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Test2- F2F RW

Test2- F2F RW
Test2- F2F RW
07-24-2013 - 07-24-2013
Sacramento Farm to Fork Restaurant Week
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First Healthy Yolo Open House at Davis Farmer's Market July 24

First Healthy Yolo Open House at Davis Farmer's Market July 24

Healthy Yolo, a long-term systematic effort to improve community health, ..... Read More

Budget cuts leave summer school students hungry

Budget cuts leave summer school students hungry

55.8% of students in California during the 2011-2012 school year received free or reduced lunch.

A recent article written by the Sacramento Bee’s Loretta Kalb has drawn some attention to cuts in funding for summer school courses. According to the article, close to 150,000 students from the Sacramento and Yolo counties were eligible to receive free or reduced lunch during the 2011-2012 school year. However, when summer hit, “fewer than 10 percent of them took advantage of the free meals available through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.”... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Chloe Coffee Table

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Chloe Coffee Table
Cher-Ann Texter

Chloe Coffee Table

Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Chloe Coffee Table, by special reader request! If you have a request for a special set of plans, please feel free to post it here with a link! You will need a member account to do this, but I have opened registration so you no longer need my permission to have your account approved, yay!

Estimated Cost

$50-$75

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad Nailer

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The Traditions of Ramadan

The Traditions of Ramadan

Arsalan Iftikhar

Arsalan Iftikhar is founder of TheMuslimGuy.com, senior editor for The Islamic Monthly magazine and author of the book Islamic Pacifism: Global Muslims in the Post-Osama Era.  Arsalan is also a regular commentator on National Public Radio (NPR). 

Imagine for a moment that for 30 days every year- from sunrise to sunset each day- you were not allowed to eat any food or drink any liquids, including water or your must-have jolt of caffeine via your daily espresso.

That’s all part of celebrating the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Ramadan is also a time filled with reflection, yummy food and tons of awesome gifts for our little girls and boys around the world... Read More

Make a Blackberry Lemonade Shandy

Make a Blackberry Lemonade Shandy

The Beer Wench

Summer is upon us and nothing quite beats the heat like a bright, refreshing and effervescent adult beverage.

Originally called a Shandygaff, the Shandy has been around in Europe for several centuries. Originating in England, the Shandy is also very popular in Germany and Austria, where it is known as a Radler.

The original Shandy recipe is a mixture of beer and lemonade, but the term now represents a category of drinks consisting of beer mixed with citrus-flavored soda, carbonated lemonade, ginger beer, ginger ale or cider.

Although a typical Shandy mixes lemonade and beer in a 50/50 proportion, I chose to prepare this particular Shandy more like a cocktail. The base of the recipe is a concentrated blend of lemon juice, agave nectar and muddled blackberries—one of my favorite berries, which are in season right now (yay!)... Read More