- UCSF-Fresno receives $1 million to open center on aging Updated: Nov-24-15 8:52 am
FRESNO, California - The University of California, San Francisco-Fresno has received a $1 million gift to help the school establish a center on aging to serve a growing senior population in the central San Joaquin Valley.
- 44 percent of Californians speak other than English at home Updated: Nov-04-15 12:04 am
SACRAMENTO, California - A new report by the U.S. Census Bureau says 44 percent of California residents over the age of five speak a language other than English at home.
- Analysis: China's leaders ease birth limits but keep control Updated: Oct-30-15 6:17 am
BEIJING - The Communist Party's decision to ease limits on family size makes China a bit less restrictive but is a reminder of the party's pervasive role in society.
- China's easing of birth limit a boon to couples, companies Updated: Oct-29-15 11:49 pm
BEIJING - China's decision to abolish its one-child policy is a boon to couples and to sellers of goods from formula to diapers to toys. And it might help defuse economic stresses caused by an aging population.
- China to end decades-old 1-child policy, allow 2 children Updated: Oct-29-15 1:51 pm
BEIJING - China said Thursday it would allow all married couples to have two children, signaling the end after 35 years to its drastic and unpopular "one-child" policy that has been blamed for skewing the gender balance, forcing women into unwanted abortions and bringing about a rapidly aging workforce.