Community News Picks

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

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A Glance into My Independence

Jul 4, 2015
A Glance into My Independence

The celebration of our nation’s independence is today, and this holiday has special meaning to many Americans because on this day about 200 years ago our journey as a country began. On the day’s leading up to the Fourth of July I have been reflecting on what independence means to me and how it...

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Dining News: Best Intersection for Food in Sac

Jul 1, 2015

Many try to determine who the best restaurant in Sac is, but with so many top tier restaurants, it'll be hard to come to a consensus. If you're to believe recent national surveys, however, the best intersection for food is...

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Dining News: ‘Chef Gabriel Glasier creates art at Cask & Barrel’

Jun 30, 2015

Cask & Barrel (disclosure: they're a valued advertiser) has been doing amazing things over on Del Paso Blvd. I was there several weeks ago and Chef Gabriel Glasier described how his recipes aren't measured in ounces or minutes, but rather...

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Instant Reaction: Sammy’s Restaurant & Bar at Stones Gambling Hall in Citrus Heights

Jun 30, 2015

Walking into a restaurant in a casino, I'll be honest. I had low expectations. I thought it would be smoky, dingy, dilapidated, and noisy. And I thought the food would be an afterthought since they had a captive audience of...

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Walking for Affordable Housing

Walking for Affordable Housing

Sacramento has many organizations that focus on communities in need. For example, the Sacramento Housing Alliance  has been around for twenty-three years and focuses on the affordable housing here locally. SHA has impacted many local people. Another organization that focuses on improving the different communities is Sacramento Area Congregations Together, or Sac ACT, which...

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Dining News: Maui-Based Coconut’s Coming to Sacramento

Jun 29, 2015

Coconut's Fish Cafe, a fast casual restaurant based in Maui, is coming to Sacramento, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. Coconut's serves items such as salads, fish tacos and entrees that combine fish and brown rice. "This is all...

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Youth Project Aims to “Transform The Hood For Good”

Jun 29, 2015
Youth Project Aims to “Transform The Hood For Good”

Plants require three basic elements for survival. They have been and will always be nature’s holy trinity: food, water and sunshine. Though for some time there has been chatter among gardeners and farmers alike that there is a fourth component key to a plant’s ability to thrive: love. Yisrael Family Urban Farms, more than...

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2nd Street & Capitol Mall Connector

2nd Street and Capitol Mall Connector Bridge Construction of a new entrance into Old Sacramento at Capitol Mall and 2nd Street and installation of wider sidewalks on the O Street Bridge over I-5 will begin in July.  Work is expected to be finishe...

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Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

Jun 29, 2015
Study: Obese Americans now Outnumber Overweight Americans

After years of data collection by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a report from the journal JAMA Internal Medicine has shown that the number of obese Americans has surpassed the number of those who are simply overweight. Using the preferred method of the Body Mass Index, or BMI, researchers found some interesting...

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Dining News: Bacon & Butter, Magpie Close…For A Week

Jun 28, 2015

Those who were planning to spend the upcoming holiday weekend standing in a lengthy line for Bacon & Butter will have to find new plans. Bacon & Butter announced last week that they'll be closed through Tuesday, July 7 for...

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