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Bernard Mayes

Bernard Mayes, SF Man Who Created America’s 1st Suicide Hotline, Dies at 85

Mayes’ work would build the foundation for a network of more than 500 help centers across the country.

10/29/2014

Ebola Research

California Health Department Rolls Out Ebola Outbreak Public Information Hotline

State health officials have set up a Ebola hotline call center for public inquiries on the virus and outbreak.

10/22/2014

Actress Zelda Williams & father Robin Williams (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robin Williams’ Children, Ex-Wife Remember Late Actor

Robin Williams’ three children — Zak, Zelda and Cody Williams — and Williams’ former wife Marsha Garces Williams, who is Zelda and Cody’s mother, released statements Tuesday about the actor’s death.

08/13/2014

A wreath is seen at actor/comedian Robin Williams' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Link Between Humor And Grief Raises Awareness Of Depression Following Comedian Robin Williams’ Death

The death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is bringing attention to the issue of depression and the link between humor and grief.

08/12/2014

(Pascal Guyot/AFP/GettyImages)

SF Mistakenly Directs Noise Complaints To Pornography Hotline

San Francisco residents who live near Union Square took to the phone to complain about the early start time of the Nike Women’s Marathon over the weekend only to get an earful from a phone sex chat line.

10/22/2013

A California polling place

California Voting Hotline Gave Wrong Registration Deadline

California voting officials say they have fixed a glitch that caused a hotline to give some callers the wrong voter-registration deadline.

10/16/2012

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch Team Tracks Down True Holiday Bargains

Whether the employees like it or not, stores will still be open and a slew of sales are rolling out for Black Friday. How can you be sure you’re getting the lowest price?

11/22/2011

Funding Dries up for CA Legal Hotline for the Elderly

A California hotline that provided free legal advice for seniors is a casualty of budget cuts, and the impact can be felt right here in the Bay Area. The California Senior Legal Hotline lost both […]

08/11/2010

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