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Calif. Lottery still a winning ticket for local schools
California's lottery is still delivering big wins for Valley school district, its director writes for Sun View.
June 4, 2023
Calif.’s hospital collapse domino effect can be stopped. It’s time to fix Medi-Cal.
"The reality of low Medi-Cal reimbursement rates remains the 800-pound gorilla" following the collapse of Madera's hospital, writes Madera County Supervisor Jordan Wamhoff.
May 22, 2023
Farm Bill proves to be crucial lifeline for Calif. agriculture, national food security
"A stable domestic food supply chain is more crucial than ever," writes William Bourdeau.
May 18, 2023
Calif. needs to reverse course on PAGA
California's Private Attorney General Act is ripping apart the state's vulnerable small businesses, writes Anthony Raimando.
May 1, 2023
It Takes a Village: Patient-centered care improves older Californians’ mental health
With changes across the Valley and California, we need to reorient how we approach mental health services.
April 25, 2023
Water mismanagement is an urgent wake-up call for Californians
With the wet winter currently underway, California have a chance to break the cycle of feast and famine, writes William Bourdeau.
April 10, 2023
Fixing Calif. water woes starts with first-hand look at Valley’s devastation
House Natural Resources Committee chair Rep. Bruce Westerman (R–AR) and Rep. David Valadao preview the upcoming work for a Valley-based field hearing on drought and flooding.
April 7, 2023
Uncertainty is the only certainty for EPA’s mulled air quality rules
A move to intensify regulations on a key air quality marker has all the makings of a disaster for small businesses and rural communities.
April 4, 2023
Inadequate water supply threatens California’s way of life. Now’s the time for a solution.
A new measure from the Valley lawmaker seeks to modernize water supply targets across the Golden State.
March 23, 2023
Calif.’s water woes are an endless blame game. Here’s the hidden culprit.
"The people in charge of supplying the farms and cities with water are not being held accountable for failures," writes Hammonds.
February 27, 2023