ADD ADHD & Micro Current Neurofeedback

ADD/ADHD is characterized by problems paying attention, excessive activity, or difficulty controlling behavior which is not appropriate for a person’s age. For people with ADD/ADHD, their brain “freezes” in a dysfunctional homeostasis (much like a computer freezes). This frozen state confuses or disarranges the individual’s brainwaves. IASIS MCN Micro Current...

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Time for a Fresh Look

September is the perfect month for a fresh start and look.  After a long, hot summer I’m sure there are a lot of us with a few sad looking plants.  Don’t give up on them just yet.  With shorter days and cooler nights, now is a great time to give...

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The Co-op is Having a Giant Party!

It’s a big birthday year and we want YOU to help us CELEBRATE. Since 1972, Ashland Food Co-op has been deeply committed to building a community based on the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and solidarity. Our co-op members believe in honesty, openness, social responsibility and caring for...

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E-Bike Revolution Makes Riding Accessible Again

The following are excerpts from an article on SFGate.com by Story Studio “E-bikes disrupt the very idea of bike riding, providing an unbelievably easy way to climb hills, commute to work, and, for some adventurous souls, even camp in Half Moon Bay. That isn’t to say riding an e-bike doesn’t...

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A Good Deal

I recently had the privilege of spending 15-20 minutes talking with a young man who had replaced the engine in his Subaru this past winter. He wasn’t our customer, but a friend of a customer— who told him I might be able to offer insight. After relaying the complexities of...

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Wellness Pet Supplies – All Natural Pet Supplies In Ashland

Conveniently located downtown in the railroad district, Wellness Pet Supplies is owned by Billie-Jo Vinson and Doug Strain. Wellness Pet supplies is a provider of homeopathic, herbal, vitamin based, organic, hypoallergenic food, toys and beds with a core passion for the wellbeing and longevity of animals. We are excited to...

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Terra Firma Home Fine Furniture & Interior Design

Terra Firma Home is an 7000 square foot upscale home store offering fines lines such as Lee, American Leather,Vanguard and more. Local fabric from Henry Calvin as well as Kravet, Ralph Lauren, Robert Allen, Duralee and more. Antiques, lighting, rugs and accessories. Located at 309 E Main St, Medford, Terra...

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Wellsprings Swim, Soak, Steam, Sauna and Spirit

Healing Qualities of Naturally Alkaline WellSprings Water Water is the breath of life. The WellSprings property is blessed with an abundance of water sources, each unique in their healing qualities and features. Water is a community resource and, as such, water is meant to be shared, and experienced. The benefits...

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HeartSong Nutrition A New Paradigm For Health

Heartsong Nutrition is the seventh health food store opened and operated by the Spencer family. They have been in the nutrition field for 22 years. Their store, located in the Market of Choice Shopping Center, is now beginning their 6th year of operation. In addition to their extensive nutrition supplement...

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Escape Ashland – A Live Escape Game

Escape Ashland is Southern Oregon’s unique escape room game located in beautiful and historic downtown, just two blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Escape games are live-action entertainment that involve observation, problem solving and teamwork to solve puzzles and challenges to “escape” from the room. Part scavenger hunt, part puzzle...

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It’s Back To School Time

It’s hard to believe that September is just around the corner. For many of us, this is an exciting, stressful, nerve wracking, and fun adventure as summer winds to a close and our children gear up to go back to the classroom. At our house, this is the beginning of...

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Pear Harvest

Each August for the past 9 years that I have lived in the Rogue Valley, my mind has turned to the pear harvest.  Why would I think about the pear harvest?  It is one of the highlights of my year.  An opportunity that I have to serve people I will...

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Oooh Cherry Cherry Baaaaby!!

Every year around this time my friend Jois invites me to go cherry picking at Valley View Nursery.  If you haven’t had a chance to go and pick your own fruit be sure you do this sometime.  My only word of warning is that you may get carried away and...

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IMPORTANT: NEW RULES FOR OPEN ENROLLMENT

Greetings Ashlanders, Open Enrollment for the Federal Healthcare Marketplace is almost upon us! This year there have been a couple of big changes to the rules, which are in effect this year no matter what happens in Congress! Don’t be caught sleeping- these new regulations have teeth. So, let’s begin...

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You Deserve The Best…

Mountain Meadows is an award-winning 55+ community in Ashland.  Voted the “Best Small Active Retirement Community in America” by The National Council on Senior Housing and The National Association of Home Builders”, Mountain Meadows is thoughtfully designed and solidly constructed and located on 27+ acres of beautifully manicured landscaping and...

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Biosphere III

On September 26, 1991, eight humans marched into an extraterrestrial colony called Biosphere II and embarked on a voyage to the future. It didn’t work out. The idea was to test self-sustaining, closed ecological systems that would enable humans to live (and, presumably, reproduce) in hostile environments far from Earth....

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Peaceful Divorce?

Mention the word divorce and images of heated courtroom battles come to mind: lawyers butchering issues, cutting deals, and bargaining away the things that matter most. You may fear that divorce would bankrupt you, give you a nervous breakdown, or both. The truth?  Divorce is often a painful transition that...

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Did You Know…

– that the founder of Chiropractic, D.D. Palmer was a magnetic healer who said that his purpose for starting the chiropractic profession was “to unite man the physical to man the spiritual”? -t hat Chiropractic is more about healing the nervous system, which is your brain, spinal cord and all...

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USE OF ART® TO TREAT KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS

Osteoarthritis is a common condition that causes pain in the knee joint. This is a degenerative condition where the articular (surrounding) cartilage of the knee joint gradually breaks down. Osteoarthritis of the knee is characterized by: • Morning stiffness • Swelling • Pain • Decreased range of motion In addition,...

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All A Matter of Perspective

Sometimes when we are so determined and focused on an aspect of our lives we operate more like a horse with blinders on and less like humans.  There can be the most magnificent sunset but when we sit inside in our living room that beauty isn’t as clear or breathtaking....

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Estate Planning

Estate Planning: often avoided because, “Estate planning is too confusing” or “I don’t have anything to leave behind.”  By having an estate plan, however, one offers one’s family members peace of mind during a difficult period. The four main documents in an estate plan are: Will, Trust, Durable Power of...

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Dog Days of Summer…

This time of year, I get inundated with calls about dying Incense Cedars, Coast Redwoods, Manzanitas and Pacific Madrones. Assuming that these trees are healthy, they are just doing their normal summer thing. Mid-summer is shedding time for a lot of evergreens, both conifers, and broad leafed trees as well....

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Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission (APRC)

View all of our SUMMER programs at AshlandParksandRec.org. Our easy-to-use digital guide has direct registration links for ALL classes that require registration. If you didn’t receive a Rec Guide in the mail and you would like to receive a hard copy of the next guide, complete our online request form...

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Fall is Coming

Believe it or not August is a great time to start thinking about replanting some of those cool season vegetable crops that you had in early spring.  Lettuces, broccoli, kale, cabbage, onions and more are often planted this time of year so that you can enjoy them in the coming...

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We’re Proud to Be Local

The Co-op has been part of the fabric of our local community for 45 years. Local is a part of our DNA. Sourcing from our local community is good for our economy and good for our health. As a cooperative business that is mutually owned by thousands of local people,...

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Its All About the Battery

An electric bike’s performance is based on three items – the motor, the controller, and the battery. The battery pack is the single most expensive component of an ebike and as such it impacts the overall experience of owning and riding an ebike. Let’s take a closer look at this...

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Automotive Air Conditioning

People often wonder how much it costs to fix the AC in their car. This is a great question, and I’d like to offer a bit of information to help everyone out. Let’s start with a bit of background information. In the past vehicles used the refrigerant R-12, which was...

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Aaron’s Autowerks – Celebrating 11 Years!

Back in the days when LocalsGuide was a mere sixteen pages I would run around town snapping photos of luxury sports cars. I would then share these with Aaron Bloch who would write a monthly Car of the Month column. It was one of the original and most followed local...

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She Likes It, She Really Does!

I ran across another article, this one by Julie Kraus at GrindTV.com, that I would like to share in part with you this month. She presents some great statistics regarding electric bikes around the world as well as her own personal experience riding one for the first time. Her story...

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JOIN US FOR OUR 2017 CO-OP FARM TOUR

Saturday, August 5th 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Experience your food in a new way: straight from the source. Here’s your chance to knock elbows with some of the local dedicated farmers that bring food to your table everyday. Explore behind the scenes and shake the hands that grow your...

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