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Most Employers, Like NFL, Don’t Have Policies for Responding to Domestic Violence

Sep 18, 2014

By Mary Flynn Most workplaces (70 percent) do not have a formal policy or program to address violence, let alone domestic violence specifically, despite a survey indicating that 44 percent of adult employees reported personally experiencing the effects of domestic violence in their workplace.

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Raley’s Presents River Run for Youth 5K Run/Walk on Sat, Sept. 20, 2014 at 8:30am!

Sep 17, 2014
Raley’s Presents River Run for Youth 5K Run/Walk on Sat, Sept. 20, 2014 at 8:30am!

The 1st Annual River Run for Youth sponsored by Raley’s will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Raley Field, West Sacramento, California.  The event includes a timed and untimed 5K Run/Walk and a FREE ¼ Mile Kids Race.  Stick around after the main event if your child wants a chance to run...

MidLifeBloggers
How I Earned My Wrinkles, by Anne K. Bardsley

Sep 17, 2014

“Come on in, sit down. Can I get you a cup of coffee?” I could almost hear Anne Bardsley saying that to me as I read her new book, How I Earned My Wrinkles: Musings on Marriage, Motherhood, and Menopause. In fact, I could swear midway through I could hear her offering to pour me a glass...

FOX40
A Dental Discovery May Make You Change Your Toothpaste Tonight

Sep 17, 2014
A Dental Discovery May Make You Change Your Toothpaste Tonight

PHOENIX, Arizona- A toothpaste manufacturer is taking action, after a recent troubling discovery by a dental hygienist. “I didn’t have any clue what it was,” Trish Walraven, a dental hygienist in Phoenix, Arizona, said. She’s seen a lot of things poking around in people’s mouths, but until a few years ago, she had never...

Brown Thumb Mama
Fight the Back-to-School Germs

Sep 17, 2014
Fight the Back-to-School Germs

It’s the middle of September–raise your hand if the kids have come home from school with the sniffles. And then you got the sniffles, then baby…am I right? I know how it goes. But believe it or not, there are lots of things you can do to keep your ENTIRE... 

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The Sacramento Bee
Three-foot buffer law for cyclists now in effect

As of Tuesday, California law requires drivers to give cyclists 36 inches of elbow room or face citation. But Sacramento area law enforcement officials said they don’t expect the new statute to produce a bout of ticket writing.

Sacramento police and local California Highway Patrol representatives said they plan a case-by-case...

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Putting the "What’s Under Our Shirt" Campaign to Rest

 I received this latter from AirXpanders CEO Scott Dodson today, Dear Ms. Silberman,On behalf of AirXpanders I would like to sincerely apologize for the insensitive outreach that you received last week on behalf of our company.  This language was ...

The Sacramento Bee
New California cycling law goes into effect

The California Highway Patrol points out that the new state law requiring drivers to give cyclists 3 feet of space when passing goes into effect today.

If drivers don’t have 3 feet of space to give, they must slow and pass when no danger is present, the CHP said.

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FOX40
11 States Confirm Total of 104 Enterovirus D68 Cases

Sep 16, 2014
11 States Confirm Total of 104 Enterovirus D68 Cases

Since mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 104 cases of Enterovirus D68 in 10 states: Alabama, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri and New York. Another state, Montana, also has one confirmed case, a spokesman for the state’s public health department tells CNN. Yet the real number of...

Davis Vanguard
Disconnect Between Bicycling Priorities and Infrastructure on East Covell

Sep 16, 2014
Disconnect Between Bicycling Priorities and Infrastructure on East Covell

  The city of Davis concurrent with the Cannery development commissioned a $25,000 East Covell Corridor Plan in late 2012. Interestingly enough, East Covell is probably the least “Davis” street system we have but the city sought “the perspective of a consultant that could offer a nontraditional and expert opinion of optimal transportation design...

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