Children’s Hospital

Surveillance video of a man suspected of stealing Christmas gifts for Children's Hospital patients during a series of car burglaries in Benicia on December 9, 2013. (Benicia Police Department)

Gifts For Children’s Hospital Patients Stolen In Benicia Break-In

Police in Benicia are searching for a man who stole Christmas presents meant for patients at Children’s Hospital during a series of car burglaries Monday morning.


Oakland Police generic

17-Year-Old Shot Near High School In Oakland, Expected To Survive

A 17-year-old Oakland boy was shot in the leg in front of his high school Thursday afternoon, police said.


Taser, stun gun

Knife-Wielding Man Tased At Oakland Children’s Hospital

Deputies used a Taser to subdue a man who was armed with a knife in the lobby of Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland Monday morning, authorities said.


Steelhead Beach Regional Park, Forestville, Russian River

SF Boy Pulled From Russian River Dies At Hospital

A 13-year-old San Francisco boy who was pulled from the Russian River in Forestville on Sunday has died.

CBS San Francisco–07/24/2012


ConsumerWatch: Hospital Lab Tests May Lead To Expensive Results

Even for those with health insurance, lab tests can end up costing a fortune if patients don’t ask some questions first.


Oakland Children's Hospital

Phil Matier: Rebuilding Children’s Hospital of Oakland

Children’s Hospital of Oakland is launching a campaign to rebuild and retrofit its facilities. When the hospital tried to renovate in 2008 it was disastrous, which has leaders looking at this work as not so much rebuilding this northern California icon, but also some redemption for the ’08 mess, complete with an image reboot.


Tomas Magana - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Doctor Inspires Teens To Explore Medical Careers

When Dr. Tomas Magaña envisions the future of medicine, the faces he hopes to see are those of his Oakland students.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

Dr. Benjamin Braun

UCSF Doctors Lose Their Locks To Help Fund Cancer Research

It was a close shave Wednesday as several doctors took part in a fundraiser. At a special gathering, several doctors from the University of California at San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital shaved their heads to raise more than $22,000 for children’s cancer research.



Giants Donate Play Center To Hospitalized Children

The San Francisco General Pediatric Department has a new fun center courtesy of Major League Baseball and the Giants. KCBS’ Margie Shafer has the story of some charity outreach being done during the World Series.


Sickle Cell Anemia (AP)

Oakland Researcher Hopes To Spearhead Global Fight Against Sickle Cell

A genetic blood disorder prevalent in countries with high incidents of malaria is more common in the United States than many realize, according to a researcher at Oakland Children’s Hospital.