Help Stop Medicare Fraud

How You Can Help Stop Medicare Fraud By David Sayen;                                                               Most doctors, pharmacists, and other health care providers who work with Medicare are honest. Unfortunately, […]

New at CA Fire Safe Council

Jerry Davies new Chairman of California Fire Safe Council Glendora, CA—January 26, 2015. The California Fire Safe Council (CFSC) has elected Jerry Davies as the new Chairman, effective January 1. Davies replaces Pat Kidder who has served as Chairman the past four years. Kidder, a board member since the founding of CFSC, will remain on the […]

New Funding for CA HHS system reforms

New funding gives states and innovators tools and flexibility to implement delivery system reform in California Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced new delivery system reform efforts made possible by the Affordable Care Act that offer states and innovators tools and flexibility to transform health care. CA HHS announced twelve prospective recipients […]

Bonilla Bill to protect children in mixed martial arts

Bill approved by Governor Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill 1186, by Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla, which will protect young athletes who participate in full contact mixed martial arts events. “This measure is a high priority because it strengthens protections for the health and well-being of our children who enjoy these sports,” said […]

California seafloor mapping reveals wealth of data

Seafloor mapping program a coalition of multiple partners and agencies SANTA CRUZ, Calif.  Science and technology have peeled back a veil of water just offshore of California, revealing the hidden seafloor in unprecedented detail. New imagery, specialized undersea maps, and a wealth of data from along the California coast are now available. Three new products […]

Caltrans memorial honors fallen workers

Reminder to motorists to “move over” and slow for the cone zone SACRAMENTO – Eight days after two of its employees were killed by a rockslide while working to protect the traveling public, Caltrans honored its 180 employees who have lost their lives on the job at its 23rd Annual Workers Memorial May 2nd at […]

Department of Justice investigation leads to arrest

Caltrans Tip Leads to Arrest of Newspaper Advertising Contractor by CA Department of Justice SACRAMENTO – Caltrans and the California Attorney General’s office today announced that 43 year-old Eric Blaine Hodgson, the owner of Phenix Print & Image of Elk Grove, has been arrested on 22 counts of grand theft following a California Department of Justice […]

California Condor recovering from near extinction

By James Hale, Wildlife Biologist:             The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus) was nearly extirpated due to human activities. The population dipped to a low of nine individuals living gin the wild in 1985 and through the help of humans has made a remarkable recovery. Several factors contributed to their demise […]