Cafe Gratitude, Gracias Madre Owners Upset Vegan Patrons By Slaughtering AnimalsOwners of two premier vegan restaurants in California have angered some patrons after revealing that they have slaughtered animals and eaten meat at their Vacaville farm.
Ground-Breaking UC Word Cloud Map Could Help ‘Broken Brains’Researchers at the University Of California-Berkeley have developed a word cloud map of the cerebral cortex, a breakthrough they hope may someday help victims of stroke or other maladies that impact speech.
San Francisco Rice Noodle Maker Shuts Down Over ContaminationA San Francisco-based rice noodle manufacturer has agreed to cease any food preparation services to settle a complaint brought by federal prosecutors earlier this month over unsanitary food handling.
Berkeley Leaders Not Buying Alta Bates' Excuse For Planned Hospital ClosureSome Berkeley city leaders are expressing concern and outrage over plans to close Alta Bates Summit Hospital’s emergency department and acute care facility as early as 2018.
Covered California May Soon Be Open To Undocumented ImmigrantsThere's a move underway in Sacramento to allow the state's undocumented immigrants to get health insurance through Covered California.
Fentanyl Turns Up In Bay Area After Fatal Overdoses In SacramentoFourteen people in the Sacramento area have fatally overdosed on a pill disguised as a popular painkiller, and now the drug has turned up in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Republicans Block Emergency Zika Virus Funds As U.S. Mosquito Season LoomsWith hundreds of Zika virus cases already detected in the United States and American territories, Senate Democrats introduced emergency funding Monday after what they describe as significant push back from Republicans.
Big Snack Companies Making Smaller Portions, Adding Warnings To Hold Onto ConsumersBig snack food companies are encouraging consumers to eat less, but the shift in strategy could be more about brand preservation than consumer health.
Solano County Joins Prescription Drug Discount ProgramSolano County is joining 30 other counties in the state that offer a prescription drug discount program.
Couple Gives $185 Million To UCSF For Neuroscience InstituteA Sonoma County couple is about to make the biggest donation in University of California, San Francisco history.
CVS Recalls Herbal Tea Over Possible Salmonella ContaminationCVS is voluntarily recalling cases of organic tea after the manufacturer reported it could contain salmonella.
Small Laundry Pods Pose Big Risk To Little Kids, Study FindsSmall laundry detergent packets pose more of a danger to children than traditional containers according to a new study.