The California State University Board of Trustees met on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 in Long Beach, California, to discuss contingency plans if Proposition 30 fails in the November election. A handful of Cal State students were on hand to protest a potential hike in fees, including Sarah Garcia, 19, of El Serano, California. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
By Hannah Guzik
Last week the Health Report wrote about how the state’s annual Medi-Cal renewal forms are so complicated that they may cause tens of thousands of people to lose coverage. Among the problems is that the forms are only available in English and Spanish, reported Claudia Boyd-Barrett.
More than 15 percent of California residents speak a language other than English or Spanish at home, according to the U.S.
This Feb. 22, 2013 photo provided by the Schubert campaign shows a Anne Marie Schubert, who's running for the Sacramento County District Attorney candidate in the June, 2014 primary. Schubert, a deputy district attorney, is opposed by Deputy Attorney General Maggy Krell and former county and federal prosecutor Todd Leras. Schubert, who is openly gay, a distinction that generally wouldn’t matter in a state where 7 percent of the Legislature is gay, including both the current and former speakers of the state Assembly, is the younger sister of Proposition 8’s key proponent and political strategist, Frank Schubert.
This undated handout photo provided by the Maggy Krell for Sacramento District Attorney 2014 campaign shows Maggy Krell who is a candidate for Sacramento County District Attorney in the June, 2014 primary. Krell, a deputy attorney general, is opposed by a Sacramento County Deputy District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert, and former county and federal prosecutor Todd Leras.
By Matt Perry
Is there an app for aging?
That’s the question Pinchas Cohen, dean of USC’s renowned Davis School of Gerontology, is posing to the rest of his Trojan nation.
The challenge is part of USC’s bold attempt to divine the future of aging by pairing its well-known aging studies program – the country’s oldest – with the university’s scientific and digital tech resources to catapult Cohen’s idea into the national spotlight: the Center for Digital Aging.
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An online poker player competes during the gaming industry’s G2E conference in Las Vegas in 2011. In California, Indian casino tribes are now talking about how, of if, the state should legalize online poker. But a deal remains elusive.
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2013, file photo, businessman Tom Steyer talks during a meeting to announce the launch of a group called Virginians for Clean Government at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va. Setting his sights on Republicans who reject climate change, an environmentalist billionaire is unveiling plans to spend $100 million this year in seven competitive Senate and gubernatorial races, as his super PAC works to counteract a flood of conservative spending by the Koch brothers. NextGen Climate Action said it plans to spend at least $50 million contributed by founder Steyer, a retired hedge fund manager and longtime Democratic donor, and another $50 million the group is seeking to raise from likeminded donors.