| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:19 PM
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown persuaded Californians to elect him by promising to fix the state's financial problems, and his latest budget proposal will play a big role in his effort to stay in the job.
His $155-billion blueprint, unveiled...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
A long-term-care insurance policy can help cover the costs of care in a nursing home, an assisted-living facility or at home. Follow these steps, and you're more likely to get through the claims process smoothly.
1. Find out...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:30 PM
As if the president's Signature Accomplishment, aka Obamacare, doesn't have enough problems, it's been put on hold by a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court who recognized still another obstacle it faces: religious objections. These were raised by an order...
| Dec 21, 2013
The sentiment is simple; making it reality often is not.
"If you give people a decent place to live, a good plate of food, treat them decently," Sheila Braxton says, "you won't find any bad people."
Braxton is the executive CEO of A Little Bit of...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SIMSBURY — When an elderly woman showed up at a small law firm several years ago and asked for help managing her estate, an attorney asked her what she thought it was worth.
Kathleen Magowan said she didn't really know. She thought maybe about...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Al Goldstein, the profane and hilarious New York pornographer who made an indelible mark on South Florida, died on Thursday. He achieved fame and fortune with Screw Magazine, erected an 11-foot tall middle-finger sculpture in the backyard of his...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 5:10 PM
A doctor who conducted unnecessary procedures on mostly homeless patients and billed Medicare and Medi-Cal pleaded guilty Thursday to filing a false tax return and participating in the $1.55-million scheme, authorities said.
From 2008 to 2012, Dr....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
A man who authorities said killed his ailing wife in their Canyon Country home and then fatally shot his near-comatose sister Wednesday at a North Hills nursing home had recently given away the family Christmas tree, saying he didn’t need it this...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Tears were shed and nerves were frayed Wednesday at the North Hills convalescent hospital where a man allegedly shot his near-comatose sister after killing his wife in their Canyon Country home.
David Chabolla, 61, a resident at the nursing home, said...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 3:58 PM
A handgun found Wednesday at a North Hills nursing home where a man allegedly shot and killed his near-comatose sister is the same weapon they believe was used to killed his wife in Canyon Country.
Lance Holger Anderson, 60, was arrested by Los...