( Dai Sugano )
Medical regulators to investigate risky psych drug prescribing to foster youth
With pressure on California's foster care system to curb the rampant use of powerful psych meds on foster kids, concern is mounting about the doctors behind the questionable prescribing.
Options for Doctors Medical Center become clearer
Legal opinion suggests that struggling West Contra Costa hospital could be converted into a satellite emergency department under the county's jurisdiction.
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Sacramento: Debate over plastic bag ban takes a weird but familiar turn
What began several months ago as a relatively principled debate about the environment versus jobs has devolved into hot buttons and flash points that have little to do with the substance of the bag ban.
(Mark Lennihan/AP Photo)
Biz Break: Apple resumes record-breaking ride amid wave of iRumors
Today: Apple reaches more record stock highs as rumors continue to flow ahead of expected debut event. Also: IPO market appears ready for resurgence as Lending Club files, Alibaba updates.
Contra Costa Homicides
Aug. 25: Deon Anderson, 30, Antioch
Antioch police are investigating the death of a 30-year-old San Francisco resident who died after an early Sunday morning shooting at a home in the 200 block of Lawton Street.
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Review: 'Madden NFL 15' puts storied franchise back in win column
Game maker EA Tiburon has eliminated some of the unnecessary complexities and other bugs in its latest version of the football game named for Oakland Raiders coaching legend John Madden.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Katie Couric and Diane Sawyer had nasty rivalry, according to book
“The News Sorority” details rise of Christiane Amanpour, Couric and Sawyer.