Heather Mack

Heather Mack

Journalist at MobiHealthNews

Print and radio journalist covering the technology and business aspects of health. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2015.

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Porn and gambling, all in a day's work

SF Public Utilities Commission employees have been accused of watching porn and gambling on their work computers....

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Supervisors to vote on Polk Street bar ban

Following numerous complaints from residents, legislation has been introduced to ban any new bars on Polk Street....

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Bay Area wetlands now even more special

In celebration of World Wetlands Day, several Bay Area wetlands officially became the nation's 35th "wetland of importance"....


Chronicle delivery­woman put the 'pee' in paper

One newspaper deliverywoman squats accused of chronically urinating in a Marina apartment building elevator....

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Teacher pleads not guilty in sleeping pill scandal

The now-infamous Morgan Hill preschool teacher accused of giving her students sleeping pills pleaded not guilty today....

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Air-sparing bike sharing coming in August

Local air quality and transit officials are set to launch a $7 million bike-sharing program in August....

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Sonoma Coast welcomes new seal pups

Seal pup season has officially started with cute baby seals beginning to appear all along the Sonoma County Coast....

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State eyes second jobs on the taxpayer's dime

Holding multiple jobs is hardly a rarity these days. Most people who do so, though, aren’t collecting two state paychecks....

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Califor­nians united by our fault

Scientists are studying whether a massive quake could strike both Northern and Southern California in one fell swoop....

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San Rafael looks to get the homeless working

Bustling San Francisco and calm San Rafael have one unmistakable thing in common: homelessness....

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End of the road for Golden Gate Bridge toll takers

The days of digging out cash and stopping at the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza will soon be over....

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Defenseless parklet defaced by taggers

We’re still scratching our heads over why someone would go so far as to vandalize the brand-new Clement Street parklet....

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Smoothing out Point Reyes' winding roads

The National Park Service thinks it’s high time the roads that lead to Point Reyes get brought up to par....

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Pot farm poison suspected in owl deaths

UC Davis research suggests rat poison planted by pot farmers could be killing owls in Northern California....

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Don't trash your park this Fourth of July

Nothing says love of country more than barbecue, beer and fireworks. But the post-party clean-up needs work....