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Community

Paradise Irrigation District

Even a century ago, Paradise residents knew water was a necessity for sustaining life on the ridge. In 1916 the people of Paradise voted form the Paradise Irrigation District, which …

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Our Water. Our Future.

Paradise Irrigation District

Our Water. Our Future.

Even a century ago, Paradise residents knew water was a necessity for sustaining life on the ridge. In 1916 the people of Paradise voted form the Paradise Irrigation District, which sought to give residents control of their water and make improvements. Today, PID still operates as a local government agency that is committed to providing residents and businesses with the highest-quality, most affordable water possible.

Published April, 2015

NIMBY Awards

Recognizing that NIMBY warriors rely on the California Environmental Quality Act to spawn litigation to block construction projects, the Not In My Backyard Award Contest — the NIMBYs — was …

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NIMBY Awards

NIMBY Awards

NIMBY Awards

Recognizing that NIMBY warriors rely on the California Environmental Quality Act to spawn litigation to block construction projects, the Not In My Backyard Award Contest — the NIMBYs — was created to honor those who best embody the “Let’s sue ’em” approach to municipal planning disagreements.

Published April, 2015

San Bernadino County Aging and Adult Services

San Bernadino County Aging and Adult Services helps meet the need of seniors with food, socialization and recreation, contributing to the overall happiness and health of seniors.

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Serving Our Seniors

San Bernadino County Aging and Adult Services

Serving Our Seniors

San Bernadino County Aging and Adult Services helps meet the need of seniors with food, socialization and recreation, contributing to the overall happiness and health of seniors.

Published April, 2015

Monterey County Department of Health and Human Services

Tax season offers an opportunity for low-income individuals and families to access hundreds or even thousands of dollars by filing a tax return. Yet, too many local families making under …

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Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

Monterey County Department of Health and Human Services

Earn It! Keep It! Save It!

Tax season offers an opportunity for low-income individuals and families to access hundreds or even thousands of dollars by filing a tax return. Yet, too many local families making under $53,000 annually fail to file tax returns and take advantage of tax credits that they are entitled to. Monterey County Department of Health and Human Services and United Way Monterey County have partnered to offer free tax preparation at volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) sites.

Published March, 2015

California Product Stewardship Council

This publication increases public awareness and understanding of the threats posed by improper disposal of sharps and meds and educates public on best practices and existing resources for proper disposal …

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A Prescription for Change: Marin County Edition

California Product Stewardship Council

A Prescription for Change: Marin County Edition

This publication increases public awareness and understanding of the threats posed by improper disposal of sharps and meds and educates public on best practices and existing resources for proper disposal of sharps and meds. in their local community in Marin County. The publication also educates about the movement for product stewardship legislation, which can further improve access to and ease of proper disposal options for meds. and sharps.

Published November, 2014

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

The nonprofit Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County has been helping to build a safer, healthier and more prosperous community for more than 50 years. Find out more about the …

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Sonoma County's Best-Kept Secret!

Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County

Sonoma County's Best-Kept Secret!

The nonprofit Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County has been helping to build a safer, healthier and more prosperous community for more than 50 years. Find out more about the life-changing impacts of CAP Sonoma's 22 programs, and how you can help them continue to make a difference.

Published October, 2014

City of Sacramento Department of Utilities

Saving water needs to be in our thoughts every day — when we turn on our sprinklers, brush our teeth and wash our clothes. Learn how the City of Sacramento …

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Be Water Smart

City of Sacramento Department of Utilities

Be Water Smart

Saving water needs to be in our thoughts every day — when we turn on our sprinklers, brush our teeth and wash our clothes. Learn how the City of Sacramento Department of Utilities is helping homeowners and businesses conserve water and how you can do your part!

Published September, 2014

Eskaton Foundation

We're in the middle of an "age wave" - Baby Boomers are reaching retirement and people are living longer in general. That means the need for services to seniors, who …

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The Senior Boom

Eskaton Foundation

The Senior Boom

We're in the middle of an "age wave" - Baby Boomers are reaching retirement and people are living longer in general. That means the need for services to seniors, who often live at or below the poverty level, will only become greater in time. Eskaton Foundation helps support many innovative programs that serve the neediest of seniors now and needs the community's help to grow these programs in the future.

Published September, 2014

Covered San Joaquin

More people than ever are getting access to health coverage through Medi-Cal. Even if you've been denied before, now is the time to try again, as eligibility rules have changed.

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Access to Health Coverage

Covered San Joaquin

Access to Health Coverage

More people than ever are getting access to health coverage through Medi-Cal. Even if you've been denied before, now is the time to try again, as eligibility rules have changed.

Published August, 2014

Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. provides a solution to poverty through a holistic, customer-service driven model. Find out how this approach is leading to success in the community.

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Fighting Poverty Through An Asset-Based Service Approach

Chautauqua Opportunities Inc.

Fighting Poverty Through An Asset-Based Service Approach

Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc. provides a solution to poverty through a holistic, customer-service driven model. Find out how this approach is leading to success in the community.

Published May, 2014

YMCA of Superior California

Since 1866, the YMCA has been a vital resource in the communities it serves. Today, the YMCA of Superior California's commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is …

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Building Community

YMCA of Superior California

Building Community

Since 1866, the YMCA has been a vital resource in the communities it serves. Today, the YMCA of Superior California's commitment to youth development, healthy living and social responsibility is stronger than ever. Readers are encouraged to give, join and volunteer in support of the Y and strengthening their community.

Published May, 2014

Community Action Agency of Butte County

Fifty years after the War on Poverty began, economic disparities are still alive in our communities, including Butte County. Community Action Agency of Butte County is serving the community through …

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Fighting Poverty Matters

Community Action Agency of Butte County

Fighting Poverty Matters

Fifty years after the War on Poverty began, economic disparities are still alive in our communities, including Butte County. Community Action Agency of Butte County is serving the community through programs that address hunger, housing, energy use and seniors. Community action gives consumers the tools to lift themselves out of poverty, so they rely less on government aid.

Published May, 2014

Sacramento Zoo

How much do you really know about your zoo -- the Sacramento Zoo? Learn about the state-of-the-art veterinary care, conservation efforts and educational opportunities the zoo provides and how you …

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It's Your Zoo

Sacramento Zoo

It's Your Zoo

How much do you really know about your zoo -- the Sacramento Zoo? Learn about the state-of-the-art veterinary care, conservation efforts and educational opportunities the zoo provides and how you can be part of the experience.

Published March, 2014

California Product Stewardship Council

Unwanted medications and used needles can pose a hazard to our families, our community and our environment. The California Product Stewardship Council is working with stakeholders to find a solution …

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A Prescription for Change

California Product Stewardship Council

A Prescription for Change

Unwanted medications and used needles can pose a hazard to our families, our community and our environment. The California Product Stewardship Council is working with stakeholders to find a solution to this problem through safe disposal options.

Published March, 2014

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

Being healthy isn't just about having access to medical care. The community you live in plays a major part in your ability to lead a healthy and full life. The …

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Health Starts Where You Live

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

Health Starts Where You Live

Being healthy isn't just about having access to medical care. The community you live in plays a major part in your ability to lead a healthy and full life. The Healthy Sacramento Coalition is exploring how the environment affects our health in Sacramento.

Published February, 2014

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

Muchas organizaciones en nuestra comunidad comparten la opinión de que nuestra salud se ve afectada por otros factores que no son el acceso a la atención médica. Ochenta y dos …

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La Salud Empieza Donde Usted Vive

Healthy Sacramento Coalition

La Salud Empieza Donde Usted Vive

Muchas organizaciones en nuestra comunidad comparten la opinión de que nuestra salud se ve afectada por otros factores que no son el acceso a la atención médica. Ochenta y dos de estas organizaciones se unieron en la Coalición por un Sacramento Saludable (Healthy Sacramento Coalition). Con financiamiento de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades y el liderazgo asumido por la Fundación Sierra Health, en 2011 se creó la Coalición por un Sacramento Saludable con el fin de comprender mejor cómo nuestro medio ambiente afecta nuestra salud en Sacramento.

Published February, 2014