June 22, 2010
A plan unveiled this week by Senate Democrats to shift billions of dollars in services from the state to the counties might make government more efficient. But it won't help balance the budget.
February 17, 2010
A new national report
published this week ranks each state's counties by health outcomes and health factors. In California, the healthiest county is Marin, according to this measure. The least healthy, Del Norte. The study is the latest to show that health outcomes are largely tied to where you live and the conditions under which you live. And income has a lot to do with that.