Tag Archives: Sacramento

Urban Sacramento 1959: West End

This is so awesome, a must watch for fans of the 916. Redevelopment is clearly not a new issue facing our city. Stan Atkinson in the house! This film spotlights a controversial piece of Sacramento history– a specific period of … Continue reading

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Sacramento named best city to be single

Real estate blog, movato.com/blog, recently named Sacramento as the best city to be single. From the post… So in coming up with the criteria for the best single cities in California, we had to narrow it down to what we … Continue reading

And I feel fine…

Not a bad way to start the end of the world.

Sacramento is one of the strongest soccer regions in the country

In the wake of the Sacramento City Council’s decision to disband the Sacramento Sports Commission (Mayor Kevin Johnson was absent from the vote), the United Soccer League (USL PRO) announced that an expansion franchise in Sacramento will join the league … Continue reading

Drink Beer to Send a Kid to Summer Camp

Yep, you read that correctly. Drink beer, and you’ll help send a kid to summer camp. It just doesn’t get any cooler than this! This Thursday, April 19 from 5 to 8p.m. Pyramid Alehouse will provide unlimited tastings of its … Continue reading

Explosively Fun Art Show this Saturday

Looking for the best of Second Saturday? The coolest party will be at The Urban Hive, 1931 H Street, from 6 to 9 pm, where the talented, outrageous and funny artist Jose Di Gregorio will be joined by musician and … Continue reading

Award-Winning Documentary Showing Tomorrow

At the heart of Sacramento’s contemporary arts scene is an outstanding start-up nonprofit called Verge Center for the Arts. It’s where all the cool kids convene, and some of this town’s hippest entertainment takes place there. One of Verge’s best-kept … Continue reading

Sacramento Gas Prices

As gas prices are back in the news (blaming Obama? get out!), here’s a reminder about www.sactogasprices.com. There many tips out there for saving money on gas, here are a few I enjoyed. Avoid stops. If approaching a red light, … Continue reading

More hot Sacto action on DDD

Guy Fieri continues his DDD tour of Sacramento at Gatsby’s Diner. Continue reading

Easyriders show their Sacramento

The Easyriders® Bike Show Tour rolled into Sacramento this past weekend. I was out of town, but reader Michelle sent in this photo of one of the “at least 50 signs” letting folks know where they could park their rides. … Continue reading

Sacramento Museum Day is coming

photo credit: UhDuhFairytale Town is on the list!? The 13th Annual Sacramento Museum Day will be on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All participating museums close at 5 p.m. with the last guests admitted at … Continue reading

Lockdown television series features Sacramento

I was skipping through the channels last night when I came across an airing of National Geographic’s Lockdown series. This episode featured Sacramento, and not in a fun, “hey, we have a lot of trees are close to San Francisco“, … Continue reading

Local Chocolatier Ginger Elizabeth Earns Top Honors

Midtown just got a little more European. The deliciously talented twenty-something chocolatier Ginger Elizabeth, oft famed locally for her gourmet ice cream sandwich treasures and decadent mochas, now ranks among the nations top chocolate makers. The honor was bestowed upon … Continue reading

2010 Holiday Services Schedule (City & County)

I had to look up my local garbage collection schedule recently and came across the holiday schedule for the City of Sacramento. Be sure to put out your cans as usual and follow collection day parking guidelines. For loose-in-the-street collection … Continue reading

Kings assistant coach arrested on DUI charges

OK, what’s the deal? Kings assistant coach, Mario Elie, was arrested for driving under the influence early this morning. Granted, you’d celebrate, too, if your team won a game after sporting the league’s worst record. “We are very concerned and … Continue reading