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Editorial picks featuring general news of interest to the broad community: state, politics, breaking news, crime, accidents, etc.
By Angela Woodall The Rancho slaughterhouse was a critical piece of the supply chain for sustainable, local meat, leaving consumers with fewer alternatives to factory-farmed meats, despite the growing demand.
Editor’s note: This is from American Rivers, the environmental group that protects wild rivers, restores damaged rivers and conserves clean water. “America’s Most Endangered Rivers For 2014: San Joaquin River, California Threat: Outdated water management and excessive diversions At risk: … Continue reading →
By Fran Kritz
The number of babies born to mothers ages 15 to 17 years of age has declined but still represents over a quarter of teen births each year, according to the April issue of Vital Signs, a monthly health indicator publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.) According to the...
By Jessica Portner As the deluge of applications for Medi-Cal through continues to flood into Covered California, local health advocacy groups and providers throughout Los Angeles County say the sizable enrollment backlog is delaying health care services for needy residents.
By Fran Kritz
If you are a middle-aged African-American or Asian woman, your social class may play a significant role in how likely you are to suffer bone fractures, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA.