Advancements in heart care tools and technology have made surgery less invasive, reducing pain, hospital stays and overall recovery time. These innovations have not only improved patient outcomes, but have also led to greater recognition of hospitals in the region as high-quality heart care centers.
Dan Dillon had been retired about two weeks from the Elk Grove
Unified School District when he realized he needed something to
do. “Everybody’s different,” says Dillon, 70. “Like my brother,
he’s retired. And he goes kayaking, fly fishing and windsurfing.
And he’s always going to Hawaii, Tahoe, Baja California. He keeps
so busy. I was never that person.”
Washington, D.C., based architect Ileana Schinder is a relentless advocate for residential and urban design solutions that can offer pathways for addressing today’s pernicious affordable housing crisis. She highlights these in her book “Housing for Humans: A Book to Imagine, Create and Design a New Housing Model in America.”
Feeling good lately? Does the country, the world, seem good? With
a divided electorate, a multiply indicted candidate, the dregs of
a pandemic swirling through our psyches, and the hottest summer
on record, sometimes it’s hard to find the good.
Coffee is a $225 billion industry in the U.S., providing 1.6 million jobs. But are we growing, roasting and making the best cup possible? That’s what an innovative program at the UC Davis School of Chemical Engineering has been working on for the past 10 years.
After decades in thrall to the car, local developers and legislators are beginning to rethink parking and the role it should play in the city.
While reporters and commentators struggled to understand why
73,000 would choose to isolate — and unintentionally strand —
themselves in the desert, Burners lived out the experiment Black
Rock City was built for.
The well-preserved, semi-ghost Placer County town of Dutch Flat, an hour drive east of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada foothills, has earned the description of being “a step back in time,” as local hotelier Leif Lowery described it.
There is nothing more rewarding than creating and implementing a plan to fix a broken process — before being asked to do so. It changes everything because the leader is using her creative fuel instead of being told what to do. Instead of being asked to fix a broken process, the leader self-evaluates her operation and addresses broken processes of her own volition.
While the leaders of the Lake Tahoe region deal with the impact of millions of visitors each year and the trash they leave behind, the lake itself is currently the clearest it has been since the 1980s.