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Santa Barbara County Joint Response Finds Success with Mental Health Teams | Mental Health Care in Crisis

When Lenny Marcus came home from work one night about six years ago, he found his grown son inconsistent sitting on the floor of his home in Goleta, surrounded by his own vomit. Marcus remembered that his son, who was 24 at the time, could barely speak; He knew they had to go to the …

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The Probables: The Band’s Completely Original Music Continues to Develop | News, Sports, Jobs

Possibilities — from left, Adam McKillip, mandolin; Ryan Ecklund, bass; Steve Johnson, acoustic guitar, lead vocals; Nick Campbell, drums; and Matt Gronquist, guitar. submitted photo I knew the band was good. But I had forgotten how good it was. Music continues to evolve. And that’s a good thing for The Probables. The band sounds great …

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Salem health broker per capita increase claims | News, Sports, Jobs

SALEM — Salem Health Commissioner Alanna Stainbrook has officially requested that the department’s per capita amount be increased from $5 to $7 per city resident. “I know you’re working on a very tight budget, and with the services the department provides, it’s not an unreasonable request.” said Mayor Cyndi Baronzzi Dickey. Stainbrook noted that such …

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Bellefonte’s newest small business, Fez Records, opens its doors this weekend | News, Sports, Jobs

CHRIS MORELLI/THE EXPRESS Michael Fester owns and operates Fez Records, which opened in Bellefonte this weekend. BELLEFONTE: The old is the new again. Vinyl records are back. Bellefonte doesn’t have many options when it comes to buying records. Now, all that is about to change. Today, Fez Records, located at 2042 Axemann Road in Bellefonte, …

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GHEC focuses on mental health | News, Sports, Jobs

ABOVE: From left: Lindsey Keithahn, Granada Huntley East Chain (GHEC) social worker Kari McGregor, and GHEC middle and high school principal Taylor Topinka. Keithahn has recently started providing face-to-face therapy sessions for GHEC students. GRANADA– The Granada Huntley Chain East (GHEC) school district has contracted Lindsey Keithahn, an outpatient therapist, to provide school-related mental health …

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Insurance company will stay in lawsuit | News, Sports, Jobs

A federal magistrate has refused a request by Westport Insurance Co. to reconsider its decision that the company has a duty to defend Cambria County prosecutors against a civil suit brought by a Johnstown man who spent 25 years behind bars for his alleged murder. don’t commit. Indicted for the murder of his estranged wife, …

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Detroit legislator criticizes colleagues for delaying vote on ShotSpotter tech | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

Click to enlarge courtesy photo A ShotSpotter incident investigation centre. The Detroit City Council adjourned a vote Tuesday to expand a controversial surveillance technology for the police department. Most council members said they did not support using more than $7 million in federal pandemic relief funds at ShotSpotter, which relies on a network of sensors …

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