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Breaking a Bike Lock With A Compressed Air Can

Another reason why they ask you if you are 18 when you want to buy these cans.
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State parks ‘partner up’ in fruitful quest for money

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In San Francisco, a One-Stop Shop for Building Better Streets

In San Francisco, a One-Stop Shop for Building Better Streets | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
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Sacramento City Council OKs ballot measure asking to scale back yard collection by The Claw - The Sacramento Bee

Sacramento City Council OKs ballot measure asking to scale back yard collection by The Claw - The Sacramento Bee | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
Another week, another ballot measure from City Hall. And this one is targeting a Sacramento mascot.
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Sacramento Documentarian Laurence Campling on Sacramento arts and history, and Charter Commission

Sacramento Documentarian Laurence Campling on Sacramento arts and history, and Charter Commission | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
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America's Melting-Pot Cities

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Immigration is a powerful driver of the economic growth and development of American cities and metros. As many of half of all recent Silicon Valley start-ups count a foreign-born American as a member of their founding team, according to recent studies.

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Mayor Kevin Johnson’s gets help to 'play nice' with council

As soon as Mayor Kevin Johnson declared victory in his bid for re-election, he moved out key members of his City Hall staff and brought in two longtime city employees, leading some to question if he is doubling down on arena efforts in his second...
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Magpie Cafe owners to open new 'annex' in Sacramento

Magpie Cafe owners to open new 'annex' in Sacramento | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
Magpie Cafe has been so successful for Janel Inouye and Ed Roehr that they now want some elbow room, so sometime this fall – no date is set yet – these partners in life and culinary adventures will be opening up a second space on 14th at O Street.
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Tower Records could make history again

The campaign is not just about the money. Project organizers also want to get mementos and personal stories from people involved with Tower Records. The idea is to create a colorful and complete collection of Tower history, but it also is to acknowledge and celebrate everyone's memories.

 

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New gun shop gets mixed reactions in Midtown

A gun store’s arrival n Midtown has local business owners talking, but the conversation isn’t falling along ideological lines as much as it is on one's views as to whether the space is a good fit for that type of business.
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Drag Queen Bingo racy for good causes

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The first thing to know about Drag Queen Bingo – and, oh my, there’s so much for a wide-eyed “virgin” to absorb – is that not everyone is dressed in drag.

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Electric bike tour passes through Sacramento

The Trans-American Electric Bike Tour stopped in Sacramento on Monday at the Electric Bike Shop at 3644 J Street. Two cyclists, Boris Mordkovich and Anna Mostovetsky, left New York City on April 7 and are riding 4,000 miles across the country.
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Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” Review

Aaron Sorkin’s “The Newsroom” Review | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
There are plenty of terrific actors on this show, but they can’t do much with roles that amount to familiar Sorkinian archetypes...
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WSJ VIDEO: Stockton, Calif. Files for Bankruptcy

Stockton, Calif., officially filed for Chapter 9 protection on Thursday, making it the largest--ever U.S. city to file for bankruptcy. Stockton officials sai...
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Community forum: "Street Food in the City"

Community forum: "Street Food in the City" | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
Soul of the City is back for another great community discussion.

The next dialogue is Wednesday, June 27th and focuses on “Street Food in the City”--- an engaging dialogue on food trucks and their impact on the Sacramento Area.
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High anxiety: California's poorest and sickest await the budget vote

California may be about to embark on an experiment which will affect how some of the state's poorest and sickest people are cared for, and Capitol Weekly's Greg Lucas sounds a note of caution in his latest article.

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State won't close mansion after all

State won't close mansion after all | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
Sacramento's lavish Victorian-style Governor's Mansion will remain open as a state park, thanks to thousands of environmentally minded grocery shoppers.
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Patch staffers on advertorials, inflated numbers and more | JIMROMENESKO.COM

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Cit Council to consider law regulating gun shops

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Gun stores are targeted in a new ordinance City Councilmen Kevin McCarty and Rob Fong plan to introduce at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, McCarty said last week.
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How Twitter Found My Stolen Bicycle

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Around 2:20 p.m. last Thursday, my bicycle was stolen in Brooklyn, N.Y. Just after 6:45 that evening, I got the bike back—5 miles away, on the other side of the East River, near Union Square in Manhattan.
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'The Beat' record store may have to move

'The Beat' record store may have to move | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
The Beat is nearing the end of its lease at 1700 J St., and the real estate agents...
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Pour House features beer taps at tables - Sacramento Business Journal

Pour House features beer taps at tables - Sacramento Business Journal | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
The Pour House is within a few weeks of opening at 19th and Q streets and it will...
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Decision time for Council on Oak Park McDonald's drive-thru

Decision time for Council on Oak Park McDonald's drive-thru | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
An intense struggle between residents of Oak Park and owners of a McDonald’s franchise will come to a head Tuesday when the City Council considers allowing a new drive-thru restaurant at the corner of Stockton Boulevard and Second Avenue – directly...
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Young poetry contest winner to emcee benefit show

Young poetry contest winner to emcee benefit show | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
“The moment that Corbin Gomez steps on the stage, he owns it.”...
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Gonzo at the “Old I”, Mark Gonzales talks about life in Sacramento’s oldest bar | ranSACkedmedia

Gonzo at the “Old I”, Mark Gonzales talks about life in Sacramento’s oldest bar | ranSACkedmedia | Sac Press Editor Picks | Scoop.it
Over the past 10 years, Mark Gonzales has worn several hats at Old Ironsides, the Midtown dive that was the first Sacramento bar to get a liquor license after...
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