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HealthyCal.org
Personal weight loss leads to community education for Richmond resident

Sep 15, 2014

By Veronica Moscoso

In this story we go to Richmond, where Alex Chavez had gained so much weight that he felt helpless to do anything to improve his health. Then he learned about Cooking Matters– a cooking class that makes a healthy lifestyle affordable.

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Sacramento Vegan
Dad’s Kitchen

Sep 14, 2014
Dad’s Kitchen

Dad's Kitchen is a popular Curtis Park/Land Park restaurant that's been featured on the Food Network's Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. While the main attraction for the television show was the Dad's Burger, the restaurant also offers a few items that can...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: All Farm to Fork, All The Time

Sep 14, 2014

In putting this site together, I usually spend a couple hours over the weekend reading the last week's food news clips and planning for the week ahead. But after reading the 15 stories already written about Farm to Fork week,...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Jesuit Football Victorious Over Christian Brothers in Sac’s Holy Bowl

Sep 14, 2014

In Sacramento’s 44th annual Holy Bowl football game, the Jesuit Marauders defeated the Christian Brothers Falcons 53-21 Saturday at Sacramento City College’s Hughes Stadium: Access ...

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Sacramento365
Bring the Family to the Second Annual Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Festival

Sep 12, 2014
Bring the Family to the Second Annual Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Festival

Since being proclaimed America's Farm-to-Fork Capital in October 2012, Sacramento has really had the opportunity to share with the world the farm-to-fork culture locals have been living and enjoying for years. The region is home to nearly 8,000 boutique farms and the largest Certified Farmers Market in California. As a result, local...

HealthyCal.org
Daily Use of Marijuana by Kids and Young Adults Liked to Very Serious Outcomes, Including Suicide Attempts

Sep 12, 2014

By Fran Kritz Kids and adolescents who use marijuana every day before they reach age 17 are more than 60 percent less likely to finish high school or get an equivalent degree than young people who have never used the drug, according to a new study. The...

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Girls on the Grid
The Surprising Benefits of Vacationing with Two Kids

Sep 12, 2014
The Surprising Benefits of Vacationing with Two Kids

Michelle Kennedy I recently traveled to Hawaii with a best friend and her two children, Makaio (9), and Keahi (7). I happen to really love these kids, so I was excited, but a little nervous about the early rise times. I also had no idea what it would be like to vacation for a...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: September 13th – 14th

Weekend Top 10: September 13th – 14th

Build your own binoculars at Lowe’s BUILD AND GROW CLINIC. Saturday FREE See Sacramento Puppet Theatre perform 3 BILLY GOATS GRUFF  at the Arden Fair mall. Saturday FREE Find out what happens when Cruella De Vil steals the puppies in Runaway Stage Productions’ 101 DALMATIONS THE MUSICAL at the 24th Street Theatre. Saturday Create one-of-a-kind...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Win Tickets to the Buccaneer Ball – Sacramento Children’s Museum First Mother Son Dance

Win Tickets to the Buccaneer Ball – Sacramento Children’s Museum First Mother Son Dance

I think this Mother Son dance is a fabulous idea with an adorable theme and cannot wait to bring my two sons! Just last week something triggered my six-year-old to ask if there was such a thing as a Mother Son dance. I told him there was such a thing and maybe we could...

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HealthyCal.org
CDC Study Finds Too Few Kids Getting Preventive Care

Sep 11, 2014

By Fran Kritz A new study by researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that millions of kids have not received some critical preventive services. These services include a hearing screening soon after birth, preventive den...

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