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The Go-Go's going to Broadway with a merry, musical mashup

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When the idea first came up, the Go-Go's found it so improbable and off-beat that they instantly fell in love with it... Read More

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Some books to guide you on the Harry and Meghan wedding path

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're not already on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle overload ahead of their big to-do in Windsor, here's a few books to take a deeper dive:... Read More

Pacino, De Palma remember 'Scarface' at Tribeca reunion

NEW YORK (AP) — Old "Scarface" friends said hello again at a 35th anniversary screening Thursday that reunited stars Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer and Steven Bauer and filmmaker Brian De Palma for an e... Read More

6 easy Spring seafood dinners

 

 April 18, 2018 |  
(Family Features) Sheet pan and one-pot dinners can be perfect in a pinch, so it’s no wonder they’ve become a go-to for busy families. Cleanup is typically a breeze with just one pan, and it’s a quick way to get vegetables and protein all in one step. Combine your key ingredients with rich spices, herbs and sauces to create a flavorful meal in no time.
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Railroad Museum welcomes Front Street Animal Shelter special guests & furry friends

Railroad Museum welcomes Front Street Animal Shelter special guests & furry friends

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with Front Street Animal Shelter special guests and a couple of their furry friends on Monday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at the California State Railroad Museum. To the delight of young children, train enthusiasts and dog lovers alike, Manager Gina Knepp and Communications Director Bobby Mann will read the children’s book Owney, the Mail-Pouch Pooch written by Mona Kerby. The celebrity readers will be accompanied by a couple of kid-friendly furry friends sure to capture attention.

Old garden roses talk & tour

Old garden roses talk & tour

For three Sundays in a row, join Rosarian Anita Clevenger and others to learn everything you always wanted to know about heritage roses. The talks will include a fascinating lecture (topics below) and a lovely Sunday afternoon stroll through the internationally recognized Historic Rose Garden.

  • April 22: Graceful Tea, China and Noisette roses, favorites of the 19th century
  • April 29: Repeat-blooming Bourbon and Hybrid Perpetual roses
  • May 6: Once-blooming European roses (some dating from ancient times) – Albas, Gallicas, Centifolia, Damask, and Moss roses will be featured

Enjoy the beauty of this cemetery garden in full bloom while you learn about roses rarely seen today. The events are free but donations are gratefully accepted and help support rose garden operations. All talks start at 1:00 p.m.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call (916) 448-0811.

Sip & celebrate...The Firehouse offers a special champagne & sparkling wine tasting

Sip & celebrate...The Firehouse offers a special champagne & sparkling wine tasting

Known for its memorable fine dining experiences on special occasions and every day, The Firehouse is offering a special Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. 

 

Featuring wines hand-selected by Mario Ortiz (The Firehouse’s General Manager and Wine Director), the tasting will include Taittinger’s Champagne La Francaise and a small selection of Domaine Carneros Winery’s Brut and Rosé sparkling wines. Guests (age 21 and over) can mingle under the beautiful canopy of trees in Sacramento’s favorite outdoor courtyard while enjoying their wine with passed hors d’oeuvres.  

 

Kings lottery rep revealed

In anticipation of the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery on Tuesday, May 15 in Chicago, the Sacramento Kings have named De’Aaron Fox as the team’s L... Read More

Calling all trivia fans… Railroad Museum to present Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Nights

Calling all trivia fans… Railroad Museum to present Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Nights

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum & Foundation are excited to present a series of five after-hours, adult-only Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Night events that debut on April 28, 2018, and continue every second and fourth Saturday in May and June. With a dramatic backdrop filled with impressive full-size locomotives and interpretive exhibits, the special after-hour events will take place in the Museum’s historic Roundhouse. These limited-time evening events will include beer & wine (for guests ages 21 and over) and tasty finger foods for purchase, spirited team trivia contests and fantastic prizes such as train ride tickets, Museum admission passes, and donations from local businesses.  

 

Midtown Association continues elevated efforts to find solutions for local homeless

Midtown Association continues elevated efforts to find solutions for local homeless

Committed to fostering a center for culture, creativity and vibrancy in Sacramento’s urban core, the Midtown Association recently increased its already diligent efforts to connect those facing homelessness with much-needed services to get them off the streets and into stable supported living situations. During the month of March 2018, the Midtown Association added three additional layers to its suite of education, networking and outreach services that resulted in the placement of two previously homeless individuals in housing situations and the coordination of multiple networking successes that pave the way for future progress.