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Bereavement program helps young adults cope with loss

Bereavement program helps young adults cope with loss

Eight week session to begin Feb. 9 On Feb. 9, a young adult bereavement group will commence at the Homecare Services Building, located at 3630 Business Drive in Sacramento. The free group serves 17- to 24-year-olds who are coping with loss by using a combination of talk and art therapy to help them work...

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Council Punts on Infrastructure Tax For Now

Feb 3, 2016
Council Punts on Infrastructure Tax For Now

Council moved quickly to shelve a possible marijuana tax until there was more certainty about the upcoming state measure. They also quickly passed a two percent Transient Occupancy Tax, which Councilmember Brett Lee would oppose. But on the big issue of infrastructure tax – it was more complicated, and ultimately council decided that, since...

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Council Punts on Infrastructure Tax For Now

Feb 3, 2016
Council Punts on Infrastructure Tax For Now

Council moved quickly to shelve a possible marijuana tax until there was more certainty about the upcoming state measure. They also quickly passed a two percent Transient Occupancy Tax, which Councilmember Brett Lee would oppose. But on the big issue of infrastructure tax – it was more complicated, and ultimately council decided that, since...

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Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Editor’s note: Councilmember Robb Davis put this forward during the tax discussion.  We are posting it as a point of more discussion. 1. Undertake a full staffing analysis to determine match between service delivery needs and staffing.   2. Based on 1, consider best ways to provide services going forward with focus on training workers...

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Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Cost Containment as an Element of Fiscal Resilience

Editor’s note: Councilmember Robb Davis put this forward during the tax discussion.  We are posting it as a point of more discussion. 1. Undertake a full staffing analysis to determine match between service delivery needs and staffing.   2. Based on 1, consider best ways to provide services going forward with focus on training workers...

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Council Caves on Soda Tax on 3-2 Vote

Feb 3, 2016
Council Caves on Soda Tax on 3-2 Vote

As a graduate student in political science at UC Davis, I often was a teaching assistant for a professor in American Government who would argue that, when the going got tough and a President wanted to kill an idea, they would assign it to a task force. While it may not have been the...

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Council Caves on Soda Tax on 3-2 Vote

Feb 3, 2016
Council Caves on Soda Tax on 3-2 Vote

As a Graduate Student in political science at UC Davis, I often was a teaching assistant for a professor in American Government who would argue that when the going got tough, and a President wanted to kill an idea, they would assign it to a task force. While it may not have been the...

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Fair Employee on Trial, Accused of Inappropriate Touching

Feb 3, 2016
Fair Employee on Trial, Accused of Inappropriate Touching

By Monica Velez On the afternoon of February 2, 2016, the idea of trying out the rides at fairs got more complicated, not because they look like they might unhinge at any moment, but because of what might happen before the ride even starts. Willie Lawrence Nelson, an employee at the Yolo County Fair...

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Fair Employee on Trial, Accused of Inappropriate Touching

Feb 3, 2016
Fair Employee on Trial, Accused of Inappropriate Touching

By Monica Velez On the afternoon of February 2, 2016 the idea of trying out the rides at fairs got more complicated, not because they look like they might unhinge at any moment, but because of what might happen before the ride even starts. Willie Lawrence Nelson, an employee at the Yolo County Fair...

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Bike Campaign encourages bicycle education

Bike Campaign encourages bicycle education

Woodland-based Bike Campaign and Garage offers free repairs and bicycle safety education. In April 2012, the Bike Campaign and Bike Garage were founded by Maria Tebbutt with the goal of spreading the importance and beauty of biking while simultaneously educating citizens on its positive environmental and health factors. “Our number one objective is to...

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