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The importance of Nutrition and it’s role in aging

BY PURNIMA SREENIVASAN As humans transform over the course of their lifespan, a major change we, our families and communities notice is our health. Then what is health ? What are the factors that help us transform into an energetic youth and what really happens as we age ? Along ...

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Neil Young, Santana, Mumfords & Pharrell pump up BottleRock

BY HELEN LAME’ AND DANIEL GLUSKOTER The seventh annual BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival concluded Sunday night with headlining sets by Mumford & Sons, Santana and Pharrell Williams bringing the Memorial Day weekend event to a utopian close with over 120,000 fans attending the three day event. With temperatures consistently ...

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Aging Health Education in the 21st century and beyond

BY PURNIMA SREENIVASAN As the number of aged in the world grow to more than a billion by 2030, health education in aging or Aging Health Education will play a very vital role in addressing the very definition of health as declared by WHO. Who will be the benefactors ? ...

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Braves comeback twice to take series from Giants in 13 innings

BY RICK PORCARO The Giants squandered two leads and a quality start from Madison Bumgarner, falling to the Atlanta Braves 5-4 in 13 innings Thursday afternoon at Oracle Park. ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Atlanta’s Austin Riley follows the path of his two-run game tying home run in the eighth inning against the ...

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Summer Fruits & Veggies for Grilling at Martinez Farmers Market

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Ah, the wonderful smell of freshly-mowed grass, the sound of children running through the sprinklers, the garden awash in color with summer flowers, and the mouth-watering smell of food grilling on the barbecue. Yes, summer is here with warm evenings spent outside, and friends coming over ...

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Understanding cognitive issues connected with senior aging

BY PURNIMA SREENIVASAN Years ago, a very fine lady had left our office and started to drive out of the parking lot. She had great driving skills but she never reached home. A daughter struggling to come to terms with her step-dad, just fifty six, couldn’t handle his car dealer ...

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Contra Costa County fair opens at Fairgrounds in Antioch

The Contra Costa County fair in Antioch opened Thursday for four days of family fun. Each day is packed with entertainment, including special events on specific days. Brass Ring Midway of Fun is bringing its carnival rides, including a Ferris wheel, a carousel, the more vigorous Zipper and the Viper, ...

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Iguodala’s steal seals Warriors Game 2 comeback win 114-111

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Andre Iguodala’s walk-off strip steal from Damian Lillard with four seconds remaining sealed a Golden State comeback from 17 points down at the start of the second half, as the Warriors stole a 114-111 win from Portland to take a commanding 2-0 series lead in the best-of-seven ...

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Giants ride rookie pitcher Anderson’s arm and bat past Jays 4-3

BY RICK PORCARO The Giants beat the rain and the Blue Jays Wednesday afternoon, defeating Toronto 4-3 in Shaun Anderson’s Major League debut on the strength of a sixth inning home run by Brandon Crawford.  ©DANIEL GLUSKOTER Shaun Anderson delivers a pitch against the Blue Jays in his Major League ...

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