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South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

Jan 20, 2015
South Sacramento Leaders Announce New Community Action Plan

On January 15th, community leaders met at the site of the old San Juan Hotel on Stockton Boulevard to announce the release of their latest plans for more robust development projects in the South Sacramento area. Coordinated by Ubuntu Green, the event was also attended by members of Soil Born Farms, the Sacramento Building...

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HealthyCal.org
San Diego tries housing first for homeless

Jan 20, 2015

By Marty Graham

San Diego, which in 2013 had the fourth largest homeless population in the U.S., has committed $30 million to an aggressive housing-first strategy that grew out of test projects putting the city’s most hard-core homeless indoors.

The new push is being heralded as a paradigm shift from a spectrum of temporary shelters, transient...

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Girls on the Grid
Yogis Giving Back

Jan 20, 2015
Yogis Giving Back

By Sabrina Lockhart (Guest Contributor)   It’s the vacation of a lifetime – but instead of spending time working on... read more

Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac Bacon Fest Kicked Off on Monday

Jan 19, 2015

Sac Bacon Fest, the popular annual weeklong celebration of cured pork belly, kicked off on Monday night with a party at Hook & Ladder. Spotted at the party were Sac Bacon Fest founders Brian Guido and Nick Miller, Hook &...

Baked Bree
Buffalo Macaroni and Cheese Bites

Jan 19, 2015
Buffalo Macaroni and Cheese Bites

It was a big football weekend! I had a friendly wager with my son that it was going to be the Seahawks and the Colts going to the Super Bowl. We each got one right, so there wasn’t much pain for either party. I called the Ohio State game a few weeks ago and...

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Sacramento Vegan
Liquidology

Jan 19, 2015
Liquidology

I went to the grand opening of Liquidology over the weekend. Liquidology began selling their juices last year at the East Sacramento Farmers Market in McKinley Park. Now they've taken their business to the next level and moved into a permanent location at 46th and H streets.




My first experience...

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HealthyCal.org
Not Crazy, Not Bad: The Aging Gurus of Mental Health

Jan 18, 2015

By Matt Perry

A visit to most long-term care facilities – a nursing home or assisted living facility – quickly reveals who wields the sword of control. Managers dispense orders to staff. Then able-bodied caregivers roam floors full of seniors compromised in either mind or body.

And frail residents dutifully follow the...

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Nanny Goats in Panties
Keeping the Romance Alive with “Date Night”

Keeping the Romance Alive with “Date Night”

For date night on Saturday, me and my old man went to Bed Bath & Beyond. Got new sheets and finally, FINALLY, a Keurig coffee machine. Waiting so long allowed us to invest in the brand new Keurig 2.0 (cue oooohs and ahhhhs). Drinking first coffee with it this morning. Tully’s Hawaiian Blend. Brought...

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Cowtown Eats
Free Cup of Organic Peerless Coffee at Ettore’s on Mondays in January

Jan 16, 2015

Enjoy a free cup of ORGANIC Peerless Coffee at Ettore's every Monday in January. We love our coffee! Peerless... http://t.co/1TGV9BiNPD — Ettore's (@ettoresbakery) January 12, 2015 While you're there, make sure you grab one of their delicious baked goods. Ettore's...


Girls on the Grid
The Federalist Public House & Beer Garden Review

Jan 16, 2015
The Federalist Public House & Beer Garden Review

By Kelly Conroy   Well, they don’t have a website. And they don’t have an obvious front door. But, The... read more

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