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Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

March 23, 2014 | 12:21 pm

Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

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Three of five Chinese-American enrollees have used agents, a much higher rate than for other groups. . Read more. …

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Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

March 18, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

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Anthem Blue Cross has seen its market share drop from 47 percent to 30 percent. …read more

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20,000 People Starting Covered California Applications Daily

March 13, 2014 | 6:05 pm

20,000 People Starting Covered California Applications Daily

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Enroll in health insurance by March 31, or you could face a penalty. …read more

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Study: Estrogen Therapy May Help Some Older Women at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

March 12, 2014 | 4:05 pm

Study: Estrogen Therapy May Help Some Older Women at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Could one kind of estrogen therapy help women and another type harm them? …read more

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Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

March 4, 2014 | 5:09 pm

Contra Costa County Maps Schools by Vaccination Rates; Find Yours

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27 schools and child-care facilities have opt-out rates of 9.9 percent or higher, a risk for disease outbreaks. Read more. …

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Amber Alerts on Your Cellphones: What You Need to Know

February 19, 2014 | 1:00 pm

Amber Alerts on Your Cellphones: What You Need to Know

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Cellphone Amber Alerts: a sometime jarring public service. Where they come from and how to control them.

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Looking Back at Loma Prieta From Someone Who Was on the Bay Bridge

September 4, 2013 | 8:29 am

Looking Back at Loma Prieta From Someone Who Was on the Bay Bridge

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Albany woman on Bay Bridge during 1989 Loma Prieta quake remembers that afternoon 24 years ago.

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March 8, 2013 | 12:17 pm

Bay Area Counties Rank High in California Youth Homicide Rates

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A new statewide study reports seven counties in and around the Bay Area among the top 10 statewide in youth homicide rates. In its third annual review the Washington, D.C.-based Violence Policy Center says firearms, usually handguns, are the weapon most commonly used in the homicide of young people, defined as youth ages 10-24.

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March 8, 2013 | 10:42 am

Sergio Romo Hammered in World Baseball Classic

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It’s been just 18 weeks since Sergio Romo blew a fastball past the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera in the bottom on the 9th in Game 4 of the World Series, striking him out and earning a win for the Giants.

But when he took the mound for the Mexico team in the World Baseball Classic Thursday, he struggled. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Romo threw 26 “high-intensity pitches” before giving up a two-run double to Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs first baseman, (playing for Italy) and got the 6-5 loss.

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SFO to Return $2.1 million in Misspent Funds

November 29, 2012 | 10:00 am

SFO to Return $2.1 million in Misspent Funds

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By Zusha Elinson, Bay Citizen The Federal Aviation Administration will take back $2.1 million in stimulus funds that it gave to San Francisco International Airport because the money was used improperly, according to the Department of Transportation’s inspector general. The airport received $14.5 million in stimulus funds to improve runways and taxiways, which was completed […]

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