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Sac History Happenings
Muckrakers’ battle with Central Pacific told in new book

Muckrakers’ battle with Central Pacific told in new book

At the end of the 19th century two muckraking writers -- one a newspaper man, the other a novelist -- challenged one of the nation's most powerful corporations, the Central Pacific Railroad.The image of the California-based railroad as a exploitative,...

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The Citizen Rosebud
Avoiding crass and going high class – the right gold shoes

Aug 21, 2012
Avoiding crass and going high class – the right gold shoes

What is it about shiny gold shoes? I've been fond of them since high school (which was back before the days of Zeus + Mt. Olympus, and cell phones) where I learned of the invisible fine line on wearing bright gold shoes- somehow your shiny hooves ...

Girls on the Grid
Easy summer hair and the beach wave look

Aug 20, 2012
Easy summer hair and the beach wave look

By Lyndsey Schnabel Everybody loves the beach wave look this summer so why spend all that money on products to get the look when you can just DIY (do it yourself) your own sea spray in a bottle? This is an easy recipe you can make at home and use to achieve that amazing beach...

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Budget Travel Adventures
My top 3 sports and travel memories

My top 3 sports and travel memories

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a professional baseball player.  After my first trip to Estonia, I wanted to travel.  Sports and travel have been a part of my life – but not necessarily at the same time. When this travel blogger relay came along, I was eager to join the...

The State Hornet
Sac State cheerleaders stunt their way to London for Olympic performances

Sacramento State cheerleaders James Blunk and Hillery Swanson were two of the lucky 16 invited by Varsity Cheerleading & Dance to perform at the 2012 Olympic games in London and represent the Universal Cheerleaders Association.

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Pedal Clips
American River Bike Trail will detour at Campus Commons Golf Course through November

Aug 20, 2012
American River Bike Trail will detour at Campus Commons Golf Course through November

A cyclist makes the turn at the detour on the American River bike trail near Northrup Avenue on Monday afternoon, August 20, 2012. There is a detour on the American River bike trail just north of the Campus Commons Golf …

TechWire
Ramos, Klass and Buchanan to speak at annual TechAmerica event in Sacramento

Aug 20, 2012
Ramos, Klass and Buchanan to speak at annual TechAmerica event in Sacramento

Technology Agency Secretary Carlos Ramos, Department of General Services Director Fred Klass and Assemblymember Joan Buchanan will speak at this year’s annual TechAmerica / Deltek Executive Briefing, the agency announced... Read more »

Sacramento Magazine
Tenth Annual Walt Gray Motorcycle Ride this Sunday Benefits Wind Youth Services

Tenth Annual Walt Gray Motorcycle Ride this Sunday Benefits Wind Youth Services

Beth Baugher Walt Gray Ride By Elena M. Macaluso Motorcycle enthusiasts, shine your ride and get ready to take part in the 10th Annual Walt Gray Ride, taking place Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 25 and 26. There’s a pre-ride party on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Harley Davidson of Sacramento, 1000...

Placer County Online
Fresh Market, a new Roseville grocery store, hiring up to 90 workers – The Sacramento Bee

Fresh Market, a new Roseville grocery store, hiring up to 90 workers - Business - The Sacramento Bee http://buff.ly/P9CzwOvia Facebook http://www.sacbee.com/2012/08/20/4741896/fresh-market-a-new-roseville-grocery.html#mi_rss=Roseville/Placer%20County%2...

Sacramento Magazine
Five memorable dishes from the past few weeks

Five memorable dishes from the past few weeks

FIVE MEMORABLE DISHES BY KIRA O'DONNELL I have been lucky to enjoy a raft of terrific meals these past few weeks. Of all the dishes I happily devoured, these five were perhaps the most memorable: La Bruschetta Estiva con Ricotta e Pomodorini Biba Restaurant Biba’s lively grilled summer bruschetta, smeared with ricotta cheese and...

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