brazilian Center for Cultural Exchange of Sacramento to about their big event in February. The Brazilian Center For Cultural Exchange is a grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 organization that proactively assists at risk children and provides assistance in helping individuals, families, and the community by with cultural, educational, civic information and through social...

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South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

Jan 20, 2015
South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

On January 15th, community leaders met at the site of the old San Juan Hotel on Stockton Boulevard to announce the release of their latest plans for more robust development projects in the South Sacramento area. Coordinated by Ubuntu Green, the event was also attended by members of Soil Born Farms, the Sacramento Building...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac Bacon Fest Kicked Off on Monday

Jan 19, 2015

Sac Bacon Fest, the popular annual weeklong celebration of cured pork belly, kicked off on Monday night with a party at Hook & Ladder. Spotted at the party were Sac Bacon Fest founders Brian Guido and Nick Miller, Hook &...

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Free Cup of Organic Peerless Coffee at Ettore’s on Mondays in January

Jan 16, 2015

Enjoy a free cup of ORGANIC Peerless Coffee at Ettore's every Monday in January. We love our coffee! Peerless... http://t.co/1TGV9BiNPD — Ettore's (@ettoresbakery) January 12, 2015 While you're there, make sure you grab one of their delicious baked goods. Ettore's...


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Dining News: Opening Dates for Empress, New Magpie, Iron Horse Tavern

Jan 15, 2015

If you read the 32 Sacramento Restaurants Opening in 2014 post earlier this year, you'd already know about these restaurants, but the Sac Bee duo of Chris Macias and Allen Pierleoni have updated some of the expected opening dates: Empress...

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Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

Jan 15, 2015
Tensions Between People of Color and Police Could Persist in 2015

The tensions between law enforcement and people of color are definitely going to be present in 2015. Just because a new year has arisen and resolutions fill the air does not mean that society has fixed itself. The relationship between people of color and police brutality seems to be an issue that rises and...

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2014 was the year of local Urban Agriculture in Sacramento

2014 was the year of local Urban Agriculture in Sacramento

My neighborhood, which is South Oak Park, is considered a food desert. That means affordable and nutritious food is difficult to obtain in my community, without transportation. But some residents have sparked solutions inside to this problem. One of the solutions is urban farming, which is bringing back agriculture into neighborhoods, such as mine. Urban farming is...

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