Planned Parenthood and its supporters held a “Pink Out” on Wednesday night, June 21, 2017, to show their opposition to the new Republican health care bill. The rally at Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium, one of the 50 events held in 20 states, was aimed at drawing attention to the federal measure’s impact on Planned Parenthood funding. The bill, released Thursday, would defund Planned Parenthood for one year. The organization's opponents say it is the nation's largest abortion provider.
California health officials have confirmed that nacho cheese sauce sold by a Walnut Grove gas station tested positive for botulism toxin, which is the product of a common bacteria. One person died and nine others were sickened in the incident.
Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, urges passage of SB 582, a measure aimed at establishing a new universal health care system in California. Instead of private insurers, state government would be the “single payer” for everyone’s health care through a new taxing structure.
RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the California Nurses Association, told hundreds of nurses and health care advocates gathered for a rally at the Capitol that Democrats need to support a public-funded universal health care system in California.
Forever Glass in Placerville hires autistic adults to help run the business while giving them workplace experience. Some people with autism face big challenges building careers that could let them live independently.