Valerie Heimerich

Best Date Night Spots In SacramentoThere is no need to fall back on the same old, same old plan of dinner and a movie. Lucky residents of Sacramento can make date night special with these can’t-miss ideas.
Best Veteran's Day Specials In SacramentoSacramento residents are proud of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, and these local small businesses show their respect with special deals on Veteran’s Day.
Best ACT And SAT Prep In SacramentoSince attending college can have such a great impact on future career success and financial stability, getting accepted and into the right school is critically important. Here are some of the best ACT and SAT prep options in Sacramento to help you reach your goals.
Best Library Programs For Kids In SacramentoThe Sacramento Public Library system has more than 5,000 free programs, with plenty for kids from newborns to teens. With things like homework help, Reading to a Dog, infant story and play times, Minecraft, anime, Wii-U and manga, there is something for every kid.
Best Sacramento Neighborhoods For Trick-Or-TreatingBring the boys and ghouls to these favorite Sacramento spots for festive Halloween treats and trickery.
Best Ways To Get Involved With Breast Cancer Awareness Month In SacramentoOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there is no better time to learn about and join the fight against the deadly disease. National Cancer Institute figures show that around 1,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in Sacramento County each year, and Sacramento is the only county in California where those numbers are increasing.
Best Shops For Women's Fall Shoes In SacramentoSacramento women can face the crisp air of autumn with designer dress shoes, saucy cowboy boots, comfortable clogs and even custom-made footwear painted with your favorite musician, movie or wedding photo.
Best Shops For Ballet Apparel In SacramentoA few people feel ballet deep in the sinews of their body and into the depths of their heart, and their souls can only fly when they dance. For those people, these Sacramento businesses can get them set for ballet success.
Best Bourbon Cocktails In SacramentoThere are strict classifications that make a bourbon a bourbon. But here in Sacramento, a number of bars and restaurants meet and exceed those expectations.
Ask A Sacramento Fashionista: Hottest Fall 2015 Fashion TrendsFor fall 2015, RIRE boutique owner Josie Lee chooses fun clothing, jewelry and accessories created by Fair Trade and small-scale fashion designers.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: School Lunches To Prepare In 10 Minutes Or LessTwin Rivers Unified School District nutritionist Lisa Vorce regularly sees kids bringing bologna lunchables, fruit roll-ups and white bread sandwiches stuffed with processed lunchmeat. Millions of advertising dollars are spent making such items sound nutritious, but reading food labels often proves otherwise.
Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In SacramentoKids seem to outgrow their shoes almost before they put them on, but these Sacramento shops can keep your kids well shod from birth to young adulthood.
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