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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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Tech Advice on Building a Better Healthcare.gov

November 13, 2013 | 12:21 pm

Tech Advice on Building a Better Healthcare.gov

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Entrepreneurs says health-care website suffers from flawed approach in contracting and development.

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Fire at Recycling Facility Prompts Air Quality Concerns

November 11, 2013 | 11:12 am

Fire at Recycling Facility Prompts Air Quality Concerns

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A shelter in place health advisory has been lifted this morning after a fire at a Redwood City recycling facility.

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Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Highlights Flaws in Food Safety System

October 30, 2013 | 9:04 am

Foster Farms Salmonella Outbreak Highlights Flaws in Food Safety System

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Salmonella contamination may have spread after the meat was tested at processing plant.

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San Francisco Supervisor to Propose Soda Tax

October 28, 2013 | 1:07 pm

San Francisco Supervisor to Propose Soda Tax

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Scott Wiener says estimated $31 million would go to schools and parks’ recreation and nutrition programs

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Health Officials: Marin Parents Opting Out of Vaccines Put Community at Risk

October 18, 2013 | 3:19 pm

Health Officials: Marin Parents Opting Out of Vaccines Put Community at Risk

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County health experts see an alarming downward trend in childhood immunizations.

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