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Sustainable Sac: Sugar

Do you take cream and sugar with your coffee? If so, you would score a perfect three-for-three on consuming environmentally problematic ingredients.Since in this space we already have discussed the eco-failings of coffee, and...
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Live Theater

Live theater is back in Sac, with some familiar places (B Street, Capital Stage, Sacramento Theatre Company) putting some familiar faces back on stage and in director’s chairs (Dave Pierini, Michael Stevenson and Jamie...
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Sustainable Sac: Getting the Kids to School

Every school day, dozens of cars snaked in and out of my daughter’s Pocket-area elementary school paved lot, dispensing one or two children (occasionally three) while the cars idled or parked to the side....
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Sustainable Sac: Your Lawn

Dirt-dusted vehicles are trendy this summer—they can be a point of pride among those of us who are taking the latest drought seriously enough to let go of our desire to drive around in...
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Fork to Canvas at Archival Gallery

“Fork to Canvas” is part of a two-exhibit serving at Archival Gallery in Sacramento. The other show is a tasty dish called “Wall Dogs.”At 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, Archival will host a public...
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Newsies at Sutter Street Theatre

Gather round, kids. Let me tell you about this thing called newspapers. Believe it or not, every day (Without exception! Christmas included!) millions of these bulky, ink-stained by-products of forests would be distributed and...

Sustainable Sac: Diapers

Here’s some grim information that might not have leaked into your consciousness, information that once unwrapped might not fit snugly with your vows to be the best environmental citizen you can be.If you use...
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Sustainable Sac: Fire Pits

There is a lot of talk about our “emerging” from the pandemic or at least “pivoting” toward post-pandemic life, but many of us are inclined to remain cautious and retain some of our coronavirus-wary...
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French Film Festival

Start practicing your back-of-the-throat R’s to gear up for the Sacramento French Film Festival, which returns today for a nine-day run that includes three in-theater screenings, something that was not allowed under the COVID-19...

Tiffany at the Crocker

Let’s all raise a glass to the Crocker Art Museum, which has endured the many challenges of COVID-19 and emerged, back open to the pubic, with a special exhibit of stained glass and other...