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Cosby jury being picked amid anti-sexual misconduct movement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jury selection is set to get underway in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial in a cultural landscape changed by the #MeToo movement, posing new challenges for both the defense and... Read More

Local museums celebrate photography month Sacramento with special events, activities & more

Local museums celebrate photography month Sacramento with special events, activities & more

The thriving local museum community is proud to celebrate the first-ever Photography Month Sacramento happening in April 2018 with a variety of special exhibits, events, activities and more. Photography Month Sacramento is being led by Viewpoint Photographic Art Center – a non-profit organization located in Midtown Sacramento – in collaboration with many partners including the City of Sacramento.

While additional events and activities continue to be added, below is a sampling of a variety of exciting ways Sacramento Area Museums (SAM) members are planning to spotlight the special month-long effort: 

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Apollo crowd cheers for Coates' 'Between the World And Me'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Apollo Theater audience cheered and cheered for Ta-Nehisi Coates, and the readers of "Between the World and Me."... Read More

Packable dishes for Spring picnics

Blog: Whole StorySpring brings bright, fresh flavors that inspire all kinds of picnic-worthy recipes.Categories: Food & Recipes... Read More

Midtown Sacramento offers vibrant & lively 2nd Saturday Art Walk stops on April 14

Midtown Sacramento offers vibrant & lively 2nd Saturday Art Walk stops on April 14

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting 2nd Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, a sampling of the offerings presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

Walleye fish populations are in decline

Walleye, an iconic native fish species in Wisconsin, the upper Midwest and Canada, are in decline in northern Wisconsin lakes, according to a study published this week in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Species.

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Midtown Sacramento offers vibrant & lively 2nd Saturday Art Walk stops on April 14

Midtown Sacramento offers vibrant & lively 2nd Saturday Art Walk stops on April 14

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting 2nd Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, a sampling of the offerings presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

Midtown Farmers Market gets growing with new season launch on April 7

Midtown Farmers Market gets growing with new season launch on April 7

The Midtown Association is pleased to announce the launch of the new spring season of the Midtown Farmers Market that will expand a half-block in size to accommodate up to 90 farmer, grower and vendor booths bursting with fresh fruit, produce, and gourmet or locally made goods each week. Proudly presented by Sutter Health, the Midtown Farmers Market will take place on 20th Street as usual but will extend from J Street to Kayak Alley effective April 7, 2018.  Open year-round on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Market fluctuates in size by a half-block depending on the seasons and time of year. 

 

Run Rocklin continues commitment to raise funds for community nonprofits

Run Rocklin continues commitment to raise funds for community nonprofits

Thousands of runners and walkers will once again be participating in the morning trek through the city streets at the 15th annual Run Rocklin, held Sunday morning, April 8 at Johnson-Springview Park.

A well-supported local event, Run Rocklin continues to evolve, yet all prices remain the same with no increases right up to race day. And there is also no additional service charge fee.

The Matt Redding Memorial Foundation presents Run Rocklin, a charity event that last year drew nearly 3,000 participants. This will be the 12th year that Run Rocklin has benefited the Matt Redding Foundation and also several law enforcement-related organizations. Run Rocklin raised approximately $23,000 in 2017.

William Jessup University holding April 8 athletic fundraiser at Topgolf in Roseville

William Jessup University holding April 8 athletic fundraiser at Topgolf in Roseville

The Jessup Athletic Association will host the second annual TopSwing Fundraising event – a fun gathering, providing golf, games, food, beverages, prizes and awards – on Sunday, April 8 at Topgolf entertainment complex in Roseville.

TopSwing takes place from 4-8 p.m. and is a unique fundraising event for William Jessup University Athletics that is designed for both golfers and non-golfers. No golf skills are necessary.

TopSwing is open to the public for both sponsorship and participation. All proceeds raised at the event will go directly to support William Jessup University athletic programs with scholarships, improved team facilities, and help reduce student debt.

The Jessup Athletic Association is the booster organization created to provide opportunities for donors to partner and engage with Jessup athletics. More than 260 William Jessup student-athletes are competing in the Golden State Athletic Conference in both men and women’s sports.