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VIDEO: South Oak Park Association holds a Block Party

Nov 15, 2014
VIDEO: South Oak Park Association holds a Block Party

On November 9th the South Oak Park Association held a block party. This block party aimed to have residents in the area meet their neighbors and  discuss problems in the neighborhood. This block party  is the first step in making the neighborhood a great place to live.

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VIDEO: Affordable Housing the Topic of Recent Round Table Discussion

Nov 14, 2014
VIDEO: Affordable Housing the Topic of Recent Round Table Discussion

On Thursday, November 6th, members of the Oak Park community met at the Guild Theater to participate in a round table discussion on the state of low income housing in the region.

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What’s it Like to Live Off $4.90 a Day? The Food Stamp Challenge Offers Insight

Nov 13, 2014
What’s it Like to Live Off $4.90 a Day? The Food Stamp Challenge Offers Insight

November 16th will mark the beginning of the Sacramento Hunger Coalition’s seven-day Food Stamp Challenge. The premise is simple: anyone can participate, but can only eat what they can buy for $4.90 per day, a little over $34 for the week. Sorry, no stocking up on snacks from the office, either. The idea is...

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Housing Help Not Hard To Find In Sacramento

Nov 12, 2014
Housing Help Not Hard To Find In Sacramento

Where does an individual within a low-income family search for affordable housing in the Greater Sacramento Region? The Sacramento Housing Alliance is dedicated to serving homeless and low-income families by helping them find decent, safe, and accessible housing within their ranges of income. As part of a member based organization, Sacramento Housing Alliance  is...

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Food Literacy Center Wins the Snail of Approval Award

Nov 11, 2014
Food Literacy Center Wins the Snail of Approval Award

“Slow Food Sacramento loves partnering with the Food Literacy Center, Amber Stott, and her great board and volunteers,” said Charity Kenyon, a Slow Food Sacramento board member. The Food Literacy Center is an organization whose mission is to make sure citizens have access to the tools they need to provide themselves a healthy future. Recently the...

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Ubuntu Green: How They Help

Nov 11, 2014
Ubuntu Green: How They Help

“We’d like to say if Ubuntu Green vanished tomorrow, we hope that the people we work with will have the skills to continue our work,” says Katie Valenzuela Garcia. Ubuntu Green is a community organization located in the city of Sacramento. This organization focuses on building a self sufficient neighborhood that can provide for...

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VIDEO: Casting votes in hopes to change the future

Nov 10, 2014
VIDEO: Casting votes in hopes to change the future

November 4th was the day that registered voters all around California had a chance to get their voices heard through voting during the mid-term elections. One local polling place in Meadowview was at Antioch Progressive Church. Voters were able to cast their ballots there, or even drop off their mail-in ballots. Last year in...

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2Young2Vote adding voices to the conversation

Nov 10, 2014
2Young2Vote adding voices to the conversation

2Young2Vote is an organization focused on getting more voters to the polls during elections. Of the past ten election cycles, voter turnout was expected to be at the lowest last Tuesday and this is what 2Young2Vote is focused on. They are focused on the young adults who recently turned 18 and teenagers who need their voices...

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VIDEO: An amazing after school program

Nov 10, 2014
VIDEO: An amazing after school program

The Roberts Family Development Center located in Meadow Glen Apartments in Meadowview California, is one of the ten different locations. This youth center was created to provide a safe and fun place where the community children can rceive some extra school attention and meaning of the word community. The school district has patnered with...

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VIDEO: Franklin Claims Post Season Berth Topping Pleasant Grove

Nov 9, 2014
VIDEO: Franklin Claims Post Season Berth Topping Pleasant Grove

In the final regular season high school football game for Access Sacramento‘s Game of the Week,  the Franklin Wildcats defeated the Pleasant Grove Eagles 38-10 to assure a  post-season playoff berth. Access Sacramento’s Will James and Jim Dimino have the highlights: The game will be replayed on Access Sacramento Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 7pm...

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