A Tale of Two Businesses

best of times and worst of times

Local economic conditions can be likened to an adapted Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Businesses. Depending upon the industry, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of […]

California’s Intensive Care Nightmare: Which Hospitals Are Full?

At hospitals in Fresno, critically ill patients with nowhere to go are stuck in crowded emergency rooms. Doctors face such a dire shortage of intensive care beds at Community Regional Medical Center that patients who should be treated in specialized intensive care units were instead filling 12 of its 15 emergency room beds reserved for […]