With millions in state funding on the table, bankrupt Madera Community Hospital says it can’t access it
The hospital says a reopening plan is needed to apply for the funding and a $250,000 cost to produce the plan is holding back those efforts.
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Congressional investigators say the use of a regulatory loophole to erase smoke pollution from the official record is on the rise.
As river flows reach historic highs, white water rafting outfitters are celebrating, but law enforcement agencies have restricted access to most riverfronts due to the extreme risk of injury and death.
Tulare Lake is expected to peak next week at more than 100,000-acres wide. That's nearly the size of Lake Tahoe.
As temperatures rise, California’s record-breaking snowpack could be a ticking time bomb for the state’s most vulnerable residents, especially those living in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada.
Even during epic floods, California is trying to prepare for the next drought by capturing water from this year's epic winter storms.
A team of researchers tracked thousands of people who took a daily multivitamin for three years. At the end of the first year, they performed slightly better on memory tests than people on a placebo.
Sure, they're tasty, but packaged snacks and meals can be packed with sugar, salt and a list of unpronounceable ingredients. So what are they doing to your health? Scientists are trying to find out.
From social security payments to interest rates, a lot hinges on a debt-ceiling deal. Personal finance experts say you should prepare for a possible debt default as you would a recession.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the busy summer air travel season and this may be the busiest ever. But some worry it could be another summer of delays and cancellations after a "pretty rocky" 2022.
State & Local
- Rushing Valley rivers have already taken people with them as Sierra snowmelt intensifies
- Colorado River states announce breakthrough water sharing deal
- Whitewater rafting is roaring back to life in California after years of drought
- California lawmakers block bill allowing people to sue oil companies over health problems
National & Global
In a matter of months, the San Joaquin Valley flip-flopped from severe drought to severe flooding. As the big snowpack in the Sierra Nevada becomes the “Big Melt” in the Valley, who’s underwater, who’s helping clean up, and what does it all mean for our region’s future?