John Muir

Exotic animals, including a camel greeted recovering patients at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday. (CBS)

Exotic Therapy Animals Greet Recovering Patients At John Muir Medical Center In Walnut Creek

Exotic animals greeted patients to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday.

09/24/2014

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Top 6 Reasons Why Diablo Valley Is California’s Best-Kept Secret

Diablo Valley offers a wealth of exceptional activities and events throughout the year and is just a stone’s throw from San Francisco.

06/16/2014

John Muir

John Muir’s Giant Sequoia Successfully Cloned

Efforts to clone a 130-year-old giant sequoia planted by naturalist John Muir on his Martinez property have been successful.

11/05/2013

John Muir

Arborists Try To Clone John Muir’s Bay Area Tree

Arborists are trying to clone a dying tree the naturalist brought to the Bay Area in the nineteenth century.

06/20/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bills Would Expand Yosemite National Park, Fulfill John Muir’s Vision

Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.

04/23/2013

John Muir

Gov. Brown Proclaims April 21 ‘John Muir Day’ In California

In a proclamation issued on Friday, Brown called the naturalist “a giant of a man” whose “vision of the pristine landscape as a source of spiritual renewal has become central to our understanding of the relationship between humanity and nature.”

04/21/2013

Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo. (CBS)

Financial Pulse Of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo Grows Weaker

One of the largest healthcare safety nets for the poor in the East Bay is teetering on financial collapse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/07/2011

(AP)

Report Pins Higher Health Care Costs On Prestigious Bay Area Hospitals

A review of state records revealed that Bay Area hospitals charged some of the highest rates for medical procedures in California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/18/2010

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