Woman Survives Eating 6 ‘Death Cap’ Mushrooms In Santa Cruz

A woman who ate six “death cap” mushrooms is lucky to be alive and talking about it. But, don’t chalk it up to luck. Instead, chalk it up to the Santa Cruz hospital where she was treated – and one of the doctors who practices there.



NorCal Woman Banned From Care Facilities After Making Poisonous Soup

A California woman who served poisonous mushrooms to residents of an elder-care home has been barred from working in such facilities.



Elderly Man Accused Of Trying To Poison His Girlfriend At San Rafael Nursing Home

A San Jose man faces an attempted murder charge for allegedly providing water containing chlorine to his girlfriend in a San Rafael care facility, a San Rafael police spokeswoman said.


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Fremont Poison Gas Suicide Prompts Hazmat Response

Fremont police and fire department were called to a hazmat scene near two hospitals after a woman apparently released chemicals inside a car in an apparent suicide.


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Summer Tour Guide – From The Allman Brothers to ZZ Top

Summer’s here, and the time is right for dancing in the seats. Check out this season’s hottest outdoor concert tours.



Cupertino Seafood Distributor Recalls Tainted Tuna Linked To Salmonella

Moon Marine USA Corp. of Cupertino is voluntarily recalling 58,828 pounds of frozen raw yellowfin tuna linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning.



DDT Discharge Still Polluting SF Bay Near Richmond Despite Clean Up Efforts

A half-century after California officials found that large amounts of the pesticide DDT were discharged into a San Francisco Bay canal, the chemical is still poisoning fish and posing a threat to human health.


Brentwood Children Hospitalized After Drinking Mystery Liquid

Two young children were hospitalized Sunday after ingesting an unknown liquid at a home in Brentwood, a police lieutenant said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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HealthWatch: Popular Sweetener May Pose Danger To Dogs

Veterinarians have issued a warning about a popular sweetener that may pose a danger to dogs.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/05/2011


Pets Being Poisoned In Brentwood Subdivision

Six dogs and a cat belonging to three families in Brentwood died Monday and Tuesday from what appears to have been poison.

CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011




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