<![CDATA[Ken Carlson | ModBee.com &]]> http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/ en-us Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:01:57 PDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 28 Jul 2015 10:01:57 PDT Ken Carlson 60 bclark@modbee.com Author says mental health spending bypasses the most severely ill http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article153933214.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:12:33 PDT

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New Empire library to rise from the ashes of former community center http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article141839469.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:36:48 PDT

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Doctors Medical Center CEO is promoted; workshop to focus on Crows Landing corridor http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article134666864.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:14:39 PST

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Modesto hospital would take financial hit from ACA repeal; job cuts are less certain http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article130470129.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:07:07 PST

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Modesto hospital would take financial hit from ACA repeal; job cuts are less certain http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article130470144.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:07:16 PST

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Sheriff’s helicopter crew didn’t ‘top off the tank’ prior to accident http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article118360563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:07:16 PST

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Book tells life story of ‘bipolar M.D.’ of Modesto http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article116913833.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:28:16 PST

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More car crashes is one possible local effect of legalized marijuana http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article108153667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:51:51 PDT

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Will Stanislaus Taxpayers Association oppose the countywide road tax? http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article105059896.html#storylink=rss county pulse

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After big bucks are spent for upgrades, county public health lab could close http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article100772677.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Sep 2016 18:38:22 PDT

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Tipster says someone in Stanislaus County is evading $2.5 million in taxes http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article99382817.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:53 PDT

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Stanislaus County poll workers can earn $95 to $130 on Election Day http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article96589897.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:16:46 PDT

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Stanislaus general plan directs job creation to cities, addresses water http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article94693652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Aug 2016 16:23:16 PDT

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Hospital bill for Modesto woman’s birth was a shock http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article92487017.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17:19:48 PDT

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County Pulse: New executive hired for Stanislaus Regional 911 dispatch center http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article89734332.html#storylink=rss Scotty Douglas brings management, dispatch experience

County CEO announces other staff changes

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Right-to-die group wants Medicare to pay for health care house calls http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article88478087.html#storylink=rss Group supports bill introduced in U.S. Senate

Program aims to help make health care patient-centered

Proposal is supported by number of groups

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Stanislaus animal services director defends euthanization at shelter http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article87054967.html#storylink=rss Online photo of euthanized dogs creates a stir

Director Annette Patton says process is humane, compassionate

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Stanislaus County, cities put marijuana tax on back burner http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article84392892.html#storylink=rss Proposal appeared on city council agendas this week

Top county officials tell cities to forget it for now

Some fear it could have jeopardized transportation tax

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Candidates await count of massive number of mail ballots in Stanislaus County http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article82921922.html#storylink=rss About 40,000 ballots remain uncounted in Stanislaus

Registrar says count to resume Friday or Monday

12th Assembly District outcome is in the balance

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Modesto physician building a local specialty care empire http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article78762277.html#storylink=rss Rehab hospital proposed for north Modesto near Kaiser

City panel approves expansion plan at former Avalon site

Emerging company expects to have 1,200 employees

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Stanislaus County’s economic development agency is reorganized http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article73236197.html#storylink=rss Private-sector-driven Stanislaus Business Alliance emerges

A primary focus is the Opportunity Stanislaus campaign

Outside vendors will bid on running career centers

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County Pulse: Stanislaus County purchase to enhance response to terrorist incidents and crime scenes http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article71957707.html#storylink=rss Sheriff says $180,000 vehicle is for processing evidence

Homeland Security funds used for purchase

Does Knights Ferry require speed humps?

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County Pulse: Should undocumented immigrants be allowed to purchase Obamacare insurance? http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article70639847.html#storylink=rss Consumer groups and health advocates support the idea

State would need to ask feds for exception to ACA

Report to Covered California board concludes it is doable

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County Pulse: Orthopedic interns at Doctors Medical Center in Modesto score near the top http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article69343397.html#storylink=rss Surgery residents’ test scores are in top 2 percent

Orthopedic program to expand to 12 interns in July

Residents and teaching doctors care for underserved patients

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County Pulse: Financial, domestic problems common among regular pot smokers, study says http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article68129147.html#storylink=rss Long-term study followed people from birth to adulthood

Heavy users have difficulties with personal finances, work, relationships

Authors discuss whether alcohol use is more harmful than cannabis

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County Pulse: Access a concern for disabled in Stanislaus County and patients in Turlock http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article66752117.html#storylink=rss County to spend $800,000 on ADA evaluation of its facilities

Review will focus on buildings, parks, roads, services

Emanuel closing orthopedic clinic in Turlock

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County Pulse: Clerk to Board of Supervisors retires after 26 years of county service http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article63911872.html#storylink=rss Ferraro Tallman known for grace, professionalism

Supervisors impressed by her institutional knowledge

She created mentor program for clerks in other counties

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County Pulse: Does Stanislaus County need an ordinance to combat cockfighting? http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article59899886.html#storylink=rss Homeowner says roosters openly raised west of Modesto

Some jurisdictions limit number of roosters on parcels

Poultry farms, future farmers would be exempt from restrictions

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County Pulse: Want to live longer? Speaker at MJC will provide insights on aging http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article58568198.html#storylink=rss Buck Institute CEO to discuss possible interventions in aging process

Goal is to extend the years of healthy life

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County Pulse: Noise expert will present at Stanislaus County planning workshop http://www.modbee.com/news/local/news-columns-blogs/ken-carlson/article57190213.html#storylink=rss Everything you want to know about noise studies and measurements

Residents’ complaints have turned up the volume on the issue

Sunday is deadline for avoiding higher tax penalties under Affordable Care Act

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