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Amazon’s ‘Day 1’ Issues are Coming to the Forefront

Day 1 is Amazon lingo for “staying hungry, making bold decisions and never forgetting about the customer,” and this mentality has been good for business, Amazon’s shoppers and shareholders.  However, employees are less than thrilled, and many of the company’s warehouse workers are voicing concerns that their employer is pushing them past their limits in… Keep Reading

in Vacaville

Dixon Pets Up For Adoption: Kimba, Koda & More

Do you want to add a new member to your family and do something good for the Dixon community at the same time? Then you should consider adopting a pet from a local shelter or organization. Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many local animals are still looking for their forever homes and animal shelters still… Keep Reading

in Sports

California high school softball: Rocklin takes over top spot in this week’s MaxPreps Top 25 Sac-Joaquin Section rankings

Rocklin has not backed away from competition to start the season. The Thunder so far has knocked off fourth-ranked Elk Grove, No. 3 Sheldon (Sacramento), No. 15 Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove) and finished with a 10-0 win Friday over Lincoln (23). Rocklin’s success against a very tough strength of schedule has pushed the Thunder to No. 1 in this week’s MaxPreps Top… Keep Reading

in Solano County

Gestational diabetes rates during pregnancy on the rise

Tessa Thulien of San Francisco was mortified when she found out she had gestational diabetes, a blood sugar disorder diagnosed during pregnancy. Six months pregnant with her first child, Thulien immediately blamed herself. Was it the coffee and dessert she had over the holidays? Perhaps she should have worked out five times a week, instead of three? It… Keep Reading

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