Kaiser Permanente

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Vallejo Police Killed Man With Excessive Tasing, Lawsuit Claims

    On June 15, 2010, Michael White, a 47-year-old Vallejo man, died after police officers tased him while attempting to arrest him inside his home. Vallejo police reported that cocaine was found in White's blood. His death, the department told the press, was apparently caused by "Excited Delirium," w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Peter Hass Update: Report Finds Too Few EMTs at Deadly Marathon

    legacy.comPeter Hass​SF Weekly readers might recall the tragic death of 36-year-old Peter Hass, who collapsed and died while running the Kaiser Permanente half marathon earlier this year. Afterward there was much controversy about whether the event organizers responded to the unconscious runner in ... More >>

  • News

    December 9, 2009

    Charitable Front

    Mysterious organizations in the Bay Area profess to be advocating for liberal causes. In truth, they appear to be part of a secretive group with a bizarre radical past.

  • News

    May 10, 2006

    The Asylum Trap

    Unscrupulous attorneys prey on immigrants seeking green cards with an expensive and fruitless legal scheme. Now 29 Mexicans have joined the disbarment case against one such lawyer.

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Ghost of Politics Past

    The varied life and celebrated death of Eric Allen Bass, the man who was

  • News

    October 13, 2004

    Death in the Family

    Once you learn the full story of the mom-and-pop cult known as "The Family," you'll understand an unsettling reality: Any of us might have joined in.

  • News

    January 19, 2000

    Blind Faith

    A new treatment for victims of severe emotional trauma involving rhythmic eye movements has therapists claiming almost miraculous results. Psychological researchers say the eyes just don't have it.

  • News

    January 21, 1998

    Sutter's Giant Sucking Sound

    Sutter Health, which owns one of California's largest hospital empires, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity. Critics wonder why Sutter dispenses so little charity, and vacuums so much profit, from the hospitals it acquires.

  • News

    May 3, 1995

    Dollars Without Sense

    For 25 years, Harvey Ross has rooted out the waste and lies of politicians and bureaucrats. But some say he's too lost in the line items to see the big picture

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