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Leaking dam in Folsom project stabilized


A leaking temporary cofferdam at the Folsom Lake Spillway Project has been stabilized Wednesday afternoon, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Crews had been working to remove construction equipment and vehicles throughout the day.

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18th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on February 6

18th Annual “Sacramento Museum Day” on February 6

With 26 museums and local destinations participating, the 2016 Sacramento Museum Day is proudly presented by Bank of America, Sacramento Covered and Amtrak®.  To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, the participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2016, during the 18th annual event.  Most of the more than 25 museums will offer free admission whereas two destinations located in residential areas -- the Sacramento Zoo and Fairytale Town -- will offer half-priced admission to offset parking and traffic control costs.  

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

Employers confident about hiring, study finds

American employers are feeling confident and it’s reflected in their hiring plans for the new year.

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Kings' Boogie Cousins stars in new commercial

Kings' Boogie Cousins stars in new commercial

Boogie has taken to the commercial scene for the second time this season, starring in a recent advertisement for Bell Brothers Heating... Read More

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Proposed California budget bolsters reserves, increases education spending

Proposed California budget bolsters reserves, increases education spending

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown warned stakeholders not to get giddy over increased revenues as he released his 2016-17 budget proposal, a plan that calls for shoring up California’s rainy day fund and increasing education spending... Read More

Food is Medicine

Food is Medicine
01-10-2016 - 01-10-2016
Sol Collective
https://www.facebook.com/events/140719042968965/
Admission: Free *Donations welcomed
 
(916) 476-3628
sol@solcollective.org
 
Start Time(s): Sun 2pm-4pm
Food is Medicine is real talk and the theme and focus of the Curanderismo Series in 2016 There will be a variety of speakers, workshops, films, and food-swaps on related subjects Attendees will acquire knowledge and skills of nutrition, home-made remedies, spiritual connection to the universe, and importance in food, water, air, earth, and fire An increased awareness will be brought to the economic and socio-political forces that are contributing to the Standard American Diet (SAD) food practices that are undermining the physical and spiritual health and communities  Note: Art by Norm Ayles
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Three steps to build a strong family business

Over the next several months I plan to focus my column solely on family businesses.

Family-owned or controlled businesses account for more than 80 percent of all U.S. businesses. The net of all jobs created in the United States come from family firms. Yet, roughly 70 percent won’t make it to the next generation.

The biggest challenges that these businesses face are rarely addressed.  Even many of the top business schools fail to cover these topics when educating their students.

I’ve had the pleasure of working with many family businesses over the years. Watching siblings working together, teaching each other, building on a legacy that their parents or grandparents started is a wonderful thing... Read More