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Gearing up for my debut as a steehead fisherman

May 13, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Need to Know

May 13, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik 

Saying no to teen dating violence, one classroom at a time.

State senators discuss how to end child poverty.

Bill would require prescription translations, preventing dangerous errors.

California debates extending health coverage to undocumented immigrants.

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Stage is set to fish for steelhead at Perry Riffle

May 11, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Salinas Valley Project Helps Residents Access Clean Drinking Water

May 11, 2015

By Lynn Graebner Thousands of residents in rural disadvantaged communities in the Salinas Valley may soon have help avoiding drinking water from domestic wells and small water systems contaminated with dangerous levels of nitrate. A grass roots pilot ...

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Aging with Dignity: live alone or in a community?

May 11, 2015

By Matt Perry

An overwhelming percentage of older adults insist on remaining in their homes as they age.

Called “aging in place,” it’s considered the Holy Grail for families and governments alike. Older adults want the comfort and autonomy of home. Governments hope to keep seniors at home as long as possible, mortified of the financial...

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Police and Moms of Cypress Park Walk the Beat To Safety

May 10, 2015

By Jessica Portner

As sunset approaches, a crowd amasses outside King Taco, a popular restaurant in the high-crime, densely populated Cypress Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. About 25 moms from the largely Latino neighborhood are there to greet Captain Jeff Bert of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Northeast Division, maybe grab a bite, and then...

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More than 40% of California Adults Have a Chronic Health Condition, Report Finds

May 8, 2015

By Hannah Guzik

 

More than 40 percent of California adults have a chronic health condition, and rates are higher in some regions, according to a new report.

High blood pressure is the most common chronic condition, affecting about one in four adults in California, or 7.6 million people, says the April 28 report by the...

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Game to 100
Feeling like a fish out of water in Red Bluff

May 8, 2015

Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

Game to 100
Football morality play sets stage for steelhead fishing

May 6, 2015

  Writer’s note: In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, I found myself wandering between two worlds: one as a beginning sports editor in the small town of Red Bluff, California, and the other as a draft resister awaiting … Continue reading

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Need to know

By Hannah Guzik   What’s the vaccination tipping point for wary parents? Advocates question whether there are gaps in coverage for California kids. Even when medically necessary, children face barriers to epileptic surgery. Health insurers aren’t following law to provide free women’s health services. Can technology help with the caregiver crisis? Almost 40% of...

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