Sacramento County Local News: Families & Children


All Local Families & Children News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

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07/11/2024
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Summer break at FCUSD is an opportunity for students to engage in fun, unique, and enriching educational experiences.

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06/19/2024
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Folsom Cordova Unified School District campuses in Rancho Cordova are now offering free meals to children this summer who may otherwise go without, thanks to a collaborative program with the United States Department of Agriculture.

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06/14/2024
The Sacramento County Civil Grand Jury released a report on June 14 finding the safety of foster youth was not prioritized.

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06/11/2024
The Lunch at the Library is offering free meals for kids K-12 at 14 locations throughout Sacramento County.

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05/30/2024
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The Leadership Folsom Class of 2024 hosted a charity pickleball tournament dubbed "Pickle For A Purpose" on May 19 at LifeTime Fitness to benefit a picnic area refresh at Cummings Family Park and Jake’s Journey Home.

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05/30/2024
The state is directly investing money for low-income students and all newborns to attend college. After two years, the program is still not widely known by the students who need the most financial assistance.

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05/14/2024
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Keyshawn Davis Youth members run out of the Rancho Cordova Youth Center doors excited about what they will show their parents.

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04/25/2024
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A bill from a member of the Legislature’s happiness committee would require schools to come up with homework policies that consider the strain on students.

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04/20/2024
A Sacramento Superior Court judge has tentatively sided with California Attorney General Rob Bonta over the name of a proposed ballot measure that his office says would “restrict the rights of trans youth.”

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04/17/2024
Heiress Paris Hilton is on a mission to shine a light on the "troubled teen industry," a largely unregulated multibillion-dollar industry that is gaining public scrutiny for alleged abuse of vulnerable youths.

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03/29/2024
Image for display with article titled California May Gut Two CalWORKS Programs Helping Thousands of Families

The state is considering zeroing out funds for CalWORKS family stabilization and job subsidy programs to help balance the budget.

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03/28/2024
Evictions have exacerbated homelessness nationwide, increasing the rate of homeless infants and toddlers. Most of those children are not enrolled in early education programs.

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03/20/2024
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More frequent outdoor breaks can improve student attention, reduce behavior problems.

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03/10/2024
Image for display with article titled YoloCares: Helping Families Navigate Life’s Final Stages

For more than four decades, YoloCares has helped families navigate life’s final stages.

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03/07/2024
Founded in 2008, Sacramento nonprofit Voice of Youth provides mentorship and support for local youth, including funding college tours.

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02/29/2024
The Living Room and the African American Suicide Prevention Project are presenting “Youth Mental Health First Aid,” Saturday, March 9, and Saturday, March 23. The virtual training instructs participants how to understand and identify signs of addiction and mental illness in youth.

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02/25/2024
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Home to the state capital, Sacramento County offers many amusements for visitors and locals alike. But only some require no cash outlay.

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02/12/2024
The state is to implement long-awaited new guidelines in 2025 despite some calls for a year’s delay.

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02/08/2024
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CEOs of Instagram, Snapchat tell parents at Senate hearing they’re sorry for deaths of children.

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02/06/2024
Programs are in place that assist tenants on the verge of being evicted. There are also programs and nonprofits that assist families, men, women and children who are experiencing homelessness.
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