Tahoe’s Granlibakken Resort Day Spa Now Open

Tahoe’s Granlibakken Resort Day Spa Now Open

June 16, 2011 (Tahoe City, Calif.) – Tahoe’s Lighthouse Day Spa second location is now open at Granlibakken Resort and Conference Center (http://www.granlibakken.com/) at the bucolic family resort near Tahoe City. The new location boasts three treatment rooms and a number of wellness packages aimed at revitalization and relaxation, including customized and deep tissue massage, […]

A Child Born In 2010 Will Cost $226,920 To Raise According To USDA Report

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 – The Department of Agriculture today released its annual report, Expenditures on Children by Families, finding that a middle-income family with a child born in 2010 can expect to spend about $226,920 ($286,860 if projected inflation costs are factored in) for food, shelter, and other necessities to raise that child over […]

Good Bye Food Pyramid and Hello “MyPlate”

Good Bye Food Pyramid and Hello “MyPlate”

  WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 – First Lady Michelle Obama, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Surgeon General Regina Benjamin today unveiled the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about […]

Red Cross is Worried About 1/3rd of You this Summer

Red Cross is Worried About 1/3rd of You this Summer

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 — More than a third of people planning to swim, boat or fish this summer cannot swim well, according to a new national survey by the American Red Cross. Nearly 8 in 10 households (78 percent) are planning at least one water-related recreational activity this summer such as swimming, boating and […]

“Everyday Heroes” Celebrate Emergency Medical Services Week

“Everyday Heroes” Celebrate Emergency Medical Services Week

Incline Village, NV…North Lake Tahoe Fire Protection District (NLTFPD) will be celebrating National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week throughout the month of May. Celebrated nationally during the week of May 15th – May 21st, this special week acknowledges the outstanding services performed by our first responders nationwide. This 38th annual event brings together local communities […]

County Clinics To Use Electronic Records

County Clinics To Use Electronic Records

The Placer County Board of Supervisors today approved the implementation of electronic medical records in the county’s Community Clinics. This use of state-of-the-art technology will enhance patient care and clinic operations. “With nearly 40,000 patient visits each year, maintaining medical records electronically will allow the clinics to improve patient care by providing immediate access to […]