Proposition 38 defeated, Proposition 30 trailing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Proposition 38, one of two measures on today’s ballot that would increase taxes to increase funding for education, was defeated, while the second measure, Proposition 30 trailed in early returns. Proposition […]


Two state tax increases go before voters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two measures that would increase taxes to beef up funding for education will appear on today’s ballot, Propositions 30 and 38. Proposition 30, backed by Gov. Jerry Brown, would increase the […]


Health shift will affect 860,000 Calif. children

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s top health care official told lawmakers Tuesday she is confident the state can eliminate a health insurance program serving more than 860,000 children from low-income families without disrupting the quality […]


Hospital chain paying $16M to settle kickback case

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles-based hospital chain charged with Medicare and Medi-Cal fraud has agreed to pay $16 million to settle a criminal kickback case. The Los Angeles Times reports Pacific Health Corp. […]