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Summer Vacation Planning On A Budget

You can still have a fantastic Summer vacation — on a budget — with these five tips.

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Fourth of July 2015: What’s Open And What’s Closed In Sacramento?

Since Independence Day, July 4, is on Saturday this year, some government offices and businesses are shifting the holiday to Friday or Monday.

07/02/2015

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Bacteria Levels Found In Some Swimming Holes Considered Unsafe

With summer temperatures jumping up in the Sacramento area, some local residents are turning to local swimming holes as a way to keep cool. But how clean is the water?

06/24/2015

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3 Science Experiments To Try Outdoors With Kids This Summer

The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.

06/11/2015

Picnic Must Haves

Packing The Perfect Picnic Basket For A Summer Party

The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.

06/08/2015

Summer's Essential Bucket List

HOT Gadgets to Keep Your Family COOL this summer

A review of electronic gadgets consumers can look forward to helping them keep cool this summer.

06/01/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs

05/21/2015

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5 Tips To Get Your Pet Ready For Summer

Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.

05/12/2015

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What You Need To Know In Entertainment – May 2015

There’s only a month left until summer gets here, which means it’s time for season finales, summer songs, and the first signs of summer blockbusters.

05/01/2015

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UPDATE: Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig Nix Lifetime TV Movie

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig say they are now abandoning plans for a Lifetime TV movie after the secret project became public.

04/02/2015

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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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