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Port, Chocolate and Cheese
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Port, Chocolate and Cheese

Marni Rubin took her guests on a journey through the tastes, textures and pairings of specialty cheeses, chocolates, ports and dessert wines Saturday. C’est le Cheese owner Jody Lagorio and her...

Francis House 40th Anniversary
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Francis House 40th Anniversary

Supporters from the Sacramento area and beyond came to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Francis House on Friday night. Francis House also launched their campaign to raise $250,000 to expand their...

Why Lie?
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Why Lie?

Comedian Keith Lowell Jensen wanted to make a film about panhandling. So he did. “It’s very much a comedy,” Jensen said. “There is a lot of humor, but the panhandlers are...

Hell on Heels
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Hell on Heels

The Sizzling Sirens delivered hell-raising hilarity and sinfully sultry stage sensations to Marilyn’s on K Saturday night. “Hell on Heels” was a burlesque variety show combining...

The Voices of Midtown
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The Voices of Midtown

A new hyperlocal site aims to bring the various voices of Midtown together, sharing local news, events and discussions of the central city. Sacmidtown.com will celebrate all things Midtown and...

The Green Boheme: Raw Cafe
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The Green Boheme: Raw Cafe

If you are looking for a healthy alternative, try The Green Boheme, a raw cafe located on Del Paso Boulevard. Just look for the lime green umbrella located on the streetside patio. Chef and owner...

Writing for Readers
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Writing for Readers

The Sacramento Press office was packed Wednesday night as Dianne Heimer presented the 45 attendees with tips on how to write better leads – the opening sentences in articles. Before the...

“A Place Called Sacramento”
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“A Place Called Sacramento”

Access Sacramento has been challenging script writers to show what Sacramento is about in 10-minute films for more than a decade. On Oct. 3 the organization will be holding their 11th annual film...

A Different Kind of Cool
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A Different Kind of Cool

“He doesn't care what you think,” Jack Gallagher said about his son Liam. “Liam is a different kind of cool.” Liam, 14, has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder...

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