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Santa Cruz Sentinel by Terri Morgan Sunday, September 28th, 2014 WATSONVILLE >> Julian Alcantar and Hazel Hernandez want to get their young daughter off to a healthy start in life. So while 17-month-old Sofia Alcantar was exploring some of... Read More
Posted: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 3:16pm
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If a child is not in school, they're likely headed off track. While too many of our children - as many as 7.5 million across the country - miss nearly a month of school every year, there's a growing awareness here in Santa Cruz that commonsense... Read More
Posted: Monday, September 8, 2014 - 12:05pm
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By Maria GrusauskasGood TimesJuly 29th, 2014Santa Cruz just received a high ranking among California counties. But it may be hiding some of the biggest health dangers facing our areaSanta Cruz County is a mecca for the health conscious, the active... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 1:07pm
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The Child Abuse Prevention Committee, a program of the Children's Network and coordinated by United Way of Santa Cruz County, conducts eight free mandated reporter trainings each fiscal year.  See the full training schedule here. Read More
Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:27am
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Health coverage for undocumented children at stake By Jason Hoppin Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED:   06/13/2014 WATSONVILLE >> The Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medi-Cal has been hailed as a major leap forward for health coverage for the... Read More
Posted: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 2:10pm
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By Mary Lou Goeke and Carole Leigh Hutton Special to the Sentinel05/31/2014A state Senate proposal to make a major investment in high-quality early learning for low-income children is an opportunity to make California a place where all kids get a... Read More
Posted: Monday, June 2, 2014 - 3:45pm
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Santa Cruz County United Way recognizes volunteers, leaders United Way event celebrates local organizations By Calvin Men Santa Cruz Sentinel POSTED:   04/04/2014 06:57:45 PM PDT0 Aptos >> Cici Stebbins was incarcerated in the Santa... Read More
Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014 - 11:09am
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County Health Rankings According to the fifth annual County Health Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI), Santa Cruz County has achieved a ranking of... Read More
Posted: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 6:53pm
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Healthy market initiative takes aim at rejuvenating corner stores by Jessica M. Pasko, Good Times Rather than the potato chips, sodas and candy one might expect from a corner store, chopped vegetables, yogurts and plastic containers of fruit greet... Read More
Posted: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 5:28pm
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By Kara Guzman Santa Cruz Sentinel,Posted:   12/12/2013 06:14:14 PM PST LIVE OAK -- Go For Health, a childhood obesity prevention collaborative, announced a wider focus and a stronger partnership with doctors at a luncheon Wednesday.The... Read More
Posted: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 3:20pm
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