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Chew’s Reviews – Deep Water Horizon

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Sep 29, 2016
Chew’s Reviews – Deep Water Horizon


By Gary Chew | September 30, 2016 |

Based on a true story” is a common preface to motion pictures. It's your cue to assume that license has likely been taken with the narrative even though what you're about to see, to some degree, is what real people have experienced...

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Cooking Contest Open For Entries at Livingston Sweet Potato Festival

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Sep 25, 2016
Cooking Contest Open For Entries at Livingston Sweet Potato Festival


September 25, 2016 | 

As part their annual Sweet Potato Festival, the City of Livingston, Calif. has announced a cooking contest for next weekend gala.

In cooperation with the UC Merced Nutrional and Agricultural Services and Merced County Health Department are sponsoring the 2016 Sweet Potato Festival Recipe cooking contest....

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World Famous Joey Chestnut to Compete in Elk Grove’s MLE-Sanctioned World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest

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Sep 24, 2016
World Famous Joey Chestnut to Compete in Elk Grove’s MLE-Sanctioned World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest

Top-ranked competitive eater Joey Chestnut (far right), will
be competing in Elk Grove's World Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest.

September 24, 2016 | 

If watching competitive eating is one of your guilty pleasures, then next weekend Elk Grove is the place to be.

As part of the Cosumnes Community Services District's...

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Gruyere Soufflé – The Perfect Meal For Cool Autumn Evenings

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Sep 23, 2016
Gruyere Soufflé –  The Perfect Meal For Cool Autumn Evenings



By Kristine Mencias | September 23, 2016 | 

Even though our days are still blustery, before long as our daylight shortens, we will be enjoying cool evenings. 

During this time of year, we start thinking of dishes that are perfect for chilly Autumn nights. For me, one of those favorites is...

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Sacramento Blues Society/Blues in the Schools Announces ‘Out of the Box’ Community Music Festival

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Sep 22, 2016
Sacramento Blues Society/Blues in the Schools Announces ‘Out of the Box’ Community Music Festival



September 22, 2016 |  

A one day outdoor immersive family event featuring national, regional and local roots and blues music artists as well as students from the Sacramento Blues In The Schools programs is happening on: 

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016
The Sacramento Horsemen’s Club & Grounds
3200 Longview Dr.
Sacramento, CA  95821
Gates: Noon

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Elk Grove News
Three Generations, College Football and a Frat Party

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Sep 20, 2016
Three Generations, College Football and a Frat Party



By Steve Lee | September 20, 2016 |

Nothing is quite like September in a college town. Freshmen trying to find their way around while trying not to look too sheepish or homesick. Seniors in flip flops, jeans cutoffs and shirts with messages not fit to print here and of...

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Elk Grove News
Blue Angles to Perform at 11th Annual California Capital Airshow

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Sep 18, 2016
Blue Angles to Perform at 11th Annual California Capital Airshow



September 18, 2016 |

Sacramento County will present the 11th annual California Capital Airshow Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2 at Mather Airport. The popular event features the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, The Blue Angels, as its headlining act. The Blue Angels are celebrating their 70th anniversary and have​ thrilled...

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Elk Grove News
Harvest Moon – Ushering in Autumn

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Sep 17, 2016
Harvest Moon – Ushering in Autumn


By Suzanne Gougherty | September 17, 2016 |

There are certain things that happen during the change of seasons that stay with you for your whole lifetime, especially if you live in the north country. Those subtle things that we look forward to as we pass from one season to...

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See what Nevada County CA will look like in 2025 with a gigabit internet network

The report spelling out the details of “What Nevada County CA will look like in 2025 with a gigabit internet network” is here. Also read our article “Adventure towns are new tech hubs.” And watch the video:

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“New Boomer” Economics

Jul 8, 2015
“New Boomer” Economics

Call them millennials, the iGeneration or “New Boomers.” Though our region is known for attracting retirees, we think this younger generation can also help invigorate the area. The rest of us need to do our part to attract them and retain them—creating more job opportunities, for example. But we offer many attractions to “New Boomers,”...

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