Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Rancho Cordova

Free Small Business Tax Seminar in Rancho Cordova

Sacramento, Ca – Business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business and learn how to comply with California’s complex tax laws are invited to attend a free small business tax seminar in Rancho Cordova on Thursday, July 10, 2014. California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Member George Runner is sponsoring this […]

Wildfire Safety Expo

Wildfire Safety Expo

South Lake Tahoe, CA  – The threat of wildfire is extremely high this fire season due to record drought conditions in the West.  Local agencies are coming together and hosting a Wildfire Safety Expo on Saturday, June 21st from noon to 3pm at the TJ Maxx parking lot located at the “Y” where Highways 50 and 89 intersect. […]

Agreement on Pre-K Funding a Modest Step Forward for Educating Our Children and Improving Our State, Says California Fair Share

Agreement on Pre-K Funding a Modest Step Forward for Educating Our Children and Improving Our State, Says California Fair Share

Sacramento, Ca  –  California Fair Share issued the following statement, in response to a tentative agreement among state legislators to fund 43,000 new, full-day Pre-K slots, which will be phased in over the coming years:   “The agreement reached in budget conference committee is a modest step forward for California’s kids, California’s economy and California’s […]

Barton Hospital Fights Back: The Role Emergency Department’s Play in Pain Medication Overdose By, Warren Withers, M.D.

Barton Hospital Fights Back: The Role Emergency Department’s Play in Pain Medication Overdose By, Warren Withers, M.D.

Death by drug overdose has tripled from 1990 to 2008. In 2008, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 36,450 people died from a drug overdose and 75% of overdoses were prescription drug related.  Of the prescription drug-related deaths in 2008, the CDC reports 74% were opiate prescription drugs.   Opiate pain […]

California Agricultural Teachers’ Association Comments on Governor Brown’s Budget Proposal Eliminating Agricultural Education Incentive Grant

California Agricultural Teachers’ Association Comments on Governor Brown’s Budget Proposal Eliminating Agricultural Education Incentive Grant

Sacramento, CA…In his 2014-15 State Budget released last week, Governor Brown proposed the complete elimination of funding for the Agricultural Education Incentive Grant, which supports high quality Agricultural Education standards in our public schools. This grant program is designed to provide matching funds for districts who commit to meeting state-approved program standards in Ag Education, […]