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Wildfire Smoke Warning: Sand Incident Air Quality Advisory

Jul 26, 2014

Sutter Creek, CA July 26, 2014 - Some areas of Amador and El Dorado counties are experiencing heavy smoke due to the Sand Incident fire. Amador County Public Health advises community members that air quality may be unsafe for those with sensitive medical conditions. Residents with chronic health conditions, young children, pregnant women and...

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Above normal temperatures and smoke this weekend

Jul 26, 2014
Above normal temperatures and smoke this weekend

Editor's Note: Real-time updates on the Sand Fire are posted in our Fire News section. ...

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Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

Hawaii: Driving the Red Road

The Red Road along the southeastern shore of Hawaii is one of those fabled American byways. Called “one of the most scenic roads in the state of Hawaii” (1), it is so far off the beaten path that relatively few tourists venture here. When I read that it “takes you through...

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Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii: Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park

Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park is home to two active volcanoes: Mauna Loa and Kīlauea. At 323,431 acres it’s large park. Only a very small part of is accessible by car, but as you can see in this post, the places you can drive to are pretty fantastic.

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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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Sierra College STEM Collaborative Releases Literature Review – Should Art Be Added to STEM?

Jul 25, 2014

July 25, 2014 - To gain insight on how educators can better prepare students for advanced manufacturing and STEM careers, the Sierra College Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Collaborative engaged Elizabeth Dayton, Ph.D. to conduct a literature review on the value of adding the arts to STEM, making it STEAM. The resulting white...

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Triple digits coming to a shadow near you

Jul 25, 2014
Triple digits coming to a shadow near you

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Girls on the Grid
Best Full Length Album

Jul 25, 2014
Best Full Length Album

In pure excitement for TBD Fest this October, Girls on the Grid decided to turn the conversation to music and do a round up of the best full length albums that we just can’t seem to stop listening to on repeat. Here are some of our writers’ favorite full albums, from new artists, to tried and true classics....

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Plumas National Forest – Still wild at 50!

Jul 24, 2014

Quincy, CA, July 24, 2014 – A variety of events has been assembled by the Plumas National Forest (PNF) and many community partners to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Bucks Lake Wilderness, designated in 1984, will serve as a focal point for many local festivities.

The kick-off event is a special "Celebrate...

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Nicolls Fire Investigation Leads to Charges for Marijuana Cultivator

Jul 24, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. July 24, 2014 - A federal grand jury returned a five-count indictment today against Edgardo Fournier, aka Edgardo Fournier-Nigaglioni, 45, of Perris, charging him with conspiring to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to dis...

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