Rising property values and hot real estate market fuel developers’ interest in Winchester Ranch.
Mice, mold, bedbugs, cockroaches, squatters and prostitutes are just a few of the problems in some units.
State officials dispute charges that they’re too slow to handle complaints of patient abuse in nursing homes.
Creating affordable housing requires a multi-pronged, nuanced approach. Experts suggest some solutions.
Sick and elderly patients originally said to be left behind for three day; one resident is missing.
Think of it like a mushroom. Up near the top, there’s a big, fat cap of Baby Boomers; down below, the stem is struggling to hold up under the weight. USC’ Dowell Myers says The Day of Demographic Reckoning has come upon us. We share his thoughts because he’s the lead researcher on a recently […]
by Aaron Glantz, Center for Investigative Reporting U.S. Navy cook Hosea Roundtree watched the 1983 shelling of Beirut from the deck of a ship, feelings of helplessness washing over him as people perished onshore. That memory haunted him, resurrected in flashbacks eight years later after a tour in the Gulf during Operation Desert Storm. But […]
An elderly Chinese woman is approached on the street by a woman speaking Cantonese. The stranger wonders whether the woman knows of a good herbalist but is rebuffed. A third woman appears, intervening in a way that gains the confidence of the first woman. This third woman will then convince her that she is being […]
We were curious about the “senior center under construction” where the fire that temporarily closed BART service between San Francisco and Oakland began. It turns out the site has a long and rather unhappy history. The building under construction was the Red Star Senior Apartments — a name which has nothing to do with the […]