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Job Seekers and Meals on Wheels

Job Seekers and Meals on Wheels

Active Job Seekers of America (AJSA) will be volunteering at Meals on Wheels this Wednesday. Last month over 15 Active Job Seekers from Auburn, Folsom, & Roseville groups helped prepare meals for seniors in the Greater Sacramento Area. We prepared over 100 frozen meals. Assembled 540 weekly meal boxes that consisted of 5 frozen meals, milk, juice boxes, fruit cups, and bread! Packaged indivual bread slices.It was a fun morning and it felt great to give back!

We are going to exceed the 540 boxes this week!

About Active Job Seekers of America

AJSA is an all volunteer program, made possible through the passionate service of our members, volunteers, and community supporters.

Eye surgeons to perform free cataract surgeries Friday

Eye surgeons to perform free cataract surgeries Friday

Two dozen Sacramento area residents who are uninsured and at risk of becoming blind will receive free cataract removal surgeries Friday, May 6.

The event takes place at on the second floor of Kaiser Permanente’s Eye Surgery Center at 10725 International Dr, Rancho Cordova.

This is the 16th year that Kaiser Permanente offers the free surgeries as part of Mission Cataract USA, a national organization that encourages eye doctors to offer their services for free each year.
 

Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Safe and Complete Streets Legislation

Congresswoman Matsui Introduces Safe and Complete Streets Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA) introduced the Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011, legislation that would require each state’s department of transportation and metropolitan planning organization to put in place a Complete Streets policy that ensures all Federally-funded transportation projects accommodate the safety and convenience of all users. Complete Streets policies ensures roadways are built with all users in mind – including bicyclists, public transportation vehicles and riders, motorists, freight vehicles, and pedestrians of all ages and abilities. This bipartisan legislation is cosponsored by Congressman Steven LaTourette (R-OH).

“Complete Streets policies are a win-win for local communities: they save lives and create forward-looking projects that provide lasting value,” Matsui said.

Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

Contributor of the Month: Laura Scarborough

“I’m one of those people who can’t walk and chew gum at the same time, so juggling is out of the question,” Laura Scarborough said.

Laura Scarborough’s blog, Adventures in Juggling, is about a Manteca mom’s life with a husband, five kids, one of which has special needs, three pets and being a RN at the neo-natal intensive care unit, NICU.

“We started in 2005, back then it was a kind of a curiosity.”

Laura started journaling after her son Daniel was born. Daniel was born premature and has autism [CORRECTION: Daniel was born premature and has many struggles related to his extreme premature birth, Laura said in her blog].

How do you feel now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

How do you feel  now that the Kings plan on staying for one more year?

After much effort from all sides, it boils down to the Maloofs stating that the Kings will play the next season in Sacramento.

Good?  Bad?  Too much attention given to the subject?  How will this impact you at the local level?

Let us know.

Submit your article to writer@news10.net and let us know what community you live in.  Start you paragraph with "Now that the Kings are staying for another year...

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Service Day Benefits Local Schools this Saturday

Service Day Benefits Local Schools this Saturday

California’s public schools have been hit hard with budget cuts.  In responds to this and as part of the “Mormon Helping Hands” effort , approximately 500 local members will gather at three Sacramento schools to renew and beautify them this Saturday from 9:00 a.m.

National Study Showing Increase in Cosmetic Surgery for Men Reflected in Sacramento Patients

Statistics just released by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons show that cosmetic plastic surgery procedures in men increased in 2010 compared to 2009.

Individual male surgical procedures that showed significant increase included:

Facelifts for men rose 14 percent in 2010, while male liposuction increased 7 percent.

In total, men underwent more than 1.1 million cosmetic procedures in 2010, both minimally invasive and surgical. Also, according to the ASPS, the majority of men’s top 10 fastest growing procedures are surgical, bucking the previous trend in the growth of minimally invasive treatments.

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