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AccessLocal.TV
For South Oak Park, Voter Turnout Becomes a Top Priority

Oct 27, 2014
For South Oak Park, Voter Turnout Becomes a Top Priority

On October 15, a group of concerned citizens and volunteers gathered at Oak Ridge Elementary School in an effort to empower the community of South Oak Park. Though many key issues were addressed at this meeting, the overall theme was to encourage community engagement, especially in local elections. Besides the free food and raffle,...

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AccessLocal.TV
Rock The School Bells

Rock The School Bells

On October 18th, Sacramento City College and Low End Theory Collaborative allied together to create a hip-hop conference called “Rock The School Bells”. Rock The School Bells is a hip-hop conference that started in San Bruno, California at Skyline College. This conference was produced to educate and liberate students on how hip-hop got started, what...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining Deals: Half Off Masullo Pizza

Oct 27, 2014

Let's face it. You're going to Masullo over the next 6 months because it's delicious and you like great pizza. You might as well save money while eating their amazing Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pizza. As a bonus, they've just started opening...

Baked Bree
Cinnamon Vanilla Almond Butter

Oct 27, 2014
Cinnamon Vanilla Almond Butter

I know that it might not always appear that we are healthy eaters at my house (cough, cough, cupcakes. Cookies. French fries.)...

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AccessLocal.TV
Michael J. Diaz on Listen Up! Sacramento

Oct 27, 2014
Michael J. Diaz on Listen Up! Sacramento

Listen Up! Sacramento is happy to present Singer and Songwriter, Michael J. Diaz. Influenced by some of the best rock from the 60’s through the early 80’s, Michael’s style is well version of them all.  His raw and beautiful voice comes through on this acoustic performance. This set features several songs including “Mass Exodus...

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Guava Rose
Bat Musubi

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Oct 27, 2014
Bat Musubi

Open winged musubi batIt’s that spooky time of year again. A bat theme seems appropriate, since Laurel proclaimed she is dressing up as a bat! Search for bat templates online. I found mine here and printed out the large bat. Look for wings that aren’t too long and skinny–those are harder to...

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HealthyCal.org
Changing the message of aging…subliminally

Oct 27, 2014

By Matt Perry

As a reporter who covers Aging issues, discussing the topic in public typically evokes this response through clenched teeth:   “Getting old sucks.”

There are variations on this reply – some involve profanity – but today’s accepted cultural message is that aging is terrible, horrible, no good, and very bad.


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HealthyCal.org
UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations finds innovative ways to treat most common health problems

Oct 27, 2014

By Todd Dayton

In this story we visit a San Francisco research center working to better the lives of those most at risk for poor health. UC San Francisco’s Center for Vulnerable Populations puts many of the most common health conditions in the crosshairs, and uses research and outreach to improve the health of society’s...

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Sacramento Vegan
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — 58 Degrees & Holding Co.

Oct 26, 2014
Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge 2014 — 58 Degrees & Holding Co.

I had a great time Friday night with my friends Bonnie and Cathie at 58 Degrees & Holding Co. This restaurant participates in the Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge every year, and I was eager to see what Chef F.J. had created for this year's Challenge.


My first course was this tasty Warm Fennel and...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Pieology, Replacing Monsoon at 16th & K, to Open in Mid-November

Oct 26, 2014

Pieology, a player in the "fast pizza" space where you can get a custom pizza in less than 5 minutes, will open in mid-November, reports Sonya Sorich in Sac Biz Journal. Pieology Pizzeria plans to open its new restaurant in...

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