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Friday Faves: Sept 30, 2016

Sep 30, 2016
Friday Faves: Sept 30, 2016

By Danielle Ball Every Friday, we share our favorite local/general and national/lady content from the previous week. This gives us... read more

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HealthyCal.org
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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Game to 100
Clinton-Trump debate had echo of “Battle of the Sexes”

Sep 28, 2016
Clinton-Trump debate had echo of “Battle of the Sexes”

The Clinton-Trump debate Monday evening reminded me of the 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. In both events, a central question was this: Can a woman beat a man in a pressure-filled contest in … Continue reading

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Measure Taxing E Cigarettes, Tobacco Will go to Voters

Sep 27, 2016
Measure Taxing E Cigarettes, Tobacco Will go to Voters

By Robin Urevich

The burgeoning electronic cigarette industry is on the defensive in California this year as the debate over the devices moves to the November ballot. If approved by the voters, Prop 56 would levy hefty taxes on so-called vaping devices and add $2 per pack to the price of traditional tobacco burning cigarettes.

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Allowing Fragile Children to Keep Doctors for 1 Year

Sep 27, 2016

By Hannah Guzik

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will allow some of California’s most medically fragile children to keep the health services they rely on.

Senate Bill 586 aims to prevent potentially life-threatening disruptions in care while the state restructures California Children’s Services, a health program for children with certain chronic conditions,...

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Girls on the Grid
Wanderlust: Kayaking Tomales Bay

Sep 27, 2016
Wanderlust: Kayaking Tomales Bay

By Kelly Conroy Only an hour and a half off the grid, Point Reyes National Seashore houses some serious outdoor... read more

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Sacramento365
Flip Out at these Sacramento Area Events!

Flip Out at these Sacramento Area Events!


Keep your eyes on the skies this weekend at the California Capital Airshow! (Photo courtesy of the California Capital Airshow.)

Not sure what to do this week? Use Sacramento365's Top 6 Events list below for ideas on how you can explore the Capital region this first week of fall:

 

 

 

HealthyCal.org
Coachella Valley: Structural Racism and the Desert Healthcare District

Sep 26, 2016
Coachella Valley:  Structural Racism and the Desert Healthcare District

By Matt Perry

When the posh Mizell Senior Center in tony Palm Springs trumpeted the success of a new fall prevention program in the surrounding Coachella Valley last week, it was a lily white victory.

The post Coachella Valley: Structural Racism and the Desert Healthcare District appeared first on California Health...

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Game to 100
Sacramento’s embarrassing purchase of Koons sculpture is no boost for local art

Sep 26, 2016
Sacramento’s embarrassing purchase of Koons sculpture is no boost for local art

My wife and granddaughter shared in the excitement of this year’s Chalk-It-Up Festival in Sacramento by joining 200 local artists in transforming squares of sidewalk concrete into colorful artwork. The annual event serves as a fundraiser to promote youth art … Continue reading

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For Non-English Speaking Families, Getting Mental Health Help At School Proves Elusive

Sep 26, 2016
For Non-English Speaking Families, Getting Mental Health Help At School Proves Elusive

By Claudia Boyd-Barrett

Legally, school districts are supposed to provide students experiencing emotional and behavioral difficulties with mental health assessments and individualized services to help them benefit from their education. But a report earlier this year by leading advocacy organizations found half of all students with these difficulties get no mental health help at all.

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