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Democrats vote down healthcare bill AB 1425

This week, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R-Huntington Beach) presented Assembly Bill 1425, which would have helped small businesses provide quality health coverage for their employees. AB 1425 was voted down by the Democrats in the...
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Beth Black and Brian Ballard of Pedego of Greater Long Beach. Courtesy photo.

Pedego Electric Bikes perfect for National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, and Pedego Electric Bikes has grown into a regular part of the festivities as Pedego riders cruise communities across the country. One of the most important parts of the month-long celebration showca...
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OCTA encourages public to get rolling for Bike Month

Bicyclists of all ages can improve their health, help the environment and cut the cost of driving by celebrating Bike Month with the Orange County Transportation Authority. Bike Month was established nearly 60 years ago to show...
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Upcoming Red Cross blood drive locations

The Red Cross is always searching for those willing to donate blood; there is a constant demand for donor blood everyday. You can do your part by offering up a life-giving pint at one of these upcoming Red Cross blood drive loc...
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Author Marie Bean to speak about fitness at BP Library

Marie Bean, the author of two very successful books on health and fitness, Lazy Runner and Lazy Loser, will be presenting an author talk at the Buena Park Library on Saturday, April 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Library’s auditorium...
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Save the Date: Anaheim Health Fair to run May 29-31, 2015

Through dynamic partnerships with Remote Area Medical (RAM) California, GBS Linens, Inc. and Anekant Community Center, along with invaluable community sponsorship support, Anaheim’s Ninth Annual FREE Health Fair is expanding ...
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Pro/Celebrity race drivers make pit stop at Miller Hospital

On Thursday, April 16, more than 15 celebrities, who will be racing in the Pro/Celebrity race at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach this weekend, made a special visit to Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach...
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US Supreme Court blocks HHS contraception and abortion mandate in Pennsylvania

For the fifth time in a row, the Supreme Court has stopped the federal government’s contraceptive mandate. In an order issued [the night of April 15], Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito prevented the federal government from e...
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Lestonnac Free Clinic participating in I Heart OC fundraiser

Be a part of history on I Heart OC Giving Day! The Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) is hosting Orange County’s first-ever countywide giving day on April 21-22, 2015. The goal is to super-charge local giving and s...
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Senate bill 476 proposes state regulation of day camps

The Senate Health Committee this week approved SB 476 authored by Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), on a unanimous bipartisan vote of 9 to 0. The bill will protect the well-being of California’s children by ensuring that ...
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Long Beach launches LiveWellLongBeach.org

As part of the National Public Health Week celebration, the City of Long Beach launched LiveWellLongBeach.org, an interactive, web-based platform that provides data on over 100 demographic, health, and quality of life indicator...
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Dr. Dora to show preschoolers importance of dental health

Cypress Library presents a pre-school puppet show about the importance of dental health. This show will be put on by Dr. Dora and her team, Thursday, April 9, at 10:30am. Children will learn about how to brush, choosing good sn...
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Special topics and screenings at the Cypress Senior Center for April 2015

The following programs will be offered at the Cypress Senior Center. You do not need to be a Cypress resident to participate in these free programs. Reservations are recommended, unless otherwise indicated. For more information...
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Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls members Arlene H., Denise E., Keeyanna B., Sophia J., Savannah M., Hailey P., Juliet C., Lacy P., Lauren P., Makaela L., Akasha G., Ava K., Souly A., and Aminah G. and SMART Girls coordinator Brittany Stone pose with Chuze Fitness Zumba instructor Betty Layman after their field trip visit.

Chuze Fitness hosts free Zumba class for SMART Girls from Boys and Girls Club of Cypress

The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress SMART Girls group were given the opportunity to visit Chuze Fitness in Cypress on Friday, March 13, for a free field trip. The SMART Girls program offers young women ages 8-17 guidance towar...
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