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  • Calif. attorney general recognizes Burbank police for addressing mental health calls

    California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Thursday honored the Burbank Police Department’s mental health evaluation team, calling the program a “smart” model that has helped free up resources within the city and countywide. Burbank was...
  • MPTF pacts with UCLA to run six health centers

    The UCLA Health System has agreed with the Motion Picture and Television Fund to run MPTF's six outpatient health centers under the UCLA umbrella, starting next spring. This two organizations are already working together on the geriatric psychiatry...
  • Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions

    Problems at state disabilities agency cost taxpayers millions
    Widespread problems at the state's Developmental Disabilities Administration cost taxpayers millions of dollars over the past two years, an audit released Friday said. The agency failed to collect $5.5 million in federal funds because it did not file the...
  • Planning for Alzheimer's: Take steps early to ease financial burden

    Rebecca Barnard, of St. Louis, Mo., spent her career as a software developer, but her passion was fine-art photography. She was detail-oriented in both her job and her hobby, says her husband, Richard Rubin. So he was surprised when he began noticing...
  • Norco Council Democratic slate touts senior expos

     
    The slate of Democratic candidates for Northampton County Council, helmed by executive candidate John Callahan, announced a plan Thursday to host annual senior expos to promote the services available to seniors. Callahan, Christen Borso, Ron Heckman,...
  • Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence

    Mother looks to God after daughter, son die in Baltimore violence
    Margaret Pearson doesn't ask the Almighty why violence stole two of her children. "I never ask God that," she said. "Never." She relied on her faith to endure the murder of her daughter, who was strangled in a hospital room in 1982 while she was being...
  • Rosalie Dowell, 70

    Rosalie Dowell, 70
    Rosalie Dowell, 70, of Crawfordsville, Ind., passed away Friday, July 26 at her home.   Born Aug. 29, 1942, in Crab Orchard, Ky., Rosalie was a daughter of the late Henry Clay Blanton and Evelyn Reynolds Blanton Taylor.  She attended school at...
  • Fraud, neglect cited in report on California nursing homes

     
    California Attorney General investigators found widespread health and safety problems in nursing homes throughout the state, according to an advocacy group that released the reports....
  • A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's

    A Tender Task: Deciding A Future In The Shadow Of Alzheimer's
    The first signs of Sharon Scully's disease showed up when, as an assistant attorney general, she was working on a grueling case against a Milford gas station accused of leaking pollutants into Long Island Sound. She had episodes of forgetfulness, like...
  • Here's How to Get Voter ID

     
    My Thursday column is about the Voter ID law, and I originally intended to include detailed instructions for how you can obtain photo ID from the state if you don’t have a driver’s license. But the column ended up running......
  • Copter pilot dies in crash while keeping crops from freezing

     
    The pilot of a helicopter that went down in Central California was found dead Wednesday, Kern County sheriff’s officials said. The helicopter, which was one of two helicopters flying overhead to keep crops from freezing, was reported missing about...