Castle Rock Falcons and Wildflowers

  by Beverly Lane   It’s nesting season again for peregrine falcons at the Castle Rocks near Walnut Creek, so the rock formations are closed to the public. The rocks are located within Mt. Diablo State Park. However, people often access them from the Stage Road Trail, which runs along Pine Creek through Castle Rock […]

Golfer’s Elbow Got You Feeling Sub-Par?

  by: Dr. Niele Maimone, DC What is Golfer’s Elbow? Golfer’s elbow, or medial epicondylitis, is similar to its counterpart, Tennis elbow. The primary differences between these conditions are the location of the pain and the activity that leads to injury. However, both conditions are caused by overuse of the muscles and tendons of the […]

Deciding Summer Camps

Your child can help decide where to go to camp Summer may seem far away but it’s not too early to start planning your child’s summer camp adventure. Get prepared for summer camp by including your child in the decision-making process, and getting a head start on homesickness prevention. Many camp registrations open early and […]

Memory Problems

Do you know someone with memory problems? By Judy Horvath;                             In this day of hustle and bustle it is very easy to find that there is little time to deal with a close relative or friend who is having memory issues. […]

Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment

Clinical Applications of Immunotherapy in Cancer Treatment By Bao Dao, MD; Advances in oncology are steadily progressing due to a better understanding of cancer biology, genetics, and immunology. Traditional oncologic therapies kill cancer cells via surgery, radiation, and cytotoxic chemotherapy given at various stages of disease. Besides inhibiting cell division of rapidly growing tumors, chemotherapy […]

Bulging Disc Getting On Your Nerves?

by: Dr. Niele Maimone, DC If you are suffering from a pinched nerve or herniated disc, you know how debilitating it is and how the pain slowly leaks the vitality from your life. Since 1999 when Align Healing Center opened its doors, we have been specialists in treating pain naturally; whether it’s back pain, neck […]

Choosing the Best Hospital for You

Medicare’s Hospital Compare can aid in helping you choose the best hospital for you. By David Sayen;                                                                             […]

Sleep Apnea From A To ZZZ

by: Dr. Robert J. Brown The following is a brief review of sleep apnea, its definition, causes and treatment options. There are two types of sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and central sleep apnea. OSA is more common and can result from many factors including: excessive weight, large neck, small mouth, large tongue, nasal […]

Cal High’s Davis Bullock honored

Senior Davis Bullock received Student Humanitarian of the Year award at Contra Costa County’s 38th Annual MLK Day Commemoration  How do you follow Monday’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service? In Contra Costa County, it will be with a day of celebration.  The Board of Supervisors in commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. King with […]

Canine Corral in Danville Reopens 1/22

Popular local amenity to be open on January 22, 2016 Danville dog owners will have the opportunity to take their furry companions out for some winter exercise at the Canine Corral, after it was announced that the popular dog park at Hap Magee Ranch Park would end the annual winter moratorium early. Maintenance Services Director Jed […]