Medi-Cal

Senior scam targets veterans

It has become apparent to those of us who practice elder law and who legitimately serve the citizens of our community, that if there is an opportunity to “fleece” an unsuspecti ...

Bottom line more important than people

 Dear Mr. (Mitch) Hanna, CEO of Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital: It was disappointing to read of the possible closure of the SAFH Family Birthing Center (Journal, May 3). Being one ...

Placer County looking to outsource Auburn’s dental clinic

Placer County is seeking to shutter its dental clinic located at 11526 C Ave. in Auburn. Some residents are upset about the county’s move to save money. “I’ve been coming h ...

Reader lacks immigrant facts

Choose your border carefully? I researched Mr. (Frank) Wilson’s well-written but sadly erroneous letter (Reader Input, June 9). Government sites granting benefits prove him mis ...

Health care cures too costly

The Senate passed and sent AB 810 to the Assembly. It’s a single-payer health care coverage bill for California residents. Either our Senators are immune to our wants or they ju ...

Lack of health care frightens

Right now, our “health plan” that’s in place for disabled people is a joke. I’ve had Medi-Cal through Social Security Disability Insurance since January. The Medi-Cal syst ...

Disabled seniors take hit

Greetings to all California citizens. Are you aware that the poor and disabled senior citizens who barely can afford to eat are receiving reductions of their SSI checks?  We are ...

Stop taking from the elderly

Please do not vote for IHSS (In-Home Supportive Services) programs to be cut. It is cruelty to the elderly and disabled to take away this badly needed service. We have already had ...