TB Screenings Scheduled for Grant Union High School

TwinRiver_031708-CTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Students returning to Grant Union High School will be offered tuberculosis screenings on August 22. The screenings are being provided by the County Department of Health and Human Services in conjunction with the Twin Rivers... Read More >

Aerial Mosquito Spraying Set for Sunday in Natomas

spray815THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Aerial spraying for mosquitoes has been scheduled for rice fields north of Natomas on Sunday night. The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District today reported more mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus... Read More >

Natomas Residents Upset by Lack of Spraying Notice

Map where residents said the plane flew low overhead and, in some cases, reportedly sprayed homes. / NatomasBuzz.comBY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Dozens of north Natomas residents are upset aerial spraying over the weekend was not properly noticed, possibly exposing them to chemicals meant to kill mosquitoes which could carry the West Nile... Read More >

County to Screen More Grant High Students for TB

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A Grant Union High School student who was diagnosed with active tuberculosis in February has been medically cleared to return to school. The Sacramento County Division of Public Health in cooperation with Twin Rivers Unified... Read More >

Natomas Students Fuel Up for Activities with Free Meals

supper3BY VALENTINA CARRILLO, IHS INTERN THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A new after school Supper Program was introduced last month at Inderkum High School which serves free meals to students who participate in extracurricular activities. About 700 students across the... Read More >

Grant HS Student Diagnosed with TB

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Sacramento County Public officials have confirmed that a Grant Union High School student has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis. This student is currently receiving medical care, according to a press release issued by the county.... Read More >

Natomas School Limits Bathroom Access After Misuse

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Natomas Charter School officials said they have taken measures to limit access to boys’ restrooms on campus during the school day for health reasons. “This is necessary,” said Patrick Broughton, student... Read More >

Natomas Dental Practice Gets New Look, Adds Services

gatewaydental3PHOTOS BY MARC LAVER THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz A Natomas dental practice has gotten a new look – and a new name. Gateway Dental is now operating as Gateway Oaks Family Dentistry. The practice celebrated its new name, new... Read More >

Hand, Foot & Mouth Virus Reported at Two Natomas Schools

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Updated 9 p.m. on Dec. 12, 2013 Publisher’s note: Shortly after this article went online, we were contacted by the family of a student who attends Bannon Creek Elementary School in... Read More >

Kaiser Permanente to Open Retail Office in Natomas

kaiserofficeBY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Work is under way on a new Kaiser Permanent retail office in Natomas. “Kaiser Permanente is opening several retail sites in different locations in Northern California where the public can learn... Read More >

Live Well Natomas ’13 Kicks Off

livewell13THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Live Well’s Natomas “Loop the Lake” campaign begins Saturday, Feb. 9 with two walks scheduled at the North Natomas Regional Park. Walk times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Saturday for eight weeks. Participants... Read More >

Last Day To Register For Girls On The Run

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz Girls on the Run is back at Westlake Charter for the fall and all girls in grades 3rd through 5th attending Natomas schools are welcome to join the fun. Girls on the Run is meant... Read More >

Sutter Closes Offices In Natomas

Plans To Reopen In Two Weeks At New, Temporary Location    BY BRANDY TUZON BOYD THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz  When Vicky Julio called to schedule a regular checkup with her doctor at the Sutter Medical Plaza in Natomas, she was... Read More >

Free Summer Meals In Natomas

THE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzz This summer, the Twin Rivers USD Nutrition Services Department will be offering free meals to all children 18 years and younger at 26 locations throughout the district. In Natomas, lunch will be served: 11:30 a.m.... Read More >