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Fish Face Poke Bar

Aug 14, 2016
Fish Face Poke Bar

Recently, I had lunch at Fish Face Poke Bar with Bethany Davis, the mastermind behind the annual Sacramento Vegan Chef Challenge. She introduced me to the poke bowls at Fish Face -- a fun create-your-own meal that includes vegan options. Each poke bo...

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AccessLocal.TV
Food Literacy Center to Acquire 30 AmeriCorps Members

Aug 14, 2016
Food Literacy Center to Acquire 30 AmeriCorps Members

The Food Literacy Center is due to receive an influx of 30 AmeriCorps workers after winning the National AmeriCorps Award. The Food Literacy Center’s message of healthy eating habits executed through creative cooking and nutritional knowledge helped them outshine the competition. “We’re fortunate that our program stood out as a successful model that puts...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Oak Park Community Garden Bringing Locals Together

Aug 13, 2016
VIDEO: Oak Park Community Garden Bringing Locals Together

Oak Park Community Garden, located at 3733 Broadway brought locals out for an evening of fun to plant fall veggie seeds, share some food, and enjoy each others company.

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AccessLocal.TV
#FREEOURDREAMS

Aug 13, 2016
#FREEOURDREAMS

The 3-day #FreeOurDreams Youth Organizing Summit and Advocacy Day event for California youth was held from August 5th through the 8th. Participating youth stayed at the dorm rooms at the UC Davis campus for the entire event. Youth from all over California departed in their buses Friday morning, bonding and getting to know each other...

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AccessLocal.TV
Game of The Week, Lennar Project Opportunity, and Capital Treasure on this episode of LiveWire!

Aug 13, 2016
Game of The Week, Lennar Project Opportunity, and Capital Treasure on this episode of LiveWire!

First up, Will James joins us to discuss Game of the Week, Access Sacramento’s premier sports program. For More Information about Game of the Week www.AccessLocal.tv/category/accesslocal-shows/game-of-the-week-accesslocal-shows/   Next Ioannis Kazanis joins us to discuss Lennar Project Opportunity.  Lennar Associates from all disciplines, build from one to eight homes in a one-week period in a...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Blood Drive Work To Fill Huge Need

Aug 12, 2016
VIDEO: Blood Drive Work To Fill Huge Need

Blood donations are a vital part of helping your community in the medical field. You could help save someone’s life.

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AccessLocal.TV
Sacramento Kings new arena should be something to celebrate

Aug 12, 2016
Sacramento Kings new arena should be something to celebrate

Sacramento is the capital of California, but for some reason the city of trees gets overlooked by larger cities like Los Angeles and San Francisco. That may all change, as the state’s capital will be opening a brand new arena, the Golden 1 Center, this October for the Sacramento Kings upcoming season. After moving from...

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HealthyCal.org
Farmworkers Fight For Overtime Pay and Better Working Conditions

Aug 11, 2016
Farmworkers Fight For Overtime Pay and Better Working Conditions

By Hannah Guzik

The sun has just nosed above the horizon when Maria Espinosa (not her real name) ties a bandana over her face to protect herself from pesticides and dust, and reaches for a blackberry bush. Paid by the amount of berries she picks plus a $3-per-hour wage, Espinosa works feverishly for 10 hours,...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: #freeourdreams

Aug 11, 2016
VIDEO: #freeourdreams

The government gets its power from the people. When the people feel like there should be a change in the system, whether it’s removing a law or passing a bill, they make their voice heard. At the #freeourdreams conference in the University of California, Davis, youth are learning on how to advocate for their...

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Girls on the Grid
Capital Dance Project presents Behind the Barre: Made in Sacramento

Aug 11, 2016
Capital Dance Project presents Behind the Barre: Made in Sacramento

By Lisa Murphy With momentum from a successful first season, Capital Dance Project, is entering its second year. CDP will present... read more

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