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Moms are more exhausted than dads: Study shows they still shoulder more of the work

Moms  are more exhausted than dads: Study shows they still shoulder more of the work

LOS ANGELES – Can American women finally “have it all”? Maybe. But they’d like to have a nap too. Despite strides toward gender equality, women still shoulder more work at home and feel more fatigued by their daily grind, a new analysis from...

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September For Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

Go Gold This September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month!

 Local Childhood Cancer Organization, Keaton Raphael Memorial Asks all to Join the Fight and Go Gold for September- Because Kids Can’t Fight Alone!

September is a time to go for the gold and fight back for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Local charity, Keaton Raphael Memorial (KRM) represents gold all year round focusing on building awareness every day. Their mission is to provide educational, emotional, and financial support for children with cancer and their families while building awareness and funds toward a cure. Contact events@childcancer.org to find out how you can help this month to continue the fight until the day we can all say, a cure has been found.

Why go gold?

Overloaded backpacks a danger to children

Overloaded backpacks a danger to children

ATLANTA (MCT) – Even if you’re not a parent of school-aged children, the traffic and returning road rage has signaled the beginning of a new school year. But what may not be common knowledge, even to parents, doctors say, are the risks associated...

School shopping needs add up quickly

School shopping needs add up quickly

Fifteen dollars for a pair of socks. "Nike Elite socks," said Diane Lake of Loma Rica. "That's the new in thing, I guess. It blows my mind." The mother of two took her sons, 13-year-old Taylor and 12-year-old Devin, on their annual back-to-school...

Nevada County Fair Tickets on Sale Now: Buy Early and Save

Nevada County Fair Tickets on Sale Now: Buy Early and Save

Tickets for the Nevada County Fair are on sale now. Purchase your admission, carnival tickets, and arena event tickets before the Fair begins and save money!  The Fair Office is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, and will be open specifically for ticket sales on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 from 10 am to 5 pm on both days. You can also save time by purchasing your Fair tickets online at NevadaCountyFair.com.

Buy your admission tickets before August 6 at 5 pm and get an admission ticket for $6.  Or, purchase a “Be A Kid Again” adult admission ticket for Thursday of the Fair for only $4.  You can also take advantage of other pre-sale offers, including a five-day Fair pass with unlimited entry for $30; an event parking pass for $25; a carnival ride bracelet, good for unlimited rides for any one day, for $23; or a carnival ride booklet of 30 coupons for $20.

Now is the time to also purchase your arena event tickets.

Tickets on Sale Now for Draft Horse Classic (September 19 - 22) in Grass Valley

Tickets on Sale Now for Draft Horse Classic (September 19 - 22) in Grass Valley

Join the beautiful Draft Horses for the 27th annual Draft Horse Classic and Harvest Fair, happening September 19 – 22, 2013 at the Nevada County Fairgrounds in Grass Valley.  Featuring six performances by the beautiful Draft
Horses, this event is the premier Draft Horse show in the western United States.

The Classic spotlights a variety of horses, teams, rigs and performances; featuring everything from farm wagons, carriages, and driving competitions to dancing horses and racing mules.  The stars of the show are the horses, and with more than 120 horses stabled on the grounds, the Classic offers a unique chance to observe them in a multitude of settings.

This year, we’ve lowered the price of adult admission tickets for evening performances – making them more affordable than ever.  Additionally, we’re continuing our offer of discounted pricing on morning performances and children’s tickets.  

9 Great Startup Ideas for Students

9 Great Startup Ideas for Students

What’s a great business idea for students — think flexible hours, summer/seasonal, etc.?

The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, the YEC recently launched #StartupLab, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses via live video chats, an expert content library and email lessons.

1. Start a Janitorial Service