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Fatal shooting of Bakersfield man with dementia highlights challenges of caretaking

Fatal shooting of Bakersfield man with dementia highlights challenges of caretaking

A great number of senior Citzens struggle with various forms of dementia at Villa Albrecht.; Credit: Carsten Koall/Getty Images Natalie Chudnovsky | AirTalk On Monday, Bakersfield Police shot and killed 73-year-old Francisco Serna, who they later learned was suffering from dementia — a tragedy that highlights the challenges of maintaining the stewardship and safety of […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

Angelenos in unpermitted housing under pressure after the Oakland fire

A man works with a power pole in front of a warehouse where a fire claimed the lives of at least thirty-six people on December 5, 2016 in Oakland, California.; Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Audrey Ngo | AirTalk The Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month hasn’t just raised anxiety with fans of the underground music […]