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Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Weekend Top 10: July 25th – 27th

Dance to the Robo Party Band’s music, get your face painted and play at Sacramento Children’s Museum’s $4 FRIDAY. Friday Take a tour, meet firefighters and see a fire truck up close at a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Last weekend to visit the animals, ride the giant slide and be sure to...

HealthyCal.org
A Nurse, a Friend and a Parenting Teacher: Home-Visit Program Helps Low-Income Mothers

Jul 25, 2014

By Lisa Renner

Oyuny Bahena was pregnant and living in a homeless shelter in Merced County when she first met with a home-visit nurse.

The nurse offered to help guide the 20-year-old through the challenges of parenthood over the next two years at no cost. Bahena remains grateful.

“I love her support (and) how she’s very attentive...

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Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Comic-Con 2014: Penny Dreadful – Season One Has Been Announced to Arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on October 7th

Comic-Con 2014: Penny Dreadful – Season One Has Been Announced to Arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on October 7th

From three-time Oscar nominee John Logan (Skyfall, Hugo, Gladiator) and Oscar winner Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Skyfall), "Penny Dreadful" is a frightening psychosexual drama that weaves together classic horror origin stories into a gripping series that is "moody, mystical and wonderfully twisted" (Cleveland Plain Dealer). "Penny Dreadful," starring Josh Hartnett...

YubaNet.com
Pesticide linked to 3 generations of disease

Jul 25, 2014

PULLMAN, WA, July 24, 2014 - Washington State University researchers say ancestral exposures to the pesticide methoxychlor may lead to adult onset kidney disease, ovarian disease and obesity in future generations.

"What your great-grandmother was exposed to during pregnancy, like the pesticide methoxychlor, may promote a dramatic increase in your susceptibility to develop disease, and...

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Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
The Sacrament Will Happen on Blu-ray and DVD on August 19th

The Sacrament Will Happen on Blu-ray and DVD on August 19th

Two reporters for VICE Media journey to a remote Central American compound hoping to reunite with the photographer’s sister, who feels out of touch after struggling with a drug addiction. They find an isolated community of true believers devoted to a shadowy but charismatic figure called “Father.” Skeptical at first,...

Hybrid Rasta Mama
End Of Summer Kombucha Cocktail Recipes

Jul 25, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

August is upon us! Hard to believe right? I hope you all have been enjoying the warm weather and sunny skies by spending lots of time outdoors. After a long day in the sun, I often crave something besides plain ol’ water, iced herbal tea, or even my usual Kombucha....

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Sweet Baked Life
Lemonhead Lemonies

Jul 25, 2014
Lemonhead Lemonies

Pure pucker power! One bite of these zingy Lemonhead Lemonies and you’ll be hooked! And what is a lemonie you ask? Well, it’s like a rich decadent brownie but instead of chocolate you use fresh lemons. Some people even call them lemon … Continue reading

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Girls on the Grid
Best Full Length Album

Jul 25, 2014
Best Full Length Album

In pure excitement for TBD Fest this October, Girls on the Grid decided to turn the conversation to music and do a round up of the best full length albums that we just can’t seem to stop listening to on repeat. Here are some of our writers’ favorite full albums, from new artists, to tried and true classics....

Baked Bree
Washington, DC City Guide

Jul 25, 2014
Washington, DC City Guide

I get a lot of questions about what to do, see, and most importantly eat when visiting DC. Now that we have said goodbye after living there for two years, I feel like I can answer this with some credibility. We have done a lot in our time here, and these are some of my...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Hot August Nights begins in South Lake Tahoe

Classic street rod.The week long hot rod event that brings street rods from all over the country to Reno/Sparks, begins this week at South Lake Tahoe. This Friday and Saturday Ski Run Boulevard and Heavenly Village will be the venue for car shows, ven...

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