Every year, the United States generates around 260 million tons of trash. And no one knows what to do with it. No one, that is, except serial entrepreneur Mike Hart, the CEO of Davis-based Sierra Energy.
Part of this month’s Innovation issue
The neighboring cities of Sacramento and West Sacramento have the opportunity to create an iconic and innovative bridge crossing the Sacramento River.
Students are being lured by full-ride scholarships to medical schools, and full-fledged doctors are being offered loan repayment programs to serve low-income residents or work in underserved areas.
The rule stripping California of its power to police climate-warming car pollution is supposed to take effect this week. Still unknown is whether this affects 2021 vehicles or earlier editions — and what it means for California’s commuters.
It may seem unfair, but age discrimination laws protect those who feel offended by the phrase “OK boomer” while giving those who make jokes about millennials a legal free pass. At least for now.
Across California, low-income households faced hunger and financial crisis as the food in their refrigerators spoiled during October’s unprecedented, deliberate blackouts.
Experts recommend children be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of their lives. But many mothers return to work well before that and often have trouble finding a suitable place to pump and store their breast milk.
Starting in January, young adults can sign up for California’s Medicaid program regardless of immigration status.
But a fundamental question looms: Will they?
Some young people already say they won’t enroll in public coverage because they fear federal immigration policies could later penalize them for participating — though that fear might be unfounded.
It is difficult to build anything — especially homes and apartments — in California. Even simple projects like constructing a playground come with frustrating hurdles.
Wildfires are threatening homes across California. Those fires are offering critical data and insight that can be used by first-responders and government agencies to prevent them in the first place and better rebuild communities when they do occur.