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HealthyCal.org
Strange bedfellows unite to help older adults

Apr 14, 2014

In the near future, successful care for older adults will depend on bold and creative collaborations. That’s the message aging pioneer Ken Dychtwald gave last month’s Aging in America conference. Dychtwald, CEO of the consulting group Age Wave, might as well have been describing the “strange bedfellows” collaboration between two organizations often considered mortal...

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AccessLocal.TV
Access Sacramento’s “Power of Voice” Award goes to Writer Ginger Rutland

Apr 14, 2014
Access Sacramento’s “Power of Voice” Award goes to Writer Ginger Rutland

Nearly 500 people watched as former Sacramento Bee editorial writer Ginger Rutland received the Access Sacramento “Power of Voice” Award Thursday evening in tribute for ...

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Game to 100
With state agriculture using 75% of the water, does it really matter if you conserve in the garden?

Apr 14, 2014
With state agriculture using 75% of the water, does it really matter if you conserve in the garden?

  I spared the volunteer sunflowers yesterday and gave them a deep drink of water. I had been thinking of getting rid of them. My wife, who usually requisitions a patch of the “back forty” for her flower garden, announced … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Report: City of Davis Faces Drastic Cuts Without Sales Tax

Apr 14, 2014
Report: City of Davis Faces Drastic Cuts Without Sales Tax

City Manager Steve Pinkerton has slightly upwardly adjusted city finances since December.  On the whole, he wrote, “On the whole, this updated report shows revenues increasing 8.95 percent while expenditures are increasing at a higher rate (11.29 percent) from FY 2014-15 to FY 2018-19 (Attachments A and B). The City is addressing its shortfall...

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Undercover Caterer
Jen’s Secret Mashed Potatoes

Apr 14, 2014

Once upon a time, about one hundred years ago, I used to go out with this guy that lived in San Francisco with his friend.  His friends’ girlfriend and I became friends and we’d both visit on the weekends.  The boys lived in a Victorian that had been divided into 2 or 3 flats–I...

Crazy for Crust
Mini Fruit Tart Cheesecakes

Apr 14, 2014
Mini Fruit Tart Cheesecakes

Mini Fruit Tart Cheesecakes



I love cheesecake in any and all forms, but I especially love mini cheesecakes. Mini everything is better, don’t you think? These Mini Fruit Tart Cheesecakes are made perfectly using PHILADELPHIA cream cheese, and they’re...

Sacramento Vegan
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck

Apr 13, 2014
Vegan options from the Star Ginger Food Truck



For this week's blog article, I had intended to highlight another one of the food trucks that will be participating in SactoMoFo 7 on April 26th. But when I went to the River Walk in West Sacramento at lunchtime last week and tried to order a vegan meal at the...

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HealthyCal.org
Clinics Wait For More Patients in Obamacare Wake

Apr 13, 2014

By Genevieve Bookwalter

St. James Health Center is ready for the onslaught.

The community health clinic, one of the busiest in San Jose, sits on the corner of 2nd and Julian streets near downtown. Doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other health-care providers here treat some of the poorest patients in Santa Clara County — patients whom many...

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FOX40
Animal Cruelty Investigation in Rio Linda:: Three Horses Put Down, One Dead

Apr 13, 2014

Marin Austin brings the latest on the troubled horses in Rio Linda.


Cowtown Eats
Karma Brew, cafe with European flair, to Replace Mochii at 16th & P in May

Apr 13, 2014

Karma Brew, a new cafe with a European flair focusing on more than just coffee and beer, will replace the spot formerly occupied by Mochii at 16th & P. In a short interview on Saturday, owner Anthony Sadeghi told me...



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