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East Sacramento area nonprofits gear up for the May 5 BIG Day of Giving

For 24 hours on May 5, Sacramento will again come together for a BIG Day of Giving. According to the Big DOG website, the goal is to raise $5 million from 25,000 donors for over 500 nonprofits in a 24-hour

Meet the turtle lady: Pocket’s very own Felice Rood

It was 11 a.m. on a pleasant, not too hot Monday morning on Starlit Circle. Felice Rood had visitors – two children and their grandmother came through the side gate of her home in the Pocket. Grandma Marilyn Flynn was

Duck Dash to raise funds for music therapists at Sutter

It’s been said that music has the ability to activate the entire brain of a person. So for children, who spend much of their youth hospitalized, having a place to go that feels like an escape can create a sense

Something to Bark About: Carmichael Library Helps Kids Learn Reading Through “Read to a Dog” Programs

Every Tuesday, about 25 children ranging in ages from five to 10 come to the Carmichael Library after school to work on their reading skills. They’re not reading to a librarian, or a tutor or a teacher. Instead, they’re reading