Lifestyle Picks

Editorial picks featuring lifestyle posts–food, travel, pets, bicycling, film, etc.

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: August 8th – 10th

Weekend Top 10: August 8th – 10th

Get your face painted, jump and get dinner at FOOD TRUCK MANIA in McKinley Park. Friday Watch Frozen and swim at DIVE-IN MOVIE NIGHT at Cottage Pool. Friday Dance and play to the tunes of talented musicians during Fairytale Town’ CAT & THE FIDDLE MUSIC FESTIVAL. Saturday, Sunday Take a tour, meet firefighters and...

Game to 100
Hard questioning on MLS soccer needed now, not when it doesn’t count

Aug 8, 2014
Hard questioning on MLS soccer needed now, not when it doesn’t count

  Perhaps you’re gagging from all the rah-rah press coverage lately about the prospects for Sacramento getting a Major League Soccer franchise. The Bee had two front-page articles, a couple of panting columns and a few minor stories since last … Continue reading

TechWire
Bill Takes Aim at Wealthy Electric Car Buyers

Aug 8, 2014

SB 1275 charges California’s Air Resources Board to place an income eligibility cap on the state’s $2,500 rebate on electric cars.

The post Bill Takes Aim at Wealthy Electric Car Buyers appeared first on TechWire.net.


The Natomas Farm
……melon smörgåsbord here we come.

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Aug 7, 2014
……melon smörgåsbord here we come.

The crazy and wild melons we grew this year as a test crop.....went over big time at our fruit stand and several vendors we contract with. Cantaloupes that looked like footballs and Black Watermelons that looked like "bowling balls"...... to the yellow...

Girls on the Grid
“Life on the Go Kit”: How to Keep Your Bag Organized and Ready to go From Work to Wine Dates

Aug 7, 2014
“Life on the Go Kit”: How to Keep Your Bag Organized and Ready to go From Work to Wine Dates

By Torey Van Oot  I’ve never been big on bags. As someone who’s prone to misplacing and forgetting essentials (like my wallet, MetroCard and iPhone), the prospect of changing purses each time I change my outfit is too much to handle. The style upgrade just isn’t worth the stress. So when it comes to work...

Girls on the Grid
Making Friends as an Adult (the Non Creepy Way)

Aug 6, 2014
Making Friends as an Adult (the Non Creepy Way)

By Maria Hill I recently relocated to Sacramento from Los Angeles. I moved for love, super cliche I know. I met a fantastically amazing man, who happens to have an equally fantastically amazing job in Sacramento, and we got engaged. Yay! Together we packed up my one bedroom bachelorette apartment in Venice Beach and...

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Vegetarianized
Smoked Mozzarella Arancini

Aug 5, 2014


Girls on the Grid
Weird Places I’ve Pumped: Nursing Mother Confessions

Aug 5, 2014
Weird Places I’ve Pumped: Nursing Mother Confessions

By Yessenia Anderson & Elizabeth Welsh         The Pump Yessenia: As a nursing working mother you have the pleasure of toting an item that immediately becomes both your most necessary ally but your biggest foe and by F-O-E I mean effin’ overused electric piece of crap.  Yes I am talking about...

AccessLocal.TV
Building Healthy Communities Charette To Find Creative Solutions

Building Healthy Communities Charette To Find Creative Solutions

The philanthropic organization known as California Endowment is the engine behind a 10 year grant program across California cities which suffer from lack of community ...

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All Squared Up
A measured approach to surviving the heat

A measured approach to surviving the heat

What a doozy of a heatwave that was. Saturday had me working outside making drinks (non-alcoholic) for volunteer construction workers at the RBC project in Loomis, CA. It varied depending on who you asked, but I can accurately say the temperature was s...

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