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Rise Up Belize! Aspires to Help Children

It may seem odd that a nonprofit named Rise Up Belize! would be based out of Sacramento, California. But spend some time with founder Joey Garcia, and it’ll all make sense.

Aug 15, 2016 Dave Kempa
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Republic FC Relies on Fan Feedback for Stadium Plans

Sacramento soccer franchise has built itself on community input

The young and successful Sacramento Republic FC aims to sink its roots as deep as the coveted grounds just east of the Sacramento River will allow, with a new stadium at the Railyards. The plan is that within a few years, the venue will open as a downtown centerpiece, and Major League Soccer will officially welcome the local franchise into the fold as an expansion team.

Aug 12, 2016 Skye Dickenson
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How To Leave A Job Without Burning Bridges

It’s a rare occasion when burning a professional bridge is necessary — extremely rare. In all other cases, you’ll want to wrap up your employment experience on a good note and keep those connections open for references and possible networking in the future.

Aug 11, 2016 Robin Epley
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Startup of the Month: Brass Clover Cold Brew Coffee Company

For Oak Park startup, coffee is a drink best brewed cold

Is 14 too young to get into coffee? It wasn’t for Randall Echevarria. He grew up in Crescent City on the California/Oregon border, and the small town’s first coffee shop gave him his very first job. He started as a barista and moved up in the ranks over four years, his favorite part being the beverage development. Turns out, this high school gig was just warm-up.

Aug 5, 2016 Russell Nichols
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Infographic: Veterans Could Use a Hand-Up

With 22 million veterans living in the U.S., efforts to provide a hand-up to vets are much needed, as they are at risk for homelessness, PTSD, suicide and other struggles.

Aug 2, 2016 Sara Bogovich