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Girls on the Grid
I Don’t Want Children (or Real Estate) … and That’s OK

Sep 18, 2014
I Don’t Want Children (or Real Estate) … and That’s OK

By Laura Braden I don’t want to procreate or own real estate…and that’s ok. Now before we dive in, let me issue a huge disclaimer to all my girlfriends and sister-in-law: I L-O-V-E your children. How can I not when they have 1/2 of your genetic make-up? I got misty the first time I met them, and it’s fun to buy...

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Living In Urban Sac
20,000-seat Stadium Plan

Sacramento Republic's proposed MLS stadium Sacramento’s soccer franchise, Republic FC, announced plans yesterday to build a 20,000-seat stadium in the city’s downtown railyard.  And how would it be paid for? Questions remain over how the stad...

HealthyCal.org
Most Employers, Like NFL, Don’t Have Policies for Responding to Domestic Violence

Sep 18, 2014

By Mary Flynn Most workplaces (70 percent) do not have a formal policy or program to address violence, let alone domestic violence specifically, despite a survey indicating that 44 percent of adult employees reported personally experiencing the effects of domestic violence in their workplace.

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: New Food Truck – Cowtown Urban Eatery

Sep 17, 2014

Owned by two brothers who are executive chefs at separate local restaurants, Cowtown Urban Eatery hit the streets for the first time this past weekend. When I spotted the truck outside New Helvetia on Saturday evening, I'll admit I was...

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Girls on the Grid
TBD Fest: More Than a Music Festival

Sep 17, 2014
TBD Fest: More Than a Music Festival

By The Editors  When we think TBD Fest, we automatically think about who is headlining the October 3rd, 4th and 5th festival in West Sacramento. Blondie?! Moby?! Empire of the Sun?! AND Justice?! Score! But there are so many other elements going beyond the music that really can set this festival apart. Three days of art,...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Downtown & Vine Appears on Design Reality TV Show

Sep 16, 2014

Dowtown and Vine is the second Sacramento restaurant to be featured on Red Hot Design, a show on the FYI network. From the TV network's description of the 7th episode of its inaugural season: Shasta's challenge is to transform a...

Guava Rose
Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup (Cold)

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Sep 16, 2014
Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup (Cold)

Cold Strawberry Vanilla Dragonfruit Soup in Dragonfruit halfDragonfruit are such unusual and stunning looking fruits. The red fleshed ones make a beautiful pink colored dragonfruit smoothie. I found some great white fleshed ones here at Grocery Outlet of all places, and they were a steal at only $1.50 each. Normally at other...

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AccessLocal.TV
Burbank Ready to Challenge Top Dog Folsom on Access Sacramento

Sep 16, 2014
Burbank Ready to Challenge Top Dog Folsom on Access Sacramento

By Will James Home Town Sports Friday evening the Burbank Titans will travel a path they have never before taken… up Highway-50 to a final destination at Folsom High School where the Bulldogs welcome all challengers. That’s where the Titans will find out exactly what it’s like to take-on the heavyweight champ in the...

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Living In Urban Sac
12th Street Underpass Artwork

Today the Sacramento City Council will consider approval of artworks depicted in the images above for placement on the east and west side of 12th Street underpass between North B and C Streets. The fabrication and installatio...

Cowtown Eats
Free Small Coffee from McDonald’s through Monday, Sept. 29

Sep 16, 2014

McDonald's coffee may not be the preferred source of caffine for coffee snobs who frequent Third Wave coffee establishments, but when the price is right, McDonald's is good enough for me. Through Monday, Sept. 29, McDonalds is giving away a...

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