Mary Nicholson, founder of Stockton-based Healings in Motion, wrote the following letter to promote this year’s Caregiver Symposium, an event she started several years ago in Stockton to help those who help others and recognize their valuable contributions to the community. She has also spearheaded the effort to push hospitals in San Joaquin County to [...]
The Sierra Health Foundation Center for Health Program Management has announced the second round of funding through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund. The fund is offering grants of up to $20,000 for new prospective grantees working to promote community health and health equity within the eight targeted San Joaquin Valley counties – Fresno, Kings, [...]
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued the following statement this week: California Healthcare Compare is a new tool that provides the public with access to important information about the price and quality of medical care in California. Californians have had very little access to price information before seeking medical care. In the last few years, we’ve [...]
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Members of the California State Board of Equalization will vote Tuesday on whether to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 7.5 cents during its 9:30 a.m. meeting at 5901 Green Valley Circle, Room 207, in Culver City. If adopted, the 28.5 cent excise tax will become effective on July 1 and last through June 30, 2016. [...]
Two of San Joaquin County’s perennial low gas price leaders have been recognized by the folks at GasBuddy that have put together one of the most consumer-friendly websites around. Check out local gas prices here at www.StocktonGasPrices.com. And here’s the release from GasBuddy.