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Put your game face on and play your way into the new year with a game of Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Patties in support of The Front Street Animal Shelter. It’s bingo like you’ve never seen it before. Save the lives of Sacramento’s homeless pets and keep them warm during this very cold winter. The Front Street Animal Shelter depends on the support and donations of locals to help with the medical bills of abused animals that find their way to the shelter. Gina E. Knepp, Animal Care Services Manager, says that without the donation fund, countless animals would otherwise be euthanized. The cats, dogs, chickens, rabbits and occasional pigs at the Front Street Shelter thank you. For $15 a
“Phono Select will be moving to a new location” reads the sign in the front window of the independent music record shop. Owners Dal Basi and Nich Lujan are in negotiations to move into a new building space by February of 2013. Since 2010, when they first opened at 2312 K St., rent has increased. Now, the two are looking for a better place with a better rate. “We have a couple of leads,” Basi said. “We’re in negotiations with a couple of people.” The building changed hands over the summer, just as Basi and Lujan were in the process of negotiating a new lease. While the new owners were not willing to lower the rent, they have allowed Phono Select to rent month-to-month since July. Bas
With the new year, neighborhood associations in Sacramento are focusing on their resolutions, and Southside Park is working on its top three. 1. Making sure that the Southside Park pool is open again, with lower prices and a longer season Earlier this year marked the first time since 2010 that the pool was used.The Southside Park Neighborhood Association is hopeful that the city is looking favorably to the “Y” running the pool program again next summer. The pricing structure is also of concern to the community, which many feel was too high, especially given the general income level of the kids served. 2. Regaining access to the community clubhouse The Southside Park Clubhouse, located
Imagine meetings in which teachers, doctors, business professionals and politicians alike get together to discuss and plan new projects to improve life in the Sacramento region. It may sound like a pipe dream, but it’s Ash Roughani’s reality. Roughani, chief evangelist for the nonprofit startup Public Innovation, hosted the first CivicMeet Sacramento Tuesday night. CivicMeet Sacramento, started by the nonprofit Public Innovation, is a monthly gathering where people can brainstorm ideas on ways to improve areas in government and nonprofits. We’ll be hosting a live chat with Roughani here at 2:30 p.m. Post any questions or comments you have for Roughani here. “We can choose to allow gover
Want to look good while working out? Check out Morris Terry, the yoga inspired clothing boutique that will join the neighborhood of small businesses in Midtown this 2nd Saturday. While Morris Terry apparel has been available via third-party retailers for some time, they will open their first boutique at 2115 J St., Suite 212 in downtown Sacramento. Help celebrate at their grand opening this Saturday, Dec. 8 from 5 - 9 p.m.. The evening will kick off with Asian fusion snacks from Chef Adrianne Trim, drinks from the mobile tea truck, Kombucha Kulture and live music provided by acoustic guitarists Martin Purtill and Jay Shaner. Shoppers will receive a 10 percent discount on store products.