Podcast Listener’s Guide: 50th Anniversary of the First Zodiac Killing

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the first confirmed Zodiac killings.  On December 20, 1968, David Arthur Faraday, 17, and Betty Lou Jensen, 16 were shot and killed on Lake Herman Road, within the city limits of Benicia. The two were on their first date and had planned to attend a Christmas concert at…
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World AIDS Day

December 1st is World AIDS Day -- a time when we show support for people living with HIV and AIDS and commemorate those who have died from AIDS-related illnesses.  World AIDS Day was actually the first global health day, starting in 1988.   For online resources about AIDS and HIV, visit our Healthcare Guide on AIDS…
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Great American Smokeout!

November 16th is the Great American Smokeout!  Are you a smoker who wants to quit?  Now's as good a time as any!  The American Cancer Society is sharing all sorts of resources for people interested in quitting smoking.  You can find these resources here: https://www.cancer.org/healthy/stay-away-from-tobacco/great-american-smokeout.html. You can also find resources at the St. Tammany Parish Library! …
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Global Handwashing Day!

October 15th is Global Handwashing Day!   With the kids back in school and flu season starting up again, we thought this would be the best time to remind everyone of the importance of washing your hands.  While you may be diligent about your hand hygiene, you may not know about the World Health Organization's recommended…
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Yosemite National Park

The Yosemite National Park was established on October 1, 1890 through the efforts of John Muir and Robert Underwood Johnson.  The park is located in California and encompasses 747,956 acres.  In 1903, John Muir took President Theodore Roosevelt on a tour of the park and persuaded the president to return Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove…
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