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  • Letter: Legislation is a key Alzheimer's step

    Kudos to Rep. Adam Schiff for recently co-sponsoring the HOPE for Alzheimer's Act (Health Outcomes, Planning and Education). Congressional passage of this bill would ensure that Medicare beneficiaries newly diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and their families would receive comprehensive care planning on treatments, services and supports. Such planning will help improve health outcomes and quality of life for individuals, their families and caregivers.
  • Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition

    Bike helmet bill scaled back following opposition
    A bill that would have required all bicycle-riding adults to wear a helmet in California has been scaled back following wide opposition from numerous bicycling organizations. SB-192, written by State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge), was...

    Gatto proposes law relating to blood samples

    Gatto proposes law relating to blood samples
    Seeking to give Californians more say in how their blood samples are used if held in the state’s biobank of DNA, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Glendale) has proposed a law to strengthen the notice requirements given to parents when dried blood samples...

    Editorial: A check on the monitors of social media

    Among the raft of bills Gov. Jerry Brown had to either veto or sign into law by Sept. 30 was one that was of particular interest to local school officials: AB 1442, which centers on student social-media privacy. The bill, introduced by Assemblyman Mike...

    GUSD files complaint against county

    After a Hoover High instructor was sentenced to three years in prison in May for sexually assaulting a female student on campus, the teen filed a lawsuit against Glendale Unified and Los Angeles County the next month. Now, the school district also...