Kids Win! $135,000 Raised To Keep Shelter Open

With the help of multiple local businesses, nonprofit organizations, the County of Sacramento and members of the community, Wind Youth Services exceeded its fundraising goal to keep the adolescent shelter open through the end of the year by raising over $135,000 in the Goodwill Challenge.

Answering the Goodwill challenge, multiple businesses, government agencies and community nonprofits stepped up and made significant donations to Wind on a live Good Day Sacramento segment on March 29th.

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A serialized novel by Darrell Scheidegger Jr., This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it (if you missed the previous chapters, you can read them at

In chapter 19, Kevin and Jack finally make it to San Diego (and just what was it that happened there five years ago that we've been waiting since chapter one to discover?), and in chapter 20, we catch up with the rest of the "gang" and find out what's new with them!

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While Kevin and Jack are in San Diego, people are still out and about in Midtown.

Read more: OUT AND ABOUT IN MIDTOWN - Chapter Twenty


Cirque Du Soleil Will Not Perform In North Carolina

MONTRÉAL (April 15, 2016) –

In a released statement, Cirque du Soleil says that it strongly believes in diversity and equality for every individual and is opposed to discrimination in any form.

"The new HB2 legislation passed in North Carolina is an important regression to ensuring human rights for all. We therefore choose to cancel our scheduled performances of OVO in Greensboro (April 20-24), our scheduled performances in Charlotte (July 6-10), and our scheduled performances of TORUK – Avatar in Raleigh (June 22-26).

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Jeff, Jake & The Jungle Book

by Chris Narloch

If you have time to catch a flick this weekend, there are several dynamite movies in theaters, including a remake of a classic family film and a sci-fi stunner, both reviewed below.

Plus Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the new film "Demolition."

Read more: Jeff, Jake & The Jungle Book


SIGLFF Presents “The Year We Thought About Love”

In observation of GLSEN’s Day of Silence, the Sacramento International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (SIGLFF) will screen a special presentation of the award winning film, “The Year We Thought About Love.”

Day of Silence, April 15th, is the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network’s (GLSEN) annual day of action to spread awareness about the effects of the bullying and harassment of LGBT students and their supporters.

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