Department of Public Health

Sonoma Developmental Center. (CBS)

Sonoma Developmental Center Faces Sanctions Amid Abuse Claims

The California Department of Public Health said Wednesday it is taking enforcement action against the Sonoma Developmental Center where there were allegations of physical abuse of 12 patients last year.

12/13/2012

(CBS)

Phil Matier: New SF Plan In The Works To Deal With Chronic Drunks

KCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at a new policy being pushed by city officials to rehabilitate chronic drunks.

09/05/2012

Red Vines Black Licorice. (CBS)

Lead Found In Licorice Made By Union City Firm

California health officials are warning consumers not to eat black licorice twist candies made by Red Vines because they contain too much lead.

08/22/2012

SF Herb & Natural Food Company

Food Seized From Fremont Warehouse Over Alleged Rodent Infestation

Food and herbs allegedly contaminated by a rodent infestation were seized from the Fremont warehouse of a natural food company on Tuesday, federal authorities announced Wednesday.

08/22/2012

The Occupy San Francisco encampment at Justin Herman Plaza (CBS)

San Francisco Officials Fear Disease Will Spread At Occupy Encampment

Poor sanitation and evidence of lice and fleas at the Occupy San Francisco encampment endanger the health of everyone in the overcrowded, makeshift tent city at Justin Herman Plaza, public health officials said Wednesday.

11/17/2011

California Nursing Home Evictions On The Rise

Nursing homes are supposed to be safe havens for the elderly and the disabled. But a growing number are giving some residents the boot.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Hookah

San Francisco Hookah Lounges Going Up In Smoke

The Dream Hookah Lounge on Polk Street shut its doors on Friday night, all part of a crackdown in San Francisco.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/16/2011

(AP)

Drug Treatment Programs Take Hit In San Francisco Budget Proposal

Two drug treatment programs that merged last year to avoid budget cuts will lose a significant piece of their city funding under the budget proposal San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee submitted Wednesday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/02/2011

Death Rate From Childbirth Rises In California

Maternal mortality is on the rise in California, that according to a study by the California Department of Public Health.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/26/2011

sun

San Francisco Prepares For Climate Change

San Francisco is not currently known for extreme heat, but climate change could change that in the future.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/17/2010

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