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Firefighters Called To House Fire In Oakland Hills, Find Man Dying Of Cardiac Arrest

While extinguishing the fire, firefighters searched the home and found a man in cardiac arrest in a bedroom. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

04/01/2015

The PulsePoint app as viewed on an iPhone. CPR (CBS)

East Bay Firefighters’ Life-Saving Smartphone App Works As Designed When Man Needed CPR

A smartphone app pioneered by an East Bay fire department is being credited with saving a life by alerting an off-duty firefighter of someone nearby who needed cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

06/02/2014

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Good Samaritans Rescue 6-Year Old Boy From San Leandro Marina

Good Samaritans rescued a 6-year-old boy from the water at the San Leandro Marina Sunday afternoon, police said.

04/20/2014

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

No Charges After California Care Home Refuses To Give CPR

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.

03/07/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

California Woman Denied CPR Wanted No Intervention, Family Says

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.

03/05/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Police Investigating CPR Refusal, Death At Bakersfield Senior Facility

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.

03/04/2013

Glenwood Gardens senior living facility in Bakersfield. (CBS)

Nurse At California Senior Facility Refuses CPR To Dying Woman

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.

03/02/2013

CPR app, fire department

Contra Costa County Launches Life-Saving CPR App

The PulsePoint app notifies smartphone users who are trained in CPR and willing to respond to emergencies when someone nearby is suffering a cardiac emergency and may require CPR.

02/09/2013

Jefferson Award winner Monique Bradely. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Honors Son With Life-Saving Lessons

Do you know what to do if someone collapses with heart trouble? This week’s Jefferson Award winner has made it her mission to teach thousands of children what to do in that situation, so they can save a life.

12/19/2012

Scene near 3rd and McKinnon in San Francisco's Bayview District where police officers rescued an abandoned newborn baby.  (CBS)

SF Police Officers Hailed As Heroes For Saving Newborn

Both officers said they are still quite shaken by the ordeal, when a man handed them the bloody newborn.

12/17/2012

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