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2020

Show your hometown pride and #slowthespread with these Sacramento-themed masks

07/30/20

Show your hometown pride and #slowthespread with these Sacramento-themed masks

With the coronavirus spiking in California, your citizenly duties (and statewide mask mandate) require you to wear a face covering. Here are some 916-themed masks that'll help you cover up—and stay safe—in capital fashion. Sacramento Kings The Sacramento Kings will resume their 2019-20 season in Orlando on Friday, July 31. You can show your team spirit with over a dozen branded polyester or cotton face coverings, which are available now on the Kings team both online and at the Downtown Commons store, which is reopening today (hours and days of operation: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays). The designs include a graffiti-style “Kings” banner emblazoned across the front, a gray camo motif featuring a roaring lion’s head and...

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Keep calm and cover up with these locally made fabric face masks

04/09/20

Keep calm and cover up with these locally made fabric face masks

If and when you need to emerge from your shelter-in-place cocoon, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) now recommends wearing a cloth face mask—particularly in places where social distancing may be difficult (like at grocery stores)—in an effort to reduce the transmission of COVID-19. Sporting a DIY mask from a T-shirt or bandana (researchers have found that masks featuring a double layer of cotton work best), or one of the washable, reusable coverings of quilted fabric or scuba material that local designers are furiously sewing to meet demand, would be a good addition to the other preventative measures now ingrained into our daily lives. From the Sacramento Philharmonic & Opera’s band of merry costumers to local streetwear designer Samuel...

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