A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

State Watchdog Finds Deadly Conditions At California Rehab Clinics

The California agency that licenses residential alcohol and drug programs failed to identify life-threatening problems and did not do proper follow up to ensure that those issues were addressed following a fatality, according to a report by the Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes.


Gerard Butler (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Gerard Butler Completes Rehab Stint

Gerard Butler has finished a stint in rehab for substance abuse issues. He began struggling with pain while shooting “300” & “Of Men and Mavericks” in Half Moon Bay…


Alameda County Supervisor Nadia Lockyer (Lockyer Campaign/Facebook)

Lockyer’s Wife Entering Rehab After Alleged Newark Assault

An Alameda County supervisor who is married to California’s treasurer is undergoing treatment for substance abuse problems after being assaulted in a motel room.


Bryan Stow departs San Francisco General Hospital for a rehab facility after being hospitalized for nearly seven months. (SFGH photo)

Beaten Giants Fan Bryan Stow Out Of Hospital, In Rehab

The San Francisco Giants fan who was severely beaten outside Dodgers Stadium has been released from the hospital and transferred to a rehabilitation facility, according to his doctors.


'Grey's Anatomy' Star Eric Dane Enters Rehab

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Eric Dane Enters Rehab

San Francisco born, Eric Dane recently entered a rehab facility to get treatment for addiction to prescription painkillers but is expected to go back to work soon…

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

Bay Area Rehab Programs Brace For State’s Plan To Free Low-Risk Inmates

Bay Area drug and rehab agencies may see an increase in clientele if the proposal to release low-risk offenders from state prisons to local jails goes through.


Giants 3rd baseman Pablo Sandoval begins his swing as he connects on a three run home run off of starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez #38 of the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Coors Field on April 19, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants’ Sandoval Takes Batting Practice; Return Seems Near

The San Francisco Giants got an encouraging sign from Pablo Sandoval, who took early batting practice and could be close to a rehab assignment.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011

Lindsay Lohan & Father Reunite

Lindsay Lohan & Father Reunite

RANCHO MIRAGE (CBS) – Lindsay Lohan has reunited with her estranged father, Michael. The actress, who is currently in rehab, reportedly agreed to spend time with her father for the first time in months. PICTURES: […]

CBS San Francisco–11/08/2010

Rehab 'Life Changing' For Lindsay Lohan

Rehab ‘Life Changing’ For Lindsay Lohan

Mom Dina Says Lohan Is “Happy and Relaxed” after Stay at Betty Ford Clinic NEW YORK (AP)  – Lindsay Lohan’s mother says her daughter’s treatment for addiction at the Betty Ford Clinic has been “life-changing.” […]

CBS San Francisco–11/07/2010

Lindsay Lohan

Judge Sends Lindsay Lohan Back To Rehab Until January

A judge has ordered Lindsay Lohan to return to rehab instead of jail for a failed drug test.

CBS San Francisco–10/22/2010