Posts Tagged: University of the Pacific


Rising Stars: Maya Polon, Paschal Roth Public Affairs

Maya Polon, photo courtesy of Scott Duncan photography

Maya Polon stays focused on making sure the public realizes how the legislation she champions affects real people. “What I really love getting to do is finding someone with an inspiring story and connecting a reporter to them.”


Medi-Cal patients get something to smile about

A patient is treated at a dental clinic. (Photo: sirtravelalot, via Shutterstock)

Susan Inglett’s dental coverage changed just after she got a root canal on one of her top teeth. It was 2009, and California was in the midst of a budget crisis. To cut costs, Medi-Cal, the state health insurance program for low-income residents, eliminated non-emergency dental benefits for adults.

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