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Bamboo and More
First prickly pear flower of the season

May 25, 2012
First prickly pear flower of the season

I love opuntias although—or because—they aren’t soft and cuddly. I wish we had room for one of the larger species, like the almost spineless Opuntia robusta shown here. But since we don’t, I’m making do with a few smaller potted specimens. I...

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FOX40
Jazz jubilee evolving, now called Sac Music Fest

May 25, 2012

After almost four decades the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee is singing a new song – it's now the Sacramento Music Fest.

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Blueberry pie with limoncello lemon curd

Recipe: Blueberry pie with limoncello lemon curd

Blueberry and lemon are two of my very favorite flavors, and together? It's a winning combination. Blueberries are delicious, but I think their subtle sweetness is even better when juxtaposed with tart lemon. With the deep blue color of the berries plu...

AccessLocal.TV
To serve the cities of Sacramento County

May 25, 2012
To serve the cities of Sacramento County

During our twenty-five year history, Access Sacramento has developed strong relationships with many public and private institutions, media organizations, and businesses. During the past two-years ...

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FOX40
Video: Professor needs public’s help to find meteorites

May 25, 2012

On April 22, a meteorite exploded over the communities of Coloma and Lotus.

Sacramento Sidetracks
Ten fun things to do with your kids this Memorial Day Weekend

May 25, 2012
Ten fun things to do with your kids this Memorial Day Weekend

Sat, May 26th - Mon, May 28th 1. Eat, ride, and be entertained at the SACRAMENTO COUNTY FAIR. Sat-Mon 2. Meet an aquatic garter snake and at WET AND WILD POND ANIMALS. Sat Free 3. See THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF puppet show at Fairytale Town. Sat-Sun 4. Splash, play, and picnic at a city SPRAYGROUND. Sat-Mon Free 5....

FOX40
Video: Owner of dog strapped with M-80 comes forward

Reward to Find Suspects IncreasedA woman claiming to be the owner of a dog who was a victim of a horrible crime Wednesday told FOX40 she plans to seek justice against those who severely injured the dog.

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Pickled grapes

May 25, 2012
Recipe: Pickled grapes

Oh cheese, glorious cheese...yum! Did you guys see that ALL CHEESE wedding cake on Cup of Jo this week? My gawd! My jaw dropped ---does it get any better than that? Well it can. Even cheese needs a sidekick. Batman had Robin, Cousin Larry had Balk...

TechWire
Intel launches new online publication focused on tech trends

May 25, 2012
Intel launches new online publication focused on tech trends

This month Intel launched IQ, a new social media-driven news website, The Wall Street Journal’s Digits Blog reports. The online publication provides original content as well as news drawn from... Read more »

Cowtown Eats
Daily Dining News: Rare negative review from Sac News & Review restaurant critic

May 25, 2012

In reading Sac News & Review's Greg Lucas, you can tell that he's a nice guy. He goes out of his way to say something nice about even the most mediocre of restaurants. After all, the restaurants he reviews are...



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