Flu Vaccine Only 23 Percent Effective, Doesn't Cover Bug Making Most People SickAs predicted, this year’s flu vaccine is doing a pretty crummy job. It’s only 23 percent effective, primarily because it doesn’t include the bug that is making most people sick, according to a government study released Thursday.
Morgan Hill Middle School Warns Parents Of ‘Triple C’ Fad That Hospitalized 3 8th GradersA letter is going out to parents in Morgan Hill about an incident this week involving three 8th grade girls sent to the hospital after taking excessive amounts of an over-the-counter cold medicine apparently for its intoxicating effects.
13-Year-Old Concord Boy Recovering After Being Shot At, Stabbed When 2 Men Ask If He's In A GangA 13-year old Concord boy is hospitalized in stable condition after he was stabbed several times when two men pulled up in a car where the boy and a friend were walking and demanded to know if he was in a gang.
3 Hurt When Postal Service Truck Crashes With Vehicle On Highway 1 Near Half Moon BayThree people were hospitalized after a U.S. Postal Service truck collided with another vehicle on state Highway 1 near Half Moon Bay late Wednesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Family Sues Safeway After Felton Woman Dies From Listeria After Caramel Apple PurchaseA lawsuit has been filed after a Santa Cruz County woman’s family says she became ill, and eventually died due to listeria from a caramel apple she bought at a local Safeway grocery store.
Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other StatesIllness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states...
Window Washer Endures Surgeries, Remains In Critical Condition After 11-Story Fall From San Francisco BuildingThe family of a man who survived an 11-story fall in San Francisco's Financial District last week wants to remain anonymous, but released a statement that he's recovering from surgery and thanked those who helped him.
Rollover Crash Near Palo Alto Plaza Sends Woman, 2 Young Children To HospitalA rollover crash in downtown Palo Alto near Cogswell Plaza Sunday afternoon sent a woman and her two young children to the hospital, a police sergeant said.
Bicyclist Hospitalized, 5 Others Hurt When Fleeing Suspect Crashes Stolen Van In San Francisco's TenderloinA bicyclist remained in the hospital with life-threatening injuries Tuesday after he and five other people were hurt when a fleeing suspect crashed a stolen van in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood Monday night, a police spokesman said.
2-Alarm Electrical Fire Guts San Leandro Hair Salon, Sends Firefighter To HospitalA two-alarm electrical fire gutted a San Leandro hair salon and sent a firefighter to the hospital Sunday morning, a fire spokeswoman said.
Stockton Man Hospitalized For Bacterial Infection After Swimming At Stanislaus County ReservoirA Stockton man claims he got severely sick and lost nearly 30 pounds in one week after swimming at the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County.
6 Hospitalized In SF CrashSix people, including a pedestrian, were transported to the hospital with injuries Sunday afternoon after a driver ran a red light in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood, a police sergeant said.
Man Hospitalized After Baseball Bat Attack Near SF's Ocean BeachA man was hospitalized after being struck in the head with a baseball bat in an attack near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Monday afternoon.
San Francisco Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In LegAn allegedly intoxicated man accidentally shot himself in the leg in San Francisco’s Bayview District early Friday morning, police said.
Woman Critically Hurt, Dog Rescued In San Jose Mobile Home FireA victim of a mobile home fire in North San Jose Thursday morning was transported unconscious to a hospital and a firefighter also suffered minor injuries battling the blaze, a fire captain said.