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Many of the topics we report on every day benefit when viewed through a child-focused lens. more »
posted 10/26/20
California spends an estimated $4 to $5 billion a year on mental health services for children and... more »
posted 10/23/17
Beaches, sunshine, natural beauty, high-priced homes. In so many ways, Ventura County embodies... more »
posted 02/22/15

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Like thousands of parents across California and beyond who are caring for children with physical, behavioral and developmental conditions, the Ansaris rely on a small army of teachers, therapists, nurses and other caregivers to get through the week.
“We kind of got stuck in limbo,” said Melissa Alcala, whose son has a rare genetic disorder.
Domestic violence, the leading cause of homelessness among women and children, is increasing during the pandemic.