Negotiating prices for prescription drugs is a common cost-control method already used by the Veterans Administration, Medicaid and every industrialized nation that provides health care for its citizens.
On April 16, 2016, Haven Women’s Center is hosting its third Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event to raise funds to assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Walk a Mile is designed for men as a call for action in our community about the serious causes, effects and accountability regarding sexualized violence.
Tired of playing the water-saving game – shorter showers, browner grass, dirtier cars? Me, too. So let’s join those playing the “wasted-water” game. Instead of bragging about how much we’ve saved, we can shout about how much is going to waste.
Modesto is set to host the athletes of the Amgen Tour of California – an important role in one of the world’s premier bicycle races. We have an opportunity to show our guests the hospitality that only a City of Great Neighbors can.
Our new Stanislaus County library director, Diane McDonnell, has only been on the job for 18 months and is already facing the ominous reality of going to the voters and asking for another extension of the one-eighth cent sales tax which supports some 88 percent of our total library operation.
Our new Stanislaus County Library director, Diane McDonnell, has been on the job for only 18 months and is already facing the ominous reality of going to the voters and asking for another extension of the one-eighth cent sales tax that supports some 88 percent of our total library operation.
Scientific evidence that negative health effects, deaths and environmental damage resulting from human use of fossil fuels is already happening and will disastrously increase in magnitude goes far beyond a reasonable doubt; it even exceeds a jury-trial criteria for finding of guilt.
As a conservative in California, rarely have I had the opportunity to cut taxes and improve services in state government. Yet, that’s exactly what we’ve done in the Legislature this week through the passage of the Managed Care Organization (MCO) Financing Plan. And every Californian benefits.
Those of us who love the outdoors, especially hiking in the Sierra, are always looking for winter opportunities for stretching our legs and enjoying nature without fighting snow and similar elements. Such an opportunity is available close by, and you will encounter few others when you enjoy this outing.
A little-known state commission has quietly begun shifting the responsibility of paying for state-mandated programs to local governments and their ratepayers, disregarding the will of the people. Last week the Sacramento Superior Court reluctantly upheld the new scheme.
What is socialism? And what is a socialist? To the average American socialism is a four-letter word, like swearing in church or having your dog mess on the living room rug. Use the word in a friendly way and you will be politely ushered out the nearest door.
Since Oct. 1, California and Oregon have been in the process of implementing a law allowing women to obtain birth control directly from pharmacists. This law is taking effect during a controversial time for pharmacists.
In 2013, my electric bill for the year totaled $5,035. That was the year before I installed the solar system that I wrote about last January. It’s worth talking about the savings we’ve realized since then.