The grass has turned to straw. The darkened building has a foreclosure sign taped to the door. Past-due notices are scrunched into the jamb.
That describes houses in my Clovis neighborhood. It soon may well describe some California hospitals.
Members of the California State Rural Health Association gathered recently in Reedley, and one take-away from the panel discussion was what might be called a Doomsday scenario should the 10% proposed reductions in Medi-Cal be converted into law.