California Regains Control of Folsom State Prison Health Care
More than a decade ago, a federal court seized control of health care at all California prisons. The court found that inmates were waiting months, even years for treatment, and that some had died from those delays. Now, after a series of reforms and billions of dollars in investment, the court is beginning to return control of prison medicine to the state.
Gas Price Spike Hits Southern California Pumps
Gas prices are on the minds of Californians. While we've seen a surge before, what's happening this week is particularly acute. Prices in San Diego are up nearly 60 cents from last week. In Los Angeles, that jump has been 70 cents. It seems the spike was triggered by a federal report highlighting a fuel shortage in the state.
Drought Forces Cattle Ranchers to Auction Off Herds
You've heard about farmers in the Central Valley fallowing thousands of acres because of the drought. Now, cattle ranchers are also limiting production.