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Mental Health Issues Plague Young Men Of Color More

Aug 26, 2016
Mental Health Issues Plague Young Men Of Color More

Why are black and Hispanic young adults receiving about 50 percent of the mental health treatment resources that their white counterparts have? A recent study from the International Journal of Health Services completed research across all fifty states to reveal many facts about minority mental health problems. For example, young adult Latinos and blacks...

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California poised to be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana

Aug 25, 2016
California poised to be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana

On November 9th, California could become yet another state to pass an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana with Proposition 64. The Golden State is already one of 25 states including Washington D.C. where medical marijuana is allowed by law. However, the Drug Enforcement Agency continues to believe that the drug has no medical benefit and...

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VIDEO: Skills Fair At The Oak Park Farmers Market

Aug 24, 2016
VIDEO: Skills Fair At The Oak Park Farmers Market

This past Saturday the Oak Park Farmers Market hosted it’s first annual skills fair.  

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VIDEO: Oak Park Sol Community Cooking Class

Aug 23, 2016
VIDEO: Oak Park Sol Community Cooking Class

The Food Literacy Center and Oak Park Sol Community Garden are working together to provide knowledge on the importance and skills of cooking and locally grown food.

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Win Free Tickets to Fairytale Town Tales & Ales Brewfest on Saturday

Aug 22, 2016

Fairytale Town, the Sacramento gem located in Land Park, is celebrating its 57th Birthday by holding its annual Tales & Ales Brewfest Fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 27. The highlight of the evening will be tastings from craft breweries from the...

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Mutual Housing California, Filmmaker Jodie Fleming, and Hearttree Studios on this episode of LiveWire!

Aug 20, 2016
Mutual Housing California, Filmmaker Jodie Fleming, and Hearttree Studios on this episode of LiveWire!

First up, Steven Root and Rachel Iskow join us from Mutual Housing California to discuss providing a permanent solution to the housing needs of low-income families. For More Information about Mutual Housing California www.MutualHousing.com   Next Jodie Fleming joins us to discuss her upcoming short film, The Black Carnation that will be premiering at the...

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VIDEO: 70th Annual Japanese Food and Culture Bazaar

Aug 19, 2016
VIDEO: 70th Annual Japanese Food and Culture Bazaar

To many Americans, a spiritual place is an important part of the community whether they are religious or not. It gives people a place to go to when having a hard time, or unite the community to celebrates their differents. The 70th Annual Japanse Bazaar is in the Buddist Church of Sacramento is one...

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Access Sacramento Ready to Launch Another Exciting Season of High School Sports Coverage on Game of the Week

Aug 19, 2016
Access Sacramento Ready to Launch Another Exciting Season of High School Sports Coverage on Game of the Week

By Will James Hometown Sports Game of the Week Access Sacramento will launch its 19th season of high school sports coverage with its live season-opening Game-of-the-Week football telecast on Friday, Sept. 2 when the Jesuit Marauders clash with the Folsom Bulldogs at Folsom’s Prairie City Stadium. Will James and Jim Dimino This game marks the...

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VIDEO: Local Group Calls To Support Farm Worker Overtime

Aug 18, 2016
VIDEO: Local Group Calls To Support Farm Worker Overtime

The Democratic Party of Sacramento County held a phone bank on Friday, August 12th in support of Assembly Bill 1066, which would give farmworkers overtime pay.

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VIDEO: Health Equity Press Conference For UCD Dropping Medi-Cal Patients

Aug 17, 2016
VIDEO: Health Equity Press Conference For UCD Dropping Medi-Cal Patients

On August 12th the Health Equity Action Team held a press conference outside the Guild Theater in Oak Park to address UC Davis’ decision to abruptly stop accepting Medi-Cal patients. Thousands of families were left without reasonably close medical care, and now have to travel almost two hours to San Francisco to even pick...

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