KVCR Looks At All Inclusive Care For The Elderly

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KVCR's David Fleming and Lillian Vasquez recently visited PACE, an all inclusive care program for the elderly operated by Innovage. The facility is located in San Bernardino and their spokesperson is Hollywood legend and activist, Susan Sarandon. 


The California Public Employees' Retirement System has released new data about what it pays for private equity investments. As Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports, it's a rare look at the unusual arrangement required by the private equity industry.


Mountain meadows, a crucial part of California's ecosystem have almost disappeared. They act like natural reservoirs, storing and cleaning water. Meadows may also provide another benefit - capturing greenhouse gases. In this report from Capital Public Radio's Amy Quinton, scientists are trying to discover if restoring meadows can play a small part in combating climate change. 


The rate of children dying from drug overdoses has sharply increased in California over the last 12 years. Capital Public Radio reporter, Katie Orr filed this story.


Questions about high costs have dogged California's high-speed rail project for years. Now, leaders of the controversial project say some expenses are actually trending downward. In part two of our series on fact checking claims and critics of the project, Capital Public Radio PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols investigates.


California energy regulators say they will need to upgrade the state's power grid in order to meet a new law mandating 50 percent renewable energy by 2030. From Capital Public Radio in Sacramento, Ben Bradford reports.


A UCLA study notes falling suspension rates in California school districts. The study also suggests that schools issuing fewer suspensions see stronger student achievement. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler provided this report.


In 2013, in the midst of bankruptcy woes, the City of San Bernardino hired Allen Parker as City Manager. Come January, Parker will no longer be on the city's payroll. KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports.



According to experts, waiting longer to start collecting Social Security can help recipients gain a lot of income in the long run. While you are able to begin drawing benefits at age 62, KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports that delayed gratification might be the way to go.


California's Bullet Train Project has faced new criticism in recent weeks. Its leaders have been accused of hiding higher cost estimates and failing to win private sector funding. One recent attack by a Central Valley state lawmaker caught the attention of Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols. He fact checks the claims in this report.


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