A Raley’s Food For Families pilot program and the Salvation Army will be providing fresh fruits and vegetables along with other groceries to the first 50 needy famlies arriving at a “pantry refresh” event Tuesday (July 29) in Sacramento. The distribution will be at 9 a.m. at the Salvation Army Family Services center at 4350 Raley Blvd., just north of the Raley Boulevard exit off Interstate 80.
Sacramento County will reopen a financial fraud unit in January after reports of scams against the elderly have gone up dramatically since Adult Protective Services eliminated the unit several years ago.
One study found that the number of homeless deaths remains consistent throughout the year. The elements continue to take a toll regardless of the season.
San Francisco-based Dignity Health and Anthem Blue Cross have gone into overtime on negotiations for a new contract, but both sides appear confident of an eventual agreement.
Santa Rosa-based REACH Air Medical Services said it plans to expand its Northern California operations with a new air ambulance base in Rancho Cordova, providing 24/7 emergency medical and services to the Sacramento area by October.
Kaiser Permanante spreads the wealth in the four-county region by giving $1.4 million as part of its community benefits grants
Amid criticism that the California Acupuncture Boards priorities give short shrift to consumer protection, state lawmakers are moving for an overhaul and lobbing a pointed message at its executive officer to get in line.
Concerned about an increase in the number of insects and birds testing positive for West Nile virus this summer, the local mosquito abatement district is once again using planes to spray pesticides over parts of the Sacramento region.
A state appellate court Monday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that could have cost Sutter Health more than $4 billion when it ruled that millions of the health care giant’s patients had no right to sue over the theft of a computer with their personal, medical and insurance records on its hard drive.
Dignity Health agreed to pay the federal government $1.55 million to settle claims that its Sacramento area facilities failed to keep tabs on painkillers and other drugs, according to the U.S. Attorney's office.
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