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Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Are These For Real? CareerBuilders’ Most Unbelievable Excuses For Calling In Sick List

Excuses for calling in sick to your job can range from the mundane and ordinary (like a flu call-in) to the more outlandish or wild. CareerBuilder, has been keeping track through a survey and has released some of the strangest reasons employees have given for sicking out.

10/23/2014

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Botulism Contamination Risk In Williams-Sonoma Pumpkin Seed Pesto Sauce

State public health officials are warning consumers not to eat Williams-Sonoma pumpkin seed pesto sauce because it may have been improperly produced and has a risk of botulism.

10/13/2014

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First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Solano County

The California Department of Public Health reports that eight cases of EV-D68 are on record in California so far this year.

10/02/2014

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Bay Area’s First 2 Cases Of Enterovirus 68 Reported In Alameda County

Health officials have confirmed the Bay Area’s first two cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 in Alameda County Thursday morning.

10/02/2014

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Enterovirus Outbreak Reaches California With First Children Diagnosed In SoCal

California’s first cases of the uncommon respiratory infection enterovirus D68 have been reported by San Diego County health authorities.

09/19/2014

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New California Law Requires Most Employers To Provide Sick Days For Workers

California will require most employers to provide millions of workers with up to three sickdays each year.

09/10/2014

Surveillance footage shows 15-year-old Yahya Abdi on the tarmac at Kahului Airport in Maui on April 20, 2014. Officials said Abdi stowed away in the plane's wheel well hours earlier at Mineta San Jose International Airport. (Hawaii Department of Transportation)

Jump On Tomorrow: Guaranteed Sick Days, SJ Airport Security, AC Transit, Free Movie Screening

Get a jump on what’s happening around the Bay Area tomorrow.

08/12/2014

Entrance to Asilomar State Beach in Monterey County. (Ekabhishek/Flickr/Creative Commons)

Officials Warn Swimmers Of High Bacteria Levels At Monterey County Beach

Monterey County health officials have issued an advisory warning people to avoid swimming at a state beach in Pacific Grove because of high levels of bacteria found there.

07/30/2014

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Paul McCartney Helps Couple Get Engaged At Concert

The former Beatle brought a man and his girlfriend on stage for a proposal as he resumed performing following recovery from a virus…

07/07/2014

Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by teammates after Belt hit a three-run homer in the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at AT&T Park on August 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Slugger Brandon Belt Promises Homer For 12–Year-Old Cancer Patient, Delivers

It appears Giants 1st Baseman Brandon Belt did his best Babe Ruth impression over the weekend, saying he’d hit a home run for a sick child and delivering on that promise.

06/30/2014

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