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Judge cites casting couch's history, OKs Weinstein suit

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge cites the long history of the casting couch in Hollywood and says a lawsuit against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein can proceed to trial... Read More

The wild ascent of 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Henry Golding

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Henry Golding was working as a travel show host in Singapore when news broke that "Crazy Rich Asians" was going to be a movie. The city, he remembers, was abuzz about a ma... Read More

Go Bowling scores ‘a Turkey’ in the 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 13, 2018--Go Bowling, America’s premiere destination for bowling news, game tips and events will join the 92 nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ® with a unique col... Read More

FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

FREE outdoor movie showing of “Lady Bird” in Midtown as part of "Third Thursday" fun

After a series of FREE outdoor movie showings that played on the historic walls at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park earlier this summer, the Midtown Association is proud and excited to present a special showing of the Oscar-nominated “Lady Bird” on Thursday, August 16, 2018, as part of the popular and new “Third Thursday” activations at 24th & K in Midtown.  While “Third Thursday” activities take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the summer months (and August 16 is the final one for the season), the pop-up event will be extended until 11 p.m.

AP source: Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer... Read More

Home once owned by Howard Hughes sells for $1.35M

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A home once owned by billionaire Howard Hughes has sold for $1.35 million... Read More

Sakura-mento: Japanese-Americans in the River City

Sakura-mento: Japanese-Americans in the River City

Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. Join us at the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery:

By 1910, Sacramento had become the 4th-most Japanese-populated city in California and had a thriving Japantown. That all changed with World War II. Hear the amazing story of Japanese-American immigrants’ battle to overcome discrimination. We’ll tell you about the farmers, the merchants, and the soldiers from the 100th Battalion and 442nd Infantry Regiment, who fought to free Europe while their relatives were in camps back home. The tour is free. The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. 

 

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

Midtown features travel, imagination and infinite possibilities during Second Saturday Art Walk

A center for culture, creativity and vibrancy, Midtown Sacramento is an exciting Second Saturday Art Walk destination where local art galleries and other participating businesses collaborate to host a popular evening open house each month. Midtown guests will enjoy viewing art exhibits, participating in hands-on activities, meeting local artists, sampling food and wine, listening to live music and more.  

 

On Saturday, August 11, 2018, a sampling of the offerings – many of which are inspired by travel, imagination and infinite possibilities -- presented by Midtown galleries and businesses include the following: 

 

Sutter’s Fort to present special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Sutter’s Fort to present special  “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on 8/18

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities happening on the third Saturday each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort will present a special “Hands on History: S.T.E.A.M.” event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

Time to go cruisin' with the Automobile Museum

The California Automobile Museum is gearing up to celebrate Monterey Car Week by participating in the Classic Motorsports Magazine Monterey Kickoff Cruise-In on Tuesday, August 21, 2018. To get the celebration started in Sacramento’s signature spirit and style, the community is invited to “Cruise-In with the Museum” or “Cruise Over” and meet the local group in Pacific Grove. After arriving on-site, special “Cruise-In” events take place from 3 to 7 p.m. in Downtown Pacific Grove (525 Lighthouse Avenue).