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Acrobats from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey appear during Circus XTREME (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area

Check out the Polish Street Festival in Martinez or take in Circus Xtreme in San Jose. Jayn at Alice@97.3 has more things to do this week in the Bay Area!

08/20/2015

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Medical Programs In Public Schools Diversify Future Doctors In California

Kaiser Permanente is helping kids pursue medical careers with the Hippocrates Circle, a program offered in conjunction with the school districts and geared towards middle school students from minority populations.

04/08/2015

Chyemil Pierce (Family photo/Oakland Police Dept.)

3 More Arrests In Daytime Shooting Death Of Oakland Mother Killed Protecting Her Children

Oakland police say they’ve made three more arrests in the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old mother who died protecting her young children in a crossfire last week.

03/16/2015

Medicine

Kaiser Reverses Plan To Raise Cost Of HIV Medications After Public Pressure

One of the Bay Area’s biggest health insurance companies is doing an about-face. On late Friday afternoon, Kaiser Permanente said it will resume covering more of the cost of certain HIV medications, following public pressure.

02/20/2015

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2nd Sacramento Area Patient Being Tested For Ebola

Kaiser Permanente confirms that a patient admitted to their facility in South Sacramento is being tested for the Ebola virus.

01/30/2015

Vaccination

Northern California Kaiser Data Show Clusters Of Under-Immunization In Bay Area

A new study generated from Kaiser data shows high concentrations of unvaccinated children in Northern California.

01/19/2015

Striking healthcare workers walk a picket line outside Kaiser Permanente hospital in Oakland, January 31, 2012. (CBS)

Huge Strike Averted As Kaiser, Nurses Reach Tentative Agreement After Months Of Tense Negotiations

The tentative agreement averts multiple strikes scheduled to begin 7 a.m. Wednesday at Kaiser medical centers throughout the Bay Area including Antioch, Daly City, San Francisco, Oakland, Petaluma, Vacaville, San Rafael and Santa Clara.

01/17/2015

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Kaiser Mental Health Workers Striking In 35 California Cities

About 2,600 Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday morning protesting what they claim is a lack of staffing that’s affecting patient care.

01/12/2015

A worker wears a hazmat suit. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Suspicious Smell Shuts Down Kaiser Hospital In Santa Clara

It is still unclear what caused a suspicious smell that briefly shut down a portion of Kaiser Hospital in Santa Clara Sunday night, a hospital official said

12/01/2014

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Nurses Citing Ebola Safety Concerns Begin 2-Day Strike On Tuesday

About 18,000 nurses who work for Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals, and other facilities, plan to go on a two-day strike Tuesday morning citing Ebola safety concerns and general patient care.

11/10/2014

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