Kids living at home usually have a parent overseeing any medication they need. But kids in foster care may lack that supervision. As Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports, a California state legislator will hold a hearing on the issue today.
Hoping to get more school kids to drink fewer sugary drinks and more water, a grant from the California Endowment will help install drinking fountains and water purification systems in many Central California schools. Capital Public Radio's Bob Moffitt reports.
A bill pushed by an Inland Empire-area legislator received unanimous support on the state Senate floor, and now moves to the state Assembly. The law would allow teachers, medical professionals, and police officers to make initial reports of non-emergency child abuse or neglect through a detailed and comprehensive online reporting system. KVCR's Natalya Estrada explains.