Spreading the Water Conservation Message to L.A.'s Immigrant Communities
Billboards, electronic signs on freeways and a steady stream of news stories are among the ways Californians are getting pounded with the message to conserve water. But in a state as large and diverse as California, not everyone is getting the message. Los Angeles is working with community groups to spread the word to immigrant communities.
State Expands Dental Coverage for Poor, But Getting Treatment Is Another Matter
Millions of Californians have been added to Denti-Cal, the state's dental care program for low-income Californians. But many dentists won't treat Denti-Cal patients because they say the state doesn't pay them enough. Pressure is mounting on the governor, whose upcoming revised budget increases the money the state pays to dentists.