The South San Francisco foster mom who is accused of soaking a 20-month-old baby’s diaper in bleach two years ago, badly burning the little girl, is set to be arraigned today on two child abuse charges brought last month through a grand jury indictment.
Last year, a child abuse charge against 66-year-old Patricia Ann Moore was thrown out after a judge found there wasn’t enough evidence to prosecute her for the Aug. 19, 2010, incident. Read More
A coalition of 26 states filed a petition recently asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. California should have been the 27th. That’s because no state stands to take a bigger economic hit when and if Obamacare is fully implemented. Read More
Nearly 1,000 babies under six months old and their mothers could have contracted tuberculosis from a night-shift health-care worker at Kaiser Permanente's San Francisco Medical Center.
Tuesday morning, Kaiser staff began calling the approximately 960 new mothers who gave birth at the center's maternal child health unit between March 10 and August 10 to offer free tuberculosis tests, according to company spokeswoman Gerry Ginsburg. Read More