GOTG Friday Faves 7/8/16
By The Editors
Every Friday, we share our favorite local/general and national/lady content from the previous week. This gives us a chance to dive into thought-provoking pieces, as well as cheerlead our fave local bloggers. Dig in, and get your read on!
This handsome hunk is Rocco. Rocco is a brown beagle mix and is moving a little slower these days but still has a lot of love to give. This senior fellow is looking for a family to spend the rest of his days with. Rocco is available at Front Street Animal Shelter.
- I AM A MOTHER, NOT A SHADOW OF MY FORMER SELF, AND I WILL NOT APOLOGIZE (Renegade Mothering)
- New Phone App Let’s you Snag a Parking Spot near Arena (Sacramento Bee)
- Kimberly Cargile, Director of A Therapeutic Alternative is a boss in the Cannabis Industry (Girls on the Grid)
- The War – One Mothers story (Coffee & Crumbs)
- Heading to San Francisco? Check out where to stay in Nob Hill (Traveling Nine to Fiver)
- TO MY WHITE FRIENDS: YOU ARE NOT COLORBLIND. THAT IS NOT A THING YOU GET TO BE ANYMORE. (By our own GOTG Michelle Sweezey – The Huffington Post)
- Serena Williams is crushing the game (USA Today)
- Facebook Backs New Conference for Women (Mashable)
- In a first, women may run U.S, U.K., and Germany at same time (USA Today)
- Check out Marvel’s new Iron Man! (BBC News)
- U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Renew Their Fight for Equal Pay (New York Times)
- Beyoncé, Prompted by Shootings, Finds a More Forceful Voice (New York Times)
Friday, July 8
- The California State Fair kicks off today and runs through July 24 at Cal Expo.
- Get your grub on at McKinley Park Food Truck Mania, 5-9pm.
Saturday, July 9
- Get your dance on at THIS Midtown, MARRS building 5-9pm.
- Sip on craft coffee and support local artists and artisans at Identity Coffee’s Midtown Bizarre, 12-6pm.
- Help Sacramento Bike Kitchen celebrate their 10th Anniversary, 7-10pm.
Sunday, July 10