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January 9, 2012 | 6:52 am

Breakfast Blend: Wine Growers Salivate over Signs Asian Big Spenders Tiring of French Bordeaux

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Wine Sellers Aim High Ahead of Chinese New Year (Wall Street Journal) German Auto Makers Tout Diesel in U.S. (Wall Street Journal) State convicts arrive in L.A. County […]

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December 19, 2011 | 5:59 am

Breakfast Blend: News of Kim Jong II’s Death Met with Unease in L.A.’s Koreatown

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Science Center to exhibit space shuttle’s tank, rocket boosters (Los Angeles Times) Kim’s death greeted with caution in Koreatown (Los Angeles Times) As Patient Records Are Digitized, Data […]

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Mental Health Care May be Mandated in California, But Most Aren’t Getting Treated

December 1, 2011 | 3:09 pm

Mental Health Care May be Mandated in California, But Most Aren’t Getting Treated

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More than two million adults in California say they need mental health care, but about half of them aren’t getting it, according to a report released Wednesday by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. California mandates health insurance companies provide equal care for mental and physical health problems. But mental health services are often […]

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HIV/AIDS Cases Up Most for People of Color

December 1, 2011 | 1:54 pm

HIV/AIDS Cases Up Most for People of Color

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Timed to today’s observance of World AIDS Day, California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development released a brief [PDF] looking at over 20 years of hospitalization trends for people with HIV and AIDS. The state’s analysis showed that the number of people living with HIV and AIDS is up most significantly among blacks and Hispanics. Between […]

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November 4, 2011 | 6:48 am

Breakfast Blend: SF’s Ocean Beach Swells with Surfers; Why Big Guys Like My Little Pony

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Fatal shooting of man holding black nozzle was lawful, DA says (Los Angeles Times) Los Angeles serial killer convicted of three more slayings (Los Angeles Times) Medical Marijuana […]

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October 31, 2011 | 7:36 am

Breakfast Blend: New Jersey Consultants Lining Pockets with Zuckerberg’s Education Donation?

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Consultants Top Recipients So Far of Newark Facebook Money (Star Ledger) Medi-Cal cuts could snip safety net for poor (Fresno Bee) West L.A. winter shelter for homeless opens […]

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October 18, 2011 | 7:07 am

Breakfast Blend: Biologist Gives Big to UCI; Healthcare for the Masses at Sports Arena Clinic

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. UC Irvine professor donating $10 million to school (Los Angeles Times) Massive medical clinic comes to Sports Arena (Los Angeles Times) Sequenom’s Test for Down Syndrome Raises Hopes […]

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August 31, 2011 | 7:15 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: LA’s AEG Plays Hardball; The Limits of Electric “Golf Carts”

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. AEG goes after downtown L.A. stadium critic Antonovich (Los Angeles Times) USC study tackles pesticide-prostate cancer link (Los Angeles Times) Ford and Zipcar Join Forces (New York Times) […]

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August 8, 2011 | 6:44 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: Fresh & Easy Recalls Spinach; Budget Cuts Take Toll on School Farms

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Blessing of grapes brings people together in faith (Fresno Bee) Company recalls spinach when bacterium found (Fresno Bee) Funding is down on California’s college farms (Los Angeles Times) […]

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July 25, 2011 | 6:32 am

Rachael’s Breakfast Blend: Cal Study Finds High Teacher Turnover at LA Charter Schools

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Rachael Myrow here, host of the California Report, with a handful of links to cool and/or important stories outside the Bay Area local readers should check out. Homegrown moviemakers bring film boom to Valley (Fresno Bee) High turnover reported among charter school teachers (Los Angeles Times) Minority representation a challenge for redistricting commission (Los Angeles […]

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