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For disabled veterans awaiting benefits decisions, location matters

Veterans waiting for decisions on disability claims wait longer than the VA has acknowledged, especially in larger urban areas. Solutions tried in...
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With rise in young painkiller abusers, officials see more heroin overdoses

Many young men and women who became addicted to pills like OxyContin are now IV heroin users, experts say
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Without federal recognition, tribe struggles to protect sacred sites

The Winnemem Wintu, lacking official recognition from the federal government, are fighting to preserve their traditions and save sacred sites...
Health & Welfare
April 18, 2013

To mark 1906 quake, resources to teach kids about disaster safety

To commemorate the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire and follow up on our investigation into...
Health & Welfare
April 11, 2013

Lawmakers mull next steps for developmental centers

SACRAMENTO – State lawmakers weighed today whether to appoint an inspector general to oversee...
Health & Welfare
April 10, 2013

Independent oversight proposed for developmental centers

The state’s influential legislative analyst is recommending that the California Legislature...
Health & Welfare
March 29, 2013

Doctors claim Prime hospital kept them from patients

A dozen Southern California doctors are accusing the leadership of a Prime Healthcare Services...
Health & Welfare
March 28, 2013

Cambodian youth confront ‘historical forgetting’

LONG BEACH – Youthful rebellion can come in many guises, from being anti-Google to defending...
Health & Welfare
March 27, 2013

Unincorporated neighborhood finally getting sewer service

The unincorporated neighborhood of Parklawn, one of hundreds of impoverished California communities...
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New director to take over troubled Sonoma disability center

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Prime hospital chain acknowledges it faces 2 federal investigations

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National Green Week makes a splash on The I Files

Sonoma disability center staff weighs in on abuse claims

State disability center forfeits funding over abuse

Former patient claims confidentiality breach in Prime Healthcare lawsuit

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