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UC Irvine Researchers Receive Grant to Study ‘Crowdprogramming’

Jul 28, 2014

As part of the grant work, the UC Irvine team plans to create a publicly available platform for crowdfunding called CrowdCode, a tool set designed to address the intricacies of crowd programming.

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Report: Industry Groups Drop Concerns Over Outsourcing Bill Package in Assembly

Jul 28, 2014

As originally written, together Assembly bills 1574, 1575 and 1578 would have added terms helping the state to terminate underperforming contracts; added performance criteria; and built a searchable database. The post Report: Industry Groups Drop Conce...

HealthyCal.org
Interview with Dr. David Williams

Jul 28, 2014

By Daniel Weintraub Dr. David Williams, an internationally recognized authority on social influences on health, currently teaches at the Harvard School of Public Health. His research has enhanced our understanding of the complex ways in which socioecon...

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travel with mamawolfe: Relax at the Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort in Calistoga

Jul 27, 2014
travel with mamawolfe: Relax at the Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort in Calistoga

Greetings from Calistoga, California! Most people think of the Napa Valley for wine, of course, but there is SO much more there than driving around doing tastings. Quaint towns such as St. Helena, Yountville, Healdsburg, Sonoma and Calistoga each offer chances for a romantic weekend spent riding bikes, walking the town, antique shopping, eating...

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Alison Toon
Aftershock 2014 preview: Godsmack, 1000Hp, new album out August 5th

Jul 27, 2014

Godsmack headline day two, Sunday, of Aftershock, along with Rob Zombie and Five Finger Death Punch. New album, 1000Hp, is out on August 5th, with a couple of tracks available for pre-order now.As a taster, here's the title track (no video, just sound)...

Davis Vanguard
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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