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VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

Jul 20, 2016
VIDEO: Survey says 40% of UC students are not getting the nutrition they need

A recent survey says that many of the brightest, young minds at University of California campuses do not have access to high quality, nutritious food.

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Former Chef at Beloved The Eatery Announces Next Project

Jul 19, 2016

Jess Milbourn, the chef at the now closed but once much loved restaurant The Eatery, announced that his next project will be an ice cream shop in West Sac's Broderick neighborhood. Here's the text of his announcement of Devil May...

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Boys And Men Of Color Event Aims To Reach Area Youth

Jul 19, 2016
Boys And Men Of Color Event Aims To Reach Area Youth

“We are more than a statistic” is the motto for the “Boys And Men Of Color”- a local group in, but not exclusive to, Sacramento. BMOC is an organization of young men of color who rally together in order to make a difference in one another’s lives. They believe that through a community-based effort...

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Mobile App Aims To Improve Youth Latino Voter Turnout

Jul 19, 2016
Mobile App Aims To Improve Youth Latino Voter Turnout

To many, it is no surprise that Latinos are one of the least-likely groups of the population to show up to the voting polls over the past several years. However, a new mobile app created to help engage Latino voters could possibly help make a positive change come the next voting day. The new...

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Off The Grid Launches Taco Tuesday Series

Jul 18, 2016

Off The Grid, the popular Bay Area-based food truck event planners, launched a new Taco Tuesday event, featuring Sacramento food trucks each serving their unique taco creations (in addition to their regular menus) at the Crocker Museum from 5 to...

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#NoSuchThing As A Child Prostitute

Jul 18, 2016
#NoSuchThing As A Child Prostitute

The California Endowment recently initiated the “No Such Thing” campaign with the hope to promote awareness of the fact that slang terms such as ‘underage hooker’ and ‘child prostitute’ are invalid. This movement came to fruition after the Associated Press declared it would remove  such terms from their dictionary and replacing them with “child...

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Sutter Street Theater, Uniting neighborhood communities through food, and exploring underground Sacramento, this week on LiveWire!

Jul 16, 2016
Sutter Street Theater, Uniting neighborhood communities through food, and exploring underground Sacramento, this week on LiveWire!

Sutter Street Theater joins us to discuss ongoing and upcoming productions at the Sutter Street Theater’s Folsom location. For More Information about The Sutter Street Theater http://sutterstreettheatre.com/ GATHER is a social experience based around the idea that a neighborhood that eats together, stays together and strengthens the community. For More Information about Gather www.unseen-heroes.com/gather...

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Study Suggests More Green = Less Aggression For Youth

Jul 15, 2016
Study Suggests More Green = Less Aggression For Youth

A new study suggests that teenagers surrounded by more greenery show less aggressive behavior. The University of Southern Californiaconducted the study to see whether or not more greenery in an urban area can alter one’s behavior. They followed 1,287 people, aging from 9 to 18 years old. They evaluated every single person’s aggressiveness every...

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Soda tax in Sacramento could lead to healthier living

Jul 15, 2016
Soda tax in Sacramento could lead to healthier living

Last month, the city of Philadelphia took a huge step forward for a large U.S. city by passing health related legislation in the form of a soda tax. The city of Brotherly Love followed in the footsteps of the modestly-sized city of Berkeley, which back in November of 2015 passed Measure D, an initiative...

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VIDEO: Block By Block Bring The Party To Colonial Heights

Jul 14, 2016
VIDEO: Block By Block Bring The Party To Colonial Heights

Block By Block is an initiative hosted by Crocker Art Museum in order to bring together communities through artwork, music, dancing, performances, and self-expression.

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