South Bay authorities have identified the man who was killed in a motorcycle accident on Friday as 28-year-old Sahil Cooner of San Francisco. News reports say Cooner was riding west on Woodside Road in San Mateo County at about 1:30 p.m. when he reportedly hit a vehicle that was pulling out of the M ... More >>
One of San Francisco's largest women-owned businesses is sponsoring a fundraiser tonight to benefit local breast cancer research.That's right, the "Avon Walk for Breast Cancer" is right around the corner. And businesses like the Sage Group are gearing up to participate in the 39-mile trek next month ... More >>
Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs has died. Media outlets are reporting that Apple announced the 56-year-old tech guru died peacefully today surrounded by his family. Jobs died a day after Apple released the iPhone 4s and nearly two months after he resigned as CEO of the company.Apple's Board of ... More >>
IzackYesterday SF Weekly told readers the sad news of baby Izak Jesus Garcia-Lopez, who was shot in the head in a case of mistaken identity. His mother, 22-year-old Ivonne Garcia Lopez, was shot in the leg as she tried to shield her sons from two gunmen. Lopez spoke to reporters yesterday, explai ... More >>
One arrested UPDATE: Police arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of shooting and killing a infant Sunday morning. They say the teenager was seeking revenge for being the target of a beating in May. However, police claim the shooting was a case of mistaken identity. According to media outlets, ... More >>
Who could replace him?Last week, photos of a pale and gaunt-looking Steve Jobs circulated the Internet; Apple stocks dropped and investors panicked about the state Jobs' health. With that in play, investor groups are pressuring the Apple board to tell us who will replace him. The Apple CEO has be ... More >>
How sick is he?Apple's Steve Jobs reportedly left the Stanford Cancer Center in Palo Alto yesterday, which has reporters asking how sick is he?Photos that the National Enquirer published took of the frail and gaunt looking Jobs as he left the medical center are spreading across the web. All of th ... More >>
A well-known erotic performer is now an international fugitive. A look into whos getting caught up in the identity theft crackdown.
A new type of radiation therapy, developed by a Bay Area company, shows astonishing promise in fighting cancer
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Bay Area researchers are using a particular cancer to produce neuronlike cells that, when injected into the brain, seem to reverse the effects of stroke. Is the treatment a historic medical breakthrough, or a reckless ploy to attract investors?
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Dr. Howard Thornton bragged that his state-of-the-art computer system let him take on 1,000 patients a month, scattered across Northern California. But do his patients get anything like quality medical help?
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University of California regents are set to vote next week on finalizing a merger of the UCSF Medical Center with Stanford University's health service. Supporters claim the merger -- a transfer of $380 million in public assets to the private sector -- is
How the UCSF-Stanford hospital merger foreshadows the new -- and sometimes frightening -- world of health care
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It's merge or be merged out for teaching hospitals like Stanford's and UCSF's