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The Sacramento Bee editors choose the best stories each day from over 185 local blogs and media sites. Find these on Twitter at @sacconnect or search Twitter for #scpick.

Tates Kitchen
figs & prosciutto

Jul 25, 2014
figs & prosciutto

This combination of figs and Prosciutto might be one of my favorite summer bites.Quick to come together and easy to serve.  Every chef and cook I know is making some variation of this at this time of year. The only difficulty I usually have, is gr...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Dance to the Robo Party Band’s music, get your face painted and play at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Take a tour, meet firefighters and see a fire truck up close at a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Last weekend to visit the animals, ride the giant slide and be sure to...

HealthyCal.org
A Nurse, a Friend and a Parenting Teacher: Home-Visit Program Helps Low-Income Mothers

Jul 25, 2014

By Lisa Renner

Oyuny Bahena was pregnant and living in a homeless shelter in Merced County when she first met with a home-visit nurse.

The nurse offered to help guide the 20-year-old through the challenges of parenthood over the next two years at no cost. Bahena remains grateful.

“I love her support (and) how she’s very attentive...

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YubaNet.com
Pesticide linked to 3 generations of disease

Jul 25, 2014

PULLMAN, WA, July 24, 2014 - Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.

"What your great-grandmother was exposed to during pregnancy, like the pesticide methoxychlor, may promote a dramatic increase in your susceptibility to develop disease, and...

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FOX40
Tipster Helps Catch Woman Dumping Garbage, Now Eligible for Reward

Jul 25, 2014
Tipster Helps Catch Woman Dumping Garbage, Now Eligible for Reward

SACRAMENTO-

The City of Sacramento’s recent crackdown on illegal dumping leads to its first arrest, thanks to a tip.

Police say Oksana Lyamin dumped garbage on the side of Dry Creek Road, near I-80 back in February.

A witness called …


FOX40
Gas Line Punctured by Oak Park Construction Crew

Jul 25, 2014
Gas Line Punctured by Oak Park Construction Crew

 

OAK PARK-

Construction near Old Soul Coffee along Broadway had to be stopped Friday morning after crews hit a 2-inch gas line.

Crews working outside the coffee shop near 3rd Avenue punctured the line before 7 a.m. Friday.…


Girls on the Grid
Best Full Length Album

Jul 25, 2014
Best Full Length Album

In pure excitement for TBD Fest this October, Girls on the Grid decided to turn the conversation to music and do a round up of the best full length albums that we just can’t seem to stop listening to on repeat. Here are some of our writers’ favorite full albums, from new artists, to tried and true classics....

The Sacramento Bee
Two days of 100-degree weather in store for Sacramento

High pressure over the western portion of the country is expected to send temperatures upward starting Friday with a high of 100 degrees forecast for Sacramento.

Baked Bree
Washington, DC City Guide

Jul 25, 2014
Washington, DC City Guide

I get a lot of questions about what to do, see, and most importantly eat when visiting DC. Now that we have said goodbye after living there for two years, I feel like I can answer this with some credibility. We have done a lot in our time here, and these are some of my...

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Undercover Caterer
Food Foto Friday–Chocolate Doughnuts

Jul 25, 2014

Sometimes, a chocolate doughnut with sprinkles is the only thing that’ll get you through that crappy meeting.  So go ahead and eat it.  

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