Who Will Be There When You Call 911? Our Writer Plunges Into the World of For-Profit Ambulances. 

From kickback schemes to political battles, Alameda County's emergency medical system has its share of issues.

At some point in your life, you may need to call a 911 ambulance for a serious medical emergency. Hopefully it will arrive quickly and transport you to a nearby hospital for care. But you may be concerned to learn that Alameda…

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