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May is Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. “Mental Health Month is an important time to promote mental wellness for all,” said Jamie Samboceti, Deputy Director of El Dorado County Behavioral Health Services. “Another goal of the campaign is to reduce the stigma sometimes associated with mental illness and share information about local mental health resources.” Studies […]

Trojan baseball squeezes out win

Oak Ridge walk-off salvages series If something’s worked before, it can work again. Reinacting strategy that won a key playoff game last year, Cameron Allie’s suicide squeeze plated Friday’s only run in the bottom of the seventh as Oak Ridge walked-off the 1-0 Sierra Foothill League victory over Granite Bay. With pitchers putting zeros up, […]

My Turn: Mental health first aid

What is stigma? The dictionary defines it as “a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality or person.” Stigma is a word that has the power to isolate people and stop people from asking for help, even when they need it. When it comes to the stigma associated with depression, thoughts of suicide and […]

March 22, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

My Turn: Remedy for disaster

It’s true — we don’t belong anywhere on the age spectrum. We’re not 7 or 12 or 20. We’re in this random space — this gap — a black hole in the middle of nowhere. Being a teenager is harder than it sounds. As a teen I completely understand. And when parents tell you they get it and teachers say […]

March 01, 2017 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Photography professor brings meaning to San Quentin images

It all started about four years ago when Sacramento State photography Professor Nigel Poor was shown a single box of photo negatives at San Quentin State Prison. Now she is in the midst of a huge project to organize, scan and produce prints from several thousand negatives taken at the prison between 1935 and 1986. […]

January 11, 2017 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

American Century can’t stop that giving feeling

American Century Championship Tahoe News release The 2016 American Century Championship “Can’t Stop the Feeling” of giving continues to support area nonprofits as the Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority distributed $51,984 among 20 organizations through funds raised during the annual celebrity golf tournament. The announcement and check presentations were made at the organization’s Nov. 10 board […]

November 16, 2016 | Posted in Entertainment | Tagged ,

Ask a care manger: Mental health awareness

Mental health awareness is a vital part of a healthy community.  Issues surrounding mental health are pervasive amongst all demographics and should not be overlooked as we age.  The World Health Organization estimates that nearly 20 percent of the aging population is struggling with some type of mental health disorder and these numbers are likely […]

July 13, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,
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Oak Ridge swim does it again

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Sports Shorts, May 22, 2017

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Lady Trojans win first two

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Oak Ridge softball co-champs

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Trojans down Rocklin

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