27 schools and child-care facilities have opt-out rates of 9.9 percent or higher, a risk for disease outbreaks. Read more. …
Online message says brain-dead Oakland teenager has improved since being moved from hospital.
The brain-dead teen was taken to an undisclosed location after weeks of legal maneuvering.
Developments in the case of the 13-year-old, brain dead girl whom her family wants kept connected to a ventilator.
County health experts see an alarming downward trend in childhood immunizations.
by Don Thompson, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would take steps to regulate the sale of medical marijuana under a bill approved Monday by the state Senate, restricting cannabis dispensaries that federal prosecutors say have grown out of control. California voters first supported legalizing marijuana to treat illness in 1996, but federal prosecutors recently […]
It’s not a great time to get sick in the Bay Area. Workers are planning a strike at University of California San Francisco and the four other UC medical centers up and down the state Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22. Meanwhile, nurses in the East Bay are staging a separate strike at Sutter […]
San Francisco 49ers’ fans filled the bar Hockey Haven with screams and cheers during the Super Bowl. (Debbie Svoboda/KQED) A Red Panda Acrobat shows off his skills at Oakland Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Bazaar on Feb. 3. (Wendy Goodfriend/KQED) Northern elephant seals are crowding California beaches this week for the peak of breeding and mating […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the nation’s largest has won another round in its fight to stay open amid a federal crackdown. A federal magistrate in San Francisco on Monday refused to order Harborside Health Center to stop selling pot while the government tries to prove the establishments […]