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Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

February 19, 2014 | 5:30 pm

Petaluma Firm’s Massive Beef Recall Affecting Over 1,000 Establishments

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Federal agency says Rancho Feeding Corp. processed ‘diseased, unsound’ cattle without full inspections.

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Berkeley Considers a Soda Tax for November Ballot

February 12, 2014 | 1:53 pm

Berkeley Considers a Soda Tax for November Ballot

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City will poll residents before going ahead with measure, which is likely to provoke industry backlash.

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S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

February 10, 2014 | 7:30 am

S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

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At the Center for Youth Wellness on Third Street, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris works with poor children.

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State Officials, Patient Advocates Clash Over Caregiver Abuse Cases

January 22, 2014 | 11:13 am

State Officials, Patient Advocates Clash Over Caregiver Abuse Cases

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State officials dispute charges that they’re too slow to handle complaints of patient abuse in nursing homes.

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Jahi McMath Lawyer: ‘There’s Always Hope’

January 15, 2014 | 12:59 pm

Jahi McMath Lawyer: ‘There’s Always Hope’

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Attorney says main issue in brain-death case is respecting the rights and beliefs of family.

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Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

January 13, 2014 | 9:00 am

Gov. Brown’s Budget: Are Kids Getting Short Shrift?

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Two advocacy groups give the state low marks in many areas, including health and education.

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Judge Rules Family Can Remove Jahi McMath From Hospital

January 3, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Judge Rules Family Can Remove Jahi McMath From Hospital

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Agreement between girl’s family and Oakland’s Children’s Hospital reached Friday morning.

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Jahi McMath Update: Hospital Fights Restraining Order; Terri Schiavo Connection

December 31, 2013 | 3:03 pm

Jahi McMath Update: Hospital Fights Restraining Order; Terri Schiavo Connection

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Developments in the case of the 13-year-old, brain dead girl whom her family wants kept connected to a ventilator.

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Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

December 13, 2013 | 7:00 am

Living Homeless, and Cold, in San Francisco

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Many Bay Area homeless have been sleeping outdoors during the cold snap. We ask how they’re coping.

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As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

November 26, 2013 | 6:18 pm

As Need Increases at Food Banks, Donations Are Dropping

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Bay Area food banks are falling short on Thanksgiving this year.

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