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British indie band Bombay Bicycle Club making stop in Sacramento before heading to Coachella

Apr 10, 2014
British indie band Bombay Bicycle Club making stop in Sacramento before heading to Coachella

Looking for some indie cred? Name drop that Bombay Bicycle Club show at Assembly on April 11. The (frankly adorable) British indie band are making a stop in Sacramento before they head on down to Indio for what is arguably the coolest music festival in the country, Coachella. Now, a band doesn't get invited...

Sacramento Connect
Photos of UC Davis Picnic Day through the decades

Photos of UC Davis Picnic Day through the decades

  Picnic Day 2014 is the 100th celebration of agriculture held on the campus since 1909. Read The Bee’s reporting of the 1914 Picnic Day. And to see many more historic photographs of UCD Picnic Day, click on over to the UC Calisphere collection.

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YubaNet.com
Local salmon smolts get lift to San Francisco Bay to help them avoid predators

Apr 8, 2014
Local salmon smolts get lift to San Francisco Bay to help them avoid predators

April 7, 2014 - California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) biologists and the Commercial Salmon Trollers Advisory Committee are continuing an experimental project to help California's ocean-bound juvenile salmon, in hopes of increasing survival rates. On April 8, for the third year, CDFW staff will fill a boat with approximately 100,000 young Chinook...

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HealthyCal.org
Do you know what’s in your dirt? Urban gardens may have potential contaminants like asbestos in soil

Apr 8, 2014
Do you know what’s in your dirt? Urban gardens may have potential contaminants like asbestos in soil

By Fran Kritz

A new study from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF) finds that urban gardeners often don’t know that the soil they’re using for their gardens can contain contaminants such as asbestos.

“While the benefits are far-reaching, gardening in urban settings can also create opportunities for exposure to contaminants such as...

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Sacramento Connect
Meatless Monday: Explore the vegan dining options in Sacramento

Apr 6, 2014
Meatless Monday: Explore the vegan dining options in Sacramento

Sacramento Vegan is helping vegans in the Sacramento area find restaurants with great menu choices for themselves and their non-vegan friends and family.

Placer County Online
Top stories of the week: Icing on the Cupcake re-opens, Missing runner found alive, and Random acts of Kindness in Rocklin

Icing on the Cupcake Re-Opens — Not an April Fool’s Joke Is Icing on the Cupcake Headed for a Comeback? Update: Missing Foresthill Runner Found Alive Local Credit Union Launches Random Acts of Kindness Campaign Congressman Tom McClintock’s statement to the Subcommittee on Water and Power

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Learn how to grown a straw bale garden

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Apr 4, 2014
Learn how to grown a straw bale garden

          collection of posts from The Sacramento Bee and Sacramento Connect garden bloggers.

Sacramento Connect
In season: dozens of strawberry recipes

In season: dozens of strawberry recipes

A roundup of strawberry recipes from The Sacramento Bee and Sacramento Connect food bloggers.    

Undercover Caterer
Recipe: Easy lemon curd strawberry shortcakes

Recipe: Easy lemon curd strawberry shortcakes

It’s time to admit the truth. I use Bisquick to make shortcakes. Don’t judge.  They always come out perfect!  A touch sweet, crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. Why mess with that? I dolled these shortcakes up with a few dollops of homemade Meyer lemon curd in the middle, along with...

Tastes of spring: Doezens of asparagus recipes

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Apr 3, 2014
Tastes of spring: Doezens of asparagus recipes

A roundup of asparagus recipes from Sacramento Connect partners and The Sacramento Bee.



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