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Report Finds Cases of STDs Reach 30-Year High in California

LOS ANGELES — The number of cases of three major sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a 30-year high in 2018, according to a state report released Tuesday. More than 336,000 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported last year, as rates of all three STDs continued to increase...

My Turn: Voters Showed Their Hearts With Support for People With Mental Illness

It’s an amazing story, really. A testament to the priorities – and the hearts — of California voters. Earlier this month, more than 6.5 million people voted in favor of Proposition 2, the initiative that will generate billions of dollars to build supportive housing, linked to services and treatment, for...