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Killer Flu Around the Bay; “Knockout Game” Arrives in Bay Area; So Does Justin Bieber

Plus, Marin Coaches in the Super Bowl and High School Goes on Lockdown.

By Genevieve Bookwalter

People are dying of the flu around the Bay Area, and Patch readers have been checking coverage all day to learn more about the disease and how they can prevent it. In addition, the deadly “knockout game” has come to Los Gatos, and a Half Moon Bay high school is on lockdown after a carjacker was found nearby.

Here’s more on that flu, from Los Gatos Patch:

“Two recent deaths in Marin County have been linked to the flu and another two in Santa Cruz County are suspected of being flu-related, public health officials said today.”

“A 63-year-old man with significant chronic medical conditions died on Dec. 27, and a previously healthy 48-year-old woman died of an influenza-related complication on Jan. 6, Marin County Public Health Officer Dr. Matt Willis said.”

“Both were hospitalized in intensive care, and neither had received a flu vaccine, Willis said.”

To learn about this top story and more, read on!

23-Year-Old Sonoma County Resident Among Flu Victims, Bringing Bay Area Total to 10

Assault Suspect Sought by Los Gatos Police, Woman Could be 'Knockout Game' Victim

Carjacking Suspect Located in Half Moon Bay, High School on Lockdown

Super Bowl XLVIII Could be an All Marin Affair

Mama Rosa’s Mysterious Closure

Is Justin Bieber Having Some Fun in Santa Cruz? Bieber and Selena Gomez Spotted by Fans


Elsewhere around the Bay, headlines include partying teens, suspect radiation and the death of a beloved high school basketball scorekeeper. Read on.


DA: Man Murdered Girlfriend and Then Slept in Bed With Her for Two Weeks

Congressman Honors Beloved Scorekeeper Peder Andersen

Partying Teens Trash Moraga Home While Family Is On Vacation

Man Arrested After Attempting Bank Robbery With Illegible Note

Half Moon Bay Beach Radiation Not From Fukushima, Officials Say

Police Credit Target Employee With Tip That Found Abducted Child


Axminster Z January 13, 2014 at 02:24 AM
The flu vaccine should be a requirement.

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