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Girls on the Grid
Small Business Saturday: November 29, 2014

Nov 25, 2014
Small Business Saturday: November 29, 2014

By Laura Braden There’s literally no reason to shop online, or at big box retailers – except mayboe NAMASTE: A 5... read more

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Girls on the Grid
It’s complicated: Why I prefer to forget Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2014
It’s complicated: Why I prefer to forget Thanksgiving

By Shawna Malvini Redden    Am I really being screamed at, literally screamed at, in front of the entire family?... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Iron Horse Tavern Coming to R & 15th in April 2015

Nov 24, 2014

Iron Horse Tavern, by the team that brought Sacramento Mix Downtown and Cafeteria 15L, will open in April 2015, reports S.T. Vanairsdale in Sactown Mag. The Iron Horse Tavern, set to open next April at the intersection of 15th and...

AccessLocal.TV
Donate to a Healthy Future

Nov 24, 2014
Donate to a Healthy Future

Food Literacy Center is a health awareness organization that focuses on ways to provide a nutritious lifestyle for children. They educate low-income elementary school students to ensure that every kid has a chance to experience a bright and healthy future. “Our plan is to just continue to reach more and more children with food...

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AccessLocal.TV
MLK Essay Contest Taking Entries Now

Nov 24, 2014
MLK  Essay Contest Taking Entries Now

On January 31st of next year, the Martin Luther King Celebration Committee will host the annual MLK Celebration Dinner at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. This event will mark not only the celebration’s 17th anniversary but also the 50th anniversary of the Civil rights Act of 1964. Assisting in the tribute of Dr. King and...

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HealthyCal.org
Health Grants Go to Small Communities With Innovative Approaches to Obesity, Smoking

Nov 24, 2014

Created in 2012 by the Affordable Care Act and administered through the federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the two-year grants are intended to prevent chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart disease.

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HealthyCal.org
What is it about giving thanks that makes us healthy?

Nov 24, 2014

By Eric Nelson
In remarks made to a conference convened this summer by Cal Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center (GGSC), renowned gratitude expert Dr. Robert Emmons explained why giving thanks is so appealing to so many. “Gratitude has the power to heal, to energize and to change lives,” he said. More specifically, gratitude increases our...

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Girls on the Grid
Global Winter Wonderland: A Festival of Light

Nov 24, 2014
Global Winter Wonderland: A Festival of Light

The Editors This weekend Global Winter Wonderland, Sacramento’s newest holiday extravaganza had their opening weekend!  Located at Cal Expo –... read more

HealthyCal.org
Group prenatal visits improve birth outcomes for mother and child

Nov 24, 2014

By Veronica Moscoso

In this story we go to Life Long Medical Care in Berkeley, where we met Ana Maria Negrete five weeks from the due date of her first child.

Negrete is a part of new model for pre-natal care called CenteringPregnancy — where expectant mothers participate in group checkups which provide support, education and...

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Sacramento Vegan
Cream

Nov 24, 2014
Cream

It's really not ice cream weather, but that didn't stop me from driving to Elk Grove Sunday to check out Cream, which opened last weekend. I wasn't the only one who was eager to try it, judging from the line of people out the door. I'd heard about Cr...

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