By Noel Daniel Sometimes it takes a profound change in your life to start making a change in others. Co-Founder and President of the Women’s Education and Leadership League (WELL) Alana Scott knows this all too well. “My life changed when I decided to believe that we have the freedom
Sometimes it can be hard to buy for a wedding. Whether you’re the one putting it on, or you’re coming with gifts, we think the best idea is to look local. We stopped by Our Little Shop on Needham in Modesto to pick some great ideas to jumpstart your list.
By Jacqui D. Sinarle How’s your heart health? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in every three deaths is from heart disease and stroke— that’s 2,200 deaths per day! Heart disease is also the leading
By Jacqui D. Sinarle No matter where you live in the Stanislaus region you can join Americans throughout the country in celebrating African American history. African American History Month, also known as Black History Month, was originally celebrated as Negro History Week in 1926 to encompass the birthdays of both Abraham
By Jordan Severns With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for our annual freak out about how to best show that special someone how much they mean to us. Well freak out no longer, because compiled here is a short list of DIY gift ideas that are sweet,
By Noel Daniel For many of us, there’s a running narrative in our heads: We’ll change on Monday. We’ll start eating better next month. We’ll be healthier on some arbitrary date that’s supposedly just symbolic enough to herald a tough change in our lives. The New Year is full of
By Jordan Severns Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is on the horizon! If you, like so many others, find yourself hopelessly in love and hopelessly unsure how to show it, look no further! Here are a handful of date ideas that are certain to delight, providing the
By Noel Daniel In the trenches of unrelenting depression, PTSD, and other mental illnesses, hope can seem far away— if not entirely nonexistent. However, there exists a spark of light in a new, seemingly unorthodox treatment: Ketamine Infusion Therapy. Antidepressants can tend to be a hard sell. Most work by increasing
By Jacqui D. Sinarle If you think no news is good news, then you’d better think again. The local residents who operate Positive Modesto News and HeyTurlock are determined to change your mind by providing feel-good stories, user friendly event calendars and interesting information that celebrates what’s good about our communities.