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MET Students Learn In the Classroom and in the Real World

MET Students Learn In the Classroom and in the Real World

Big Picture Learning is a non-profit organization that started in 1995. The organization focuses on the importance of school to high school students. Big Picture Learning has established schools nationwide. They want students to learn how to problem solve and be engaged in their community. There is a Big Picture Learning school here in Sacramento...

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$400 Expense Would Cripple Many Americans

Jun 17, 2015
$400 Expense Would Cripple Many Americans

Take a walk down any given street in Sacramento and a person is bound to stumble across some sort of personal residence, a place of worship, or a school, but most likely of all, a person will stumble across a place to spend money. There are few material things in life as versatile as...

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Will California raise the smoking age to 21?

Will California raise the smoking age to 21?

According to the California Department of Public Health, 13.8% of high school students in California smoke cigarettes. SB 151 is a bill that was created by Senator Ed Hernandez and was passed June 2nd of this year to raise the legal smoking age to 21 in California.  If signed into law by the governor, California would be the...

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Sacramento French Film Festival and  California Stage  Wednesday 5pm on LiveWire! 

Jun 16, 2015
Sacramento French Film Festival and  California Stage  Wednesday 5pm on LiveWire! 

LiveWire welcomes back Cecile Downs from the Sacramento French Film Festival who will be kicking off their event this Friday. Also coming in is Nick Cronenwett from the Sacramento Bicycle Kitchen to share with the audience what they do at this local nonprofit organization.   The SFFF, organized by the Sacramento French Cultural Society,...

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Teens Learn TV Production for Big Event Coverage

Jun 15, 2015
Teens Learn TV Production for Big Event Coverage

Commentary and Report by Bill Bronston, MD. Nine Youth Broadcasting and Media Association (YBAMA) members from Grant, Bear River, Cosumnes Oaks, Natomas Charter, Mesa Verde and Christian Brothers high schools are being trained to use the Access Sacramento remote video broadcast truck. There was a lot of necessary explanations to describe what an industry...

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Upcoming Town Hall Seeks to Education Public on Fraud, Scams

Jun 15, 2015
Upcoming Town Hall Seeks to Education Public on Fraud, Scams

“One of the best ways to fight and stop fraud is to shine a light on it. Educate citizens about the tactics scammers are currently using and what steps citizens can take to protect themselves.” This advice comes from Kenny Ehrman of the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association Fraternity of Police. Ehrman will be...

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LGBTQ foster parents wanted

Jun 13, 2015
LGBTQ foster parents wanted

With Caitlyn Jenner recently on the front of many magazine covers, many Americans have come to have a new understanding of the transgender community, and all people who are qualified as LGBT or Q. Even so, organizations in our area have had trouble finding proper placement for LGBTQ foster youth. Just in time for...

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Organization Accepting Furniture Donations For Refugees

Jun 10, 2015
Organization Accepting Furniture Donations For Refugees

On Saturday June 20th the Opening Doors agency will hold a household-items donation pick-up day to support this year’s upcoming World Refugee Day. The donated items will be put to use assisting the new arrivals in furnishing their homes. Donations of everyday furniture items will be accepted, with the exception of bed frames and...

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International Game Developers  and  California Stage  Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! 

Jun 9, 2015
International Game Developers  and  California Stage  Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire! 

This week on LiveWire we continue to explore more local Sacramento entertainment with the International Game Developers Association of Sacramento who currently holds a monthly meetup with video game enthusiasts. Also on Wednesday, we will have the California Stage back with us to announce a second play that is a part of their Sac...

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Sacramento earns 13th spot in national park ranking

Sacramento earns 13th spot in national park ranking

Sacramento, known for a long time as ‘The City of Trees’, has been ranked #13 in the nation for being an area abundant with high-quality, accessible parks. The creator of this study is the Trust for Public Land- a non-profit organization whose mission is to encourage cities to invest in giving everyone a well-maintained park to...

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