"There's a growing movement of surgery centers and specialists that list their prices and don't take insurance"
"Mt. Everest in 3D"

"California’s K-12 Pension Cost Crisis: Exacting toll on arts, CS, teacher raises, training, staffing"

Lord Keynes's "long run" arrives ahead of schedule in Cali.

More spending on pensions means less money for arts and computer science, teacher raises and training, and teacher and specialist staffing. Rising retirement costs are why you may be reading about district belt-tightening even though voters just passed another tax increase (Prop 55) and the state budget has been enjoying the fruits of an eight-year bull market.