(Jane Tyska / Bay Area News Group)
Patients left to fend for themselves after state shutters Castro Valley senior care facility
More than a dozen people were left on their own after their caregivers left Valley Springs Manor on Thursday, an Alameda County Sheriff's Office spokesman said Saturday.
Oakland Tribune editorial: California state agency dysfunction blocking dissemination of residential care home information
The biggest obstacle is not money, it's a will to get the job done. That seems to be lacking at the state Department of Social Services
(LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
Big Sur getaway: Where pampering and wilderness meet
A weekend getaway to Big Sur marries luxury and rugged wilderness trail when the day's delights include stops at the Ventana Inn, Big Sur Bakery and a trail that goes straight up.
Scarlett Johansson defends John Travolta's Oscars behavior
“Lucy” actress says red carpet encounter was 'very sweet’ and 'totally welcome.’