Alison St John
Stories by Alison
San Diego County is considering whether to adopt Laura's Law, a state law that allows court-ordered treatment for mentally ill patients who refuse to take medication.
The California Public Utilities Commission investigation into problems at San Onofre is continuing, but it is not on the agenda for this week’s PUC meeting in San Diego. However, legal battles are going on behind the scenes over how much ratepayers should be paying for the shuttered nuclear power plant.
The last U.S. troops left Iraq in December 2011. Much of the American public was relieved to see American forces pulled out. But since then we have heard remarkably little about what is going on in the country we invaded back in 2003. As we approach the 10-year anniversary of the launch of the U.S. war in Iraq, experts begin to examine the consequences.
A lawsuit underway in Los Angeles reveals Johnson & Johnson apparently knew years before they recalled a faulty artificial hip that it had a critical design flaw, but they went ahead and had doctors install them in tens of thousand of patients.