Salvation Army Sued Over Failure To Pay Minimum Wage For Work Required Of People In RehabA lawsuit filed Friday in San Francisco Superior Court touched off a potentially far-reaching battle against the Salvation Army, challenging the nonprofit's failure to pay for the work it requires from the individuals in its drug and alcohol treatment programs.
Antioch High Senior Turns Tragic Car Accident Into Miraculous Success StoryLast year, 17-year old Willie Logan IV almost died from a major car accident, but the 2020 Antioch High School graduate has turned the tragedy in to motivation to succeed in life.
Mother Says Son Sank Deeper Into Addiction At Oakland Rehab FacilityIn the first part of an original report about a substance abuse treatment facility in Oakland, mother claimed her daughter was attacked and ended up in the emergency room with acute alcohol poisoning. Another family had a life-threatening experience at the same facility.
Mother Claims Daughter Was Attacked At Oakland Treatment CenterSome parents and teens are raising allegations of serious incidents that they claim happened at one of the few residential substance abuse programs for teenagers in the Bay Area.
Oakland Soul Food Restaurant Serves Up Second Chances To Ex-ConvictsAn Bay Area soul food restaurant has become a model for hiring ex-prisoners, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has taken notice.
Injured Golden Eagle Found In Morgan Hill Undergoing Rehab At Animal FacilityA 9-pound golden eagle found injured in Morgan Hill one week ago is in an intensive care unit at an animal facility, a wildlife center announced Sunday.
Exotic Therapy Animals Greet Recovering Patients At John Muir Medical Center In Walnut CreekExotic animals greeted patients to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek Wednesday.
Marine Mammal Center Says More Animals In Need Than Ever Before On Tuesday we told you the story of Hoppie the sea lion pup’s rescue and rehabilitation by the Sausalito Marine Mammal Center, but the truth is the facility is on the brink of having more wayward mammals in need than ever before.
Top Minds At Santa Clara Brain Injury Conference Give iPads To PatientsTouch screen tablet computers have given brain injury patients who have trouble speaking new ways to communicate at a fraction of the cost of speech synthesis equipment common just a few years ago.
Sea Lion Released Into Ocean Near Marin After Rescue, RehabilitationA rehabilitated California sea lion was given a Christmas Eve send-off when he was released back to the ocean Monday in Marin County, a Marine Mammal Center spokesman said.
State Watchdog Finds Deadly Conditions At California Rehab ClinicsThe 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.
Phil Matier: New SF Plan In The Works To Deal With Chronic DrunksKCBS, CBS 5 and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier looks at a new policy being pushed by city officials to rehabilitate chronic drunks.
Home Away From Home For Relatives Of Palo Alto VA Patients To ExpandFisher House Palo Alto will add a second building to accommodate the growing number of military families who need lodging while their loved ones undergo rehabilitation or surgery at the VA Polytrauma Center, officials announced Wednesday.