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3/6/2014
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Some tragedies at hospitals might be unavoidable, but a mother and father who lost their 21 month old daughter at Children's Hospital Oakland say it's what happened after their daughter's death that has continued to torment them. The parents of Morgan...
News Release
3/6/2014
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Santa Monica, CA – California’s largest health insurance companies have hired a Democratic party “insider”, former executive director of the Democratic Party, Kathy Bowler, to try to stop Consumer Watchdog’s November ballot measure to...
News Story
12/27/2013
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A Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled in favor of environmental groups and imposed a preliminary injunction on the Department of Toxic Substances Control to stop approving building demolitions at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory. The ruling, filed Dec. 11, came...
News Story
12/27/2013
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The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is supposed to use regulations, fines and the threat of legal action to protect the environment. But its oversight is often ineffectual. One summer Saturday in the Bay Area city of Richmond, nitric acid leaked...
Video
12/23/2013
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Chase Bank is keeping a close eye on customers' ATM activity following the credit and debit card security breach at Target stores. KCAL9's Melanie Woodrow reports.
News Story
12/22/2013
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He was an early supporter, but that hasn’t prevented Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones from finding plenty of fault with President Barack Obama’s new health care program and its rollout in California. Jones wasn’t happy the state’s health...
Video
12/17/2013
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A pile of metal debris from a stockpile of "light iron" recyclable metal exploded and sparked a fire on Tuesday at Sims Metal Management in Redwood City - for the second time in a little more than a month - prompting fears about the quality of air spewing...
Blog Post
9/15/2013
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Studies show at least one of every 10 doctors abuse drugs or alcohol during their careers. Pilots, bus drivers, and other people in safety-sensitive jobs are drug tested. Why not doctors? A new patient safety initiative in California – backed by the father of...
Video
9/13/2013
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The California Court of Appeals has ruled that all insurance plans will now have to cover perhaps the most effective treatment for autism, whether the therapist is licensed or certified. Under the ruling, insurance coverage will be extended for state employees and low-...
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9/13/2013
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A therapy for children with autism must be covered by public insurance companies, a California appeals court has ruled.   Applied Behavior Analysis — or ABA — "is a system in which every moment and action by the child is monitored and rewarded by...