Alta Bates Medical Center in Oakland has been fined for procedural errors the California Department of Public Health says led to a patient’s death.
One year after a massive fire broke out at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, Bay Area air officials are continuing their efforts to better monitor refinery emissions.
The city is the first in the country to take the step of threatening eminent domain to handle underwater mortgages.
Millions of dollars will be spent encouraging people to sign up for health insurance when open enrollment in California’s insurance exchange begins Oct. 1. An outreach campaign will include media buys, community meetings and even door-to-door visits.
The health care department for California’s prison system is under fire, after reports that pregnant inmates were coerced into having sterilization surgery.
Many of the crash victims taken to Bay Area medical centers after Saturday’s Asiana Airlines crash continue to improve and several have been released from hospitals in the last 24 hours.
At four years old, many kids are still learning nursery rhymes. But, not Nicholas Brady. He is a violin prodigy performing classical music in front of large audiences on the California coast.
The recovery continues for those injured in Saturday’s crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport. More than 30 crash victims remain hospitalized.
An estimated 4.7 million people will be on California’s roads for Independence Day travel in 2013, a 0.7% decline from 2012 Fourth of July holiday travel figures.
This weekend’s Pride celebration in San Francisco is expected to be an even bigger party this year, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decisions on same-sex marriage.