A troubling story out of the Sacramento Bee recently highlighted a surprising problem with some nursing home facilities in California: a mixed-age population that may not be adequately supervised to protect frail patients.
What a specific case is worth is possibly the most often asked question when we meet someone who has been injured. There is no answer that's 100% accurate. Each and every injury has issues that are specific to each individual. For instance, imagine there are 3 people in a car hit from behind and that means there is the potential for 3 vastly different levels of injury even with the same dynamic force.
On Friday April 8th there was a rollover accident after school near Pleasant Grove High School that was followed up by an after school accident on April 13th near Elk Grove High School that sent a car into the creek. The Accident near Elk Grove High School required the Elk Grove Fire Department to extricate the driver from their car. Both accidents happened within minutes of school being dismissed.
In a story that becomes far too familiar on the river roads, 5 lives were claimed Saturday afternoon. The head on collision happened about 5:30 that afternoon and early reports suggest that the reason for the crash comes down to impatience.
A seemingly impossible event happened in San Diego County this past week. A small airplane crash landed on a freeway and subsequently rear ended a car. The result of the crash is 1fatality and several were injured. One of the more troubling aspects of this crash is that this specific plane had landed on the same stretch of freeway 14 years earlier!
Dutch Brothers Coffee is a local Elk Grove company who has been thrown onto the national stage for all of the right reasons. The reason boils down to a simple act of humanity that might otherwise have gone un-noticed were it not for a phone camera and social media. This is what social media was designed to do in our opinion.