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Sac History Happenings
Another source of historic Sacramento images

Another source of historic Sacramento images

Last month this blog profiled two social media sites specializing in vintage images of Sacramento scenes and ephemera. A third resource recently came on the scene. Sacramento Then and Now is a new photo-rich blog maintained by realtor Scott Williams....

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The Glover Posting
Always looking to share in a movie going adventure

Apr 25, 2013

I love going to the movies and when I go I like to have company with me. It is kind of strange, given that going to the movies would not be on the top of the social activities list, especially … Continue reading

Guava Rose
Afternoon coffee, Paris style

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Apr 25, 2013
Afternoon coffee, Paris style

Seasonal allergies have been crazy bad for so many people this year. I’ve pretty much been medicated and keeping indoors as much as possible to cope with all the pollen in the air. All this sneezing, sniffling and congestion is pretty miserable s...

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Bob New Heart
A Selfless Act

Apr 25, 2013

April 25, 2013I saw an article in the Sacramento Bee this morning by C. Brian Bronk. The headline for the article was “A Selfless act that I will remember with every beat of my heart.” I would add my new heart to that sentence because he was referr...

Sac History Happenings
WPA Guide for California just reprinted

WPA Guide for California just reprinted

Among the many published items produced by the Federal Writers' Project during the Great Depression were a series of guidebooks for all 48 states. The American Guide Series featured in-depth essays on the history and culture of the state...

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FOX40
Thief Makes off with Donut Shop’s Golden Lion

Apr 25, 2013
Thief Makes off with Donut Shop’s Golden Lion

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Robbing a donut shop may not be unique, but the target of a recent theft at a Stockton Yum Yum Donuts certainly was.

Thursday morning, an employee noticed a man trying to take a robot statue outside the donut …


The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento’s Concerts in the Park: Hot music, cold beer and food trucks.

Sacramento’s Concerts in the Park: Hot music, cold beer and food trucks.

Arden Park Roots headlines the May 17 edition of Friday Night Concerts in the Park. The concert series starts next Friday.If Sacramento's Friday Night Concerts in the Park had a theme song for 2012, it would have been David Bowie's "Changes." ...

A Girl And Her Fork
Recipe: Artichoke and goat cheese tart with parmesan-polenta crust

Apr 25, 2013
Recipe: Artichoke and goat cheese tart with parmesan-polenta crust

I've been dying to make this recipe ever since I read about it in Maria Speck's book, "Ancient Grains for Modern Meals." Her book had some fantastic gluten-free recipes and has a way of making you want to incorporate grains more in ...

FOX40
Neighbors Defend Family and Livestock from Pack of Violent Dogs

Apr 25, 2013

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A pack of wild dogs are allegedly wandering San Joaquin County and slaughtering hundreds of goats.

“It was a really horrific scene,” said Joe Mayer, manager of the Stockton Livestock Auction.

Mayer keeps a picture in his phone …


Cowtown Eats
Free & Cheap Late Night Pizza at Firestone Public House

Apr 25, 2013

After a couple beers, nothing tastes better than pizza. That's a proven, scientific fact. Luckily for us, Firestone Public House is ready to satiate our appetite for late night pizza without breaking the bank. On Wednesdays from 10 p.m. to...

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