California

Questions Remain About Calls for Help in Alameda Drowning

"There was not a single request from Alameda fire or police," Alameda County Fire deputy chief David Lord said.

Posted Monday, June 6, 2011

Experts: Authorities Right Not to Act in Alameda Drowning

Would-be-rescuers have to be strong swimmers. They also need equipment such as a buoy that victims can grab instead of trying to climb onto the rescuer.

Posted Friday, June 3, 2011

California Chief Makes Policy Change After Firefighters, Police Officers Watched Man Drown

Previous policy strictly forbade such attempts.

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011

California Man Drowns While Fire and Police Watch; Bystander Pulls Man to Shore

Crews are not trained in land-to-water rescues.

Posted Tuesday, May 31, 2011

California Group Pushes for Wider AED Distribution

"Most schools in Santa Clara County don't have AEDs"

Posted Friday, May 27, 2011

Bryan Stow's Family File Suit Against Dodgers

Claims stadium has more crime than any other MLB venue.

Posted Thursday, May 26, 2011

Bodies Found at San Diego Home, Four Dead from Apparent Drowning

Three adults and a child were found in a backyard pool and in a bathtub

Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2011

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"Primary Aggressor" in Attack on Paramedic Bryan Stow Arrested

A tip from a parole officer led to the arrest Sunday of the key suspect in the attack on a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium after the rival teams' season opener, a brutal beating that prompted an outpouring of support for the victim and outrage in the sports world and beyond.

Posted Sunday, May 22, 2011

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Lifeguards' High Pay Riles Calif. Beach City

Ensuing debate over the merits of having lifeguards as well-paid as some CEOs.

Posted Friday, May 20, 2011


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