I've just finished reviewing "Hungry Oceans: What Happens When the Prey Is Gone?" that is an in-depth look at what is happening to fisheries around the world. The report was compiled by Oceana, an international organization that is dedicated to protecting and restoring the world's oceans. The conclusion of the report states that the disappearance of small fish normally eaten by big fish is causing a collapse in fish numbers.
March 18, 2009|
By MIKE WADE
Executive Director, California Farm Water Coalition
Growing up "fat" is easy to do when 20 percent of all children eat more than three times a week at a fast-food establishment, 13 percent of their average daily calories come from soft drinks, and the average person consumes approximately 140 pounds of sugar every year. According to the latest estimates, 9 million children in the United States are obese, and this disturbing trend is repeating itself in other countries that embrace a Western diet and sedentary lifestyle.
March 15, 2009|
By Dr. Mary Pat Van Wyngarden D.C.
Almond Valley Chiropractic
Sweet Sweets! I had passed by the quaint little bakery on Louise Avenue (near Hollywood Video) dozens of times but had never had the pleasure of stepping inside. That is until one cold morning while waiting for my car to get a smog check nearby. I had a hankering for a hot cup of coffee and a pastry and with time to spare I thought I would pay "Sweet Sweets" a visit.
March 11, 2009|
By Monica Cane
Special to the Bulletin
It's definitely an attention getter at Schemper's ACE Hardware store in Ripon – a pink pig smoker – that sells for $1,799.99. But it's more fun to soak up the courtesy of the staff members who have never met a stranger walking through their door – at least not for long.
Motivational speaker Karen Wells charged some 70 women at the Women's Connection luncheon Wednesday at The Emory to go out and raise the mood level to every person they talk to in a day - in the first 30 seconds.