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Smokers have help to kick the habit as tobacco tax increases

March 28, 2017 - In light of the new tobacco tax going into effect this week, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds Californians that resources are available to help them kick the habit... Read More

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Sutter’s Fort recreates California’s first mall for special traders’ faire - April 7-9

Sutter’s Fort recreates California’s first mall  for special traders’ faire - April 7-9

California State Parks and Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) are proud to present a vibrant, educational and fun three day event -- “Traders’ Faire - California’s First Mall” -- on Friday, April 7 through Sunday, April 9, 2017. Offered just once a year, this lively and highly anticipated interpretive event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and offers unique insights into the early days of the Fort when it served as a central and critically important trading post. Fort visitors will be delighted to see the recently completed restoration of the historic walls, gates and blacksmith shop plus have the opportunity to step back in time to experience what California’s first shopping mall was like in the 1840s.

Health and well-being classes for Spring

The Staff and Faculty Health and Well-Being Program this spring is offering meditation and tai chi programs, and partnering with other units on “Biking With Confidence” classes and a workshop on “how to better navigate interpersonal relations in the workplace.” All programs are free.

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“Stop the Bleed” lifesaving training available in Solano County

“Stop the Bleed” lifesaving training available in Solano County

Time is precious in an emergency. An injured or wounded person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within a few minutes. No matter how fast a medical professional arrives on scene, it’s bystanders who may be called on to make a lifesaving difference.

Stop the Bleed is a nationwide federal campaign to train and empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. The campaign is a result of work done by a collaborative committee which included representation from the Department of Homeland Security, American College of Surgeons, and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians just to name a few. Recognizing the need to address the numbers of patients whose lives have been lost in recent tragic mass casualty incidents as a result of blood loss, the committee developed and published recommendations known as the Hartford Consensus. These recommendations have led to initiating the nationwide Stop the Bleed campaign.

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10-year old child eludes possible kidnapping in Elk Grove

March 27, 2017 |  
A young Elk Grove child walking home from school eluded what could have been a kidnapping yesterday afternoon.
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Startups wanted for city projects

The City of West Sacramento is recruiting startups to help develop technology-based solutions for the Parks and Recreation Department and Economic Development and Housing. Startups can apply now through April 10th, 2017 and should be notified by May 1st of their application decision. The winning team for each challenge will be selected to participate in a 16-week “residence period” to work with a city department on a prototype for their proposed solution. For details, you can attend a webinar.

West Sacramento has identified the following opportunities for startups:... Read More

Time to sign up for swimming lessons and summer camp

Summer Camps: Thursday 4/20 8:30 a.m. To stay up to date on all summer camp registration info please join this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/429712790704924

Register for:
Sports Camp (Kinder-5th grade)
Camp Lakeside (Kinder-5th grade)
KIDS Camp (Kinder-5th grade)
Tennis Camp (5-17 yrs)
Skate Camp (7-14 yrs)
Camp Guard (12-14 yrs)
Teen Camp (students entering 6th grade through outgoing 8th graders)

Summer Swim: Thursday 4/27 8:30 a.m. To stay up to date on all swim lesson registration info please join this event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1832464487027552/

Register for:
Session 1 and 2 of swim lessons
Private lesson week 1 (July 3rd-6th)... Read More

Spring break travelers reminded to protect themselves against Zika

March 20, 2017 - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) advises spring break travelers vacationing in warmer climates to protect themselves from mosquito bites and avoid unprotected sex in areas with known transmission of the Zika virus... Read More

Social media photo contest

How it Works:

  • Every Monday we’ll post contest requirements for that week on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds. The following Monday we’ll randomly draw a name from all the social media entries & announce the winner of the week. After the winner is announced, we’ll give out new contest rules for the next week.

Here’s How to Enter:

  • Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter
  • Be on the lookout each week for our photo theme requirements
  • Use the hashtag given and tag us in your post 



Week One: 3/20-3/26: “Take a Selfie with a Goat”... Read More

Lamb chops and red wine: a perfect Easter pairing

March 20, 2017 |  
(StatePoint) Easter is the perfect occasion to enjoy a glass of wine and share a meal with family and friends. If you are looking for a delicious wine pairing this holiday, consider a classic red variety like Cabernet Sauvignon. 
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