PALO ALTO — Faced with a lack of guidance from their doctors and the possibility that cannabidiol could help their sick children, parents are taking their children’s health into their own hands.
The Trump administration may soon expand the criteria used to determine whether immigrants seeking permanent residency status are at risk of becoming a “burden to American taxpayers.” News of the proposed changes to the “public charge” test have spread through immigrant communities around the country, including in East Palo Alto.
Sparkling water sales have reached record levels in the past three years. In 2016 alone, $6.1 billion worth of sparkling water was sold in the U.S. These sales have largely been driven by millennial popularity with the fizzy drink. On Feb. 8, PepsiCo released its first line of sparkling water called Bubly. With this new …
SAN FRANCISCO — When Sean Moore, a 43-year-old with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, was shot twice by a San Francisco police officer on Jan. 6, it triggered a police department investigation, a town hall meeting and months of headlines, as well as serious medical problems and criminal charges for Moore. The middle-of-the-night confrontation, which took place on the stairway leading to Moore’s front door, was the San Francisco Police Department’s first officer-involved shooting of 2017 and the first ever to be filmed on body cameras.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA — Social and emotional learning-driven art is emerging in school districts across the Bay Area. The program takes a progressive approach to education aimed at enhancing emotional intelligence and specifically designed for children.
SANTA CLARA COUNTY – San Jose’s Happy Hollow Park & Zoo opened its doors an hour early to seniors for the Senior Safari Walkabout on the fourth Thursday of each month from May to October this year. The free event sponsored by the Health Trust was just one of many activities encouraging seniors in Santa Clara County to exercise.