The scrubbing, soaking, and skimming happening now on the Santa Barbara coast are the same methods used back in 1969.
With cuts in support staff, RNs often find themselves alone with difficult patients, a disaster waiting to happen.
There's a reason some of the richest institutions in the world are so frequently borrowing money instead of spending from their huge endowments.
Silicon Valley is a perfect place to get rich and richer. It’s also a perfect place to be in the ranks of the working poor and working poorer.
That’s the conclusion of a growing number of researchers who argue that 30 years of test scores have not measured a decline in public schools, but are rather a metric of the country’s child poverty and the broadening divide of income inequality.
In a state with agricultural export revenue totaling more than $18 billion annually, the Central Valley’s approximately 700,000 farm workers don’t earn enough to feed themselves properly.
The most unusual thing about Rabbi Ben-Tzion Welton's struggle with unanticipated medical expenses may be that he's so far avoided bankruptcy.
The charities that keep on ... taking?
Millions have been spent on initiatives to eliminate food deserts, which are thought to contribute to the increasing incidence of diabetes and obesity in low-income areas. How are disadvantaged people faring in the middle of California, one of the nation's prime agricultural states?
California is the home to more super rich than anywhere else in the country—and it also exhibits the highest poverty rate in the nation.