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Most Survivors Want More Rehab, Less Punishment for Victimizers

Aug 22, 2016
Most Survivors Want More Rehab, Less Punishment for Victimizers

Victims of violent crime are more likely to be low-income, under 30 and Latino or African American, according to a survey by Californians for Safety and Justice. Aswad Thomas, pictured above, was shot in the back twice in 2009. Photo courtesy of Aswad Thomas.

By Lily Dayton

Aswad Thomas made a quick stop at a...

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Alison Toon
Boy George, Culture Club, and they are back with a force! Thunder Valley!

Aug 21, 2016
Boy George, Culture Club, and they are back with a force! Thunder Valley!

Boy George and Mikey Craig, Culture ClubBefore this weekend, you may have heard me mention the lack of dancing at concerts in Northern California. I thought it was a USA vs. UK cultural-difference thing, but I'm hearing that it's a Northern-California-...

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Alison Toon
New video/single from Sacramento’s A Foreign Affair

Aug 19, 2016
New video/single from Sacramento’s A Foreign Affair

Sacramento alternative-rock band, A Foreign Affair, today launched a new video single, which you can watch below... and then head over to their Bandcamp to buy! It's taken from the EP planned for later this year.A Foreign Affair are Alex Strobaugh (voc...

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VIDEO: Local Group Calls To Support Farm Worker Overtime

Aug 18, 2016
VIDEO: Local Group Calls To Support Farm Worker Overtime

The Democratic Party of Sacramento County held a phone bank on Friday, August 12th in support of Assembly Bill 1066, which would give farmworkers overtime pay.

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HealthyCal.org
California’s Most Fragile Children Will Get to Keep Doctors Under New Bill

Aug 17, 2016
California’s Most Fragile Children Will Get to Keep Doctors Under New Bill

By Hannah Guzik

California advocates and legislators are now fighting to make sure that 30,000 medically fragile children can keep the health services that have, in many cases, helped them survive.

The post California’s Most Fragile Children Will Get to Keep Doctors Under New Bill appeared first on California Health Report.


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HealthyCal.org
First Aid Training Helps Schools Spot Students with Mental Health Needs

Aug 16, 2016
First Aid Training Helps Schools Spot Students with Mental Health Needs

Photo: Thinkstock.

By Robin Urevich

Three-quarters of people with mental illnesses like major depression, anxiety or psychotic disorders experience their first symptoms before age 24. Half of them become mentally ill by age 14.

But these diseases often go undiagnosed and untreated until later in life, sometimes after they have wreaked havoc on school, work or...

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California Rice Commission
She put the Lime in the Coconut

She put the Lime in the Coconut

Coconut and lime added to Californian grown Kokuho Rose Rice - make a delicious dish..Get the recipe here

HealthyCal.org
3 Million Californians Will Be Uninsured in 2017, Report Estimates

Aug 15, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Health reform has greatly expanded the number of Californians with insurance, but slightly more than 3 million residents will remain uninsured in 2017, according to a new report.

About 1.8 million people won’t qualify for state coverage because of their immigration status. They account for 59 percent of those who will remain...

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HealthyCal.org
Nurse-managed centers bring health care to the people

Aug 15, 2016
Nurse-managed centers bring health care to the people

By Matt Perry

Tamara McKinnon knows that visiting a doctor’s office is a poor facsimile of real life.

“There are some things you just can’t see there,” says McKinnon, affirming the crazed detachment from reality provided by a 15-minute drive-by interaction.

McKinnon is part of a unique San Jose State University program that injects student nurses...

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California Rice Commission
Heading to the Finish Line

A few facts on what the rice is doing now and how the crop is progressing.

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