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Girls on the Grid
The Last Name Debate

Apr 14, 2015
The Last Name Debate

By Kristen Flowers   Here is a fun experiment for you to try on your husband. Ask him if they... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: RIP – Trick Pony is Now Closed

Apr 13, 2015

Trick Pony, which may have never overcome its inauspicious start, is now closed, the restaurant announced on Facebook over the weekend. The restaurant will be reopened as Piccola Citta, an "Osteria-inspired, rustic Italian restaurant" in a month or so....

AccessLocal.TV
Sacramento Summer Night Lights Employment Expansion

Apr 13, 2015
Sacramento Summer Night Lights Employment Expansion

The Sacramento Summer Night Lights program is expanding their youth employment for the program’s 2015 season, lasting from May 30th to September 7th at the Mack Road Campus and June 13th to September 7th at the Oak Park Campus. Anyone from the ages of 18 and up can apply for employment for a number of...

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AccessLocal.TV
Invitation to the Civic Engagement and Voter Turnout

Apr 13, 2015
Invitation to the Civic Engagement and Voter Turnout

Your voice is important and the Public Policy Institute of California, PPIC, is finding ways to make sure you get heard. Every year the voter turnout in California is dropping. The PPIC is holding an event to think of ways to get more people to vote. On Wednesday, April 15th from 12:00 to 1:30...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Apr 13, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

LA clinics are no longer a last resort. First in a series on Medi-Cal patients.
Lawmakers pitch bills to help undocumented immigrants.
The “Asian and Pacific Islander” category is too broad, legislator says.

The post Need to...

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HealthyCal.org
Hungry for Solutions: Aging and Food Insecurity

Apr 13, 2015

By Matt Perry

I’m starved. Ravenous.   I’m so hungry I can’t think straight. I certainly can’t work. What I want more than anything is to eat an entire stack of beef ribs.

Kevin Kemp knows exactly how I feel. At 54 — about my age — he’s been homeless and hungry in Long Beach for nearly...

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Sacramento Vegan
Vegan in Gualala

Apr 12, 2015
Vegan in Gualala



My husband Phil and I took a drive up the coast and spent the weekend in beautiful Gualala. I wasn't able to find out much before we left about whether I'd have any trouble finding vegan options there, so I took along some bananas and a couple of breakfast items...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Old Soul to Add R Street Location

Apr 12, 2015

12&R..the former home of Capital Wholesale Electric..and future home of Old Soul's next cafe..They don't build em like this anymore! #sacramentohasoul #visitsacramento #rst #reclaimthings A photo posted by Old Soul Co. (@oldsoulco) on Apr 9, 2015 a...

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Strings Urban Kitchen Celebrates One Year, Opens Espresso Bar

Apr 9, 2015

Our #OneYearAnniversary & #GrandOpening of our #espresso bar is 4/11! Get a free #mocha or #latte 9am-noon. pic.twitter.com/HU5uoTngSn — StringsUrbanKitchen (@StringsKitchen) April 8, 2015 Strings Urban Kitchen (disclosure: longtime Cowtown Eats advertiser) is celebrating their first anniversary at Capitol Towers...


HealthyCal.org
African-American Women in Rural Areas Have Lower Rates of Depression

Apr 9, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

African-American women who live in rural areas report lower rates of depression than their urban counterparts, but the opposite is true for white women, according to a new study.

The study, which examined data from a national survey, was published online yesterday in JAMA Psychiatry.

African-American women who live in urban areas reported more...

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