Freeway envisioned north of Modesto draws federal money

Federal highway officials approved a $20 million grant for the North County Corridor, a future expressway skirting Modesto, Riverbank and Oakdale in north Stanislaus County. The road is expected to cost $688 million and will require additional funding. State transportation officials are expected to pinpoint the exact route in coming months, and construction could be a […]

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Feds Order More Weekend Inspections Of Nursing Homes To Catch Understaffing

The federal government announced plans Friday to crack down on nursing homes with abnormally low weekend staffing by requiring more surprise inspections be done on Saturdays and Sundays. “Since nurse staffing is directly related to the quality of care that residents experience, CMS is very concerned about the risk to resident health and safety that […]

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After a California Wildfire, New and Old Homeless Populations Collide

Now, almost a month after the fire erupted, with the weather worsening and evacuation shelters closing or relocating farther away, tensions are growing between those who were already homeless and the newly homeless, as each group reaches for the other’s resources. Local providers of shelter and aid are bracing for an influx of new people […]

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Child Maltreatment

Interventions to Prevent Child Maltreatment For those who don’t know what Child maltreatment is, it’s basically the abuse and neglect that a child has gone through while being under the age of eighteen. Child maltreatment has been a controversial issue for quite a long time now and just recently, but I just found an article […]

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