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VIDEO: Stigma Free 2015

May 12, 2015
VIDEO: Stigma Free 2015

On May 9th, the Clunie Community Center hosted an event revolving around the stigma that has attached itself to mental health for years. Several guest speakers opened up about event in their past that made the event important to them. Hopefully, events like these will ensure a bright future and eliminate the mental health...

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South Sac Farmers Market Offers Fresh, Local, and Affordable Produce

May 12, 2015
South Sac Farmers Market Offers Fresh, Local, and Affordable Produce

While the capital’s urban agriculture scene is making a comeback, many communities, especially in south Sacramento, are still being left behind. There are, however, many who are working to change that. The Mack Road Partnership and Kaiser Permanente have teamed up with others in the area to bring back the Mack Road Valley Hi...

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People Reaching Out offers Summer Programs for Youth

People Reaching Out offers Summer Programs for Youth

Summer time is approaching and People Reaching Out is hosting a summer program for youth called L.A.B. (learning, achieving, believing). People Reaching Out is a local nonprofit that helps young people with a variety of things such as educational enhancement and social skills. This 5-week summer program will be held at Consumes River College....

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Dining News: Now Open – Coin-Op Game Room, Replacing Marilyn’s On K

May 11, 2015

Coin-Op Game Room opened this past weekend, it announced in its Facebook Page. Nick Miller from Sac News & Review paid a visit last week: The old Marilyn’s stage is gone. As is the bar; it’s now moved to the...


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Tsakopoulos Library to host a University discussion

May 11, 2015
Tsakopoulos Library to host a University discussion

For many high school seniors throughout the nation, college is something to look forward to. This next step in the road to adulthood has become intimidating to some, particularly in recent years due to economical challenges and harsh eligibility requirements. Growth in American technology has done a great deal to improve our fast-paced lifestyles,...

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VIDEO: Community Leaders Plan to Rebuild South Sacramento Sites

May 11, 2015
VIDEO: Community Leaders Plan to Rebuild South Sacramento Sites

Stakeholders of the Stockton Boulevard Partnership met last Tuesday to discuss future projects to revitalize sites in the Building Healthy Communities area. Of particular interest was the site of the San Juan motel, a vacant lot sitting across the street from the Partnership’s conference room. Leaders who attended were asked to collaborate, voice their...

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Half Off Javiva at Peet’s Thru Tuesday

May 11, 2015

Peet's is offering half off its Javiva frozen blended drinks from 12 noon to 4 p.m. through Tuesday, May 12. If you've never heard of them, Javivas compete with Starbucks Frappuccinos, but with actual fresh coffee.

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New Program Brings Local Fruits and Veggies to Students

New Program Brings Local Fruits and Veggies to Students

California Thursdays, a new program in the Sacramento City Unified School District, is bringing local fruits and veggies to area students as part of an effort to promote health.

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Dining News: Team Broderick Takes Over Wahoo’s Midtown Spot

May 10, 2015

In a news-laden post over at Sac News & Review, Janelle Bitker scoops that Team Broderick will take over the spot recently occupied by Wahoo's Fish Tacos at 19th & L. Broderick founder Chris Jarosz just inked a deal...to put...

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Film Volunteers Called to the “Place Called Sacramento” Cast & Crew Call Wednesday

May 10, 2015
Film Volunteers Called to the “Place Called Sacramento” Cast & Crew Call Wednesday

Access Sacraments invites filmmakers of all experience levels to attend the volunteer Cast and Crew Call for the 16th annual “Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival on Wednesday, May 13  at 6pm at the Coloma Community Center, Sacramento. Meet 10 Winning Scriptwriters   Access Sacramento will announce its 10 winning scriptwriters in this official Launch...

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