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  • As San Francisco's wild parrot flock grows, so does pressure on bird rescue group

     
    SAN FRANCISCO — The wild parrots that call San Francisco home have become a given of city life, squawking their way to their favorite spots, delighting tourists. The famous flock is now about 300 strong, more than triple its size......
  • Gulf oil spill: Coast Guard calls back 125 cleanup ships after reports of illness

     
    The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday ordered all ships participating in the BP oil spill cleanup in Breton Sound, La., to cease operations after crewmembers on three boats reported health problems. Four crewmembers reported experiencing nausea, dizziness,...
  • Whooping cough cases continue to rise in California [Updated]

     
    Whooping cough cases have tripled in California, health officials said Thursday, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles area seeing sizable increases. There have been 584 confirmed cases of whooping cough, also known as......
  • Gulf oil spill: Cleanup workers' safety is questioned

     
    Two congressional Democrats on Thursday called on the Obama administration to ensure that BP is properly protecting workers responding to the spill, citing a memo from a Labor Department official calling attention to a "systematic failure on BP’s part...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': Second chances in Vegas

     
    It's been a whirlwind week of audition episodes but I'm glad it didn't take that long for us to arrive at Vegas callbacks. Of course before we got to Sin City we had to take a little detour through Dallas......
  • With whooping cough cases on the rise, experts said the cough has a distinct sound

     
    Reported cases of whooping cough have tripled since last year, according to state health officials, with the Central Valley, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Los Angeles region seeing sizable increases in infections. In California, there have been 584.....
  • Recall Roundup: This week’s consumer product recalls

     
    Here’s your weekly roundup of recalled products announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service: Bison products Rocky Mountain Natural Meats of Henderson, Colo., is recalling about 66,776 pounds of ground and...
  • Gulf oil spill: Top BP official aboard oil rig that exploded might refuse to speak at hearing

     
    A top BP official aboard the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April was expected to refuse to speak at a federal hearing Tuesday. Robert Kaluza, BP’s “company man,” a representative of the oil company’s interests......
  • Family 'begged' to get Target stabbing suspect more mental-health help

     
    The sister of the woman accused of stabbing four people at a West Hollywood Target store said Tuesday that the family had repeatedly sought -- but was unable to get -- mental-health help for Layla Rosetta Trawick. The Antioch woman......
  • Woman accused in Target knife attack suffers from mental illness, family says

     
    The family of a woman accused of stabbing four people at a Target in West Hollywood said she suffered from mental illness. Layla Rosetta Trawick, 34, of Antioch, Calif., entered the store at La Brea Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard......
  • Disagreement over just what's in that glass of raw milk

    Disagreement over just what's in that glass of raw milk
    The federal government and virtually all public health agencies oppose consumption of raw milk because it can carry dangerous bacteria such as E. coli 0157:H7, listeria and campylobacter. In March, 13 people in Michigan were sickened by campylobacter in...