4 More Test Positive For COVID-19 At SF’s Laguna Honda HospitalOf the 2,500 staff and residents combined at Laguna Honda Hospital, more than 2000 have been tested, with two staff members and two residents testing positive over the weekend.
UCSF Offers Free COVID-19 Tests To CA Counties; Cal Launches Asymptomatic StudyResearchers at Northern California universities are not wasting any time in the race for more COVID-19 testing and research to find a cure.
SJ Fitness Gym Offers Testing For Antibodies For People Who May Have Had COVID-19Red Dot Fitness has partnered with a biotech company and is now offering testing for antibodies of COVID-19.
SAT Test-Takers To Be Assigned ‘Adversity Score’ Reflecting Social, Economic BackgroundsHigh school students who take the SATs will not only get a test score, but now they’ll also get an adversity score.
University of California Scientists Test Antibiotic Against Zika VirusUniversity of California scientists discover Zika virus blocked from entering cells with an antibiotic called Duramycin.
Theranos Voids Years Of Blood Test Results Taken By Edison MachinePalo Alto based medical-lab technology-company Theranos says it has voided two years of results from its proprietary blood testing machines.
More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into QuestionEngineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Changes Tune, Will Process Backlog Of Rape KitsLast week, Chief Suhr said the department didn’t have the resources to get it done, saying the crime lab was already “maxed out.”
High-Tech Vision Screening Program For Kids Launches In Silicon ValleyA vision screening pilot program for young children has launched in Silicon Valley and uses high-tech cameras, not the old hand-over-eye charts.
Vigil Marks 24 Years Since Hayward Girl Michaela Garecht DisappearedA vigil was held Monday front of the supermarket where Michaela Garecht was taken 24 years ago. Meanwhile, police said DNA test results on a bone fragment that possibly linked to the case will be delayed.
Phil Matier: State Senate Leader Pushes For Change In How Schools Are GradedState Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is pushing for a new bill that would put less emphasis on student test scores when doling out report cards for schools in the state.
Bay Area Air Monitors Not Equipped To Measure Pollutants From Refinery FiresThe monitors are not designed to test for many of the pollutants that surface following refinery fires like the recent one at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
Bay Area Environmental Health Expert Questions Air Quality TestsThe tests looked at 23 compounds classified by the state as contaminants. The results showed 22 compounds came up safe and one didn’t. That one is called Acrolein, which is like a formaldehyde, a by-product of combustion that can cause eye, skin and breathing problems.
South San Francisco-Based Genentech Starts Clinical Trial On Alzheimer’sGenentech is studying whether intervention can stop Alzheimer’s from developing in people genetically predisposed to the disease.
Sonoma County Teacher Accused Of Helping Students Cheat; Will ResignA Northern California teacher who allegedly gave her students advance copies of questions on a state biology test is on paid administrative leave and will resign at the end of the school year.