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HealthyCal.org
Antibiotic Use Is Common in Hospice Care

Jul 21, 2014

By Fran Kritz

A new study finds that use of antibiotics is quite common among terminal patients who are in hospice care.

The researchers used data based on the electronic health records of adults patients discharged to hospice care from Oregon Health & Science University over a three-year period ending in 2013.

The post Antibiotic Use...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Izakaya Daikoku to Replace Sweetwater Grill

Jul 21, 2014

While we've known that the owners of Land Park's Akebono and RyuJin Ramen House (19th & S) were set to replace Sweetwater Grill, also at 19th & S, they've now revealed their name - Izakaya Daikoku. Per this Web advertisement,...

East Sacramento Preservation
East Sacramento Neighbors Seek Solutions to Neighborhood Crime

East Sacramento Neighbors Seek Solutions to Neighborhood Crime

After Judy McClaver was attacked in McKinley Park a slew of neighbors contacted East Sacramento Preservation asking how to help. I’m happy to report that East Sacramento neighbor Leanne Mack is organizing an East Sac meeting with Nextdoor.com and the … Continue reading

HealthyCal.org
Numbers of Strokes Fall Among People 65 and Older During the Last Two Decades

Jul 21, 2014

By Fran Kritz Fewer older Americans are having strokes and those who do suffer a stroke have a lower risk of dying from them, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study found a 24 percent overa...

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FOX40
Surviving Stockton Robbery, Deadly Chase Suspect Faces Judge

Jul 21, 2014
Surviving Stockton Robbery, Deadly Chase Suspect Faces Judge

STOCKTON-

Jaime Ramos, the 19-year-old surviving suspect after last week’s bank robbery and deadly police chase, appeared before a judge Monday to hear the more than 30 charges against him.

Ramos is accused of robbing the Bank of the West …


Sac Foodies
Togo’s Giving Away 10,000 Free Sandwiches

Jul 21, 2014
Togo’s Giving Away 10,000 Free Sandwiches

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Especially free food? July 24th might seem like just another day, but think again! Togo’s Sandwiches is giving away 10,000 of its best-selling sandwich, the #24 Turkey & Avocado, this Thursday, July 24. For over 40 years, the California-based sandwich chain has been whipping up hearty and delicious sandwiches...

Sacramento365
Got waltz? This week’s Top 10 picks for things to do includes the elegant Elk Grove Strauss Festival

Got waltz? This week’s Top 10 picks for things to do includes the elegant Elk Grove Strauss Festival

Add a Local Twist to Your Plans

 

Colorfully costumed waltz and polka dancers return for the Strauss Festival of Elk Grove. Photo by Joe Worsley Photography.


Discover new amusements with this eclectic mix of events taking place in the City of Trees:

 

 

 

Sacratomato Week; The Sutter District
July 21-27; Various times

Celebrate Sacramento's...

Sacramento Sidetracks
Try the brand new Tsunami Soaker at Six Flags [Everyone gets Kids Price in July!]

Try the brand new Tsunami Soaker at Six Flags [Everyone gets Kids Price in July!]

Get wet and wild! Tsunami Soaker is Six Flag’s Discovery Kingdom’s newest ride and opened at the end of May of this year. The ride has nine boats that rotate and riders can use their own water cannon to spray at each other. There are also water cannons for bystanders to spray at riders!...

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Appetizers
Farm to Fork’s $175-Tower-Bridge-dinner tickets sell out in five minutes

Farm to Fork’s $175-Tower-Bridge-dinner tickets sell out in five minutes

Anyone who procrastinated more than a few minutes to buy tickets for the Sept. 28 gala dinner on the Tower Bridge is out of luck. All tickets for the $175-per-head dinner were gobbled up once they went on sale at 10 a.m. today.

YubaNet.com
Nearsightedness increases with level of education and longer schooling

Jul 21, 2014

July 21, 2014 - Education and behavior have a greater impact on the development of nearsightedness than do genetic factors: With each school year completed, a person becomes more nearsighted. The higher the level of education completed, the more severe...

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