The park was named after James W. Marshall who discovered gold in January 24, 1848 in Coloma, CA. This discovery started the great gold rush in California and resulted in its admission into the union as the 31st state. Soon after gold was discovered, experienced miners from Chile came to California. They introduced the Chilean…Read more »
The new breed of telephone scammers don’t wait for someone to say hello to rip someone off. One such scam is they make repeated calls to you and disconnect after one ring. They know this will spur people into calling back the displayed number. If you call the area codes such as 268, 664, and…Read more »
Beverage companies advertise sports drinks as a healthy way to keep you well-hydrated. The truth is shocking. The ingredients in the sports drinks will not hydrate you and are actually detrimental to your health. A typical sports drink contains high fructose corn syrup and artificial sweeteners. It has two-thirds of the sugar content of soda,…Read more »
I try to stay out of politics. Everyone has their own opinion and I hate to get involved in arguments over such trivial nonsense, but I decided to share John Brennan’s remark from Sunday’s paper. Trump is known for his Twitter comments, but Mr. Brennan’s comeback I found awesome. Some people might not agree with…Read more »
Lifestyle factors such as stress, diet, and lack of exercise can lead to hypertension or high blood pressure, but it could also be in your genes. Here are 4 natural remedies that can help. Hibiscus tea has been used to lower blood pressure for decades. Researchers found that after 12 days of drinking this tea,…Read more »
As spring approaches and many of us go through stuff to be discarded, stop and reflect. While doing volunteer work, I found out that St. Vincent’s sticks things aside for the homeless. Don’t toss out your back packs. Apparently, this is a hot item for the homeless.