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California Manufacturers Stop Using Cocamide DEA in Response to Lawsuits

A growing number of California manufacturers are removing cocamide DEA from their products in response to lawsuits from a consumer advocacy group. KPBS reports that the Center for Environmental Health sued several major manufacturers for exposing consumers to cocamide DEA last summer. Cocamide DEA, also known as cocamide diethanolamine, is a coconut oil-based chemical used… read more

General Motors Loses Senior Engineer Amid Recall Scandal

General Motors Company has lost another executive amid reports that the company delayed a recall of 2.6 million vehicles with dangerous defects. The New York Times reports that GM’s senior engineer Jim Federico will retire after working for the company for 36 years. Federico oversaw GM’s global vehicle registration operations. He is the fourth GM… read more

Daly City Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver On Cesar Chavez Street

A 26-year-old Daly City man was killed recently at the intersection of Cesar Chavez and Folsom Streets. This is the latest driver killed in the spiraling number of auto fatalities occurring on San Francisco streets. The San Francisco Streets Blog reports that the Johny Castillo-Alonzo was driving through the intersection when he was broadsided by… read more