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Big savings insurance acquired

SAN FRANCISCO — Big Savings Insurance Services, which specializes in providing insurance services to Hispanic consumers, has been acquired by Protector Holdings.

Big Savings writes auto insurance policies in 14 California locations including Lodi, Stockton, Modesto and Turlock.

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Covered California reports enrollment surge

SACRAMENTO — Covered California says there has been a surge of people signing up for health care coverage as an important deadline approaches this week.

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Doctors Medical Center earns national surgical weight loss accreditation

MODESTO — Doctors Medical Center has received national accreditation for its surgical weight loss program.

The accreditation was awarded by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program, a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.  It means the program meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality of care.

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Doctors Hospital gets stroke certification

MANTECA — Doctors Hospital of Manteca has earned Advanced Certification as a Primary Stroke Center from the Joint Commission, the hospital announced.

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Doctors Hospital of Manteca gets top grade for patient safety

Doctors Hospital of Manteca gets top grade for patient safety

MANTECA — Doctors Hospital of Manteca earned an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group on Tuesday. The ranking means the hospital is among the safest hospitals in the United States. Doctors Hospital of Manteca received the ranking for the third year in a row.

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Recipe of the week: Tiramisu ice cream parfaits

Recipe of the week: Tiramisu ice cream parfaits

How simple is this?  This coffee and chocolate-laced favorite is reimagined for a quick and delightful version with vanilla bean ice cream, angel food cake and freshly brewed coffee.

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Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

Mental Health Seminar at the Keyes Library

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness in a given year. During the Mental Health Seminar on Thursday, March 17 at 5:30 p.m., Alberto Gonzalez and Erika Aguilar with Telecare will discuss mental health resources in the community. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn how to help yourself or those you love in this important seminar! This presentation will be in both English and Spanish. 

The Keyes Library is located on 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.