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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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Sugar: An Addiction Incognito

Jun 8, 2015
Sugar: An Addiction Incognito

Addiction is a relative term. It is most often associated with popular drugs and alcohol, and in recent years, technology. According to recent findings it seems there has been an addictive substance hiding right beneath our noses, and yes it can come in the form of white powder. Sugar is everywhere we look. It...

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Weconnect.net Provides Links To Community Resources

Weconnect.net Provides Links To Community Resources

Weconnect.net, a new program of Health Happens Here, is changing the way our community searches for resources. The internet has provided many opportunities for people who may not be able to reach career centers or attend events.

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FCC Considers Power Increases for Low-Power FM Radio

Jun 7, 2015
FCC Considers Power Increases for Low-Power FM Radio

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is currently taking comments about whether the current rules for Low-Power FM (LPFM) stations like Access Sacramento’s KUBU 96.5 FM should be changed to allow stations to increase their transmission power from 100 to 250 watts. It’s easy to comment and support this increase. A web comment form is...

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VIDEO: Access Sacramento Highlight Reel

Jun 6, 2015
VIDEO: Access Sacramento Highlight Reel

Check out the variety of diverse programs on Access Sacramento.  Here’s a sample of Hometown TV, Game of the Week, LiveWire, and Listen Up! Sacramento programming! PUSH HERE FOR Access Sac Highlights For more information about Access Sacramento, visit www.AccessSacramento.org or call 916-456-8600.  

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High Teen Pregnancy Rates in California Foster Care

Jun 6, 2015
High Teen Pregnancy Rates in California Foster Care

Teen pregnancy rates in California are at an all-time low but it is opposite for the youth in our state’s foster care system. Youth within the state’s foster care system pregnancy rates are at an all-time high and the California Legislative Women’s Caucus and the John Burton Foundation recently went to the California State Capitol to...

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Local Organizations Battle Racism on a New Front

Jun 5, 2015
Local Organizations Battle Racism on a New Front

Racism is an issue that America has been struggling with for over a century and has recently captured the attention of the people. Last month, members of the Sacramento Building Healthy Communities movement, funded by the California Endowment, met with Julie Nelson, Director of the Government Alliance on Race and Equity to help combat...

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