A woman with an Indian accent yells frantically into the phone, “Come! Come! You have to come now, please! It’s my daughter, she’s having a seizure!” In the background, a man cries out and the woman begins to shriek her daughter’s name.
Ceal Hartman, a call-taker in San Mateo County’s award-winning emergency dispatch center, deals with this kind of thing every day. Read More
While Giants fan Bryan Stow clings to life at an L.A. hospital because two attackers fractured his skull following the Giants-Dodgers opener last week, his family is discouraging further violence.The die-hard fan had been looking forward to the series, co-workers said. But a text message he sent to his cousin in the March 31 game’s sixth inning said he felt unsafe at Dodger Stadium, where security has since been heightened. Read More
The San Francisco Giants will honor the fan beaten outside a Los Angeles Dodgers game when the two teams play again at AT&T Park.Brian Stow, a 42-year-old paramedic and Giants fan from Santa Cruz, was beaten and badly injured at Dodger Stadium after the first game of the season. A Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center neurosurgeon said Tuesday that Stow suffered a severe skull fracture and bad bruising to his frontal lobe. Read More
A reward of $25,000 from three different sources has been issued for information leading to the arrest of the two men wanted for the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan in a Dodger Stadium parking lot in Los Angeles last weekend. Read More
The very agency whose director criticized the organizers of a half-marathon where a man died Sunday had no qualms with the medical plan submitted to it before the event.
RhodyCo, the organizer of the Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon, promised city officials it would have a doctor, a defibrillator, six emergency medical technicians, and a dedicated ambulance and emergency crew available at the finish line, public records show. Read More