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Viewpoints: Expanded Medi-Cal will bring federal money in reform (Special to The Bee)

January 9, 2013
Earlier this year, a San Bernardino doctor told a middle-aged patient named Lupe that she was facing a life-or-death situation. Her blood glucose level was alarmingly high, and she was diagnosed with...

Domestic violence: It can happen to anyone

January 5, 2013
It could never happen to me. That may once have been the public’s prevailing attitude toward domestic violence, but a recent survey shows that most Californians are acutely aware that such...

Domestic Violence Survey Finds Shift in Attitudes, Awareness

November 9, 2012
A new survey of Californians' attitudes on domestic violence found that the vast majority of respondents believe that the abuse can happen to anyone, and 66 percent said that they have a friend or...

Lake Family Resource Center receives $20,000 award from Blue Shield of California Foundation

October 4, 2012
LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced that it is awarding $20,000 in core funding over the next two years to Lake Family Resource Center to support its capacity to...

Medicaid Expansion Can Lift Health Care

August 12, 2012
States do not have to be forced to board a runaway Medicaid budget whose brakes have failed. By combining Medicaid expansion with federal funding designed to reward innovations in health care...

Serving Those Who Served: The Foundation Role in Aid to Veterans and Their Families

May 3, 2012
One of the best panels at the Council on Foundations annual conference this past week in Los Angeles, “Supporting Our Military Families: Partnerships, Innovation, and Entry Points,” addressed how...

Dating Violence Exists Among Middle School Students

April 3, 2012
When many of us think about dating violence, we often think of it being an issue for high schoolers and older adults, but a new study challenges that misconception.

Start Strong Program Announces Findings That Abuse is Common in Teen Relationships

April 2, 2012
The first round of data was released Thursday as part of one organization's nationwide campaign to educate teenagers about the dangers of abusive relationships.