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Five Little Known Facts About “A Christmas Carol”

Carlo DeVito, author of “Inventing Scrooge” from sister company Simon & Schuster, shares five little known facts about Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

12/08/2014

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Designer Erin Gates On Styling Your Bookshelf

Get tips for organizing your bookshelf from Erin Gates, author of Elements of Style: Designing a Home & a Life from sister company Simon & Schuster.

11/05/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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Profiled: A Web Administrator In Sacramento

Succeeding in a web admin role in Sacramento takes a strong education and diligence.

02/25/2013

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Best Family-Friendly New Year’s Parties In Sacramento

From bursts of color in the evening sky to music, dance, rock climbing and ice, the final days of 2012 offer a little bit of everything to Sacramento residents and visitors. While ushering in the new year is often an adult-centric experience, these options offer fun and entertainment for families, teens and tots.

12/28/2012

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Festival de la Familia Preview

The 21st annual Festival de la Familia brings the rich cultures of Venezuela, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Belize, Jamaica and Argentina to Sacramento. Celebrate diverse Latin cultures with music, dancing, artwork, native foods, crafts and workshops.

04/13/2012

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Best Ways To Entertain A Date ‘On The Cheap’

Bring new meaning to the term ‘cheap date’ with these five ways to entertain your lovely on a
budget.

07/28/2011