UPDATE 4/27/17 11:47 p.m.: A mountain lion sighting at a busy Santa Cruz shopping center sent nearby schools into lockdown mode and forced residents to shelter-in-place.
Many of the Salinas homeless are already coming back after being cleared out of Chinatown early Thursday morning.
Consumers are becoming more savvy when it comes to taking care of their medical needs. Many are starting to shop around for better deals, and some are turning away from insurance altogether, taking an out of pocket, cash approach to treatment.
Some health care providers have moved toward making costs for frequently used medical services and tests more transparent.