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Treasure Island Cleanup Exposes Navy’s Mishandling of its Nuclear Past

February 28, 2014 | 2:45 pm

Treasure Island Cleanup Exposes Navy’s Mishandling of its Nuclear Past

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At the former Treasure Island naval base, a discovery of radioactive material has led to the bureaucratic equivalent of warfare.

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News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

February 28, 2014 | 12:56 pm

News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

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The news in photos from around the Bay.

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USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

February 27, 2014 | 12:56 pm

USDA Inspector: Supervisors Ignored Reports of Trouble at Petaluma Slaughterhouse

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Department of Agriculture worker reportedly tried to flag problems at Rancho Feeding Corp.

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ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

February 26, 2014 | 3:34 pm

ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

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Pediatricians and parents who had sued claimed that the district was in violation of state rules.

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Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

February 26, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

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As kids date earlier, educators and health professionals try to instill lessons about healthy relationships.

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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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