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As State Funding Agreement Ends, Counties Look For Other Ways To Pay For In-Home Supportive Services

January 17, 2017 | Daniel Potter

California counties are trying to figure out how they’ll keep funding a program that helps seniors and disabled people. The state is poised to end a five-year agreement that helped pay for In-Home Supportive Services.

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Michael Tubbs Is Sworn In As New Stockton Mayor

January 11, 2017 | Rich Ibarra

Michael Tubbs was sworn in as Stockton Mayor Tuesday night. His grandmother administered the oath of office.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

New Laws: Changes to Sexual Assault Sentences and Allowing Patients to Try Experimental Drugs

January 5, 2017

In our continuing review of California’s new law this year, CapRadio Health Reporter Ja’Nel Johnson discusses the new right to try law and new definition and sentencing surrounding sexual assault cases.

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New Law Requires Jail Time For People Convicted Of Sexual Assault

December 28, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

California lawmakers passed new sexual assault laws after a Stanford student served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

Health Care

CareFlight Makes Effort To Make Quincy a Heart-Safe Community

December 27, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

Plumas County Sheriff's deputies will soon be better equipped to save lives thanks to a donation.

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Right To Try Gives Terminally Ill Options Without FDA Approval

December 21, 2016 | Ja'Nel Johnson

A new law allowing terminally ill patients the chance to try treatments not yet approved by the federal government begins Jan. 1.

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New Law Expands Access To Life-Saving Drug For Those With Severe Food Allergies

December 20, 2016 | Randol White

A new law going into effect at the first of the year will make life-saving medicine more widely available for those suffering from severe food allergies.

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