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HealthyCal.org
Seizing the chance to redefine aging

Jan 21, 2013

By Matt Perry California Health Report There was only one possible topic I could address for this maiden entry of “The Age of Innocence,” a new, twice-monthly column devoted to Aging. The death of my mother. The photo you see to your right is ...

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Guava Rose
Recipe: Buttermilk scallion flatbread

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Jan 21, 2013
Recipe: Buttermilk scallion flatbread

Sometimes you need some kind of bread or starch for a meal, but you don’t have anything at home, and you don’t feel like making a trip to the grocery store. This simple flatbread is easy to throw together. White Whole Wheat Flour from Trade...

Sac History Happenings
Historical Sanborn maps of California now accessible online

Historical Sanborn maps of California now accessible online

The Sacramento Public Library has purchased perpetual access to a vast database of California Digital Sanborn Maps, detailed fire insurance maps of California cities and towns dating from the 1880s to the 1960s.  The maps are now accessible to library card holders...

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Sacramento Vegan
California Fresh

Jan 21, 2013
California Fresh

I was sorry when the Fresh Choice restaurant chain went out of business a few months ago. Fresh Choice was always a reliable vegan stand-by, and I liked their salad bar. So when I saw in the Sacramento Bee that the Fresh Choice location at Howe and F...

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FOX40
49ers Punch Their Tickets to the Super Bowl

Jan 20, 2013
49ers Punch Their Tickets to the Super Bowl

questATLANTA—

After a back and forth game, the San Francisco 49ers have prevailed and are on their way back to the Super Bowl for the 6th time — beating the Atlanta Falcons 28-24.

Atlanta jumped ahead early, scoring 17 …


Stealth Cooking
Recipe: French toast

Jan 20, 2013
Recipe: French toast

Cool winter mornings mean different things to different people. While visiting San Diego, cool mornings are in the 50s. While visiting Reno, cool mornings are what 13 or 15 feels like. Brrrr. Whatever a cool morning is like, this French toast is a nice...

Game to 100
Commentary: Lance, you should pay your victims

Jan 20, 2013
Commentary: Lance, you should pay your victims

Enough with the apologies, Lance. It’s time for real restitution for your sins if you’re sincere about becoming a better human being. You tried to destroy the reputations of people who dared to speak truth to your multimillion-dollar power. You … Continue reading

Elk Grove News
RTD responds to ‘portfolio-based’ tunnel proposal

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Jan 20, 2013
RTD responds to ‘portfolio-based’ tunnel proposal


By Dan Bacher |

Restore the Delta (RTD) today responded to a “portfolio-based" single peripheral tunnel alternative proposal to the Bay Delta Conservation Plan (BDCP) developed by a coalition of environmental NGOs, business groups and water districts. 

The Portofolio-based proposal was released as the Brown and Obama...

Davis Vanguard
Commentary: Lost in the water debate

Jan 20, 2013
Commentary: Lost in the water debate

Another multi-author commentary on the water project makes the argument, "if Davis fails to implement a conjunctive use project, the city would not be acting in a fiscally responsible manner." Why they argue?  They write, "The city of Davis cannot su...

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52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Lentil and bulgur pilaf with caramelized onion

Recipe: Lentil and bulgur pilaf with caramelized onion

Photo credit: Faith Gorsky Last weekend, I participated in Cook, Tweet, & Eat as part of our Cookbook Tour to promote An Edible Mosaic. 5 other bloggers, Amanda, Heather, Jennifer, Lana, Laura, and I, attempted to cook a dish from the cookbook simultaneously while live tweeting about it. The author of An Edible Mosaic, Faith Gorsky, joined us for the Twitter...

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