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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.
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.
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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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.
By Matt Perry
One floor beneath the exhibit for famed filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum last month hosted the one-year anniversary of a unique collaborative – the first of its kind nationally – that unites creative aging professionals from the Bay Area.
Creative Aging SF is fast becoming the centerpiece...