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A county without a hospital

Up until this month, Madera County — with a population of more than 150,000 spread out across 2,000 square miles of Central Valley farmland and sparse Sierra — had a single general hospital. Then, on Jan. 3, it closed its doors for good. As CalMatters health reporter Ana B. Ibarra and California Divide reporter Nicole […]

Posted inWhatMatters

A thirsty state

So it begins. More than 6 million water users (that is, humans) across Southern California woke up on Wednesday to find themselves under new drought restrictions.  If you’ve been following the numbers, none of this should be surprising: As CalMatters’ tracker shows, California has been in a drought for 843 days In March, the State […]

Posted inCalMatters en Español

Guerra de dinero:grupos de intereses gastan mucho en las elecciones  primarias de California

En resumen Los comités de gastos independientes financiados por grupos de intereses especiales están gastando millones de dólares para hacer sus selecciones en las elecciones primarias de California. En algunas contiendas, claramente apoyan o se oponen a los candidatos. En otras, la estrategia es más complicada. Read this article in English.    Si no lo ha notado, […]