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News10's Contributor of the Month: Mark Mazzaferro

News10's Contributor of the Month: Mark Mazzaferro

The self-proclaimed nut of Vacaville has a big job. Vacaville’s Public Information Officer Mark Mazzaferro manages the city’s website, Twitter account, Facebook page, creates YouTube videos, sends out press releases, manages the government TV station, overlooks Vacaville’s emergency radio and a lot more.

Mazzaferro has been with the city of Vacaville for five years, but has worked as a PIO for 12.

Quick Tip: Know the Day of the Week of a Given Date in a Snap

Quick Tip:  Know the Day of the Week of a Given Date in a Snap

Have you ever wondered how to quickly know what day a certain date falls into without looking at the calendar? Well, you're in luck because we have to discuss today how to quickly learn that.

You will be wowed that after learning this technique, you will know that day much faster than flipping that calendar.

"Date delayed is Date denied!"  Better get ready....

Now, here are the steps:

  • a. Look up the magic number for that given month (Use Reference 1).
  • b. Add that magic number to the date.
  • c. Divide by 7 and and get the remainder.
  • d. Look up for the Day of the Week for that Remainder (Use Reference 2).

N Magazine!

N Magazine!

Just got my N magazine for July! I always find interesting, informative, and helpful information inside. I found my dentist on the pages of N magazine. :)

PHOTO CONTEST: Father's Day 2011

PHOTO CONTEST: Father's Day 2011

Who's your favorite papa? Upload his photo to MomsLikeMe and tell us about him for a chance to win Papa Murphy's pizzas and a couple's massage from Massage Envy! The entry with the most votes will win.

SLIDESHOW: Father's Day 2011 photo contest candidates

Click here to submit a photo of your father and/or vote for your favorite dad today!

Register now for News10's free Blog U 2.0 June 20

Register now for News10's free Blog U 2.0 June 20

Register now for News10's free Blog U 2.0 session at News10 on Monday, June 20.

The event will take place from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. in the News10 studio at 400 Broadway in Sacramento.

Summer Infant Water Safety in Sacramento

Summer Infant Water Safety in Sacramento

With the beginning of summer upon us, thoughts turn to fun in the sun and water.  For infants and toddlers, that can mean tragedy.  In California, drowning is the number one killer of chidren under the age of four, according to the Infant Swimming Resource of Sacramento.

In addition to providing the safest pool environment possible such as constant adult supervision, fences, covers, and alarms, ISR suggests a program of swimming self-rescue lessons as additional prevention to protect children from accidental drownings.  Children as young as 7 months old learn to hold their breath under water, roll onto their backs and float unassisted.  Older children also learn to swim with their head down, roll onto their back to float, rest and breathe and roll over again to resume swimming until they reach the side of the pool to crawl out. 

These skills are taught by certified instructors to assure that a day

Wednesday's Weather

Wednesday's Weather

This picture was submitted to us from News10 Executive Producer Tina Tedesco.

It was taken in Natomas today.

If you have a picture, you'd like to share with News10, please submit it to news@news10.net or writer@news10.net.  Don't forget to tell us where the picture was taken and where you live.  We'd love to post it on News10's My Neighborhood community websites.