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  • Patients go on a quest for the best medical care

    Patients go on a quest for the best medical care
    EVERY DAY, doctors and hospitals bring healthy babies into the world, jump-start stalled hearts and find cancer when it's still curable. The wonders of medical care, whether delivered within a sprawling urban campus or a tiny rural clinic, have become...
  • William Trombley dies at 80; journalist reshaped The Times' coverage of higher education

    William Trombley dies at 80; journalist reshaped The Times' coverage of higher education
    William Trombley, a veteran journalist and education analyst who wrote for Life magazine and The Times during a five-decade career, died Sunday at a Davis hospital. He was 80. Trombley had respiratory and other problems and died after a heart attack in...
  • Jill Biden urges "confidence" at Bee finals

    Jill Biden had it easy. She didn't have to spell a word and no one dismissed her with a bell. Vice President Joe Biden's wife kicked off the championship rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Thursday evening, offering words of encouragement...
  • Fixing foster care in California

    For years, thousands of California youths were abused or neglected twice over -- first by parents who couldn't or wouldn't provide basic care, then by governmental agencies that sent them to live with strangers instead of extended family, only to cut them...
  • California allows hospitals to delay seismic upgrades

    With three-quarters of California's acute-care hospitals at risk of collapsing in a major earthquake, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has approved new rules allowing many facilities to bypass the extremely costly building reinforcements the state ordered after...
  • Supreme Court takes up lethal injection battle

    The legal battle over lethal injection, which comes before the U.S. Supreme Court today, has been conducted in unusual secrecy, with courts permitting states across the country to keep from lawyers and the public precisely how death row inmates are...
  • 4.3 magnitude quake hits Northern California

    A moderate earthquake rattled parts of Silicon Valley today, and there were no immediate reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor had a preliminary magnitude of 4.3, and struck around 10:40 a.m. It was centered 11 miles north of the...
  • SEIU merger to create healthcare 'mega-local' in California

    The board of the Service Employees International Union has decided to merge 240,000 members from three California locals into one mega-local representing nursing home workers and home health aides, making the yet-unnamed group the nation's second-...
  • California's higher education system could face decline

    California's higher education system could face decline
    California's master plan for higher education, the product of an era of seemingly limitless opportunity, was nearly 30 years old when Nicolette Lafranchi was born in 1988. By the time she turned 20 last year, the plan was working well for her, just as...
  • Hot topic

    Hot topic
    As the adage goes, tragedy plus time equals comedy. But what does tragedy plus distance equal? California cartoonists naturally addressed the subject of last week's wildfires using morose, anguished imagery. Steve Greenberg went so far as to invoke...
  • Looking at states with parental notification laws

    Looking at states with parental notification laws
    Today's question: What has been the experience of states that have parental notification laws? How dangerous are abortions for minors? Previously, Short and Gerace discussed whether parents should be notified before minors receive an abortion. The danger...
  • Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut

    Market Watch: Fresh goji berries make their debut
    Goji berries, the much-hyped "superfruit" native to China, touted for their medicinal properties and surprisingly delicious too, are now available for the first time as fresh fruit at local farmers markets. The berries, which sometimes still have their...