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Affordable Care Act Poses Opportunity, Challenge for Local Governments

Jan 14, 2013

The Affordable Care Act presented a vision, and now officials at the State and local levels are working feverishly to adapt and plan for the future. However Obamacare services are ultimately delivered, it could have significant impacts on local governments.

HealthyCal.org
Losing Babies

Jan 13, 2013

By Heather Tirado Gilligan African-American babies are more than twice as likely to die before their first birthday as white babies. Are current prevention efforts enough to close the health gap?

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Appeal Democrat
Cold forecast for Yuba-Sutter through the week

Morning low temperatures are expected to stay below freezing all week in Yuba-Sutter and throughout the Sacramento Valley. Highs will reach the mid-50s by the end of the week, according to National Weather Service meteorologist Karl Swanberg in...

FOX40
Video: Downtown Plaza in play for new Sacramento arena

Jan 13, 2013
Video: Downtown Plaza in play for new Sacramento arena

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Sacramento is looking for a little magic to keep the Kings. Magician Steve, who entertains downtown, knows a thing or two about magic.

“Oh yeah… We’ve got to keep the Kings,” he said as he performed a few tricks …


Appeal Democrat
Missing Marysville woman ‘aware of her surroundings’

A Marysville woman who went missing last week with her 21-month-old son has less serious mental and hearing disabilities than previously reported, according to police. Heather Till, 35, who moved to Yuba County from Sacramento about 10 months ago, is...

YubaNet.com
2013 Wild&Scenic Awards – And the Winners Are

Jan 13, 2013

NEVADA CITY, Calif. January 13, 2013 - Filmmakers, fans and festival goers packed the Miners Foundry's Stonehall for the WSFF Awards Ceremony this early afternoon. Without further ado, here are this year's winners. Best of Festival Cafeteria Man Spi...

Munchie Musings
Drewski’s expanding with new truck and new brick-and-mortar location in Folsom

Drewski’s expanding with new truck and new brick-and-mortar location in Folsom

A couple of weeks ago when I did my truck update, I didn't catch up with Andrew from Drewski's Hot Rod Kitchen. I got a chance to talk to him yesterday and he gave me a couple of updates.Drew had been talking about buying a second truck for the last ye...

YubaNet.com
Hard freeze this morning for Northern California

Jan 13, 2013
Hard freeze this morning for Northern California

January 13, 2013 - Clear skies and a cold northerly flow originating from over Alaska has brought cold temperatures to northern California this morning. A cooler than normal day today will be followed by yet another cold night tonight before temperatu...

Bleed Black and Purple
Thomas Robinson still trying to adjust to speed of the NBA

Thomas Robinson still trying to adjust to speed of the NBA

In the 2012 NBA Summer League, Chris Webber had positive things to say about Kings rookie Thomas Robinson. "He attacks the basket, he’s athletic inside, has a nice touch,” Webber said on NBA TV. Today, these things are still true but th...

Davis Vanguard
Sunday commentary: Distrusting motivations

Jan 13, 2013
Sunday commentary: Distrusting motivations

Just before the New Year, we ran our Sunday Commentary, "When Speaking Out Comes with a Price," where we discussed Jann Murray-Garcia's concerns about accepting an invitation  from Chief Deputy District Attorney Jonathan Raven to join their new Multic...

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