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Independence to me

Independence to me

Independence – The fact or state of being independent. America is a country that has freedom to express how individuals feel. Other countries are banned from expressing on how they feel. Many countries are banned because of what they believe in or the individuals that control that country won’t allow the individuals to live...

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What independence means to me

What independence means to me

This 4th of July, I along with my friends and family will be sitting on the lawn, eating barbecue, and watching a dazzling home-made light show. However, this year may prove to be a little more thought-provoking for me. Independence Day is a holiday designed for us to give thanks to our country and...

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My Definition of Independence

Jul 4, 2015
My Definition of Independence

On quiet Sunday nights I trade my lounging seat in front of the TV for the seat of my metallic purple bike. I suit up in neon exercise gear, tortoiseshell sunglasses, and scuffed white earphones. Those first few peddles, from the backyard onto the street, are often the most satisfying of the entire ride....

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A Glance into My Independence

Jul 4, 2015
A Glance into My Independence

The celebration of our nation’s independence is today, and this holiday has special meaning to many Americans because on this day about 200 years ago our journey as a country began. On the day’s leading up to the Fourth of July I have been reflecting on what independence means to me and how it...

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Girls on the Grid
GOTG Do America

Jul 3, 2015
GOTG Do America

4th of July is one of those low pressure, no gift holidays that is magical all around. The food, smell... read more

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Girls on the Grid
Sacramento Shakespeare Festival Opens Friday

Jul 2, 2015
Sacramento Shakespeare Festival Opens Friday

By Erica Root Who needs to drive up to Ashland, Oregon when we have our very own Shakespeare Festival here... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Best Intersection for Food in Sac

Jul 1, 2015

Many try to determine who the best restaurant in Sac is, but with so many top tier restaurants, it'll be hard to come to a consensus. If you're to believe recent national surveys, however, the best intersection for food is...

Pretty Yummy Foods
Grilled Quesadillas

Grilled Quesadillas

With the Mrs International Pageant and big move into our new home right around the corner, the question “Are you ready?’” is the first thing most folks have been asking me lately. My short answer, an excited “Yes!” The long

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HealthyCal.org
Nearly a Quarter of Californians Are Obese, Study Finds

Jul 1, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly a quarter of Californians are obese, and the disease disproportionately affects low-income people and certain racial and ethnic groups, a new study reports.

The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research found that 24.8 percent of adults were obese in 2011–2012, compared to 19.3 percent a decade earlier.

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Girls on the Grid
Q-Spot Creates Safe Space for Sacramento LGBT Youth

Jul 1, 2015
Q-Spot Creates Safe Space for Sacramento LGBT Youth

By guest blogger Carlos Marquez (Board Member of the Sacramento LGBT Community Center) The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community has... read more

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