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VIDEO: Food Literacy Center hosts outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol

VIDEO: Food Literacy Center hosts outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol

On Saturday, July 30, the Food Literacy Center hosted an outdoor cooking class at Oak Park Sol community garden for local residents to promote healthier eating and living in the community.  

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Could California teens be casting ballots soon?

Aug 3, 2016
Could California teens be casting ballots soon?

Turning 16 may no longer just mean the right of passage for young people to get their driver’s license. Soon, turning 16 could also mean the right to vote. The Greenlining Institute has joined a growing list of advocacy organizations in the effort to expand voting rights to 16 and 17-year-olds. New legislation that’s...

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#schoolsnotprisons Concert Tour Coming To Sacramento

Aug 2, 2016
#schoolsnotprisons Concert Tour Coming To Sacramento

The California Endowment and over 50 statewide organizations is joining with TIDAL, a music and entertainment platform, to support a #schoolsnotprisons concert tour in California. The tour aims to call for an end to extreme spending in incarceration rather than education, health, and prevention. The #schoolsnotprisons tour will stop at eleven locations in California,kicking...

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VIDEO: Boys and Men of Color Sacramento hold 5th Summit At Sac State

Aug 2, 2016
VIDEO: Boys and Men of Color Sacramento hold 5th Summit At Sac State

The Boys and Men of Color Sacramento (BMOC) hosted the “Fifth Annual BMOC Summit” at Sacramento State University on Thursday, July 21st in the University Union. The free summit, “We Are More Than A Statistic,”  provided the young men with workshops, music, raffles, and food for all who attended.

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Proposed 19J Mixed-Use Mid-Rise

19J Mixed-Use proposal by M.H. Mohanna Development The SacBee’s reporting that midtown has another proposal for a mid-rise building, this one named 19J is located at the corner of 19th & J Street. M.H. Mohanna Development has expressed that the project would be “self-financed” and could begin building as soon as next year. At 124 feet, this 11...

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Happy Hour at Empress Tavern

Jul 31, 2016

Empress Tavern 1013 K Street, Lower Sacramento, CA 95814 916-662-7694 Web site: http://empresstavern.com/ Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/empress-tavern-sacramento Happy Hour Monday to Friday 4 to 6 p.m. Drink Specials $5 Rotating Beer on Tap $7 Happy Ho...

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VIDEO: Community Comes Together For Mental Health Awareness

Jul 31, 2016
VIDEO: Community Comes Together For Mental Health Awareness

When people are sick, they are supposed to go to the doctor and get treated. Whether it’s a cold or a broken arm, a doctor can prescribe medicine or put a cast on you. But what do you do if the sickness is your feeling? Many people consider themselves weak when they think they...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and The Food Literacy Center on this week’s LiveWire!

Jul 30, 2016
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, and The Food Literacy Center on this week’s LiveWire!

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to finish the fight. Last year nearly 1.2 million Making Strides walkers nationwide turned awareness into action and helped to raise more than $60 million to help the Society save more lives...

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Oak Park Farmers Market; Promoting Healthy Lives

Jul 30, 2016
Oak Park Farmers Market; Promoting Healthy Lives

Every Saturday from May through October, the  Oak Park Farmers Market is held in historic McClatchy Park. On the most recent Saturday, many vendors gathered there  to sell their own locally produced fruits and vegetables. Some of the vendors sold something a bit different than the rest. Dave Feldpausch, owner of Dave Pops sells...

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Lack of diversity in Sacramento’s city departments could be preserving design inequalities

Jul 29, 2016
Lack of diversity in Sacramento’s city departments could be preserving design inequalities

In a time in our country’s history where social justice is seemingly sought after everyday, the issues of inequalities appear not only in interactions with the police and citizenry, but also through urban design. According to a recent report by the Sacramento Auditor, these issues may be due to the ethnic makeup of those who...

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