Living in Sacramento

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new Elk Grove retail centerA new proposal for a major retail center in Elk Grove will be reviewed next week by the city's planning commission.

The 24-acre center, located on the southeast corner of Elk Grove Blvd. and Bruceville Rd. will be anchored by a new 150,000 sq. ft. Costco warehouse, which would be welcomed by Elk Grove residents.

The new shopping complex would be adjacent to the Elk Grove Commons shopping area, which has a Kohl's and Trader Joe's, and is on the west side of Bruceville Road.

The proposal included some 225,000 sq. ft of retail space that is owned by Cordova 83 Properties, which is part of the larger Pappas Investments group out of Sacramento.

The retail shops would be spread out over several buildings on the block including a major tenant on the

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South Land Park (Greenhaven)

A fantastic location close to the I-5, along with home prices and space make South Land Park - also known as Pocket-Greenhaven - one of the best neighborhooods in Sactown. You'll find ranch homes between $200,000 and $550,000 on a quarter acre of land. The area is close to downtown Sacramento. And it's near Land Park as well as Bing Mahoney golf course. There are several amazing Carter Sparks, Eichler and Streng homes, some of which you can tour during the Sacramento Mid-Century Modern Home Tour.

Cresleigh Ranch Village in Elk Grove

A superb neighborhood for university graduates looking to settle down and raise a family, Cresleigh Ranch Village is situated in the southwest nook of Bruceville Road and Franklin

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Tips to quickly sell your Sacramento homeMany people put their homes on the market during the spring season. It's a good time because many folks are looking for a new home. Check out these tips to separate your home from the rest and help it sell quickly.

  • Make A Great First Impression - The most important thing is for your home to make a good first impression. A potential buyer doesn't want to drive up and find the front lawn unmowed and full of weeds, with unkept landscaping. Buyers don't want to see paint flaking off the front door, so make sure the first thing a prospective buyers sees with your home makes a good impression.
  • Declutter and Clean everything - This is very important. When someone walks into your home, they don't want to see your stuff lying around everywhere, so clear
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What are the top reasons owning a home makes financial sense?

  • Housing is one of the highest leveraged investments you can have.

  • You are paying your own mortgage or someone else’s.

  • Owning a home makes you save for your future.

  • Tax Benefits.

  • Owning is a hedge against inflation.

    Bottom Line:

    Buying a home makes sense financially and helps your build for your future.

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Mikuni SacramentoMikuni Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

1530 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2052

Mikuni is the place to go in Sacramento if you're feel like sushi. With various locations in the Greater Sacramento area, Mikuni has developed a reputation as the best sushi restaurant. In addition to standard fare like teriyaki and tempura, Mikuni features amazing sushi rolls like the Marilyn Monroll or the Spicy Johnny roll.

2. BiBa

2801 Capitol Ave, Sacramento, CA 95816 (28th & Capitol Avenue)

For scrumptious Northern Italian food, Biba will tantalize your tastebuds. If you're going out for a special occasion, you'll love Biba's fresh homemade pastas and mouthwatering sauces. Make sure you try the Osso Buco, it's one of their signature dishes.

3. The

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Fed's meeting notes are out today and GOOD NEWS nothing to worry about here. “Almost all” were in favor of raising the Fed funds rate in December with one or two policy makers not comfortable with the decision. Nothing new with the Dot plot which remained unchanged from the prior meeting. Overall the minutes had a dovish tone as a number of policy makers who had concerns about raising rates were quite vocal. Seems to me that the committee will be cautious and gradual when it comes to raising rates on a go forward basis.

10 year note still trading at 2.18%. Mortgage pricing better by 1/32nd post release. Stocks now off 325 points on the Dow. Worst start to the year for the stock market since 2008. 2016 maybe the year to equip your desk chair with a

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ringling-bros-sacramentoDon’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento this September. This month, the circus comes to town, in addition to music festivals and beer crawls in Old Sacramento.

Gold Rush Beer Crawl (Gold Rush Days)

September 4th, 2015 6:00pm-midnight
Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
Tickets: 21+ only. Tickets $10

Take a step back in time and celebrate Sacramento's rich heritage by attending the Gold Rush Beer Crawl on Labor Day weekend. This event which takes places in historic Old Sacramento is part of the Gold Rush Days festivities. For $10 participants get craft beer samples (6-9 oz pours) at one of many Old Sac bars including the River City Saloon, Vega's Underground, O'Mallys Irish Pub, and Fanny Ann's Saloon.

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Don’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento this July. From concerts to festivals, there will be lots going on for the entire family.

International Celebration

July 15, 2015 11 am - 3 pm
Fairytale Town, Sacramento, CA
GA: $5.50; Children under 1: Free

The Mother Goose Stage at Fairytale Town comes alive for one day of international celebration. The day's live entertainment includes a showcase of dance from all over the world. See Highland dance, Chinese Lion dance, Polynesian dance and more. For a full schedule of performers visit their website.

California State Fair 2015

July 10 thru July 26, 2015
Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
Daily Admission: GA: $10-$12; Youth $6-$8; Senior: $8-$10; Children under 4:

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sacramento-eventsDon’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento for the month of May. Enjoy them on your own, with a friend or with the whole family. Sacramento opens up and provides a lot of great ways to get out there and have a great time.

May is Bike Month Morning Kick Off Event

When: May 1 - 7am to 9am
Where: Capitol Rose Garden
15th Street & Capitol
Admission is free for all

Come out and enjoy the sunshine and great times with people from the area. Complete with free coffee and pastries, this event is set to provide everyone with a cleaner, greener and brighter future ahead. Promoting the use of bikes, instead of vehicles and making today’s world a better, cleaner place to live in. Log your bike miles throughout the month

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amazon-echoAmazon Echo is the newest in home technology and quite frankly, the only smart home device you will ever need. It answers to the name Alexa and is able to answer questions, play music and do a handful of other commands. It is voice controlled, so no need to press buttons or worry about losing a remote, though one does come with it. It can be plugged into an outlet inside the home, and doesn’t have batteries that constantly need to be replaced. What's more is the price. This amazing device is only $150 (for Amazon Prime members) and $199 for the general public. Here are some of the amazing features of Amazon Echo.

Amazon Echo Will Answer Any Question

Stay informed when it comes to finding out answers to your questions. You can ask the unit anything

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