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VIDEO: A Sacramento Christmas

Dec 25, 2014
VIDEO: A Sacramento Christmas

For Sacramentans, “the holidays” can mean many things. A religious time for some, a time for family and food for others, or even all of the above. Here is a typical Christmas celebration for South Sacramento residents David Dye and Tabby Matthies.

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VIDEO: Roberts Family Development Center Holiday Open House

Dec 25, 2014
VIDEO: Roberts Family Development Center Holiday Open House

Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded the Roberts Family Development Center (RFDC) with the Inspire Giving Grant. The grant was used to remodel their north Sacramento location at 766 Darina Avenue. The event took place from 11-2pm and icluded, live perfor...

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WALKSacramento Works On Safety in Sacramento Streets

Dec 24, 2014
WALKSacramento Works On Safety in Sacramento Streets

WALKSacramento is a organization which provides safety awareness for pedestrians and bicyclists that are out in the streets of Sacramento. Their aim is to create and expand safe walking environments for pedestrians, mostly to young children and elders. “We’ve made some strides this year in helping people in Sacramento to be healthier, safer and better...

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Innovation Recognized at the 2014 Advancing Health Equity Awards

Dec 23, 2014
Innovation Recognized at the 2014 Advancing Health Equity Awards

December 4th marked a special day for the California Endowment. They hosted the annual awards ceremony dedicated to the public health departments across the state of California. The Advancing Health Equity Awards: Highlighting Health Equity Practice in California Public Health Departments is an acknowledgement for their innovations and efforts which benefit their surrounding communities. The Health...

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Funding For Children’s Education

Dec 19, 2014
Funding For Children’s Education

The LCFF, or Local Control Funding Formula, is California’s new school funding law that ensures school budgets address the needs of students. Information and discussions about the LCFF and development of the LCAP, or Local Control and Accountability Plans, took place at the La Familia Counseling Center on December 3rd. “The new Local Control...

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VIDEO: Soil Born Farms Initiative Trains New Harvest Leaders

Dec 18, 2014
VIDEO: Soil Born Farms Initiative Trains New Harvest Leaders

On December 13th, community members from around the Sacramento area met to learn not just how to glean citrus, but also how to become leaders in the “farm to fork” movement, in time for the upcoming citrus harvest.  

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Mental Health Report Shows Disparity Among California Youth

Dec 18, 2014
Mental Health Report Shows Disparity Among California Youth

A recent report on the condition of mental health services in the United States shows a rift between the number of people who have mental health needs and the amount of access to crucial services. A startling amount of what the report refers to as “disparity” can be found in none other than the...

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Power of Netiquette – Cyberbullying prevention

Dec 17, 2014
Power of Netiquette – Cyberbullying prevention

“What is Netiquette?” CSUS Intern Xinh Pham worked with Jessica Wharton, who is a part of the Sacramento City Unified School District to create a Netiquette powerpoint. The purpose was to introduce the topic of bullying and educate the importance of Netiquette to elementary school students. Netiquette is internet manners within mail or social...

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Santa LIVE on Access Sacramento LiveWire! Tomorrow at 5pm

Dec 16, 2014
Santa LIVE on Access Sacramento LiveWire!  Tomorrow at 5pm

Happy holidays everyone! This week we’ll be airing our one-hour long holiday special with special guest   SANTA CLAUS LIVE IN STUDIO. We will also have both regular hosts Ray Tatar and Bonnie Antonini sharing some holiday cheer!   The children from Miss Becky’s Tiny Tots will be joining Santa to talk about what’s...

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VIDEO: Recent Food Bank Meeting Highlights Food Stamp Challenge

Dec 16, 2014
VIDEO: Recent Food Bank Meeting Highlights Food Stamp Challenge

On December 9th, community members and leaders met at the River City Food Bank to discuss the results of the most recent Calfresh, or “food stamp”, Challenge, as well as the problems many Sacramentans face when it comes to balancing healthy food options with a tight budget.

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