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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.

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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wRuthie Bolton: women's basketball pioneer

Ruthie Bolton, an inductee in the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, is without a doubt, one of the best to ever lace it up... Read More

Tracy mayor reveals 5-point improvement plan

TRACY — Tracy Mayor Robert Rickman laid out the city’s five-point plan for attracting business to Tracy and improving quality of life during his first state of the city address March 21.

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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

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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Symbolism & Victorian mourning

Symbolism & Victorian mourning

The Old City Cemetery is filled with the symbols of a time long past, but what do they mean? Is there more to a lamb, a broken bud or an urn than meets the eye? Come join us as we attempt to unlock the secrets hidden in plain sight and take a look into Victorian mourning culture. Widow’s weeds not required. Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00 am.

 

UC Davis media sources for income tax season

The following University of California, Davis, faculty are available to comment to the media as tax deadlines approach in April. Check this list on the UC Davis news website for updates as they occur.

Response of nonprofit organizations to economic incentives

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CDPH lifts warnings about certain shellfish from Humboldt County

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Midtown debuts second dumpster art-wrap as part of ongoing beautification efforts

Midtown debuts second dumpster art-wrap as part of ongoing beautification efforts

As a follow-up to a creative pilot project launched a year ago between the Midtown Association and 16 Powerhouse, beautification efforts continue as another dumpster art-wrap debuted in Midtown.  Sponsored by Waste Management, the latest “wrapped” dumpster is located in Powerhouse Alley with a brand new creative design to showcase the bike-friendly nature of Sacramento’s urban core.