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Top 5 Bars to Watch the 2014 World Series

Top 5 Bars to Watch the 2014 World Series

By Laura Braden

Originally posted: October 23, 2o12

Updated: October 16, 2014!

Did you hear that the San Francisco Giants are in the 2014 World Series?

As someone who has lived all over the country but never in a “baseball town,” I am stoked to see Midtown come alive as we root for and celebrate our friends in the City by the Bay.

And if you’re not able to score tickets or a seat on the shuttle party bus to/from the city, here are my top five picks for the best bars to watch the games…

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University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

University of the Pacific Pres. Pamela A. Eibeck named AICCU chair

Pamela A. Eibeck, president of University of the Pacific, has been named the new chair of the executive committee of the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, an organization that has represented the state’s 77 private nonprofit colleges and universities since 1955.

Eibeck’s two-year term begins Oct. 24. She succeeds Pepperdine University president Andy Benton.

“California’s partnership with its private nonprofit colleges and universities has played a pivotal role in making our state a symbol of innovation across the globe,” Eibeck said. “Over the course of nearly 60 years, AICCU has made tremendous strides for higher education, and I look forward to the challenges and rewards of continuing that effort during my tenure.”

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion Appointed to California Student Aid Commission

Drexel University Sacramento’s Michael Marion Appointed to California Student Aid Commission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission, where he will support the mission to make higher education more accessible for California students.

Appointments to the Commission are made by California Governor Jerry Brown and the position requires State Senate confirmation. As a commissioner, Marion will represent private and secondary education schools. He’ll attend his first Commission meeting in November.

“It’s a huge honor to be considered by Governor Brown for this role and be able to join some of the outstanding individuals who are already serving as commissioners,” Marion said. “This is a great opportunity to give back to students to make sure they can access financial aid and have the opportunity to be successful in college.”

2014 WEEKLY CHALLENGE #41: BREAK(YOUR)FAST!

2014 WEEKLY CHALLENGE #41: BREAK(YOUR)FAST!

 

 

2014 WEEKLY CHALLENGE #41: BREAK(YOUR)FAST!Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.

 

 

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Sacramento Police: Man allegedly attacks woman with ax


SACRAMENTO - Sacramento Police arrested a man after he allegedly attacked a woman with an ax.

The woman suffered serious injuries.

Jamaal Ringgold, 25, was booked on attempted homicide and domestic violence charges.

The incident happened just after 6 p.m. on the 7800 block of Center Parkway.

According to police, officers responded to a report of a female calling for help. When they arrived, they found a female with significant injuries from an ax.

Ringgold was later located after fleeing on foot.

In addition to homicide and domestic violence charges, he faces another charge of resisting arrest.

One officer sustained minor injuries during the pursuit.

It is unknown what prompted the attack.


Front Street Shelter's 4TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY, OCT. 26TH

Front Street Shelter's 4TH ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE, SUNDAY, OCT. 26TH

Join us on Sunday, October 26th to celebrate all of the many lives we have been able to save!  We are so proud to be part of the Sacramento community and want to invite you to party at the shelter.  We will have carnival games, vendors, costumes, a haunted house and much more!  Plenty of tasty food will be available for purchase!  This is a free event, so there is no charge for admission.  Game tickets will be $1 each - and lots of prizes will be given out!  If you are interested in sponsoring this event, or participating as a vendor, please click on the picture above.   See you there!

Feeling Fall // Essentials for Creating a Cozy Mantel

Feeling Fall / Essentials for Creating a Cozy Mantel

We had a brief moment last week, where the temperatures dropped slightly and it was rainy and overcast. It was glorious and just a taste of what is to come. It left me wanting nothing more than to sit by the fire and snuggle in with my boys. So naturally, my mantel is the first area of my home to get a seasonal update.

My favorite way to usher in any new season is to add a few easy pieces to my fireplace mantel that have the feel and color palette I am craving.  No major sweeping changes, just a smattering of new details to create the perfect ambiance. 

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