Some Covered California health insurees’ coverage is in jeopardy

Covered California has been contacting about 98,000 families that must resolve eligibility inconsistencies in their 2014 enrollment documents. The consumers will need to submit documents...

New problem for chronic pain sufferers

Pharmacist Barry Shapiro of Idyllwild Pharmacy alerted the Town Crier last week to new federal regulations moving medications containing hydrocodone from Schedule III to...

New law requires 3 feet for bicyclists on state roads

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is alerting drivers about a new law requiring them to give bicyclists, traveling in the same direction, 3...

DA ordered to appear at Pinyon murder trial proceedings

The murder trial of Robert Pape and Cristin Smith for a triple homicide in Pinyon in 2006 has become both suspenseful and slowly and...

Covered California offers dental plans in 2015

Last month, Covered California announced that it is offering family dental plans in 2015. However, “You need to enroll in a Covered California health...

Hearings on possible rate changes

The California Public Utilities Commission will hold a series of Public Participation Hearings throughout the state to hear directly from members of the public...

Legislature enacts attorney general’s truancy proposals

Nearly a year after California Attorney General Kamala Harris released her first report on “In School + On Track,” the state legislature responded to...

Governor appeals teacher tenure ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown and State Attorney General Kamala Harris have appealed the Superior Court ruling that the state laws on teacher tenure and seniority...

Nestande saves home brewers’ events

Last month, Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2609 that local Assemblyman Brian Nestande authored, allowing home brewing associations, such as the American Homebrewers...

Forest Service uses funds from other programs for firefighting

Without additional funds to offset the cost of fighting wildfires, the U.S. Forest Service will again have to use funds originally for other forest...
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