According to a recent poll sponsored by the California Endowment, two out of three voters believe that beverages with high amounts of sugar should have higher taxes, with proceeds redistributed to healthier school lunches and better physical activity programs.
For several years, Harvest Tahoe Park has been focused on ensuring that fruits in the area do not go to waste. The program’s helpful volunteers truly make the gleaning successful. Volunteers of all ages get to meet new people, learn a few new skills, and help out their community, one tree at a time.
Even though California is getting some rain right now, it is important to remember that we need to continue to conserve throughout this rainy month. Most importantly, be thankful for the rain!
For years, cars have been speeding down Palm Avenue in Sacramento. This has resulted in accidents and made some residents a bit uneasy. Whether the solution be to install a speed bump or not, concerned citizens will continue to voice their ideas. If you would like to learn more about how speed bumps effect public safety, you can read more here. Featured image from flickr creative commons.
Welcome to Foothill Farms, a close-knitted community that I’ve called home for the last six years. It may not be perfect, but it is full of good people looking to make a difference. Music track from freemusicarchive.org.
This is a video featuring East Sacramento, one of my favorite parts of this beautiful city. Enjoy!
With Sacramento’s temperatures rising, citizens have been either ducking indoors from the heat or flocking outside to parks and parkways. This has created a lot of fun, but also some problems when it comes to overcrowding. You can read Tony Bizjak’s article on this issue here.
Now, everyone knows that smoking is bad for your health, and many people pay for their habit with years of their lives. Smoking however doesn’t only drain your health, but also your pocketbook. Many would be surprised by just how much money is spent by smokers every single year.
The Crocker Art Museum’s first annual Family Palooza was a huge success! There were games, art projects, a concert, and storytelling. This free event had a huge turnout!