Tag Archives: San Joaquin County

Trump’s “health plan” raises major alarms in California

Responding to President-elect Donald Trump’s “health plan” released today (https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html), here’s a comment from Anthony Wright, executive director, Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition: “President-elect Trump’s health plan of a few paragraphs has virtually no detail, but just enough to raise major alarm about the significant threats to Medicare, Medicaid, the […]

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Costco and Arco take top honors in GasBuddy survey

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.  

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VOTE for Emergency Food Bank today!

The Emergency Food Bank and Family Services of Stockton and San Joaquin County submitted a cause with State Farm’s Neighborhood Assist Program 2014 and were accepted for the Growing Green, Eating Lean program. The first 4,000 causes were accepted. A panel of youth reviewed all of the causes and narrowed them down to the top […]

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AMR teaches 51,000 CPR; 675 in San Joaquin County

On Thursday, American Medical Response paramedics and emergency medical technicians held seven events around San Joaquin County and trained about 675 residents how to save a life using chest compression-only CPR. It was part of the inaugural AMR World CPR Challenge during which 140 AMR operations in 40 states plus Trinidad and Tobago and India […]

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Powerful forces join to fight childhood obesity

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Heart Association today announced an ambitious collaboration to reverse the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. Building upon AHA’s extensive advocacy capacity and experience, RWJF will provide the association with $8 million in initial funding to create and manage an advocacy initiative focused on changing local, state […]

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