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Local Real Estate Entrepreneur Gaining Monopoly On Good Will

 

Socially Conscious Marketing Effort Moves Hearts Along With Homes

 

Sacramento,CA.-When Northern California real estate agent Tamara Dorris decided to embark upon an aggressive and innovative new promotional program, focusing upon socially conscious strategies she had no idea she was gana gain so much more than a larger share of the local residential market.

Rotary Club of Sacramento’s Bids for Kids Gets Record-Setting $388,000 for Powerhouse Science Center

Rotary Club of Sacramento’s Bids for Kids Gets Record-Setting $388,000 for Powerhouse Science Center

The Rotary Club of Sacramento announced today that the 27th annual “Bids for Kids” charity event raised a record-setting $388,000 for this year’s recipient – the Powerhouse Science Center.

All proceeds from “Bids for Kids” go toward building the Powerhouse Science Center, which will be located on the scenic banks of the Sacramento River. The Center will cost an estimated $50 million and has nearly completed its pre-construction phase. The 60-year old Discovery Museum Science & Space Center at 3615 Auburn Blvd., is scheduled to move from its current location and become the Powerhouse Science Center in 2013.

First thing women notice about other women? How fat they are

First thing women notice about other women? How fat they are

If you've ever met a woman that you thought was sizing you up and judging you based on your appearance... you were probably right. A new study shows that women first size you up (literally) and decide whether you're fatter than they are.

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Laura McIntosh's recipe of the week: BBQ Pork Ribs

Laura McIntosh's recipe of the week: BBQ Pork Ribs

This week, "Bringing It Home" TV show host Laura McIntosh tells us how to make BBQ Pork Ribs:

Ingredients:
1/2 Cup Dried Parsley
1/2 Cup Cumin
1 Cup Brown Sugar
1 Tbs Red Pepper
2 Cloves Garlic, chopped

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients and rub them on the Master Cut Ribs. Heat the propane grill to high. Place the rub on the ribs adjust the temp as needed. Place on the grill. Cook 30 minutes, 15 minutes on each side or to desired doneness. Cut into pieces and serve.

Students Award Teachers Who Inspire them to Greatness

Students Award Teachers Who Inspire them to Greatness

The Crystal Apple Award ceremony is all about spotlighting teachers who have made a difference in their students' lives.

The event was held last Thursday and honored Ms. Kathryn Carlson - Mira Loma High School , Mr. Herbert Drefs - El Camino High School, Dr. Toryanno Gordon - Mira Loma High School  , Ms. Jesse Miller - Rio Americano High School, and Ms.

Lazer Glass at Crocker Museum Art Auction

Lazer Glass at Crocker Museum Art Auction

Master Glass Blower Tim Lazer will again be exhibiting one of his wondrous creations, a Splash Amazon Bowl, for the Crocker Art Auction 2011, scheduled for June 4th, from 5:00pm to 9:30pm.  This casually elegant evening features works by more than 100 artists.  The event will kick off with a silent auction, followed by an alfresco dinner and live auction in their new courtyard.  Join the fun and begin, or add to, your art collection.  Proceeds support the exhibitions and education programs of the Crocker.  To purchase tickets, call 916-808-7843.  Visit the museum gift shop for more exquisite works by Tim and Lynda Lazer of Lazer Glass.

Laura McIntosh recipe of the week: Blackened Tomato Salsa

Laura McIntosh recipe of the week: Blackened Tomato Salsa

This week, "Bringing It Home" TV show host Laura McIntosh shows us how to make Blackened Tomato Salsa.

Ingredients
4-6 Medium Tomatoes, cored and quarted

1 White Onion, diced (divided in half)

10-15 Dried Chili Peppers

1 Cup Cilantro, chopped (divided in half)

1 Tspn Dried Oregano

Juice of 1 Lime

Salt, to taste

Cooking Instructions
Heat dry skillet and add peppers. Toast but do not burn. Once toasted, add to blender and pulverize to powder. Reserve in blender. Add tomatoes to hot skillet and char skins being careful not to over cook. Add to chili powder in blender and puree. Add half the diced onion, half the cilantro, oregano and lime juice to blender and continue to blend until incorporated. Add salt to taste. Pour into serving bowl and mix in remaining onion and cilantro.