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HealthCorps positions open to youth and older

HealthCorps positions open to youth and older

One of America’s leading advocates in providing health education, HealthCorps, is currently searching for new coordinators in the Sacramento area. These coordinators would be in charge of leading school and community based programs designed to heighten physical, mental, and emotional health. HealthCorps employees are keen on spreading lessons in fitness and tailoring the next generation for long, healthy lives.

HealthCorps coordinators should be passionate about health and be able to lead and participate in community outreach programs. Image courtesy of HealthCorps.org.

Founded in 2003 by renowned heart surgeon, author, and talk show host Mehmet Oz, HealthCorps has launched a huge number of health education programs throughout America. As stated on HealthCorps.org, their mission is to “implement an innovative in-school model that inspires teens to make healthier choices for themselves and their families.”... Read More

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"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

"Live With the Chef" at Arden Hills on Wednesday Evening!

Spring is in the air!  And it’s time to savor the bounty of garden-fresh vegetables available in our local area.

At the next “Live With the Chef” cooking class on Wednesday, 4/23 at 6 p.m., learn how to keep your kitchen cool and the cleanup easy with simple and delicious nutrient dense Super Salad recipes!  This special monthly cooking class is focused on incorporating fresh ingredients designed for a healthy and well balanced diet. You're invited to join this ongoing adult cooking series - couples are welcome, too!

Due to the popularity of this class, space is limited and reservations are required. For reservations, please call 916-482-6111; for more information, please visit http://www.ardenhills.net/sports-fitness/nutrition/wellness-seminars/

Name That Putrid Smell

Name That Putrid Smell

Momservation: A mother’s minivan is a rolling petri dish.

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 Recently my car began to stink.

Navigate the Fix50 delays with News10's Melissa Crowley

Fix 50 is starting tomorrow, April 22, and with it will be delays that could impact your commutes from 50 to downtown, Elk Grove, Davis, West Sac and Natomas. News10 traffic anchor Melissa Crowley shares how to prepare and get a plan ready, which will begin with eastbound lane closure starting at 9:00 p.m. tonight, April 21.

Tweet Melissa your concerns and questions from your neighborhood @MelissaCrowley


What it's like to ride Sac RT train for the first time

What it's like to ride Sac RT train for the first time

SACRAMENTO - Because of the impact of the FIX 50 project, there is expected to be thousands of first-time riders on Sacramento's light-rail system. But first-timers may have some questions about riding the trains.

Whether you'll be using the green, gold, or blue line, you'll want to get your boarding pass, and make sure you have it on you at all times. Riding the train can be easy and stress-free, and a better alternative to waiting in gridlock.

First-time rider Kachet Jackson-Henderson will be choosing the train, instead of the traffic nightmare.

"I don't really know what to expect," she says. "I've taken public transit in San Francisco, and I feel like if I can do that I can do Sacramento RT."

California State Lobby Day 2014 AHA: Be The Cure! Join Today!

California State Lobby Day 2014  AHA:  Be The Cure!  Join Today!

California State Lobby Day 2014

Wednesday, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

West Steps, 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814



Where will you be on Wednesday, April 23rd? I’m hoping you’ll be able to join me at California’s Lobby Day.  We need to ensure our mission of building healthier lives free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.  We need to make sure this is heard by our leaders in Sacramento—and your voice matters!


California Lobby Day 2014: 


WHEN:  April 23, 2014


WHERE:  West Steps of the Capitol

                1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA  95814


TIME:  10am to 3pm


California Lobby Day Registration starts at 9am. 


Railroad Museum Offers Monthly “Diesel Days” Beginning this Weekend!

Railroad Museum Offers Monthly “Diesel Days” Beginning this Weekend!

California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum are proud to offer special “Diesel Days” one weekend each month – April through September -- by operating two visually-exciting and gracefully-styled diesel locomotives as part of the popular weekend excursion train rides on the Museum’s Sacramento Southern Railroad.  These brightly painted diesels -- Western Pacific No. 913 and Southern Pacific “Daylight” No. 6051 -- will pull the excursion trains both Saturday and Sunday on the following weekends:  April 19-20, May 17-18, June 14-15 (Father’s Day Weekend), July 19-20, August 23-24 and September 20-21, 2014.  These eye-catching and classic streamlined locomotives are representative of the so-called “First Generation” of diesel-electric locomotives which replaced steam engines all across America during the 1940s and 1950s.