Latest Tim Simmers Stories

2008-07-01 12:00:44

By Tim Simmers, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jul. 1--Airport service workers marched at San Francisco International Airport Monday, calling for better pay, benefits and training as a way to improve airline passenger customer service.

2008-06-27 21:00:34

By Tim Simmers, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jun. 27--Given the steady stream of drugs Western doctors prescribe and the soaring costs of health care, a lot of people are looking for alternative treatments for what ails them.

2008-06-14 12:00:16

By Tim Simmers, San Mateo County Times, Calif. Jun. 14--Jet Airways, India's largest domestic airline, is scheduled to launch daily service today from San Francisco International Airport to Mumbai, India.

2008-03-11 09:01:16

By Tim Simmers Thousands of registered nurses at 10 Bay Area hospitals -- including two on the Peninsula -- announced Monday that they are going ahead with a 10-day strike later this month.

2007-12-14 12:00:39

By Tim Simmers Thousands of nurses walked off their jobs Thursday at 13 Bay Area hospitals, beginning a two-day strike.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").