apple affordable housingBig Tech companies such as Apple and Facebook have pledged billions of dollars to ease California’s affordable housing crisis. How much of a difference will these contributions make?

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: Apple CEO Tim Cook and California Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled the tech company's plan to help ease the housing crisis, with Apple pledging $2.5 billion for mortgages, development and other initiatives - Photo courtesy of Apple)

 

 

 

 

 

sutterA 2014 lawsuit alleges Sutter Health illegally paid a Sacramento cardiovascular group in exchange for physicians referring patients to its hospitals. The health system settled the suit for more than $30 million.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: In this Sept. 20, 2019, file photo, an American flag flutters in the breeze outside of the Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento, Calif. - AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

 

 

 

 

 

 

perfect unionState pesticide officials are trying to get an average measure of how much cannabis Californians use, so they can better determine safe levels of chemicals for farmers growing the crop.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

(Photo: Outside Perfect Union dispensary, researchers from Sacramento State ask survey-takers about their daily cannabis use. Scientists want to better measure consumption to set safer pesticide levels for marijuana - Sammy Caiola / CapRadio)

 

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