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  • No one wants to talk about death, but you need to anyway

    No one wants to talk about death, but you need to anyway
    In a culture in which speaking about death and dying has long been taboo, and with a healthcare system that does not foster such conversations, it should come as no surprise that only about 30% of Americans have advance directives for healthcare on file....
  • Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling

    Senate ethics chief calls allegations against Sen. Calderon troubling
    SACRAMENTO -- The chairman of the state Senate’s ethics panel looking into actions of Sen. Ronald S. Calderon said Thursday that allegations against the Democratic lawmaker contained in a leaked FBI affidavit are troubling if true. Sen. Richard...
  • State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations

    State Senate ethics panel to meet on Calderon allegations
    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s Committee on Legislative Ethics is scheduled Thursday to meet for the first time in two decades, as the panel prepares to look into allegations of misconduct by a sitting lawmaker— Democratic Sen. Ronald S....
  • Jahi McMath: Family of brain-dead girl keeping out of public view

    Jahi McMath: Family of brain-dead girl keeping out of public view
    After waging a public battle to keep brain-dead Jahi McMath on a ventilator and then transfer her body to an undisclosed facility, the 13-year-old girl's family has chosen to lie low and "heal up," their attorney said. "The family is seeking to focus...
  • Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator

    Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator
    Medical ethicists are criticizing the unnamed facility that agreed to keep the body of 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator after transferring her from an Oakland hospital, saying it will only delay the inevitable while potentially causing long-term...
  • Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say

    Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say
    The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have succeeded in transferring the brain-dead teen from an Oakland hospital to undisclosed care facility, but medical experts say it's only a matter of time before not even machines can keep her blood flowing....
  • Money to Assemblyman Hernandez's campaign probed

    Money to Assemblyman Hernandez's campaign probed
    SACRAMENTO -- The state’s ethics agency is investigating whether political funds that went to the 2010 campaign of Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D-West Covina) were laundered to disguise their true source, according to court documents filed this...
  • Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject

    Jahi McMath case muddies an already agonizing subject
    OAKLAND — The case of the brain-dead 13-year-old girl whose family was embroiled in a legal standoff with Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland seems to be nearing an end. After marathon negotiations with a federal magistrate, Jahi McMath'...
  • In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash

    In Jahi McMath saga, science and religion clash
    It will take more than doctors, judges and medical records to convince Nailah Winkfield that her child is dead. Winkfield's 13-year-old daughter, Jahi McMath, entered an Oakland hospital for tonsil surgery three weeks ago and wound up on life support....
  • Katherine Jackson seeks new trial in AEG wrongful death case

    Katherine Jackson seeks new trial in AEG wrongful death case
    Katherine Jackson is heading back to court Friday to ask a judge for a new trial in the family's wrongful-death case against AEG Live, which previously ended with jurors finding the concert promoter not liable for her son Michael Jackson's overdose death....
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...