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Ebola Concerns

October 13, 2014 9:53 am

CHICAGO – Some healthcare experts are bristling at the assertion by a top U.S. health official that a “protocol breach” caused a Dallas nurse to be infected with Ebola while caring for a dying patient, saying the case instead shows how far the nation’s hospitals are from adequately training staff to deal with the deadly […]

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Suspect Arrested in Watsonville Restaurant Double Murder

October 12, 2014 10:24 pm

WATSONVILLE, Calif. — A 4-year-old girl and 34-year-old man were shot dead and a man was wounded late Friday during a fight involving multiple people inside a restaurant in Watsonville, a police official said Saturday. The three people were struck by gunfire that rang out at the Fish House Bar and Grill at 972 Main […]

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Earthquakes Rattle Mammoth

October 12, 2014 10:16 pm

A shallow magnitude 4.0 earthquake was reported Sunday afternoon 15 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:13 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles. The quake was the largest of a swarm of temblors to hit the area Sunday. Last month, the area saw […]

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Giants Continue To Chase Championship

October 12, 2014 10:09 pm

and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied again with their latest postseason power show, tying the NL Championship Series at a game apiece. After the final party at home plate, reality set in: They might be without Yadier Molina the rest of the way.

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Stolen Handgun Found in Santa Cruz Student Backpack

October 10, 2014 5:17 pm

Santa Cruz – CA, A 15-year-old Santa Cruz student was arrested and taken into custody today at Mission Hill Middle School after a loaded firearm was seized from the student’s backpack on campus. A teacher was alerted to the presence of the gun after reports from other students about seeing the firearm in a student’s […]

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Santa Cruz Man Arrested for Brandishing Fake Weapon

October 10, 2014 5:07 pm

  Santa Cruz, Ca — A 60-year-old Santa Cruz man is behind bars are he allegedly brandished a toy firearm and making threats to a co-worker at a local vending machine company where he worked.  The Santa Cruz Police Department blocked off several streets around the business and used reverse 9-1-1 call to warn residents […]

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California Public Utilities Commissioner to Step Down

October 9, 2014 10:08 pm

SAN FRANCISCO — California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey announced Thursday that he will not seek reappointment to a new term amid criticism over inappropriate email exchanges between CPUC and PG&E over regulatory proceedings. Peevey said in a statement that he will not seek reappointment to the commission when his term ends at the […]

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Former SNL Star Jan Hooks Dead at Age 57

October 9, 2014 3:42 pm

Jan Hooks, who was best known as a cast member on Saturday Night Live, has died at the age of 57. The actress and comedian, who also starred in Designing Women, passed away on Thursday, her rep confirms to PEOPLE. Hooks joined the cast of SNL in 1986, where she worked alongside Dana Carvey and Phil Hartman. She did […]

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Homeless Bill of Rights Proposed

October 9, 2014 9:47 am

A coalition of social service groups are drafting legislation to put an end to laws that treat homeless people as criminals.

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Family of San Jose Cal Fire Pilot Speak Out

October 8, 2014 10:22 pm

On Wednesday, officials identified the pilot who died when his Air Tanker crashed while fighting a fire near Yosemite as Geoffrey “Craig” Hunt, 62. Today family, friends and co-workers spoke out about Hunt, calling him a hero,

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