California provides scant information to families looking for residential elderly care
Californians looking for a safe residential care option for an elderly loved one can get little or no information about such facilities from the state agency that regulates them. The agency's website lists little more than addresses and licensing status for California residential care homes.

Legislative package aimed at improving elderly residential care

Exclusive database lists fines for senior care homes  

 
(LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet

A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.