Category archives for: News

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 […]

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 […]

We’re back and looking for writers

We’re back! Sac Midtown has been sold and we are active once again. We are currently looking for writers. If you’re interested, message us or comment on this post with your contact information, previous experience and link(s) to your work. Spread the word!

Sacramento City Manager Announces Appointment of Interim Fire Chief Dan Haverty

Sacramento City Manager John Shirey announced today the appointment of Dan Haverty to Interim Fire Chief beginning October 1. Current Fire Chief, Ray Jones, announced his retirement last month after 28 years of service to the City, including the last five years as Chief. “Chief Haverty has the leadership skills and experience to assist the […]

Sacramento Business Journal introduces New App

The Sacramento Business journal introduced an app earlier today. The app will make their content available in apples “newsstand”, making for easy access via iPhone or iPad.   The Business Journal has pushed the idea that this tool will make breaking news more prominent on their website. The app costs $4.99 and boasts a couple […]

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 […]

Cafe Bernardo now hiring in its new Pavilions location

There was one year that I cried when I totaled up my year-long receipts from Cafe Bernardo on 28th and Capital.  I had spent upward of $3,000 on breakfast and lunch there, which comes out to a little bit over eight dollars per day. I’ve admittedly tapered off since moving from right next door to […]

Happy birthday California, you don’t look a year older than 163

California turns 163 on Monday, so the state capitol building is having punch and pie (okay, ice cream and cake). In celebration of this historic occasion we’re taking a look at some of the strangest laws our nation’s most populous (and litigious) state has put on the books: Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses. Animals […]

The Broiler closes abruptly, redevelopment of downtown can’t come soon enough

So the Broiler and its sister bar Gallagher’s closed on Tuesday, which for anybody that has walked by the restaurant on a random Friday night should know is not a surprise.  The simple announcement made on their website has not been addressed through the media, but perhaps some details can emerge over the next few […]

Bay Bridge finally open for service amidst criticism over cost, design

The Bay Bridge finally opened for service on Tuesday after a five-day closure that saw motorists and travelers scrambling to get where they needed to go on time.  As the Sac Bee reports, the project was not without criticism over cost and design issues, but those issues notwithstanding we’re looking forward to our first jaunt […]

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