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AirBnB Meeting—On the table: caps, permits, taxes

AirBnB Meeting—On the table: caps, permits, taxes

Community meeting set for Wednesday, Sept. 9 at City Hall

A community meeting will allow City of Sacramento residents and businesses an opportunity to discuss new rules for short-term rentals within private homes through websites such as AirBnB. The meeting is slated for Wednesday, Sept. 9, in the Sacramento City Hall lobby, 915 I St., from 5:30 to 7 p.m... Read More

Take a Shower, Save a Tree Workshop (Green Acres Nursery & Supply)

Take a Shower, Save a Tree Workshop (Green Acres Nursery & Supply)
Take a Shower, Save a Tree Workshop (Green Acres Nursery & Supply)
08-29-2015 - 08-29-2015
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
http://ucanr.edu/sacmg
Admission: Free *Registration is not required, but recommended to secure your tree watering bucket filled with fun gardening and water conservation items
 
(916) 875-6913
 
http://www.takeashowersaveatree.org/ to register
Start Time(s): Sat 10am-11am
The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County are joining the Sacramento Tree Foundation and the Sacramento Water Agency for a free Take a Shower, Save a Tree Workshop Master Gardeners will talk about the benefits of selecting Mediterranean climate and California native plants for creating an attractive and water conserving landscape Sacramento Tree Foundation will teach you how to identify signs of water stress and how to do simple soil moisture monitoring  Plus, you will learn resp
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TDC is Hiring!

TDC is Hiring!

We're hiring! Yahoo... I am officially looking for some additional help in the drafting and plans department around here, with a project request list a mile long and updates that need to be made to existing plans it just might take a village to get her done... so if you are familiar with sketchup and the furniture building process, you may be a good fit!

DRAFTSMAN / FURNITURE BUILDER

// This is a paid position and is perfect for the guy or gal who wants to work from home on a part time basis. How and when you work is entirely flexible and pay is structured by project so speed and proficiency are helpful for increasing your earnings... Read More

Skipping home inspections can be a costly mistake

Skipping home inspections can be a costly mistake

Navigating the path between the dream of home ownership and getting the keys to your dream home can feel daunting, because of the countless steps in the transaction process. Sometimes it’s difficult to tell which steps are really necessary or what purpose they serve... Read More

Builders Showcase // Copenhagen Media Stand

Builders Showcase / Copenhagen Media Stand

Tired of the Target 100$ entertainment centers - this one caught my eye.

This is the Copenhagen Media Stand.  I didnt like the view showing all the sandwiched layers from the end and the front so I framed the whole thing in Redwood.  I also used pine that had pine beetle discoloration. Got lucky and spotted some pre-made panels with pine beetle damage - someone at the plant used their head and alternated the colored strips with normal strips when they built them.  For the top I joined several strips to meet the altered dimensions I used - a few inches shorter than the plans.

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Open Garden in the Sacramento Old City Cemetery

Open Garden in the Sacramento Old City Cemetery

The gardens of the Historic City Cemetery will be in full bloom during our annual Open Garden. The fragrance of the old roses of the award-winning Historic Rose Garden will fill the air as 500 roses clamber up trees, cover archways and bloom on big shrubs in this unique 19th century setting.  Perennial and native plant gardens will also be featured. The day begins with a sale of rare heritage rose plants and continues with free tours of the gardens and cemetery, a Silent Auction, and sales of rose merchandise.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. Free parking is available in the lot at 10th & Broadway, across the street from the 10th Street entrance.  Tours are free; however, donations and proceeds will benefit cemetery preservation projects.

 

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Corpse flower to bloom in Sequoia Hall

Members of Sac State’s Biology Department are anxiously keeping an eye on the 4-foot-tall corpse flower on display in the lobby of Sequoia Hall... Read More