By Ned MacKay The welcome rains of March herald the start of a likely beautiful wildflower season in the regional parks and other open spaces. Unfortunately, the rains also signal the active season for [...]
By Sarah Yang, UC Berkeley News A new study led by researchers at UC Berkeley and Clinica de Salud del Valle de Salinas demonstrates how even a short break from certain kinds of makeup, [...]
By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News For years, Sybil Ammons was the director of nursing at Stewart County’s only hospital. Now, she’s the county coroner. Since the hospital here closed three years ago, [...]
Courtesy of RT Seven families from Flint, Michigan filed a class-action lawsuit Monday against Governor Rick Snyder, as well as other city and state officials, over the crisis involving lead-poisoned water, claiming their children [...]
By Scott Maier, UCSF News Contrary to current clinical belief, regular caffeine consumption does not lead to extra heartbeats, which, while common, can lead in rare cases to heart- or stroke-related morbidity and mortality, [...]
African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates of hunger and poverty compared to other Americans, according to a new analysis released today by Bread for the World.
Citing health and environmental threats posed by increased coal shipments in and out of California, Senator Loni Hancock on Friday introduced four proposed laws to restrict exports of the pollution-inducing fuel source.
Dozens of Bay Area faith leaders, including representatives of Baptist, Jewish, Roman Catholic and Episcopal communities, gathered at the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, rallying against the prospect of transporting millions of tons of [...]
By Terry Turner , courtesy of Good News Network A North Carolina preacher was nominated for a top hero prize after he created a nutritional oasis in what had been a food desert.
By Sally Douglas Arce Kevin Weston was a 44-year-old journalist living in Oakland. He strove to take journalism in new directions while giving a voice to communities left out of the conversation.