Many California Retailers Flout Bottle, Can Recycling LawIf you paid a deposit for recycling bottles and cans, you are supposed to be able to get your money back. It's part of California's 33-year-old bottle bill. But don't expect smooth sailing, because many retailers are flouting the law.
Bay Area Researchers Key on Blood Plasma to Fight Age-Related DiseasesAt Alkahest, in San Carlos, scientists are working on innovative therapies for diseases that are linked to aging.
Bay Area Patients Stung By Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments As FDA Looks To Clamp DownHundreds of clinics are popping up all over the country offering unapproved and potentially dangerous stem cell treatments.
Harvest Of Ember & Ash: Soda Rock Winery Bounces Back From Kincade FireThe destructive Kincade Fire burned hundreds of buildings in Sonoma County, including the Soda Rock Winery. But the owner's plans to rebuild it from the ashes tell a tale of resilience in the fire-stricken community.
Nutcracker-Inspired San Francisco Ballet Class Brings New Hope To Parkinson's PatientsA new class of dancers is inspired by Tchaikovsky's music from the holiday classic "Nutcracker." But, instead of defeating the Mouse King, they are fighting against a serious degenerative neurological condition.
Study Shows Tons Of Unharvested Produce In California Left To Rot In The FieldsA groundbreaking study of farming practices in the nation's breadbasket of Northern and Central California shows that, after harvesting, there are tons of food left over and left to rot in the fields while Bay Area families are going hungry.
Sexual Misconduct Complaints About Doctors Skyrocketing In CaliforniaSexual misconduct complaints against California doctors are up 61% since 2017, according to the state medical board. But that may be just the tip of the iceberg.
California Takes Steps to Force Registration of Homemade 'Ghost Guns'A gun used in last week's deadly school shooting in Santa Clarita was made from parts; an untraceable, so-called ghost gun. The use of homemade firearms is part of a growing and dangerous trend.
Groundbreaking Canine Cancer Vaccine Trial Underway At UC DavisOne of the world's top veterinary hospitals is testing out a new strategy to stop multiple types of cancer in dogs with a groundbreaking vaccine study.
Surgeons Test New Wearable Tech That Helps Measure Operating SkillsA Stanford scientist and her team are using smart, wearable technology to help physicians improve the art of surgery.
Paradise Ridge Winery Rebounds After Devastating 2017 Wine Country FiresRebuilding after a wildfire is a long, expensive process. Just ask the owners of Paradise Ridge Winery in Santa Rosa--it was decimated by the North Bay fires two years ago.