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Bill for playing basketball adds up with age

Oct 20, 2016
Bill for playing basketball adds up with age

In my youth, it didn’t cost me much to play basketball. Several pairs of cheap Thom McAn sneakers and one outdoor basketball would get me through a year on the asphalt playgrounds of Queens. When I got holes in my … Continue reading

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Granting Paid Parental Leave to School Employees

Oct 18, 2016

 

By Hannah Guzik

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill late last month that will give paid parental leave to all California school employees for up to 12 weeks, including those who work in classified departments and community colleges.

The workers will have the option to use any accrued sick leave during that time, and then will...

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College football coach feels entitled to kiss his players

Oct 18, 2016
College football coach feels entitled to kiss his players

Here’s an odd thing:  a powerful man being praised for pressing kisses and hugs on young people whose hopes and dreams rest in his hands. Hasn’t Donald Trump’s “locker-room” talk made such behavior reprehensible? Apparently not.  A New York Times … Continue reading

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Dismal Dental Care Access for Low-Income Californians Prompts Counties and the State to Test Drive Solutions

Oct 17, 2016
Dismal Dental Care Access for Low-Income Californians Prompts Counties and the State to Test Drive Solutions

By Lynn Graebner

One third of California residents and half of the state’s children qualify for Denti-Cal, the state’s Medi-Cal dental program. So leaders in counties like Santa Cruz, where 82 percent of the dentists don’t take Denti-Cal, are seeking new ways to serve this long-suffering low-income population.

“Most California dentists want nothing to do...

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Going the Distance for Clean Mouths and Oral Health

Oct 16, 2016
Going the Distance for Clean Mouths and Oral Health

By Amy DePaul

Five-year-old Katherine Turcios looked skeptical as a hygienist held up a pen-sized dental instrument for the kindergartener to examine. “No pica,” she told Katherine, assuring her it wouldn’t hurt. Then she placed it in the child’s hand so she could see for herself that it wasn’t sharp.

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Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
My spirit animal and another kind of awareness

My son and his wife have a very special cat.  I have had many cats in my life, but this one has more personality than any feline I've ever seen or owned.  I used to suggest they video their cat and put it on YouTube - I thought that it would become f...

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Tea Dance

Oct 14, 2016

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The Art of Dying: San Francisco’s Death Week

Oct 14, 2016

By Matt Perry

The San Francisco Bay Area has redefined everything from technology to sex and spirituality.

Now it’s death’s turn.

Starting Oct. 24 and continuing through Halloween, San Francisco hosts Re:Imagine | End of Life — more colloquially known as “Death Week” — a weeklong exploration and celebration of the dying process.

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Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

Oct 13, 2016
Company logos on uniforms will cheapen image of Kings

As bad as the Kings are, at least they are our Kings. It says so right on their jerseys. For basketball fans across the nation, the Kings are synonymous with Sacramento. They give our town, with its massive inferiority complex, … Continue reading

Breast Cancer? But Doctor....I hate pink!
Win an Erin Condrin Planner

We all know that I have been against Pink October, but it is never going away.  So rather than just sweeping it all under the rug, this month I will highlight companies that actually want to do good for cancer patients.  Nothing is ever all bad, ...

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