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Girls on the Grid
Be the Real MVP. Be a Galentine

Feb 9, 2016
Be the Real MVP. Be a Galentine

By Christie Goodfellow For so many ladies, “Single Awareness Day”…I mean Valentine’s Day is a touchy subject.  Instead of making... read more

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Baked Bree
Soft Whole Wheat Caramel Chip Cookies

Feb 9, 2016
Soft Whole Wheat Caramel Chip Cookies

Soft Whole Wheat Caramel Chip Cookies that are made with white whole wheat flour, no one will know that these cookies are whole grain.  We had a snow day yesterday, and it was glorious. We got over 18″ of snow and it was blustery all day. My windows are covered with so much snow...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: The Jungle Bird by Tank House Owners to Take Over Kru Space

Feb 8, 2016

When Kru Sushi, by Billy Ngo, leaves its current space, Tank House owners Melissa and Tyler Williams will open The Jungle Bird, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. Kru initially expected to retain the spot at 2516 J St.,...

Sacramento365
Sacramento 2016 Niello BMW Corporate Run brings the party to Capitol Mall

Feb 8, 2016
Sacramento 2016 Niello BMW Corporate Run brings the party to Capitol Mall

Mark your calendars for the second annual Niello BMW Corporate Run on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The party starts at 4 p.m. on Capitol Mall, the race begins at 6:30 and the after-party goes until 9. This year’s 3.1-mile course takes you on a brief s...

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HealthyCal.org
Fighting diabetes with hip-hop, poetry

By Daniel Weintraub

Dr. Dean Schillinger spent much of his life fighting a losing battle against a preventable epidemic that has taken millions of American lives. Now, for the first time, he has hope.

The disease is Type 2 Diabetes, an illness driven largely by bad diets and sedentary lifestyles and which has ravaged people in...

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Girls on the Grid
Looking for Serendipity in Sacramento

Feb 8, 2016
Looking for Serendipity in Sacramento

By Caity Maple (guest blogger) I went for a run this morning. My path took me past places both old... read more

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Sacramento Vegan
Corner Bakery Cafe

Corner Bakery Cafe

I checked out the Corner Bakery Café in both Natomas and Elk Grove this past week after someone on my Sacramento Vegan Facebook page mentioned that there were several vegan options on the menu. She was right!


I arrived at the Natomas location when they still had the breakfast menu posted. The only...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Updated Opening Dates for Malt & Mash, El Rey at 7th & K

Feb 7, 2016

Malt & Mash and El Rey by Bob Simpson and Trevor Shults, will open in March, they announced in a help wanted ad on Craigslist. Specifically: El Rey, opening early­ March, will feature a high­ energy, cocktail driven dining experience...


Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Updated Opening Dates for Malt & Mash, El Rey at 7th & K

Feb 7, 2016

Malt & Mash and El Rey by Bob Simpson and Trevor Shults, will open in March, they announced in a help wanted ad on Craigslist. Specifically: El Rey, opening early­ March, will feature a high­ energy, cocktail driven dining experience...


HealthyCal.org
Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

Feb 7, 2016
Beauty Shop Hazards: Potential Toxins in African-American Hair Products

By Linda Childers

In the 20 years she’s worked as a hair stylist, Safiyyah Edley has seen many colleagues diagnosed with uterine fibroids and cancer. Yet it wasn’t until she began working at a salon next door to the Los Angeles-based health and wellness advocacy organization, Black Women for Wellness (BWW), that she learned the...

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