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Baked Bree
What I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving

Nov 16, 2016
What I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving

This is the first year in as long as I can remember that I am not cooking Thanksgiving dinner. We are going to my aunt’s in New Jersey and we are so excited to see everyone. We haven’t all been together in a long time. It is actually nice to have the year off....

AccessLocal.TV
My Whole Year At Access Local

Nov 16, 2016
My Whole Year At Access Local

My name is Ivan Caballero. I’m 17 years old and I’ve been working with Accesslocal.tv since July 2015. That’s more than a year. It’s been a long time; but with a lot of time, comes a lot of experience. I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to work with Isaac Gonzalez and...

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AccessLocal.TV
My Experience As A Neighborhood News Correspondent

Nov 16, 2016
My Experience As A Neighborhood News Correspondent

This past summer I started as a Neighborhood News Correspondent at Access Sacramento. This experience has been so amazing. Although I did already have past experience working in news, most of my days played out as an intern running scripts and sitting answering phones at a desk and keeping up with social media. My...

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AccessLocal.TV
Urban Farming and Mobilizing Literacy tomorrow Wed. Nov. 16 at 5 p.m on LiveWire

Nov 15, 2016
Urban Farming and Mobilizing Literacy tomorrow Wed. Nov. 16 at 5 p.m on LiveWire

Yisrael Family Urban Farm and Reading Partners are coming on LiveWire! Yisrael FamilyUrban Farm will be talking about urban farming, healthy organic eating and community projects happening in Sacramento. Reading Partners will be discussing the literacy challenge and need for volunteers in the area. Yisrael Family Urban Farm mission is to transform the hood...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Last Oak Park Farmer’s Market Of The Season

Nov 15, 2016
VIDEO: Last Oak Park Farmer’s Market Of The Season

The Oak Park Farmer’s Market is a big part of the Sacramento community. This was their last event for the season. Let check up on them to see what they been up to!

Girls on the Grid
15 Ideas for Your Next Rainy Day in Sacramento

Nov 15, 2016
15 Ideas for Your Next Rainy Day in Sacramento

By Megan MacNee Sacramento kicked off the wet season with a rainy October and hopefully we have a few more... read more

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Living In Urban Sac
Capitol Mall Rain Garden

Ahhh, imagine... this is a feel good concept not based in reality in the November issue of Comstock Magazine. For starters, the creek is show flowing six blocks running the entire stretch of Capitol Mall.  For that to happen the creek elevation would ...

AccessLocal.TV
Pacers, Titans Square-Off for CIF D-2 QuarterFinal on Game of the Week

Nov 14, 2016
Pacers, Titans Square-Off for CIF D-2 QuarterFinal on Game of the Week

By Will James Hometown Sports Game of the Week Perhaps the most intriguing of all upcoming high school football playoff games is set to unfold this week, as the long-standing icon of prep football supremacy is on course to collide with one of the newest and most prominent programs in the  CIF Sac-Joaquin Section....

HealthyCal.org
Caring For Advanced Illness Through Faith Communities

Nov 14, 2016

By Matt Perry

Community health experts continue to connect with older adults through faith-based communities.

The city of Fremont did this several years ago with its Community Ambassadors Program for Seniors. From churches, temples, mosques, and synagogues to community centers and beyond, health officials found faith communities already had deep ties within ethnic communities.

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HealthyCal.org
California’s Caregiver Crisis: African Americans Most at Risk

Nov 14, 2016

 

By Karen Lincoln

California’s population is aging. By 2030, 18 percent of the state will be 65 or older. More significantly, this population will be increasingly racially and ethnically diverse. Current projections suggest that 52% of these older adults will be members of a minority group.

This demographic shift is likely to have a profound...

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