Mirkarimi http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 9, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-monday-april-9-2012 <p>Despite the growth of prescription painkiller abuse, only 86 of 30,000 doctors and pharmacists in the Bay Area are enrolled in California&rsquo;s state prescription <a href="http://www.baycitizen.org/drugs/story/system-curb-abuse-prescription-goes/">drug monitoring</a> system. The system is optional, and drug prescribers say it is outdated, slow, and clunky. Prescription drug overdoses kill more than 11 people every day in California...</p> Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:48:47 +0000 8830 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Monday, April 9, 2012 Connecting the Dots: afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 8, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-afternoon-edition-wednesday-february-8-2012 <p>Last night, in San Francisco&#39;s Ingleside neighborhood, a woman and a boy were sent to the hospital due to a <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/02/08/BA9M1N4M05.DTL&amp;tsp=1">mysterious explosion</a> allegedly caused by drug manufacturing. The situation is undergoing investigation; it has not been released what drug was being made or what the relationship of the two were. Police plan to arrest the 33-year-old woman&hellip;</p> Wed, 08 Feb 2012 21:32:39 +0000 Antoinette Siu 5599 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: afternoon edition for Wednesday, February 8, 2012