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Consolidated Communications employs shady sales tactics

You live in Sacramento so you have probably bumped into Consolidated Communications at some point.  They’re an Internet and data services provider based out of Roseville with offices throughout the United States. They’re not unlike other, bigger Internet Service Providers in that you’ll be dealing with headaches, hold times and outages. But, being local and […]

Blue Shield and Sutter Health Reach Two-Year Agreement

Blue Shield of California and Sutter Health have reached a new two-year agreement after a protracted negotiation that forced some customers to change insurance companies and providers. Blue Shield issued a press release saying “while the specifics of the new contract are confidential, we are pleased to say that the existing legal rights of Blue […]

It’s a Deadline Day for Californians to get low cost health insurance

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is one of the more politically charged stories of the last few years. But one thing is certain for Californians that qualify for subsidies — they’re not about to turn down free money when it comes to their health insurance. Especially if that means they can avoid […]

What are the top Midtown restaurants based on online reviews?

The Sacramento Business Journal just released a piece that uses online sites Yelp, Urbanspoon and TripAdvisor to compile a list of the top Midtown restaurants. Anybody that uses Yelp, in particular, won’t be surprised at some of the names at the top of this list, and as lists go this one doesn’t stray too far […]

Farm-to-Fork Week: Your guide to Sacramento’s food-centric festivities

After months of talk that in all honesty probably escaped the casual follower of Sacramento news, Farm-to-Fork Week is upon us and it’s probably not going to escape anybody cruising the Midtown and Downtown areas. If you’re still wondering what Farm-to-Fork Week is, think of it as a triangulation of local civic, business and agricultural […]

Brews and Balls Fest to land at Placer Fairgrounds

This is a site about Midtown but we like to recognize events and issues outside of our friendly confines, as well. If an event is going to feature craft beer, kickball, dodgeball, cornhole and also help a charity, well then count us in. The playground style games start at 10 a.m. on September 28 and […]

Midtown Councilman Steve Hansen hosting Movie Night in Southside Park

Midtown city councilman Steve Hansen announced Thursday that he will be hosting Movie Night in Southside Park this Saturday and will be showing Madagascar 3 (PG). This looks like a family friendly event with free popcorn, water and juice available for all comers.  It starts at 7 p.m. and runs through 9 p.m., located at […]

Sac State dancers get ready for first Theatre & Dance production of the year

The Sac State website released a preview of their season-opening Theatre & Dance production: “New Moves Dance Collective” According to the report performances are Sept. 11-12 at 6:30 p.m., Sept. 13 at 8 p.m., Sept. 14 at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sept. 15 at 2 p.m., all in Solano Hall Dancespace. “These students have […]

Aftershock music festival to land on Discovery Park week of Sept. 14-15

The Aftershock music festival sponsored by Monster energy drinks is set to go down at Discovery Park on the weekend of September 14-15. It is also sponsored by the Maloof family, former disgraced owners of the Sacramento Kings, by route of their new vodka drink, Zing.  Nothing says ‘yay Sacramento’ like the family that tried […]

Smosh profiles the top 10 fake Simpsons video games

The guys at Smosh have plenty of fun content but this one struck a chord with this Simpsons fanatic, reminding him of times in college when 20 friends would pile into a five-person living room for the one showing of Simpsons per day on our 30-channel cable plan. Yes, that was only a little over […]

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