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Bob Roehrs COPD Fund

Posted on September 22, 2016

Bob Roehrs is someone who is very dear to the Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails’ family. At 88 years old, he has participated in the Breathe Bike Trek for nearly four decades and cycled over 2,500 miles... Read More →

Prop 56

BREATHE Policy Update

Posted on September 22, 2016

Increasing the tobacco tax by $2 is one of the most effective strategies to reduce tobacco use and addiction. When tobacco is priced higher, consumers use less, more people quit, and it makes it more difficult for kids to ever start... Read More →

Asthma Screening

Breathe California of Sacramento Receives Competitive AstraZeneca Grant

Posted on September 22, 2016

Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails (BCSET) is one of ten organizations that has been selected for AstraZeneca’s Health & Science Innovation Challenge. BCSET’s “Breathe Better Program” will receive $10,000 due to the project’s scope, potential for impact, and alignment with AstraZeneca’s health and science priorities. ... Read More →

Sacramento Bike Path

Measure B

Posted on September 21, 2016

Measure B, The Road Maintenance and Traffic Relief Act, is a countywide half-cent transportation sales tax that will appear on the November 2016 ballot. If approved by voters, Measure B, would raise... Read More →


Pets and Quitting Smoking

Posted on September 19, 2016

Your dog can be an invaluable aid in your quest to quit cigarettes. Here’s the scoop on 7 ways to enlist your best friend to help you kick the habit... Read More →

Parent Asthma Clinic

Big Day of Giving 2016

Posted on July 27, 2016

The Sacramento region's BIG Day of Giving -- the annual 24-hour giving event that was extended due to a technical interruption that impacted similar events across the country -- generated a record $7.1 million in contributions to local nonprofits earlier this month... Read More →

Matsuyama Elementary School

Now Flying: School Air Quality Flags

Posted on July 18, 2016

Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails’ (BCSET) offers an Air Quality Flag Program designed to help teachers, school staff, coaches and parents protect children’s lungs on days when poor air quality poses a health threat. Colored flags – each representing a different air quality health category ranging from good (green) to very unhealthy (purple)... Read More →

American River College

A New Beginning

Posted on July 14, 2016

Fall 2016 marks a new beginning for all four of the Los Rios Community College District campuses: American River College, Cosumnes River College, Folsom Lake College and Sacramento City College. Students, faculty and staff will be going back to school to a healthier campus. As of August 2016, all campuses will be Smoke, Tobacco and Vape Free... Read More →


A Gift to Protect Future Breath

Posted on June 21, 2016

A new gateway to support Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails (Breathe California) will be launched in July, 2016 - the Breathe Deep sustainable giving program. With our new Breathe Deep electronic funds transfer (EFT) program you can make automatic monthly contributions to sustain... Read More →

Twin Rivers Unified School District

Dedicated students sacrifice summer vacation time for leadership training

Posted on June 17, 2016

This past week Breathe California had the pleasure of working with the Youth Development Network and the Twin Rivers School District to bring peer education training to Friday Night Live groups at Twin Rivers high schools. The approach behind the summer peer education training is for high school students in Friday Night Live to provide tobacco education and prevention to their feeder school students in 6th – 8th grade... Read More →

Breathe Bike Trek

FREE Bike Training Begins Now Through Summer 2016

Posted on June 16, 2016

Breathe California and Patriot Bicycles have partnered to give you a summer of cycling fun! Breathe California invites you to join us at our bike training rides, scheduled throughout the Sacramento region this summer. With training rides through September 3rd, not only will you enhance your cycling ability... Read More →

2016 Clean Air Awards

The 40th Anniversary Clean Air Awards REcap

Posted on May 24, 2016

Over 300 elected officials, emerging business professionals, and clean air champions came together to celebrate the achievements of seven organizations and individuals who have made clean air and sustainability a priority in their everyday work at the 40th Anniversary Clean Air Awards. Together, they REnewed, REinvented and REdefined a clean-air future for Sacramento... Read More →

AARP Sacramento Mayor Forum

AARP Sacramento Mayoral Forum

Posted on May 18, 2016

Last month, Breathe California partnered with AARP-CA, WALK Sacramento, the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates, and the Sacramento Housing Alliance on a Livable Communities Mayor Forum in Sacramento... Read More →

California Raises the Legal Age for Tobacco

California Raises the Age for Tobacco and Tightens Vaping

Posted on May 12, 2016

On Thursday May 5, 2016, just after 5:00 p.m., Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the strongest set of tobacco control bills the state has seen in years. After almost two years of legislative fights, tough committee votes, protests, and political threats, California has again secured its status as a leader in the fight against big tobacco... Read More →

Legislative Update: AB 1982 (Bloom)

Legislative Update: AB 1982 (Bloom)

Posted on April 21, 2016

Last month, a bill that Breathe California developed was introduced in the legislature. It would have added two new members to the California Transportation Commission familiar with the environmental justice issues facing communities across the state... Read More →

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