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Sacramento Vegan
Osteria Fasulo

Jul 24, 2016
Osteria Fasulo

My husband Phil and I drove to Davis recently for dinner at Osteria Fasulo. We had a lovely table outdoors under the grape arbor, overlooking an extensive vegetable garden.


Two items on the Osteria Fasulo menu were listed as specifically vegan, so I ordered both. I started with this beautiful salad, the L'Insalata...

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Girls on the Grid
Adventures in Home Buying Part 4: The BIG Move

Jul 24, 2016
Adventures in Home Buying Part 4: The BIG Move

By Erica Root Over the course of this series I have taken you through the steps of selecting a real... read more

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Jul 23, 2016
VIDEO: Playing Pokemon Go Safer In Some Neighborhoods Than Others

Although the game is for the most part virtual safety inequality in the real world isn’t. Here in Sacramento, California in parts such as Valley Hi, Meadowview, and Mack Road has risen in violent crime by 35 percent. This can make any Pokemon Go players a bit eery while playing the game. 

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Adults Lacking Fruits/Veggies In Diet, CDC Reports

Jul 22, 2016
VIDEO: Adults Lacking Fruits/Veggies In Diet, CDC Reports

A recent study by the CDC revealed that most adults consume less than 20% of the fruits and vegetables servings that modern nutrition has deemed as necessary. Locals from the California State Fair are interviewed for their opinions and insights on the...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Sol Collective Art Exhibit Gives Platform For Youth Activists

Jul 21, 2016
VIDEO: Sol Collective Art Exhibit Gives Platform For Youth Activists

Sol Collective is hosting a local art gallery this month called Adversus by YK La Familia. Sol Collective is an amazing hub for the community and creative mind near the state’s capital. Adversus is a show about celebrating diversity and raising awareness through the many opposite ideologies and concepts this world has to offer....

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AccessLocal.TV
PODCAST: What’s In The News And On The Minds of The Youth?

Jul 21, 2016
PODCAST: What’s In The News And On The Minds of The Youth?

Welcome to another episode of the AccessLocal.Tv Podcast. On this show, the latest Neighborhood News Correspondents talk about the stories in the press which is on their minds this week.  Feel free to chime in with your opinion on the discussion in the comment section below!

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HealthyCal.org
California Children and Mothers Have Higher Exposure to Flame Retardants, Study Finds

Jul 21, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

California children and their mothers are exposed to higher levels of flame retardants than researchers have found in a past study, according to a report released Monday.

These chemicals have been linked to cancer and hormone disruption in animals, and were widespread in baby products and furniture for nearly four decades in...

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AccessLocal.TV
SCUSD To Focus On Mental Health Issues Of Students

Jul 21, 2016
SCUSD To Focus On Mental Health Issues Of Students

Though it seems implausible, it is still possible in 2016 for a public school student to be kicked out the classroom because of their disabilities. While a teacher would never throw out a student because he or she had a broken arm or other such ailment, when it comes to mental health, that’s an...

Girls on the Grid
Hook & Ladder has us “Hooked” on their NEW lunch menu

Jul 21, 2016
Hook & Ladder has us “Hooked” on their NEW lunch menu

By Cristina Guccione Back in 2012, Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Company (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) took over the old space at Hangar... read more

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HealthyCal.org
About 10% of California Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes, Study Finds

Jul 20, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

About 10 percent of California teenagers have used electronic cigarettes, a rate that is higher than national estimates, according to a new study.

Scientists from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research analyzed data from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, which interviewed 1,052 adolescents ages 12–17.

The study cites previous research that...

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