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About 10% of California Teens Have Used E-Cigarettes, Study Finds

Jul 20, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

About 10 percent of California teenagers have used electronic cigarettes, a rate that is higher than national estimates, according to a new study.

Scientists from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research analyzed data from the 2014 California Health Interview Survey, which interviewed 1,052 adolescents ages 12–17.

The study cites previous research that...

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Girls on the Grid
Geek Girl on the Grid and Not at San Diego Comic Con

Jul 20, 2016
Geek Girl on the Grid and Not at San Diego Comic Con

By Meghan Sullivan So if you’re like me and didn’t manage to score those coveted passes to Comic Con International... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Former Chef at Beloved The Eatery Announces Next Project

Jul 19, 2016

Jess Milbourn, the chef at the now closed but once much loved restaurant The Eatery, announced that his next project will be an ice cream shop in West Sac's Broderick neighborhood. Here's the text of his announcement of Devil May...

Foods for the Soul
Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

Jul 19, 2016
Skinny Slow Cooker Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars

An easy recipe for guilt-free chocolate chip cookies made in the crockpot! Sweet, chocolaty, almost-fudgy-like-brownies bliss… Nobody ever believes these are healthy!     Although most people scattered as soon as finals week finished, I stayed in my college town after my sophomore year and worked in an organic chemistry research lab. Every weekday...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Weekend Top 10: July 23rd – 24th

Enjoy live entertainment, treats, rides and more at the CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR. Daily – Sunday Use your imagination to create your own playground at Fairytale Town’s POP UP ADVENTURE PLAY DAY. Saturday FREE Meet firefighters, tour Station 13 and climb on a fire truck during a FIRE STATION OPEN HOUSE. Saturday FREE Build your...

Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Dear Eleanor DVD Review

Dear Eleanor DVD Review

From director Kevin Connolly (Entourage) comes the heartwarming coming-of-age adventure with an all-star ensemble cast, Dear Eleanor, debuting on digital and DVD July 5 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Set in 1962, the film stars Liana Liberato (If I Stay) and Isabelle Fuhrman (The Hunger Games) as two teen-age friends...

Sean Ferguson’s Corner of the Universe
Pirate Attack! Board Game Review

Pirate Attack! Board Game Review

In Pirate Attack! by What the Fun Games, players try to amass large pirate fleets to control the ocean and reap all of the loot and treasure available. I hadn't seen a card based pirate game before, so I couldn't wait to try this game out and I'm glad that I...

Marc Valdez Weblog
The Implications of Trump’s Razor

Jul 19, 2016

Looking for the simplest explanation:

Over the weekend, I outlined my heuristic of Trumpian action which my high school classmate John Scalzi has now dubbed 'Trump's Razor' in honor of 'Occam's Razor', the foundational mode of reasoning devised by the 14th century scholastic theologian William of Occam. According to Trump's Razor: "ascertain the stupidest...

Sac Foodies
Food Delivery Apps Bring Sac’s Best Food Right to Your Door

Jul 19, 2016
Food Delivery Apps Bring Sac’s Best Food Right to Your Door

By: Harrison Reilly Technology has changed the way we go about our daily lives, making simple tasks as easy as pressing a button. One of those tasks is ordering food. Tech startups have made it easier than ever to get fresh and prepared food delivered straight to your door through apps, websites and around...

Marc Valdez Weblog
That Offer Still Stands, Bro

Jul 19, 2016

Bella responds to some voice commands. Getting ready to leave the yard, I command "Get some water", and she gets water most of the time. Sometimes, though, she gets confused and hunts all around the water bowl, maybe fetching a bone or a toy, and I hav...

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