Medi-Cal already strains the state budget, costing some $14 billion a year. When the new health care law goes into effect, we might have to worry about an "unfunded mandate," says Richard Cordova, the president and CEO of Children's Hospital L.A.
Students from Annenberg's News21 team, in partnership with KCET's "SoCal Connected," are reporting around Southern California to find out what happened to the California Dream and where we're headed. For more stories on the California crisis, visit the Dream Interrupted Web page.
The world's coolest couple (that would be Mirack, not Brangelina) just got a Portuguese Water Dog for the White House lawn. Blue, pictured, was selected as an AKC posterdog back in January. Coincidence, or left-wing plot to dictate the very meaning of cool?