(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
(Gary Reyes/Bay Area News Group)
Five great Bay Area playgrounds for kids
From the carousel at Los Gatos' Oak Meadow Park to the twisty ladders of Walnut Creek's Arbolado Park, this quintet of Bay Area parks is sure to delight parents and kids alike.
(Photos by Omar Vega/Evan Agostini/John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
Nicki Minaj to open VMAs -- but not alone
Ariana Grande and Jessie J will join Minaj in performing 'Bang Bang' at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday. Kim Kardashian named a presenter.