ACLU accuses Madera County of violating open meeting law and changing immigration policy behind closed doors – LA Times

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Madera County Board of Supervisors on Monday, alleging that it violated California’s open meetings law when it changed an immigration-related policy behind closed doors. In March, the supervisors increased cooperation between the county’s jail and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. In a March 30 press release, Madera County…

Patients are being turned away from Horison Unlimited health clinic without explanation. Patients speak out | Merced Sun-Star

A Merced-area health clinic, which serves thousands of people, remains open during bankruptcy. But patients say they can’t see doctors or get their medical records. The mystery surrounding the nonprofit Horisons Unlimited Health Care clinic includes reports from patients that clinics are closing, doctors have disappeared, staff has been laid off and dental services have…

Water spills over top of Friant Dam | KMPH

Water is now spilling over the top of friant dam. the last time this happened: 2011. “A basketball is one cubic foot. And so we have about 300 cubic feet per second coming off the top. That’s like 300 basketballs coming at you every second,” says Michael Jackson, with the Bureau of Reclamation. All the…