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HealthyCal.org
In-home care allows seniors to stay independent

Jul 27, 2015

By Veronica Moscoso

(Elizabeth Smigiel and Siti Erodogan sing together in Elizabeth’s home)
I’m the one who loves you.

Siti Erodogan
Yes, how about me? Do I?

Elizabeth Smigiel
We’ve been together so long now we’re blood sisters.

Elizabeth Smigiel
88-years-old
(Interview) I have a care provider that helps me with everything.

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Sacramento Vegan
Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

Jul 26, 2015
Metro Kitchen + Drinkery

For a street that didn't used to have much going for it, R Street has certainly turned into a happening place. Several months ago, artists camped out overnight to apply for space in the new Warehouse Artists Lofts at 11th and R, and now a new public m...

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HealthyCal.org
Disabled Advocates Rally for Health

Jul 26, 2015

By Jessica Portner In every corner of California, in living rooms, community centers, and grassroots organizations, disabled activists are determined and organized to fight to preserve health programs and social services that help them and their commun...

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HealthyCal.org
Need to Know

Jul 26, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know. By Hannah Guzik A San Diego program shows the value of housing first. A new California law allows homeless people to get free IDs. Health care hurdles for people with disabilities:...

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HealthyCal.org
Come Together: Bay Area Organizations Help Survivors of Human Trafficking

Jul 26, 2015

By Linda Childers

As the volunteer director for the Bay Area Youth Dance Team, Vanessa Scott was shocked when one of her 15-year-old students became ensnared in the web of human trafficking and was forced into prostitution. Like many Bay Area residents, Scott was unaware that the San Francisco area ranks as one of the nation’s...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Comedian Hannibal Buress Reviews Blue Prynt

Jul 26, 2015

Comedian Hannibal Burress, probably best known for rekindling the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, brought his act to Sacramento earlier this year. While in town, he stayed at the Best Western and took time to shoot a video reviewing Blue...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: What “My Community” Means To Me

VIDEO: What “My Community” Means To Me

In this video, I show what the word “community” means to me.

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: Welcome to Rio Linda

Jul 26, 2015
VIDEO: Welcome to Rio Linda

Hello everyone! I am Maipaluku Moua and this is my community: Rio Linda. Although small, there are many things here that you can’t do in the suburbs and community members who live here really cherish this.

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: My Community, Del Paso Heights

Jul 25, 2015
VIDEO: My Community, Del Paso Heights

In this video, I highlight my community of Del Paso Heights and some of the features it has to offer.  

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HealthyCal.org
Uninsured Rate Remains Higher For Men

Jul 24, 2015

By Hannah Guzik Men remain less likely than women to have health insurance in the U.S., despite drops in the overall number of uninsured since the Affordable Care Act, new research shows. In October 2013, before the health reform expansion, 21.8 percen...

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