Oakland’s new police and fire chiefs

The Mayor of Oakland Jean Quan officially named Interim Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan as the City’s new Police Chief today…

Local hospital educates staff thru CNY events

El Camino hospital in Mountain View celebrated Chinese New Year with cultural events and food in an attempt to educate staff on how to better serve Chinese patients…

Oakland City Council approves budget cuts

Council members identified a variety of sources to reduce the number of layoffs…

Santa Clara County launches campaign to protect youth from tobacco

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department launches its Lame Reasons to Smoke 3D animated video as part of its comprehensive strategy against tobacco in Santa Clara County…

Facebook hopes to raise $5 billion in its IPO

Facebook is updating its status from a private to public company…

Oakland judge: Covering police badge was serious

Judge: an Oakland police officer who taped over his name…

Teen dating violence

According to Liz Clairborne Inc. and Futures Without Violence, a family-violence prevention organization, nearly 1 out of 3 teens has been in an abusive or violent relationship…

Seton Hospital fined $100,000

Seton Medical Center in Daly City has been fined $100,000, the maximum penalty and fine under state law…

Man buried alive in Milpitas accident

All works have since been halted. The contractor, U.S.-Sino Investment based in Fremont…

Santa Clara County launches health information websites

The Public Health Department and Department of Aging and Adult Service celebrate the launch of innovative, local-delivery websites that help improve the health and well-being of Santa Clara County residents…..