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The I-Street Bridge at Sacramento

The I-Street Bridge at Sacramento

The I-Street Bridge, a continuation of a Sacramento main drag, crosses the Sacramento River just north of Old Sacramento.  I-Street BridgeIt is a steel, double-deck, swing bridge with two railroad tracks on the lower deck and a two-lane high...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Labor Day ski and snowboard sales

Labor Day ski and snowboard sales

It’s never too early for some people to start thinking about skiing and riding.  This weekend will be the first major push to move out the gear from last season and introduce you to the new stuff. Just about every ski/board retailer in the ...

Glocal Girl
An eclectic mix of my top 5 Sacramento eats

Aug 28, 2012
An eclectic mix of my top 5 Sacramento eats

I am from the small city of Elk Grove; a suburb of Sacramento and the proud capital of California. It is also home to the Sacramento Kings, the California State Fair and one of the fastest growing school districts in the US. I can honestly say after se...

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Taking Time To Relax Along The Road Trip of Life

Aug 27, 2012
Taking Time To Relax Along The Road Trip of Life

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop”  - Ovid, Roman Poet (43 BC – 17 AD) What Ovid said thousands of years ago really rings true to me today. I have to think about, plan, and prepare for relaxation. It doesn’t just happen for me. It takes work, but it’s...

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VIDEO: Seattle’s famous Pike Place farmer’s market

Aug 27, 2012

During my recent stay in Seattle, Washington, my family took me to many wonderful attractions. I’ve seen the iconic Space Needle, visited the gigantic South ...

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Woman on Water
Groundhog Day!

Aug 27, 2012
Groundhog Day!

Ever seen the movie Groundhog Day? For those that haven't, Bill Murray is a meteorologist that gets stuck in a time warp.  He is on a dreaded special assignment covering Groundhog Day in Punxatawney, PA.  Every morning - 6:00am flashes on the...

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Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Are we ready for a new mountain bike wheel size?

Are we ready for a new mountain bike wheel size?

 Mountain bikes started out with an existing wheel size of 26 inches.  This size was fine for 25 years, and then the manufacturers began selling mountain bikes with 29 inch wheels. Again, they used an existing wheel size for cost savin...

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Glocal Girl
Recipe: Truffle sea salt popcorn

Aug 26, 2012
Recipe: Truffle sea salt popcorn

Studies show the optimum eating schedule for women to be three solid, healthy meals with two in-between snacks for good measure and regulated blood sugar. For the most part, I try to abide by this ideal 24 hour meal plan: light breakfast in t...

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Budget Travel Adventures
Announcing the first stop on the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia

Announcing the first stop on the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia

College football is here.  Fall travel is just around the corner.  It’s my favorite time of year.  And starting this Saturday, the 2012 College Football Travel Tour with Expedia officially kicks off! While college football inspired me to travel, there is so much more to this series than just tailgates and touchdowns.  As much...

Tahoe Truckee Outdoor
Who killed Sunny the bear?

Who killed Sunny the bear?

On the morning of July 30, 2012, the body of a bear was found on the beach in Homewood. Closer inspection by the Department of Fish and Game (DFG) revealed the bear had been shot. This bear wasn’t just any bear. Her name was “Sunny”, ...

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