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Girls on the Grid
Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah Edition

Dec 16, 2014
Ask a Rabbi: Hanukkah Edition

              By Co-Editor Rachel Smith Ladies and gentiles, tonight marks the first night of... read more

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Recent Food Bank Meeting Highlights Food Stamp Challenge

Dec 16, 2014
VIDEO: Recent Food Bank Meeting Highlights Food Stamp Challenge

On December 9th, community members and leaders met at the River City Food Bank to discuss the results of the most recent Calfresh, or “food stamp”, Challenge, as well as the problems many Sacramentans face when it comes to balancing healthy food options with a tight budget.

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

In this video, an Oak Park coalition joins together to create a garden party to educate residents about eating healthy and growing food.

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Sacramento Vegan
Sacramento Vegan is taking a holiday break

Dec 16, 2014

I'll be taking a break from this blog until after the first of the year. If you'd like to follow Sacramento Vegan on Facebook, I'll post occasional updates and news items there. Best wishes to you and your families for a happy holiday season!

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: New Chef at Revolution Wines

Dec 15, 2014

Chef Rachel Kelly recently left Revolution Wines for South, which serves "contemporary Southern cuisine, heavy on seasonal vegetables and driven by historical inspiration." (BTW: South passed inspection and will be open for dinner starting on Tuesday a...

HealthyCal.org
Disabled Teens More Likely to be Obese and Use Extreme Weight Loss Measures

Dec 15, 2014

By Fran Kritz

Teenagers with physical or mental disabilities are more likely to be obese compared to teens who don’t have disabilities, according to new research presented at the recent American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans.

The researchers found that the prevalence of obesity among the disabled teens was 16 percent compared to...

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Cowtown Eats
Join us for Cowtown Eats Holiday Happy Hour on Weds at Plan B Cafe

Dec 15, 2014

Looking to have a great time and support a worthy charity on Wednesday? Join Cowtown Eats and the Queen of Dating for the Plan B for the Holidays Happy Hour on Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The...

AccessLocal.TV
How do local parents feel about the Local Control Accountability Plan?

Dec 15, 2014
How do local parents feel about the Local Control Accountability Plan?

On December 3rd students, parents, and school officials gathered with local community members to see how the district is using the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the school districts funds. The event took place at the La Familia Counseling Center. The night was dedicated to inform the community and get feedback on what parents...

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Baked Bree
Orange Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Cookies

Dec 15, 2014
Orange Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Cookies

Cookies for a good cause? No need to ask me twice. I participated in The Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap for the first time this year and it was so fun. I baked these Orange Cranberry Pistachio White Chocolate Cookies, packed them up, and shipped them off to old and new blogger friends....

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Girls on the Grid
The Girl’s Guide to Power Lunches

Dec 15, 2014
The Girl’s Guide to Power Lunches

By Tracy Saville   The following is homage to Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and... read more

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