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California County Chooses New EMS Transport Company

Paramedics Plus begins servicing Alameda County.

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011

Seizure-Medication Bill Brings Relief in Calif.

Advocates are ecstatic that non-medical personnel will be able to administer Diastat, but nurses are concerned about misuse.

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011

Calif. Paramedics Treat Sharkbite Patient

Surfer treated and released with non-life-threatening injuries.

Posted Monday, October 31, 2011

Suspect in Calif. Officer Shooting Dies in Custody

A suspect in an officer shooting died in the custody of Sacramento police after being found unresponsive in the back of a patrol car.

Posted Monday, October 24, 2011

Piedmont (Calif.) to Get State-of-the-Art Ambulance

The upgrade is necessary to meet certain exhaust-system and safety-feature requirements required by multiple boards.

Posted Friday, October 21, 2011

9-1-1 Tapes Recall Desperate Scene at Calif. Quarry

The Santa Clara County (Calif.) Sheriff's office on released the 9-1-1 tapes from the Oct. 5 cement plant shooting at in Cupertino.

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011

Concord (Calif.) SWAT Team Gets Tactical Medics

Police Lt. David Hughes said the partnership was borne from the need to have medical personnel on hand who can maneuver and perform in police scenarios.

Posted Thursday, October 20, 2011

Hazmat Incident Sickens Students, Closes Art Institute of California

Bucket of cleaning solution sickened several students in a cooking class.

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Alameda Officials Promise Additional Training after Drowning Incident

Residents will still launch a petition to have Alameda County take over firefighting duties.

Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011


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