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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac Beer Week is Here

Feb 26, 2015

Sac Beer Week is here, featuring dozens of events at popular local restaurants and craft breweries. (Check out the entire calendar at SacBeerWee.com.)I'll admit that while I enjoy craft beer, I'm not an aficionado. So instead of half-assing a preview,....

AccessLocal.TV
My experiences with AccessLocal.Tv

Feb 26, 2015
My experiences with AccessLocal.Tv

There was a point in my life when I did not know what I wanted to be. I never stopped and really thought about what impact I wanted to leave on the world. I was another lost college student, in school because I knew that that’s where society wanted me. I had a dream,...

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AccessLocal.TV
New Bill Hopes to Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drink

Feb 26, 2015
New Bill Hopes to Put Warning Labels on Sugary Drink

Sugary drinks like soda have long been linked to a myriad of health issues. Diabetes alone can lead to amputations, heart disease, blindness, and nerve damage. And with an estimated 14 percent of Californians now suffering from this disease, some of the state’s lawmakers have decided to take on the drinks themselves. A simple...

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Girls on the Grid
I Am Not My Hair

Feb 26, 2015
I Am Not My Hair

By Kachet Jackson-Henderson   I am not my hair. Well, I’m not. I’m just a chick trying to get a... read more

Girls on the Grid
A Response to a Respone – 8 Things that actually Gross Guys out in bed

Feb 26, 2015

By Brianna Nathan The great thing about the women of GOTG is that we’ve got opinions, we’re not afraid to... read more

AccessLocal.TV
Upcoming Rally Will Bring the Minimum Wage Fight to Sacramento

Feb 25, 2015
Upcoming Rally Will Bring the Minimum Wage Fight to Sacramento

As the struggle to increase the minimum wage intensifies across the country, one group in Sacramento has decided to take things up a notch this year, promising a “major escalation” in the months ahead. On April 15th, the Fight for $15 campaign is sponsoring a rally in the capital city as part of its...

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Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

Feb 25, 2015
Weekend Top 10: February 27th – March 1st

Enjoy games, music and museum play during the Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Listen to live music from PapaHugs and make a craft at Sierra Mom’s CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY & PRESCHOOL EXPO. Saturday FREE Learn about Maidu artifacts during TOOLS AND TALES or meet a live raptor during FANTASTIC FLYERS at the Effie Yeaw...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

Great Train Show at Cal Expo this weekend

The traveling Great Train Show is coming to Sacramento this weekend! This is a great outing for the whole family! Tickets are inexpensive and kids 12 and under are FREE! The show features operating model railroads, train dealers, collectors, hands-on exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and much more! Kids can even take a train ride! It is...

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Cowtown Eats
50% Off Any Beverage at Peet’s After 12 Noon Thru Weds, March 11

Feb 25, 2015

Receive 50% off the purchase of any handcrafted beverage, blended beverage, drip coffee or brewed tea (hot or iced) after 12pm. Excludes bottled beverages. Valid at participating Peet’s retail and Capital One locations only. Excludes airport, supermarket, BART and other...


HealthyCal.org
High Heart-Failure Rate in San Bernardino County Prompts New Helpline

Feb 25, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

Nearly 20 percent of San Bernardino County residents enrolled in the state’s low-income insurance program are treated for heart failure — an alarmingly high rate.

In response, a nonprofit has created a helpline that will facilitate care, with referrals to doctors, exercise programs, nutrition advice and transportation to clinics.

The post High...

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