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!

PET CRUSH

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.rocco.jpg

LOCAL READS

NATIONAL  READS

  • 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)

WEEKEND HAPPENINGS

Friday, July 8

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

  • Have a day of family fun at the Peach Festival in Carmichael. 10am-2pm
  • Start to get the Monday blues on Sunday? Join Bottle & Barlow for their Sad As F*ck Sundays Pity Party and six month anniversary.

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