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Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

 Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, near Yosemite National Park, is the West Coast Finalist to Win $100k

Voting has begun to determine the ultimate winner of a $100,000 grant from Bell-Helmets. Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located near Lake McClure is the West Coast finalist, competing against finalists from the Central and East Coast regions of the United States.

If Exchequer Mountain Bike Park emerges as the winner the grant will be used to develop a 700 acre bike park that includes a downhill, double black-diamond trail, considered to be among the most extreme in the sport. Once completed, the bike park will also have trails for all skills levels and abilities, including riders with disabilities. Every online vote will be crucial to winning the grant. The Exchequer Mountain Bike Park, located in Mariposa County, is being managed by the Parks Department of Merced Irrigation District.

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2015 Cajun & Blues Festival Dedicated To B.B. King

2015 Cajun & Blues Festival Dedicated To B.B. King

 R.I.P. B.B. King September 25,1925-May14,2015

Teen Music Jam

Teen Music Jam
Teen Music Jam
06-17-2015 - 06-17-2015
Sacramento Public Library
http://www.saclibrary.org/Locations/Franklin/
Admission: Free
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Celebrity ZooMobile Visit to Valley Oaks Elementary

Celebrity ZooMobile Visit to Valley Oaks Elementary

Students Meeting a Six-banded Armadillo"It's extremely important for educators and community members to seize opportunities to teach young people about their environment and making good choices, all the while showing the connection between how those choices affect the living things that reside on our planet.  The ZooMobile experience spoke directly to the positive roles living organisms play in their environment, and how their absence could have negative effects on mankind. ... Read More

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Seven Local “Blue Star Museums” Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel This Summer

Seven Local “Blue Star Museums” Offer Free Admission to Military Personnel This Summer

Seven Sacramento area museums will participate in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day (May 25) through Labor Day (September 7), 2015.  The seven local museums participating in Blue Star Museums include the following:  Aerospace Museum of California, California Automobile Museum, The California Museum, Crocker Art Museum, Fairytale Town, Sacramento Children’s Museum and the Sacramento History Museum.

Entertain In Style // Top 8 Most Popular DIY Outdoor Dining Tables

Entertain In Style / Top 8 Most Popular DIY Outdoor Dining Tables

Entertain in Style this year with the perfect outdoor dining table... Save yourself hundreds and build that gorgeous new table, and while you are at it, make it custom to suit your personal backyard entertaining needs and wants. To make your decision easier on you, I have rounded up our reader faves and the Top 8 Most Popular Outdoor Dining Tables.

Browse through our hundreds of reader showcase projects to see some of the awesome design choices our amazing community of builders have made and how they are making their own entertaining dreams come true.

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2 south Sacramento liquor stores robbed; one person shot


The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department is investigating two armed robberies at south Sacramento liquor stores Friday evening – that were less than 15 minutes apart.

The owner of Star Liquor, at 6351 Franklin Blvd., was shot during the armed robbery at his store around 6:30 p.m., Sgt. Lisa Bowman said. The owner was hit in the arm and was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

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