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OAKLAND — Grief and disbelief reverberated from the Bay Area to the Central Valley on Monday as questions multiplied about a limousine fire that killed five women and injured four on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge. Although officials said they had...
The rear passenger doors were locked on a limousine that caught fire on a Bay Area bridge, fatally trapping five of its passengers, the husband of one of the victims said. John Balon told the San Francisco Chronicle that one of the limo’s...
An Oakland nursing home was reeling Monday as staff and residents assessed the magnitude of their loss: Eight of the nurses involved in a deadly limousine fire had ties to the home. Four of them were killed. Officials at the Fruitvale Healthcare...
Have you loved R2-D2 and C-3PO since you were a kid? Do you have a soft spot in your in your heart for WALL-E? Did you used to play with Furbies and care for a Tamagotchi digital pet? Can the sight of a Roomba roaming your living room bring a tender smile...
It's a common mantra among free-market-loving conservatives that government regulations hinder business growth and cost workers jobs. That may be true for some regulations, and it never hurts to go back and rethink old rules. But it's also clear...
A large explosion rocked a small community near Waco, Texas, Wednesday night, triggering a raging fire and dozens of injuries. The Waco Tribune reported that several firefighters were hurt after a fertilizer plant exploded in the town of West, Texas....
The leafy and historic neighborhoods just north of downtown Los Angeles feature bungalows perched on steep hillsides, businesses huddled on commercial streets and an iconic baseball stadium. But all are dominated by Elysian Park, the 600-acre expanse that...
The financial toll of caring for Americans with dementia adds up to at least $159 billion a year, making it more expensive than treatments for patients with heart disease or cancer, according to a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine....
Reforming the healthcare system is largely about fixing the incentives it provides for doctors, hospitals and patients to overspend. For example, the "fee for service" payment model that Medicare relies on encourages physicians to do as many things for...
The union representing healthcare workers at the Motion Picture & Television Fund has informed the charity that it intends to stage a three-day strike. SEIU-UHW, which represents about 500 nursing staff members and other workers at the Woodland Hills-...
Tags: Strikes, Politics, Employees, Interior Policy, Movies
Guns and gun control were ever-present topics this week, from a Times article about a small town in Utah "considering guns for all" to the fatal shootings of two police officers in Santa Cruz. And, of course, attentive Times readers also responded to...
Re “CalPERS' long-term care rates to surge,” Business, Feb. 22 I retired as a college teacher in 2009 and had bought my long-term care policy in the late '90s. I was influenced to get it by two factors: I had watched financial advisor Suze...
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