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jtaylor's picture
Wednesday, June 20, 2007 - 9:58am

Three things you won't get while flying (one stop in Dallas) cross-country from DC to Fresno in economy: 1) a soft seat; 2) free gruel; 3) enough room to easily read a broad-sheet newspaper.


A five-day pile awaited my return, sun-bleached or well-irrigated copies of the Fresno Bee, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. And then all the on-line news alerts. Good thing I wasn't sleepy.


jtaylor's picture
Friday, June 15, 2007 - 12:59pm

Coin of the realm in DC is $2.  That usually buys you a bottle of water, and you'll need to replenish the moolah frequently. Humid, thunder-showery, no-bottles-past-security, a normal stretch of June.


ccastro's picture
Friday, June 15, 2007 - 10:29am

I feel blessed to have served in the role of CEO at Clovis Community Medical Center (CCMC) for nearly 17 months now and continue to be amazed each and every day by the generousity (care and giving!) of so many people and organizations.


jtaylor's picture
Friday, June 8, 2007 - 12:34pm

It's chaos. It's criminal. It's contradictory. Here are some snippets from the nation's health care "system."



jtaylor's picture
Thursday, May 31, 2007 - 9:53am

If you stumbled into the special May 30 meeting of the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, you may need treatment for whiplash.


The topic, now nearly five months old: How to come up with just the right arcane language to satisfy county, state and federal bureaucrats and, ultimately, provide as much as $54 million in special federal Medi-Cal money over three years for Community Medical Centers to care for the  needy.


"We are that critical access point for those that don't have resources," Community CEO Tim Joslin told the supervisors.