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What a neat-looking yard!
Call for entries for the 12th annual City of Milpitas Neighborhood Beautification Awards

MILPITAS, Calif. -- Whether it's your own property, a rental, multi-family unit, Home Owners Association complex, or business establishment, get the credit you deserve for doing a great job keeping your front yard looking good.

"Let’s show our civic and personal pride by getting involved in the Neighborhood Beautification Program," said Milpitas Mayor Jose Esteves. "Happy and healthy families thrive in beautiful neighborhoods, so let's beautify our yards and make our neighbors smile every time they pass. ...
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St. Rose Hospital installs most advanced medical imaging system
Most advanced CT scanner improves accuracy of diagnosis, saves more lives

HAYWARD, Calif. -- St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, has recently installed a new 320 Slice CT scanner, the only scanner of this capacity in the entire San Francisco Bay Area. It can scan a heart in a single heartbeat while administering just a fifth of the radiation dose of conventional scanners. While it takes an average of 7-10 rotations to image a human heart, this technology will allow radiologists to scan an entire organ with just one revolution, reducing the need for multiple scans and invasive procedures. This will enable physicians to treat at-need patients immediately, saving both resources and time.

“Introduction of the 320 Slice CT scanner at St. ...
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Help CASA to grow

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. -- Know someone who would make a great Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteer? Take them to an orientation to learn more about becoming an advocate and making the difference in the life of a foster youth. Refer a friend or colleague and help CASA to grow!

Contact John Anyosa, Volunteer Recruiter at (510) 618-1964 or email Janyosa@acgov.org so that CASA can expect you.

For more information, visit www.CASAofAlamedaCounty.org


CASA orientations in Alameda County:

Thursday, July 26
6:30-8:00 p.m. ...
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St Rose Hospital receives highest safety rating in East Bay

HAYWARD, Calif. -- St. Rose Hospital, Hayward, is proud to be recognized amongst some of the safest hospitals in the United States. Infections, surgical mistakes and other medical harm contribute to the deaths of 180,000 hospital patients a year. Another 1.4 million are seriously hurt by their hospital care.

The August 2012 issue of Consumer Reports contains safety ratings for 1,159 of the 6,268 hospitals in the United States. The scoring process consisted of six categories ranking hospital safety including: infections, re-admissions, communication, scanning, complications and mortality. St. ...
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Quarter of a million meals served

HAYWARD, Calif. -- South Hayward Parish, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the under-privileged communities within Hayward, reached a milestone; more than 250,000 were meals provided to low-income families and individuals in the last year.

This record-breaking number is both a cause for celebration and concern. What many would consider a miracle is testament to the astonishing success of a small organization consisting of four staff members and a handful of volunteers. Despite budget cuts on the already limited financial support from the state, South Hayward Parish has managed to continue to provide the community with high quality foods and produce. ...
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