Op-Ed: Wenonah Hauter | Ahead of Paris Talks, Huge Gas Leak in California Puts Spotlight on Gov. Brown’s Climate Rhetoric

Nov 24, 2015

Los Angeles November 24, 2015 - “As California Governor Jerry Brown prepares to take the international stage in Paris to address global climate change, a crisis is unfolding before our eyes.

“The latest disaster from California’s dirty oil and gas industry under Governor Brown’s watch comes courtesy of Sempra Energy subsidiary SoCalGas. A gas leak...

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California Rice Commission
Mandarin Brown Rice Chicken Salad

Mandarin Brown Rice Chicken Salad

Pair one of the top fruits of the season, the Mandarin Orange, with California Rice and you have a winner! The Rice Commission’s Julie Cader has this can’t miss recipe.

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Aging: “Unlivable Without Art.”

Nov 23, 2015
Aging: “Unlivable Without Art.”

By Matt Perry


When Steven Soderbergh in 2001 accepted his Academy Award for directing the movie Traffic, he issued an emotional plea for the critical importance of art in human survival.

“I want to thank anyone who spends part of their day creating,” said Soderbergh. “I don’t care if it’s a book, a film, a...

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Looking to technology to solve future caregiver shortage

Nov 22, 2015

By Sara Washington

Marcus Rosenthal
Co-Founder, Revolve Robotics
Here we have the Kubi and my co-founder and CTO is logged into it, Ilyah. And he’s able to control the Kubi so he can look around and interact. And he chooses where he looks.

Kathy Kelly
Executive Director, Family Caregiver Alliance
There’s two trends that are intersecting at this point.

The post...

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Need to Know

Nov 22, 2015

Check in every Monday for health and health care news you need to know.

By Hannah Guzik

Older adults in California are trying out precision medicine.

An Alzheimer’s clinical trial just for caregivers.

Is shopping for health insurance a now seasonal stress each year?

More than 33,000 adults have signed up for dental insurance through...

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California State University Trustees Revoke Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Actor Bill Cosby

Nov 20, 2015

November 20, 2015 - The Board of Trustees of the California State University (CSU) voted on November 18 to revoke the honorary Doctor of Letters degree awarded to actor Bill Cosby in 1992 on behalf of California Polytechnic University, Pomona. Cosby’s conduct is contrary to the values of the CSU and inconsistent with the...

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AG Kamala D. Harris Issues Consumer Tips on Safe Shopping during Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the Holiday Shopping Season

Nov 19, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18, 2015 – With Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today issued consumer tips for safe shopping this holiday season.

The holidays are a festive time of the year that unfortunately leave consumers vulnerable to monetary scams and online hackers. This season’s online holiday sales are...

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Dan Bacher: Faith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California

Nov 19, 2015
Dan Bacher: Faith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California


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Before you give thanks, buckle up

Nov 19, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. November 19, 2015 - Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will have all available officers on patrol during a Maximum Enforcement Period (MEP) to help avoid tragedies for California motorists.

In 2014, over the Thanksgiving weekend,...

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Rep. McNerney Pushes Legislation to Improve Local Emergency Flood Response

Nov 19, 2015

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2015 - As Californians begin to prepare for the El Niño weather season, Rep. Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is pushing Congress to pass newly introduced legislation aimed at making sure local authorities are empowered on the ground to respond to flood disasters and prevent levee failures. Current Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)...

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