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Blue Shield and Sutter Health Reach Two-Year Agreement

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Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health have reached a new two-year agreement after a protracted negotiation that forced some customers to change insurance companies and providers. Blue Shield issued a press release saying “while the specifics of the new contract are confidential, we are pleased to say that the existing legal rights of Blue […]

It’s a Deadline Day for Californians to get low cost health insurance

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The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is one of the more politically charged stories of the last few years. But one thing is certain for Californians that qualify for subsidies — they’re not about to turn down free money when it comes to their health insurance. Especially if that means they can avoid […]

Farm-to-Fork Week: Your guide to Sacramento’s food-centric festivities

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After months of talk that in all honesty probably escaped the casual follower of Sacramento news, Farm-to-Fork Week is upon us and it’s probably not going to escape anybody cruising the Midtown and Downtown areas. If you’re still wondering what Farm-to-Fork Week is, think of it as a triangulation of local civic, business and agricultural […]

STOP anti-arena signature collectors caught misleading voters again

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The definition of what is a tax and what isn’t a tax will likely be a hotly contested one for all of time. In the case of anti-arena group STOP (Sacramento Taxpayers Opposed to Pork), their continued use of the word ‘tax’ when describing their opposition of Sacramento’s plan to build a downtown Entertainment and […]

We’re back and looking for writers

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We’re back! Sac Midtown has been sold and we are active once again. We are currently looking for writers. If you’re interested, message us or comment on this post with your contact information, previous experience and link(s) to your work. Spread the word!

Bruski: Labor agreement between Sacramento and Kings another sign downtown arena moving forward

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It may be fun for opponents to poke holes in the labor agreement reached between Mayor Kevin Johnson, the Kings and the Sacramento-Sierra Building and Construction Trades Council, which calls for most of the construction and labor jobs for the downtown arena to be filled by union workers, and it may be good for ratings […]

Downtown Arena: Locals take pride in their fight to keep the Kings

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The potential relocation of the Sacramento Kings has brought about many things. The most intangible aspects of professional sports where vividly apparent at Sleep Train Arena and beyond. The prestige and importance of having a team were a pillar, but the overwhelming narrative since the grassroots efforts escalated three years ago was “Bigger than basketball,”. […]

Fall Kickoff: Autumn Officially Begins With A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

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By Andre Levesque, SacMidtown.com For Sacramento, it’s that time of year when the climate begins to shift into another gear. The area is going to be going through a lot of changes in the next few weeks, some you will see, some you are just going to feel. Gone will be the 100˚ temperatures, here […]

Farm-to-Fork: Farmers’ Markets Help Midtowners Keep it Local

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By Becky Larson, SacMidtown.com As Midtowners our dedication to all things local is unwavering and we can’t get enough of our home-grown restaurants, shops, parks and pubs. Farmers’ markets are included in this list of local happenings that are often right up a Midtowner’s alley.  Farmers’ markets and Midtown go together like Ben & Jerry, […]

Scared of Lonely

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By Carlyn Spangler, SacMidtown.com Alone…a word many of us are scared of. The word “alone” can conjure up many feelings or images, such as peaceful, quiet, dark or cold. No one wants to go through life in solitude. We long for that partner to hold our hand through the darkness and lead us into the […]

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