Police said Wednesday that no criminal charges will be filed after a care worker’s attention-grabbing refusal to perform CPR on a resident of a Central California independent-living facility.
The company whose employee refused to administer CPR to a dying woman said Tuesday that the employee wrongly interpreted its policy. But the elderly woman’s family said she would not have wanted life-prolonging aid.
Police on Monday were investigating whether there was any criminal wrongdoing in the handling of a health emergency at an independent living facility where a woman died after a nurse refused to provide CPR.
A Central California retirement facility is under scrutiny after a 911 call revealed a nurse refused to give an unconscious woman CPR. The woman later died.
A 16-year-old student armed with a shotgun walked into class in a high school near Bakersfield on Thursday and shot one student, fired at another and missed, and then was talked into surrendering by a teacher and another staff member.
Proponents of an initiative that would turn California’s Legislature into a part-time body are already raising money for their cause.
The Federal Aviation Administration said a videotaped skydiving sex stunt did not result in a violation of any regulations and the pilot wasn’t distracted during the incident over Kern County.
PG&E crews were working to replace a damaged section of gas transmission pipeline that ruptured during a pressure test in the Bakersfield area on Monday, a utility spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. officials say a major gas transmission line serving the San Francisco Bay Area has ruptured.
High speed rail on the Peninsula isn’t the only controversial segment of the route that will someday connect every major California city. KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier said that the High Speed Rail Authority is now revising the route between Fresno and Bakersfield, after some spirited opposition.