Mental Illness Propels Woman's Fall from Suburb to SF StreetsA woman recently arrested for stabbing two strangers with a pair of scissors illustrates the plight of many of the Bay Area's homeless -- thousands of whom are mentally ill without access to care or counseling.
Special-Needs Riders Endure Slow Service On Paratransit VansImagine what it would feel like to sit in a bus for three-plus hours for a 14-mile ride. Then imagine what it's like for a disabled person.
San Francisco To Distribute Opioid Addiction Treatment Directly To Drug UsersSan Francisco’s mayor is introducing a first-of-its-kind plan to bring treatment for drug addiction directly to the streets.
CDC: U.S. Birth Rate Hits 30-Year Low, Fertility Rate FallingU.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to the fewest babies in 30 years.
State To Defend California Law Allowing Life-Ending DrugsAttorney General Xavier Becerra said in a one-sentence statement Wednesday that "we strongly disagree with this ruling" and that he will seek an expedited appeal.
More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study SaysAccording to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 11 percent in 2002 to over 17 percent in 2015.
Dairy Processors Differ When Setting Milk Shelf LifeIs the date on that carton of milk in your refrigerator sell-by or best-by? As KPIX consumer reporter Julie Watts found out, there's no single, standard way to rate milk shelf life.
Actor William Hurt Vouches For Side Effect-Free Cancer Therapy At UnveilingResearchers in Berkeley have unveiled a new cancer chemotherapy treatment that allows patients to avoid traditional side effects such as nausea and hair loss.
Judge Tosses California Law Allowing Doctor-Assisted Death For Terminally IllA California judge has thrown out a 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives, ruling it was unconstitutionally approved by the Legislature.
Scientists Create 'Prosthetic Memories' In Groundbreaking Brain ResearchPeople who have difficulty remembering things or making new memories because of a stroke, brain injury or illness may one day benefit from the amazing results of a new study that helps patients make new memories.
BART Officials, SFPD Search For Solutions At Civic Center StationTransit authorities made new promises of action to fight rampant drug use in BART's Civic Center station Monday as officials met with San Francisco leaders.
Report Finds Cases Of STDs Reach All-Time High In CaliforniaA state report finds the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases in California reached a record high in 2017.