Monday, December 19, 2016

Teens, sex, health care, news of the day

KPCC FM, Los Angeles (; CC Liu, Crystal Quintero (eds.), Wisdom Quarterly

Teens avoiding sex-related health care
Under California law, teens can get reproductive care and treatment confidentially, without parental consent or notification. But a new survey finds nearly one in five U.S. teens age 15-17 don't seek treatment for sexual diseases or reproductive issues because they're afraid their parents will find out. More + Audio

  • Assassination: Turkish cop shoots Russian ambasssador
  • US to elect Donald Trump today (Electoral College)
  • Bombers bomb German Christmas market, Berlin

Los Angeles officials want a legal services fund in place before Trump becomes president in January. Immigrants aren't guaranteed a lawyer in immigration court, and only about 37 percent of those in deportation proceedings have representation, according to a recent report.
Caltrans starts selling homes along 710 corridor
Offers have been made to current and former tenants of the 42 properties up for sale. Prospective buyers have been broken down into a tiered priority list, and there's no timetable for when any of those properties will be made available to the general public.

Obstruction trial of ex-LA County sheriff draws to close
Prosecutors who argued the former L.A. sheriff was the driving force behind a conspiracy to obstruct a jail abuse investigation are set to make their final case today. Ex-sheriff Lee Baca's attorneys, who have sought to blame his top aide and underlings, will also make their final presentation.

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