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Lots of Experiences With Bullying in 2014

Jan 13, 2015
Lots of Experiences With Bullying in 2014

Bullying is an ongoing issue that has been addressed among individuals and in the media. It is the act of mistreatment which an individual causes to another individual, disregarding the emotional or physical abuse that has been inflicted. In 2014, bullying caught my attention. Between National Bullying Prevention Month, the young child locally that took his own life, and a...

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VIDEO: World Renowned Chefs Come to Pacific Elementary to Promote Food Literacy

Jan 13, 2015
VIDEO: World Renowned Chefs Come to Pacific Elementary to Promote Food Literacy

On January 7th, chefs Jamie Oliver, Ann Cooper, and Alice Waters met at Pacific Elementary School to take a tour of the school garden, as well as help the some chefs-in-training make lunch for dozens of guests. ...

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Looking ahead: California’s Drought Still A Big Issue for 2015

Jan 13, 2015
Looking ahead: California’s Drought Still A Big Issue for 2015

In 2014, California was affected by the drought. Governor Brown asked Californians to reduce all water use by 20 percent to help conserve. Starting in January of every year, the State Department of Water Resources measures how much water content is in the snowpack to determine the state’s water supply, and in doing so showed...

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Opinion: Minimum Wage Battle Looms Over 2015

Jan 12, 2015
Opinion: Minimum Wage Battle Looms Over 2015

Before looking ahead, I always find it helpful to take a look back first. When thinking about the last year, I’m forced to notice the tension in 2014 about raising the minimum wage, tension that has been ratcheting up since the last economic collapse. True, by 2016 California’s minimum wage earners will be raking...

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World Famous Chef and Food Literacy Advocate Comes to Sacramento

Jan 12, 2015
World Famous Chef and Food Literacy Advocate Comes to Sacramento

Having safe and clean, water to drink is considered to be a human right, so it may come as a shock to learn that more than a million Californians don’t get drinkable water in their homes. And when drinking water isn’t readily available, struggling families often turn to cheap, sugary drinks instead. However, when...

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Opinion: Money in Politics Biggest Story of 2014 to Me

Jan 12, 2015
Opinion: Money in Politics Biggest Story of 2014 to Me

With all of the newsworthy events to consider in 2014, it’s hard to pick one to focus on. But the story that stood out most to me last year was the increasing influence of money in politics. The rise of what many call “legalized bribery” is, to me, one of the biggest stories in...

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Vintage Sacramento
Not actually in Sacramento, but it’s close enough, and…

Jan 8, 2015
Not actually in Sacramento, but it’s close enough, and…









Not actually in Sacramento, but it’s close enough, and worth a look at those beautiful MGs!

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It’s time for a road trip! 1985 trip to California’s Gold Country… 


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News Release: Senator Leahy and Congresswoman Matsui Reintroduce Landmark Net Neutrality Legislation

Jan 7, 2015
News Release: Senator Leahy and Congresswoman Matsui Reintroduce Landmark Net Neutrality Legislation

Provided by Congresswoman Doris Matsui’s office: Senator Leahy and Congresswoman Matsui Reintroduce Landmark Net Neutrality Legislation The Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act would protect consumers, prevent a two-tiered Internet system WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-Calif.), member of the House...

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First Los Rios District Chancellor Bill Priest Dies at 97

Jan 6, 2015
First Los Rios District Chancellor Bill Priest Dies at 97

The Los Rios Community College District public relations office is reporting the passing of Bill J. Priest, who was the founding chancellor of the Los Rios District and the founding president of American River College. He was also the first chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District in Texas.   According to an obituary...

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Cops & Coffee, together we can!

Jan 5, 2015
Cops & Coffee, together we can!

At the Starbucks located off of 8231 Timberlake Way #140, Neighborhood Watch and the Sacramento Police Department sponsored an event called Cops and Coffee. The evening was dedicated to the conversations between community members and their local police officers. Both parties were able to ask questions, share information, and just flat out get to...

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