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KPIX 5 Poll Finds Strong Bay Area Support For Right-To-Die Bill Among All Age Groups, Party Affiliations

As California lawmakers consider a bill allowing terminally ill patients to obtain life-ending medication, a new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found strong support of the bill among Bay Area residents.

01/22/2015

Brittany Maynard moved with her family from the Bay Area to Oregon and ended her life in November.(Brittany Maynard/YouTube)

California Lawmakers To Introduce Right-To-Die Bill, Family Of Brittany Maynard To Voice Support

Lawmakers in Sacramento will introduce right-to-die legislation on Wednesday, which would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients. The debate has been reignited by the recent case of a woman who left the Bay Area for Oregon to end her life.

01/21/2015

Greg Plitt (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Reality Star Struck & Killed By Oncoming Train

“Work Out” reality television star Greg Plitt died when he was hit by a train in Southern California…

01/20/2015

A Fairfield police cruiser. (CBS)

Fairfield Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Reportedly Charged At Them With Knife

A man shot and killed by Fairfield police officers Thursday morning following a report of a disturbance has been identified as 36-year-old Jose Ceja, according to police.

01/15/2015

Comedian Taylor Negron (L) & Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. (credit: Getty Images)

Hollywood Loses Two Veteran Entertainers

Comedian Taylor Negron (L) & Producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr. both died over the weekend…

01/10/2015

14 "Facts" About Drinking

Middle-Aged Adults, Not College Kids Make Up Majority Of Drinking Deaths

To the surprise of even health officials, it turns out that most deaths from drinking too much involve middle-aged adults—not teens or college kids.

01/06/2015

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Convicted Felon Charged In Brutal Beating Death With Metal Pipe In Oakland

A convicted felon has been charged with beating a man to death with a metal pipe near his East Oakland home last month, prosecutors said.

01/05/2015

TV personality Stuart Scott accepts the 2014 Jimmy V Perseverance Award onstage during the 2014 ESPYS at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on July 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Stuart Scott, Longtime ESPN Sportscaster, Dies at 49

The ESPN personality known for his enthusiasm, ubiquity and his long battle against cancer, has passed away…

01/04/2015

Donna Douglas (credit: Sebastian Artz/Getty Images)

‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Donna Douglas Dies at Age 81

Douglas is best known for her role as Elly May Clampett on ’The Beverly Hillbillies’

01/02/2015

Edward Herrmann (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Gilmore Girls’ Actor Edward Herrmann Dies At 71

The award-winning actor was probably best known for his role on The CW’s “Gilmore Girls”

12/31/2014

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