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Warehouse Artist Lofts (WAL)

Warehouse Artist Lofts (WAL)

The Warehouse Artist Lofts (WAL) located in downtown Sacramento is a new and exciting development in the R Street Corridor.  WAL is considered one of the most creative and unique projects that was developed out of the iconic and historic Lawrence Building.  The Lawrence Building, originally built in 1914, was transformed recently into a 116...

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Free Gardens Now Available For BHC Residents

May 27, 2015
Free Gardens Now Available For BHC Residents

The raw perfume of fertilizer waltzes through the air as an elderly man is assisted in prepping his front yard for its advantageous “facelift”. A new Building Healthy Communities program called We Diggit Urban Gardens now exists which creates varying types of gardens for the people within the boundaries the organization serves. With the...

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Sac County Holds Workshop to Discuss Funding for Sheriffs

May 27, 2015
Sac County Holds Workshop to Discuss Funding for Sheriffs

Though many are concerned about crime rates in Sacramento County, there is still a dispute over the best way to handle it. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department is seeking additional funding in order to improve on police presence in high-risk areas. Others insist that more unconventional measures are the key to bringing down crime...

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Upcoming Workshop For Growing More Trees with Less Water

May 26, 2015
Upcoming Workshop For Growing More Trees with Less Water

Sacramento isn’t called the City of Trees for nothing. But those trees use a lot of water, and with California experiencing a record drought, everyone can do their part by cutting water usage. Though agriculture is the biggest culprit for water consumption in the state, residential uses like swimming pools, green lawns, and trees...

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Highlights of Summer Activities Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire!

May 26, 2015
Highlights of Summer Activities Tomorrow 5pm on LiveWire!

Looking for something to do in the next couple of weekends? Things are picking up as we approach summer. We have three organizations that will be sharing their events with us on LiveWire! On June 14th, join the Wildlife Care Association for its animal care class with the original ‘dead’ player- the possum! Now...

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Community Program Offers Farm To Fork Online Seminar

May 24, 2015
Community Program Offers Farm To Fork Online Seminar

On a warm weekday morning the sun shines down on the busy suburbs of Sacramento illuminating the sky and coxing people out of bed. As a constant in our lives, we often take the sunny disposition of the Sacramento Valley climate for granted. Without it life would obviously be impossible, but any less sunshine...

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VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

May 24, 2015
VIDEO: Community Learns The Importance Of Composting

Recently, the Fremont Community Garden held their annual food-cycle celebration put together by GRAS. GRAS is a local group that rides their bikes to restaurants in Sacramento’s downtown area to pick up their leftover food scraps to use them for composting.

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VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

May 23, 2015
VIDEO: Festival Encourges Sacramento Resident to Ride Their Bikes

On Thursday May 14th the May Is Bike Month program put on an event at the State Capital that featured bicycle education, quick bike fixes and free stuff.

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Every bite of food we chew has a story

Every bite of food we chew has a story

Recently, The Food Literacy Center, based in Sacramento, provided its students with a delicious “Rainbow Soup” much to the delight of all who consumed it. The center works with low income elementary children to teach them about nutrition and cooking. They ensure the children learn ways to eat healthy while focusing on improving the environment,...

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South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

South Sacramento Girl Empowerment Group

Girls on the Rise is a nonprofit organization with the Center for Community Health and Well-Being, Inc. The purpose of GOTR is to strengthen and empower women and girls of color in South Sacramento. The program teaches the girls how to build a better community in which they live. The service is open to...

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