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  • Far-right band in Hungary a symptom

    They wear black-vested uniforms and rally for the fatherland. Their red and white striped armbands remind many here of the fascist thugs who did the Nazis' dirty work in wartime Hungary. Formed last year, the Hungarian Guard is the latest specimen of...
  • 'The Black Hand' by Chris Blatchford

    'The Black Hand' by Chris Blatchford
    He was a 16-year-old inmate doing time at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif., who came up with the idea of forming a Latino "gang of gangs" inside the prison walls. These convicts would put aside Mexican American street gang rivalries,...
  • Army Sgt. Kyle Dayton, 22, El Dorado Hills; killed in an explosion in Iraq

    Army Sgt. Kyle Dayton, 22, El Dorado  Hills; killed in an explosion in Iraq
    He had a sly grin, in which he would tilt his head to the side and his ears stuck out. That was one sign that something was afoot. Like the time he rigged a leaf blower to blast a bunch of trash on a young lady. Or the time he left a photo of himself,...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Iraq: Timothy P. Davis, 28, of Aberdeen, Wash.; staff sergeant, Air Force. Davis died Friday near Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds...
  • Tribes say better fire protection for their land is needed

    VALLEY CENTER, Calif. -- As they cataloged the widespread damage to several Indian reservations in last week's fires, tribal officials spoke to firefighters and federal officials Tuesday about the need for a better plan to protect their lands. While...
  • Transfer of Kaiser's Kidney Patients Hits Major Delays

    California HMO regulators said this week that it will take months longer than expected to transfer about 2,000 patients out of Kaiser Permanente's troubled kidney transplant center in San Francisco, prolonging patients' dependence on a program that has...
  • San Diego hospital suspends heart transplants

    UC San Diego Medical Center announced Friday that it was voluntarily shutting its heart transplant program — at least temporarily — amid a federal review of transplant centers that fall below performance standards. "It is a very difficult...
  • Tell us your experiences

    Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein are investigating nurses and nursing regulation in California. If you submit a comment via email the reporters may contact you. You may also contact them by phone at (212) 514-5250. ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit...
  • California nursing board's executive officer resigns

    California nursing board's executive officer resigns
    The longtime executive officer of the embattled California Board of Registered Nursing resigned Tuesday, ensuring almost entirely new leadership for the agency as it strives to revamp its oversight of hundreds of thousands of caregivers. But the sweeping...
  • Criminal past is no bar to nursing

    Dozens of registered nurses convicted of crimes, including sex offenses and attempted murder, have remained fully licensed to practice in California for years before the state nursing board acted against them, a Times investigation found. The newspaper,...
  • California adopts stricter rules for drug abusers in the health industry

    In a major shift, California will impose tough new standards on drug-abusing health professionals, strictly scrutinizing those in treatment and immediately removing from practice anyone who relapses. "The bottom line is we're in the business of...
  • Dozens of criminal RNs identified by California regulators

    Dozens of registered nurses who have been convicted of serious crimes including murder, sex offenses, robbery and assault have been identified by California regulators reviewing newly required fingerprints from tens of thousands of caregivers. The...