Pedestrian Deaths Surge In 2015; California Among The Worst States For AccidentsPedestrian deaths surged by an estimated 10 percent last year as the economy improved, the price of gas plunged and motorists put more miles behind the wheel than ever before.
Data Shows Racial Disparity In California Arrests, Deaths In CustodyNewly released data shows that although just 6 percent of Californians are African Americans, they account for 17 percent of all arrests in the state and a quarter of in-custody deaths.
After 2 Fatalities, Ikea Warns Of Risks With 27 Million DressersSafety regulators say consumers should keep the furniture away from children unless the products are mounted to a wall...
Abalone Season Off To Deadly Start On Bay Area CoastThe abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
Truckers Face New Requirements For San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic-Safety InitiativeMany professional truck drivers who travel in San Francisco will soon be required to take a safety training program as part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to meet the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities by 2024.
Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car AccidentsAmericans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Police Identify Driver Who Allegedly Killed 3 In SoCal Crash Following Christmas PerformanceAuthorities have identified the driver who allegedly killed three pedestrians Wednesday night during a crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach.
Fear Of Ebola Dominates While Influenza Kills Thousands A Year In U.S.; Only Half Of Population Gets Flu ShotThere are plenty of fears floating around surrounding the Ebola virus, but flu season is coming up and many people don't seem to be all that worried and often do not take precautions against it that are available.
Massive 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico-Guatemala Border; 3 DeadA 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit a large area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday. Early reports indicate at least two people are dead and dozens of homes are damaged in Guatemala.
Solano County Wind Farm Receives First-Of-Its-Kind Permit To Allow Eagle DeathsA Solano County wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
San Francisco Community Groups Receive Grants To Protect And Educate Pedestrians As San Francisco struggles to combat an alarming rate of pedestrian deaths and injuries, several local community groups are receiving money to educate residents.