Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils Can Significantly Reduce Bad Cholesterol ~By Leslie Shepherd

Beans, Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils Can Significantly Reduce Bad Cholesterol ~By Leslie Shepherd

Toronto, Canada…Eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce “bad cholesterol” and therefore the risk of cardiovascular disease, a new study has found. However, most people in North America would have to more than double their consumption of these foods known as pulses to reach that target, said the […]

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

President Touts Opportunity For All In Weekly Address

Washington, DC…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address. The White House, April 5, 2014. Hi, everybody. Today, our economy is growing and our businesses are consistently generating new jobs. But decades-long trends still threaten the middle class. While those at the top are doing better than ever, too many Americans are working harder than ever, […]

EPA Clarifies Right To Enforce Clean Water Act On Seasonal and Rain Dependent Streams Comment Period Open Now

EPA Clarifies Right To Enforce Clean Water Act On Seasonal and Rain Dependent Streams Comment Period Open Now

Washington, DC…The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) today jointly released a proposed rule to clarify protection under the Clean Water Act for streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources. The proposed rule will benefit businesses by increasing efficiency in determining coverage of […]

American Red Cross Capital Region Sends Local Volunteers to Aid Washington Mudslide Relief Efforts

American Red Cross Capital Region Sends Local Volunteers to Aid Washington Mudslide Relief Efforts

Sacramento, CA…The American Red Cross Capital Region has deployed three volunteers and one staff member to aid in response efforts following the catastrophic mudslide that swept through a Washington community on Saturday morning. “The situation in Washington is simply heartbreaking, and we are saddened by the tremendous loss this community has experienced,” said Kathleen Weis, […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rewarding Women’s Hard Work and Increasing the Minimum Wage

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Rewarding Women’s Hard Work and Increasing the Minimum Wage

Washington, DC….Hi, everybody. This week, I visited a community college in Florida, where I spoke with students about what we need to do to make sure our economy rewards the hard work of every American. More specifically, I spoke about making sure our economy rewards the hard work of women. Today, women make up about […]

Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

Inmate Death at Mule Creek State Prison Under Investigation

Ione, CA… Investigators at Mule Creek State Prison (MCSP) and the Amador County District Attorney’s Office are investigating the death of an inmate as a possible homicide due to injuries he received during an apparent in-cell disturbance on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Inmate Ervin Savoy, 50, was pronounced dead at 4:15 p.m. Saturday at MCSP […]

Governor Brown’s Statement Regarding Death of Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy

Governor Brown’s Statement Regarding Death of Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputy

Sacramento, CA…Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Ricky Del Fiorentino: “Anne and I were saddened to learn of the tragic death of Deputy Del Fiorentino today. Deputy Del Fiorentino was killed upholding the oath he swore: To protect his community. We extend […]

Parole Granted for Former Manson Family Member Bruce Davis

Parole Granted for Former Manson Family Member Bruce Davis

San Luis Obispo, CA…The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) issued a grant of parole today for convicted killer and former Charles Manson associate Bruce Davis, 71, during a parole consideration hearing at California Men’s Colony. Today’s decision was the result of Davis’ 28th parole suitability hearing. Davis appeared before […]

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