March 10, 2011
At Fresno’s Susan B. Anthony grade school, located in one of the most impoverished area of Fresno, 78 percent of fifth graders don’t meet the state’s requirements for healthy fitness. Fresno pastor Mike Slayden decided to tackle the problem by encouraging students to walk or bike to school. Through his not-for-profit, he offers them a shiny prize for their work: a brand new bike.
February 17, 2011
A California lawmaker has introduced legislation that would slap a penny-per-ounce tax on every soda and sugar-sweetened beverage sold in the state.
February 8, 2011
Increasing numbers of Californians believe that unhealthy eating habits and the lack of physical activity are major problems for California's children, according to a new, independent poll by the Field Research Corporation.