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The Avenues Community Block Party

Please join us for the 2nd Annual Avenues Community Block Party! The event will take place on Sa.....Read More

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Neighborhood Food Act Passes California Legislature

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 the California Legislature passed AB 2561, also known as the Calif.....Read More

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Announcing the BHC Charrette, August 11-17

The Charrette planning team is proud to announce dates and locations for the upcoming BHC Charre.....Read More

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Annual Halloween Carnival at Jose P. Rizal Community Center

Jeanette Lim - Monday, October 20, 2014

Join your friends and family for a night filled with safe Halloween fun hosted by Southgate Parks and Recreation! The event will include activities like a Monster Photo Shoot, Carnival Games, Arts & Crafts, a Costume Contest and a Neighborhood-Themed Candy Walk. There will also be two Haunted Houses of different scare factors. Come enjoy the festivities with loads of other candy lovers. ...Read Full Post

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Agua4All Helps Rural California Communities Implement Sustainable Solutions that Tackle the Unsafe Water Crisis

Jeanette Lim - Monday, October 20, 2014

The California Endowment, Rural Community Assistance Corporation, Community Water Center and Pueblo Unido CDC have launched Agua4All, a pilot project that aids rural California communities in developing sustainable pathways to clean and safe water. Currently, inadequate infrastructure and contaminated water leave more than a million Californians without access to safe drinking water. Contaminated water can cause cancer, thyroid problems and other serious health issues.

"In lieu of drinking contaminated water, many low-income families spend more than 10 percent of their earnings buying bottled water or other water alternatives. Many also choose to purchase sugar sweetened beverages instead. Water is the healthy choice, particularly since diabetes in California has increased by 35 percent in the last 10 years.

Agua4All raises awareness about the unsafe water crisis; builds community partnerships to install safe water taps in schools and neighborhoods where they’re needed most; identifies funding sources; and develops long-term solutions for California’s water quality and access problems." ...Read Full Post

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Integrating Social Equity into Sustainable Communities

Jeanette Lim - Monday, October 20, 2014

UC Davis Extension Land Use & Natural Resources and the California Research Bureau are pleased to announce the first in a year-long series of policy seminars on perspectives and ideas for achieving California’s sustainability goals.   ...Read Full Post

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