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Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in…

Nov 21, 2014
Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in…



Look at the Googie-wonderful Eppie’s at 30th & N in this vintage postcard. It’s still standing, though I trust that it’s been updated inside many times over… (currently an IHOP)

(postcard courtesy of Alan Almeida’s collection)


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Penny For Your Thoughts: A Sol Collective Hosted Program

Penny For Your Thoughts: A Sol Collective Hosted Program

Every Sunday at Sol Collective from 7 – 9:30pm, Foreign Native, an organization who uses creative expression and poetic arts to engage youth from different backgrounds, hosts an open mic called Penny For Your Thoughts. Foreign Native helps young people become successful in their journeys through the world by providing them with educational achievement and leadership...

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Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

Nov 19, 2014
Placas play highlights Escaping the Vicious Cycle

On November 14th The Crest Theatre opened its doors to welcome anyone who purchased a ticket to watch a play known as Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo. Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo revolves around gang violence, the result of having a tattoo, and how it can affect a youth’s future. “Maybe there is such...

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#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

Nov 18, 2014
#DoTheMath Encourages Wiser Spending

A major issue facing communities all over the state of California is known as “Do The Math” and it concerns the spending of approximately $62,300 per prisoner each year while student spends lingers beneath $10,000 per child. Many Californians, from safety and justice backgrounds and individuals have come together through the internet to support highlighting this cause,...

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Health Resource Fair Set For Saturday in Oak Park

Nov 17, 2014
Health Resource Fair Set For Saturday in Oak Park

On November 22nd, Sacramento Charter High School will play host to a resource fair sponsored by WE Connect, an event designed to help members of the community find ways to save money and sign up for affordable healthcare. The event will start at 10:00 a.m. and continue until 3:00 p.m. WE Connect, a project...

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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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