Archive for the Living Category

Save the Date: Solano Wine & Food Jubilee to Return to the Nut Tree in May

Save the Date: Solano Wine & Food Jubilee to Return to the Nut Tree in May    A nostalgic Vacaville amusement park, which closed its doors in 2009, is getting a new lease on life as it becomes the grand stage for the 30th annual Solano Wine &

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Finding a Happy Heart and Mind with Yoga

As a yoga studio owner, teacher and practitioner I get asked quite frequently about the health benefits of yoga. Though I’ve known personally how I felt in my own body post yoga class, I wanted to know more. Especially when my youngest son was diagnosed with type

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SPCA Pet Therapy

SPCA Pet Therapy Interview with Kelly Palm, DVM Using excerpts from Derek Palm’s project report Three years ago, this was a service project started by a teen-ager. Today, this is a program which gives seniors in assisted living facilities something to look forward to. Not just the

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The Being Mortal Project

The Being Mortal Project By Louise Joyce (This is the first in a three-part series.) It began with a book. A brilliant book. Written by a physician with the heart of a writer, and in a language that we could all understand. Being Mortal: Medicine and What

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Wasismaybe.!? December. Oh the holiday spirit, cooler weather, fire in the fireplace, children’s faces aglow in anticipation. It can be a very joyous time of the year if you’re in the right place at the right time in the right frame of mind, or at least on the

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Senior Isolation During the Holidays

About one in five seniors reports being isolated, said Dallas Jamison, a spokeswoman for the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging. Tens of millions of adults are chronically lonely, and a growing body of research has linked that isolation to disability, cognitive decline, and early death.

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Pots and Pans Pop Up Store by Wendy VanHatten If you haven’t visited the latest Pop Up Store at the Vacaville Outlets, you need to take a look. So, what is it? Meyer Corporation of Vallejo decided to offer their lines of quality cookware, kitchenware, cutlery, gadgets,

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Help Available Through Assemblymember’s Office

By Assemblymember Jim Frazier The best thing about being a California Assemblymember is that it gives me the ability to help people every day. One way I’ve been able to do that is by partnering with state agencies and local organizations to bring useful information and services

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Mortgage Matters

The question on many people’s minds during an election cycle besides which presidential candidate is going to take the reins of our great nation is how will mortgage rates be affected during a presidential election year. Many people are unsure if they should refinance or buy a

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Pack Your Bag and Head to the Beach

Beach-Bag Essentials by Wendy VanHatten You may remember your sunglasses, sunscreen, and a towel when you head to the beach. But what about the essentials that are easily forgotten. You might want to make sure some of these are in your bag as well. Wet Wipes Maybe

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