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Congressman Brad Sherman Receives Humane Champion Award

Sherman and Pacelle

Yesterday, Congressman Brad Sherman received the Humane Champion Award from the Humane Society of the United States. This is Congressman Sherman’s fifth consecutive Humane Champion Award. Sherman was given the award for his leadership efforts on an animal welfare issues and for his consistently perfect score on the Humane Society’s Legislative Scorecard. The Humane Society […]

March 17th, 2012 | Posted in Politics Government | Read More »

Facts of the Week 2-27-12

~ Seventy-three percent of Manila residents smoke. ~ At 90 weapons per 100 civilians, the US has the world’s highest rate of gun ownership, according to the Small Arms Survey 2007. ~ Pearls melt in vinegar. ~ The Hubble Space Telescope originally cost $2.1 billion to originally build. ~ The world’s longest game of Monopoly […]

March 4th, 2012 | Posted in Facts of the week | Read More »

Two CA Banks Receive $19.3 Million

Redwood Capital Bancorp

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that two California community banks received a total of $19.3 million through the Small Business Lending Fund (SBLF). The SBLF, which was established as part of the Small Business Jobs Act that President Obama signed into law, encourages community banks to increase their lending to small businesses, […]

August 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Business | Read More »

Dos and Don’ts For the Involved Parent

Parenting, Dos and Donts

You’ve heard it time and time again: When parents play an active role in their child’s education, he or she is more likely to do better in school. Research shows that parental involvement is closely tied to student achievement-good grades and test scores, college aspirations, high motivation and more. Perhaps you want to be more […]

July 28th, 2011 | Posted in Family and food | Read More »

Disability: An Overlooked Threat to Retirement

Retirement and Disability

Tough economic times are threatening the financial security of more workers, including their dreams of a secure retirement. The Council for Disability Awareness (CDA) paper “Worker Disability: A Growing Risk to Retirement Security” addresses people’s widespread unawareness about the growing incidence of disability and the financial risks an unexpected accident or illness can have on […]

December 15th, 2008 | Posted in Health & Lifestyle | Read More »

Bullet-Resistant Vests: 1,000 Lives Saved – A Policing Milestone

James Van Alstine

Here’s news that may make you feel like applauding. Second Chance Armor, Inc., a leading manufacturer of concealable body armor, announced that it has reached an historic milestone. Its bullet-resistant vests have now saved the lives of 1,000 law enforcement personnel. The milestone was reached when a police officer from Acworth, Georgia was shot in […]

May 21st, 2007 | Posted in Police News | Read More »

First Steps For Starting A New Business

Business Startup

(NAPSI)-Starting your own small business can open the door to independence, fulfillment and prosperity, but figuring out the first steps can be intimidating. Maybe you’re leaving behind a secure position in an established company or putting your life’s savings on the line. Maybe you want to start a business right from your kitchen table with […]

May 7th, 2007 | Posted in Business | Read More »

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