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Geno's Garden
Pin of the day: Beautiful no-mow yards

May 18, 2012

It's Day 1 of "What-To-Grow-Instead-Of-A-Lawn" week here at Geno's. It's a hot trend, on many a homeowner's wish list, but it's not entirely easy (especially if you have to remove Bermuda grass!). And, then there's the question of what will you replace it with? One option for our Sacramento gardens is native grasses. Deep-rooted,...

FOX40
Video: Modesto businesses new and old thriving

May 18, 2012

When you think of business in Modesto, you probably think of wine, like the old stable E&J Gallo Wines, founded in 1933. But, a business that is a mere three years younger doesn’t deal in wine, but in liquid gold.

Foothill Agrarian
Seeing our operation through the eyes of other people

May 18, 2012
Seeing our operation through the eyes of other people

We hosted a 2-day wool handling school last weekend - taught by Ron Cole, who consults on wool for the American Sheep Industry Association.  Saturday's activities were classroom-based - Ron taught us about managing our sheep and our facilities for...

AccessLocal.TV
“Gamera the Invincible” at MOBS

May 18, 2012
“Gamera the Invincible” at MOBS

        Sunday, May 27, 2012 7:30pm Admission:$5.00 Movies on a Big Screen at The Guild 2828 35th St, Sacramento, CA “Gamera the ...

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FOX40
Video: Safe ways to watch Sunday’s eclipse

May 18, 2012

With so much attention focused on Sunday night’s eclipse, you need to know a couple things so you don’t damage your eyes.

AutoGlo
Review: This new ‘Bu likely to grab a hold of you

May 18, 2012
Review: This new ‘Bu likely to grab a hold of you

Sacramento, California – Hey ’Bu, what’s new with you?A lot, it turns out.Proving the point that it’s never too early to look ahead in the auto business, I was handed a 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco 2SA to wheel around for a week.Confused by the na...

Elk Grove News
Big League Dreams recommended operator of a proposed sports complex

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May 18, 2012
Big League Dreams recommended operator of a proposed sports complex

Big League Dreams is the recommended operator of a proposed sports complex.
During their next meeting this coming Wednesday night, the Elk Grove City Council will consider whether or not to proceed forward with a proposed sports complex and if so, should it contract with Big...

FOX40
Video: 100-year-old family letters found in trunk

May 18, 2012


Budget Travel Adventures
Last minute Memorial Day travel deals for the holiday weekend

Last minute Memorial Day travel deals for the holiday weekend

As we head into the Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial summer travel season kicks off.  If you still haven’t made your plans for the weekend, there are still a number of last minute Memorial Day travel deals. This year, we have already seen a number of airfare hikes as the summer travel demand is...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Ten fun things to do with your kids this weekend

Ten fun things to do with your kids this weekend

Sat, May 19th - Sun, May 20th 1. Laugh at a new twist of the THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG at the 24th Street Theatre. Sat 2. See the Swan Brothers Circus at the SPRING FAMILY CARNIVAL. Sat Free 3. Be impressed by dances from around the world at iFEST. Sat Free 4. Climb into and explore giant...



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