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BirdReturns Tour

BirdReturns Tour

Attendees of Farm Tank 2016 got a first hand look at how BirdReturns works in the field.Read Paul Buttner's blog

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Creative Aging: “Come Together, Right Now”

Oct 10, 2016
Creative Aging: “Come Together, Right Now”

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...

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Not One Size Fits All, Researchers Find In Project to Reduce Disparities

Oct 9, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

When the California Public Health Department announced last year that more than $3.5 million was available for Native American groups working on mental health issues, officials expected to receive a host of applications.

The money was intended to let organizations expand and serve more patients with mental health needs.

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New Law Aims to Protect Child Sex Trafficking Victims, Instead of Criminalizing Them

Oct 4, 2016

By Hannah Guzik 

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill last week that aims to protect child sex trafficking victims instead of criminalizing them.

Senate Bill 1322 prohibits law enforcement from arresting or charging minors for prostitution or loitering with intent to commit prostitution. The bill, by Los Angeles Sen. Holly J.

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Wildlife Up Close

Wildlife Up Close

Festivals in the valley give everyone a chance to get a close look at migrating birds.Read Paul Buttner's Blog

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Addiction Treatment Changes Following Pressure from New Federal Rules

Oct 2, 2016

By Robin Urevich

Drug treatment professionals have long preached abstinence from all drugs—including medication aimed at managing addiction. But those who oppose medication-assisted treatment must face an inconvenient truth, say addiction medicine specialists like Richard Rawson, a psychologist who recently retired as co-director of the UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Program: Scientific studies show medication saves...

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How Much Screen Time is Good For Children at School?

How Much Screen Time is Good For Children at School?

By Derek Walter

Schools increasingly embrace technology. Yet, as schools go digital, some students may be hearing a different message when they get home. Parents are routinely cautioned to keep a close eye on how much time their children spend in front of a screen.

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A House Full of Love

A House Full of Love

Community is a big part of rice country, so we are always looking for ways to give back.Read the blog from Jim Morris

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Death Radio: Dr. Ruth Meets Car Talk

Sep 28, 2016

By Matt Perry

From Death Cafes to conscious dying and California’s new assisted dying law, death seems to be a topic on everyone’s mind.

In what is evidently the nation’s first radio show to explore death on a regular basis, Dying to Talk begins its weekly run this Sunday at 8 a.m.

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75 Years of Rice

As harvest begins, grower Dennis Lindberg reflects on his 75th consecutive rice crop.

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