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Following Riot, Nevada Pulls Teens From Juvenile Camp Licensed Partially By California Agency

The California agency had placed the facility on a semi-annual review instead of the normal annual in 2012 after a series of complaints ranging from treatment of teens to facility conditions and background checks for staff.


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Assisted Living Fines Go Uncollected With Lack Of Late Penalties, Facilities Shuttering

California isn’t collecting most assisted living fines as facilities opt to close instead, and if they do pay, they’re mostly late.


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Food Stamp Fraud: Beneficiaries Illegally Sell EBT Cards On Craigslist, Social Media Sites

It’s a welfare fraud scheme costing U.S. taxpayers $750 million a year. People are illegally selling their electronic food stamp cards on Craigslist and other social media sites for cash.