An off-duty paramedic was clinging to life Wednesday at Highland Hospital after being shot Tuesday afternoon in the Oakland Hills.
Paramedics performed CPR on a suspect who attempted to flee from police and resist arrest late Thursday night in San Francisco’s Outer Richmond district, according to police.
They’ve only been on the job two weeks, but already the nearly one-dozen just-hired firefighters are helping to keep 911 response times in check, in the City of Vallejo.
Paramedics broke into a burning house in San Jose to rescue a sleeping 17-year-old girl Friday morning, a fire department spokesman said.
Oakland has been improperly increasing parcel taxes for two emergency service programs for the past 10 years even though they have large unspent balances, City Auditor Courtney Ruby said.
The Belmont-San Carlos Fire Department is dissolving later this year, leaving San Carlos officials looking for a few good firefighters and paramedics.
Police are investigating a homicide in which a shooting victim was dropped off and left with emergency medical personnel on the streets of Oakland Wednesday night.