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Thomas Curwen

Thomas Curwen is an award-winning staff writer for the Los Angeles Times, where he has worked as editor of the Outdoors section, deputy editor of the Book Review and an editor at large for features. He was part of the team of Times reporters who won a Pulitzer for their work covering the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino, and in 2008 he was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for his story about a father and daughter who were attacked by a grizzly bear in Montana. He has received a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for mental health journalism and was honored by the Academy of American Poets.
Con una epidemia de enfermedad mental en las calles, los condados luchan por gastar enormes reservas de efectivo

Con una epidemia de enfermedad mental en las calles, los condados luchan por gastar enormes reservas de efectivo

With an epidemic of mental illness on the streets, counties struggle to spend huge cash reserves

In 2004, California voters approved Proposition 63 to help fund mental health programs in the state. Fifteen years later, counties find themselves struggling to spend the money. In Los Angeles County, the Department of Mental Health had accumulated almost $900 million.

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