Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill late last month that will give paid parental leave to all California school employees for up to 12 weeks, including those who work in classified departments and community colleges.
Author: Hannah Guzik
When the California Public Health Department announced last year that more than $3.5 million was available for Native American groups working on mental health issues, officials expected to receive a host of applications. The money was intended to let organizations expand and serve more patients with mental health needs.
Senate Bill 1322 prohibits law enforcement from arresting or charging minors for prostitution or loitering with intent to commit prostitution. The bill, by Los Angeles Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, also requires police to report suspected abuse or neglect to county child welfare agencies when they encounter children involved in commercial sex acts.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Sunday that will allow some of California’s most medically fragile children to keep the health services they rely on.
California public health officials are asking residents to share their ideas on how to boost health statewide while both lowering costs and improving care.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Monday that will grant California farmworkers overtime pay, making them the first such agricultural workers in the nation to receive standard overtime wages.
Kina D’Angelo was 5 years old when she first remembers feeling like she was in the wrong body. Now, at 27, after years of living in hiding, she has decided to change that. But she and about 50 other transgender patients in Los Angeles County have been forced to wait for life-altering surgeries because there are not enough qualified surgeons who will accept their insurance.
The majority of health care expenses in California are paid for with public funds, a new study released Wednesday reports.
The nation’s first firearm violence research center will be located at UC Davis’ Sacramento campus, University of California President Janet Napolitano announced Monday.
California foster children are frequently prescribed psychotropic medications, but oftentimes dosages exceed state guidelines and the children don’t receive follow-up services. And, too often, no one notices.