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Landscaping Tips During the Drought

Apr 16, 2015
Landscaping Tips During the Drought

SACRAMENTO- Green grass, healthy trees and colorful flowers — it’s why we landscape our yards. But when residents are asked to conserve, keeping that investment alive is a challenge. Thursday, landscapers attended a meeting with experts from the Department of Water Resources and UC Davis horticulturists to learn new tricks of the trade. “We’re...

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National U.S. Marshal Led Initiative Nets 98 Stockton Fugitives

Apr 16, 2015
National U.S. Marshal Led Initiative Nets 98 Stockton Fugitives

STOCKTON- About 7,100 violent and dangerous criminals are now off the streets, according to U.S. Marshals. That includes 98 in Stockton, as part of a six week operation called Violence Reduction 7. Dozens of hand guns and rifles are now off the streets and tagged as evidence. These weapons are just a fraction of...

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Man Seriously Injured in Placerville Hit-and-Run

Apr 16, 2015
Man Seriously Injured in Placerville Hit-and-Run

PLACERVILLE- A man was seriously injured when he was hit by a vehicle, reportedly driven by his girlfriend, on Broadway near Texerna Court just east of Placerville, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators with the sheriff’s office and CHP responded to a reported hit-and-run incident about 2 p.m. Thursday. When officers...

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San Joaquin Asparagus Festival Organizers Prepare for Opening Day

Apr 16, 2015
San Joaquin Asparagus Festival Organizers Prepare for Opening Day

STOCKTON- The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival has been revived this year. As FOX40 has reported, private promoters have taken over and are expecting big things for 2015. The location will be a major difference. The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival will be held at Stockton’s Fairgrounds, not downtown. Organizers are busy getting rides, food and other activities...

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YubaNet.com
Ocean Friendly Gardening Tips from Surfrider to Save Water and Prevent Pollution (VIDEO)

Apr 16, 2015

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., April 15, 2015 - Today, the United States is experiencing severe weather events including super storms, tornados, floods and droughts. And, while these events will become more severe and frequent as the climate continues to warm, fresh water has become an endangered resource in many states.

The Surfrider Foundation (surfrider.org), a non-profit...

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YubaNet.com
New Report Shows Some Insurance Companies Not Covering All Birth Control as Required by ACA

Apr 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC, April 16, 2015 – Planned Parenthood said today that there is a need for clarity from the Obama administration to insure all insurance companies are providing women with the full-range of birth control methods without a copay as required by the Affordable Care Act, in light of a new report from the...

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House Toxic Substances Control Act Update Fails to Protect Public Health

Apr 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2015 – EWG opposes the draft legislation put forth by U.S. Reps. John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) to update the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. The proposal will not keep the public safe from hazardous chemicals, EWG said.

In a hearing today on the bill’s discussion draft before...

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YubaNet.com
Safety and security of US chemical facilities vulnerable to attack, putting the safety of American citizens at risk

Apr 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 - The slow implementation of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) in the USA as part of homeland security and anti-terrorism measures is leaving chemical plants vulnerable and putting at risk the safety of American citi...

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Increasing evidence points to inflammation as source of nervous system manifestations of Lyme disease

Apr 16, 2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 16, 2015 - About 15% of patients with Lyme disease develop peripheral and central nervous system involvement, often accompanied by debilitating and painful symptoms. New research indicates that inflammation plays a causal role i...

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‘Pull my finger!’ say scientists who solve knuckle-cracking riddle

Apr 16, 2015
‘Pull my finger!’ say scientists who solve knuckle-cracking riddle

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