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Cowtown Eats
Half Off Any Beverage at Peet’s After 12 Noon in October

Oct 16, 2014

Looking to save 50% off your afternoon hit of caffeine? Peet's Coffee & Tea is offering 50% off any beverage made in the store after 12 noon through Oct. 31. Offer is not valid at airport, supermarket or BART locations,...

HealthyCal.org
State Refuses to Identify Hospitals it Says Have Harmed Patients

Oct 15, 2014

By Chris Richard

California has been withholding money from 66 hospitals it holds culpable for medical errors, but state officials refuse to describe the mistakes or publicly identify the hospitals, all of which have allegedly harmed patients.

California Department of Health Care Services spokesman Norman Williams said the agency is withholding disciplinary records to protect patients’...

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HealthyCal.org
Santa Cruz pilot project equips foster youth with education champions

Oct 15, 2014

By Lynn Graebner An Oakland-based nonprofit group is building a national model to help foster youth overcome one of their biggest challenges: staying in school. Moving among multiple homes, often dealing with the trauma of neglect or abuse on top of be...

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sac’s Own Chef Keith Breedlove Appears on Guy’s Grocery Games on Sunday

Oct 15, 2014

pic.twitter.com/rFyxCipE8t — Chef Keith (@CulinerdyK) October 6, 2014 Chef Keith Breedlove, proprietor of The Culinerdy Cruzer, will compete on Food Network's Guy's Grocery Games on Sunday, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m. Food Network describes the episode like this: The chefs...


AccessLocal.TV
Sacramento’s outreach to stop human trafficking

Oct 15, 2014
Sacramento’s outreach to stop human trafficking

According to Sacramento Poster Outreach 2 Stop Trafficking, the FBI considers Sacramento a major hub of sex trafficking of minors, as young as 12 years of age. This problem is continuing to grow so the community of Sacramento has developed new programs that will hopefully decrease the numbers of human trafficking cases. By informing people...

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HealthyCal.org
Spike in ER usage from newly insured declines over time, study says

Oct 15, 2014

Pent-up demand for health care leads to a spike in emergency room visits and hospitalizations among the newly insured, but those numbers quickly decline as people’s needs are met and their health becomes more stable, according to a new study from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

The study could mean that fears...

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HealthyCal.org
Tulare County Fights Domestic Violence on a New Front

Oct 15, 2014

By Leah Bartos

Nestled in central California and flanked by the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, Tulare County is sometimes called the Appalachia of the West. It is home to the giant Sequoia trees; Mount Whitney towers over the county’s eastern edge. It’s also one of the most poverty-stricken regions of the state.

The post Tulare...

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Girls on the Grid
Red Lipstick Is For Everyone (Sort Of)

Oct 15, 2014
Red Lipstick Is For Everyone (Sort Of)

By Leia Ostermann If you Google “picking the right red lipstick,” you’ll come up with a few million results.  You... read more

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Cowtown Eats
Dining News: Sticky Fingers BBQ To Become Sticky Gator BBQ

Oct 14, 2014

Before I get into today's post, an apology to Cowtown Eats readers. I messed up on Monday's post. I assumed a restaurant had opened because it had Yelp reviews, when it in fact had not. An incorrect post was up...

Vegetarianized
Puffy Pancake

Oct 14, 2014


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