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Girls on the Grid
GOTG Profile: Kristin DeNeeve, Semi Sweet Press

Nov 20, 2014
GOTG Profile: Kristin DeNeeve, Semi Sweet Press

By Maria Hill  We can’t deny it any longer my friends, the holidays are coming! Here at Girls on the... read more

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AccessLocal.TV
Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

Nov 19, 2014
Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

On November 14th The Crest Theatre opened its doors to welcome anyone who purchased a ticket to watch a play known as Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo. Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo revolves around gang violence, the result of having a tattoo, and how it can affect a youth’s future. “Maybe there is such...

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HealthyCal.org
Obese Kids Often Mistake Symptoms and Overuse Asthma Drugs

Nov 19, 2014

By Fran Kritz A new study finds that obese kids with asthma may mistake being breathless for an asthma attack, which can lead to unnecessary use of asthma inhalers. Researchers reviewed data on 58 children with asthma, half obese and half within normal...

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Girls on the Grid
Pieology Just Might Break the 16th/K Street Curse

Nov 19, 2014
Pieology Just Might Break the 16th/K Street Curse

By Laura Braden and Chantel Elder If you’ve lived in Sacramento for 4+ years, you know the tragic story of 16th... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Pieology, Replacing Monsoon at 16th & K, Opens Wednesday

Nov 18, 2014

Post by Pieology. Pieology, a fast casual, build-your-own pizzeria, opens on Wednesday in the spot formerly occupied by Monsoon. Governor Jerry Brown, who lives on the same block as the new restaurant, visited Pieology during their soft opening period,...

AccessLocal.TV
#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

Nov 18, 2014
#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

A major issue facing communities all over the state of California is known as “Do The Math” and it concerns the spending of approximately $62,300 per prisoner each year while student spends lingers beneath $10,000 per child. Many Californians, from safety and justice backgrounds and individuals have come together through the internet to support highlighting this cause,...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining Deal: $5 for $10 at Starbucks

Nov 18, 2014

Let's face it. Everybody goes to Starbucks. Might as well save $5 the next time you go. $5 for $10 at Starbucks, while supplies last.

HealthyCal.org
Why unemployment is harder for older adults

Nov 18, 2014

By Marty Graham

San Diego area resident Teresa McConnell remembers the seven months of her unemployment clearly.
“I didn’t want to talk to anyone any more, I didn’t want to hear myself say I didn’t have a job and watch people pull away,” she said. “I felt sick and ashamed just saying it.”
Instead, the 54-year-old San...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Trick Pony to Hold Official Grand Opening on Tuesday

Nov 17, 2014

It’s GRAND OPENING time! Are you ready to get a taste of what may be one of your new fav... http://t.co/I5hsLxZ1mr pic.twitter.com/a7CccjyABS — Tr1ck Pony (@TrickPonyPizza) November 12, 2014 Trick Pony been under the control of Team Broderick since June,...


HealthyCal.org
Small Financial Incentives Help Some Low-Income Smokers Quit

Nov 17, 2014

By Fran Kritz

Small financial incentives can double smoking cessation rates among low-income smokers, according to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health last week.

“We wanted to investigate how small and potentially cost-effective financial incentives might help safety net hospital patients quit smoking,” said Darla Kendzor, assistant professor at the University of Texas School...

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