There are many people in the Central Valley who came from humble beginnings and have the strength, courage and perseverance to achieve success for themselves. Jesse Castillo of Los Banos is one of those people.
Members of the Class of 2013, I salute you.
Brenda Heist wanted to run away from life. Naturally, she went to Key West, Fla.
A weekend conference titled "The Changing Face of America" wrapped up Sunday morning at UC Berkeley with a panel discussion called "Friends and Foes: The Politics of Immigration Reform."
In one of the most famous studies of health insurance, conducted during the 1970s, thousands of participants were divided into five groups, with each receiving a different amount of insurance coverage. The study, run by the RAND Corp., tracked the medical care each group sought, and not surprisingly found that people with more comprehensive coverage tended to make use of it, visiting the doctor and checking into the hospital more often than people with less generous insurance.
Reader beware: We're about to delve into numbers here -- big, abstract numbers, but immensely important numbers.
She stepped out onto the front porch, poured grease out of a frying pan for the dogs and "heard the gun go off." That line, from an Associated Press story, captures the horror a young mother in Kentucky will live with forever, the moment her
There's a price to pay as the fuel mileage of the cars we drive increases. Increases in miles per gallon mean less gasoline is consumed. That means less fuel tax revenue for highways. Unless new revenue is found, the result is more potholes and more traffic jams.