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Our Medical System – What I Believe is Possible

Jul 27, 2014
Our Medical System – What I Believe is Possible

by Tia Will With the proposal and subsequent approval of the ACA, concerns have been expressed about the destruction of our free market system of medical care. I would like to address this from the point of view of a front line medical practitioner with 30 years of experience. What we have had in...

YubaNet.com
Lightning-caused Fires Discovered in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Jul 26, 2014

July 26, 2014 - Recent lightning activity has started four fires in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. Due to their remote locations, these fires do not pose a threat to life or property. The combined acreage of all four fires is less than four a...

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California Stem Cell Report
Los Angeles Times: Flawed Investigation Magnifies California Stem Cell Scandal

The Los Angeles Times will have a column again this Sunday excoriating the $3 billion California stem cell agency, and it will involve the same set of players, the agency’s former president and a San Francisco area stem cell company.


The headline on the column by Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author Michael Hiltzik says
 “California’s...

Sacramento Sidetracks
White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

The Best $1.00 Outing Around! This is the perfect place to go when your kids need to get drenched and you want a cheap outing with the WOW factor! White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park has an incredible play structure with large dump buckets, canons, water jets…and WATER SLIDES! This park is SO worth our...

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HealthyCal.org
A Nurse, a Friend and a Parenting Teacher: Home-Visit Program Helps Low-Income Mothers

Jul 25, 2014

By Lisa Renner

Oyuny Bahena was pregnant and living in a homeless shelter in Merced County when she first met with a home-visit nurse.

The nurse offered to help guide the 20-year-old through the challenges of parenthood over the next two years at no cost. Bahena remains grateful.

“I love her support (and) how she’s very attentive...

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TechWire
Stanford Researchers Plan for Powering California Entirely with Wind, Water and Sun

Jul 25, 2014

Under the plan, 55.5 percent of the state’s energy would come from solar, 35 percent from wind and the remainder from a combination of hydroelectric, geothermal, tidal and wave energy.

The post Stanford Researchers Plan for Powering California Entirely with Wind, Water and Sun appeared first on TechWire.net.


TechWire
Net Neutrality Needs ‘Strongest Possible Rules,’ S.F. Mayor Tells FCC

Jul 25, 2014

The mayors of San Francisco, Portland and New York teamed up, asking the FCC to reverse prior decisions and classify high-speed Internet access as a telecommunications service, subject to a higher regulatory standard.

The post Net Neutrality Needs ‘Strongest Possible Rules,’ S.F. Mayor Tells FCC appeared first on TechWire.net.


TechWire
Tri-Valley Could Become Hub for Medical Technology, Forum Panelists Say

Jul 25, 2014

The Sixth Annual Innovation Tri-Valley Forum took place on Wednesday, gathering Lawrence Livermore and Sandia/California lab officials, medical professionals, investors and entrepreneurs who discussed ways that startups could benefit from the area's av...

TechWire
Amy Tong Appointed OSI Chief Deputy Director

Jul 25, 2014

Tong was named the California State Lottery’s deputy director of information technology services — its CIO — in December 2012.

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TechWire
Poll: Most Californians Support Increasing Investment in Clean Tech

Jul 25, 2014

The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) finding was part of broader polling on Californians’ attitudes about environmental issues such as global warming, the Keystone pipeline and energy policy.

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