SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the reopenings can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know — KPIX.com/KPIX 5 News/CBSN Bay Area — will be publishing a news roundup each morning of the top coronavirus and reopening-related stories so you can start your day with the latest updated developments.


San Francisco Officials Shut Down Illegal Night Club
SAN FRANCISCO — An underground nightclub has been shut down in violation of a public health order requiring bars and nightclubs to remain closed to slow transmission of COVID-19, City Attorney Dennis Herrera and Police Chief William Scott said. SFPD officers from the Tactical Unit and Bayview station shut down the illegal club at 1610 Armstrong Ave. after Herrera secured a civil inspection and abatement warrant from a judge on Thursday. Officers confiscated four gambling machines, 50 barstools, a pool table, fog machine and other nightclub equipment. The City Attorney’s Office surveilled the site on the nights of June 26 and 27, when multiple people dressed in evening attire were seen entering the building that had loud music. Read More

Marin County Placed On California COVID-19 Watch List
SAN RAFAEL — Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced that Marin County has been added to the list of California counties that are being closely monitored for increased COVID-19 activity. Marin joins Contra Costa and Santa Clara as the San Francisco Bay Area counties on the list. The California Department of Public Health created the watch list of counties as the COVID-19 situation has changed significantly
over recent days such as a spike in confirmed cases, hospitalizations, outbreaks in congregate settings, or an increase in community
transmission in workplaces. Read More

Santa Clara County Leaders React to Crowded Santana Row Restaurant, Warn of New Shutdowns
SAN JOSE — City and county leaders warned that businesses could be shut down if they do not comply with social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines after troubling images emerged of a San Jose restaurant Friday. “These are ordinances, these are laws, there’s penalties, including potential misdemeanor penalties for violations,” said Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese. Cortese did not respond to a specific business but spoke in broad terms about business owners who may not be complying with county and state orders. He said the county’s district attorney’s office has been taking complaints seriously. “They can shut down a construction site, they can shut down a restaurant, they can essentially shut down any activity,” said Cortese. Read More

Kimberly Guilfoyle, Trump Fundraiser Once Married to Gavin Newsom, Tests Positive for Coronavirus
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL S.D. — Kimberly Guilfoyle — the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top fundraiser for the Trump campaign who is the former spouse of California Gov. Gavin Newsom — has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a top official for the committee she leads. “After testing positive, Kimberly was immediately isolated to limit any exposure,” said Sergio Gor, chief of staff for the Trump Victory Finance Committee. “She’s doing well, and will be retested to ensure the diagnosis is correct since she’s asymptomatic but as a precaution will cancel all upcoming events. Donald Trump Jr was tested negative, but as a precaution is also self isolating and is canceling all public events.” Guilfoyle tested positive in South Dakota before she was set to attend the President’s event at Mount Rushmore, a person familiar with the matter and a campaign source familiar with the matter said. Read More

2 Condemned San Quentin Inmates Die Of Apparent COVID-19 Complications
SAN QUENTIN — Two death row inmates at San Quentin State Prison died Friday at outside hospitals from what appear to be complications related to COVID-19. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation identified the inmates as Scott Thomas Erskine, 57, and Manuel Machado Alvarez, 59. Erskine had been on death row since 2004 for the murder of two young boys in San Diego, while Machado had been on death row since 1989 for a string of crimes in Sacramento including rape and murder. There have been two other deaths of condemned inmates deaths amid an exploding number of coronavirus cases at the prison. Read More

New Beginning For Santa Clara County Gyms, Salons, Spas In Age Of COVID-19
SAN JOSE — It’s the beginning of a new era for hair and nail salons, spas and gyms in Santa Clara County. Changes to the county’s health order will allow them to reopen, but with restrictions. “I’m very happy, very excited, but a little nervous at the same time,” said Lieu Schultz, co-owner of the Tranquility Day Spa in San Jose’s East Foothills neighborhood. Schultz owns the business with her husband David and they have 20 employees who do hair, nails, and massage. But to comply with health orders on spacing, they have to cut the number of workers and clients they can have inside their spa at one time. “If there’s only four customers in here and four customers in there, that’s a lot less than we expected,” she said. Read More

Closed Pacifica Beach Visitors Chased Away By Police, Volunteers Enforcing Public Health Order
PACIFICA — Police officers and a group of police volunteers in Pacifica on Friday were actively enforcing the public health order closing beaches for the holiday weekend, rolling up to surfers in ATVs to remind them of the order. Sometimes it worked, sometimes it didn’t. Two surfers at Linda Mar Beach got in a few waves before the officers came around their spot. Surfer Frank Close said officers who had been watching him for a while approached him as he came out of the water. “Yeah, we were watching them too!” said Close. “They told us that the beach was closed until Monday and not to come back or it’s going to be a misdemeanor.” Surfer Cole Garrison met with a police volunteer when he tried to get in on a side trail, who told him, “No, you can’t surf here. You can go down that way but you’ll be meeting with PD and all that stuff.” Read More

Oakland McDonald’s Worker Alleges Attack By Customer Refusing To Wear Mask
OAKLAND — A worker at a McDonald’s in Oakland has filed a complaint with Cal/OSHA alleging a customer at the drive-thru attacked her after she refused him service for not wearing a mask, as well as claiming prior incidents of worker abuse by customers and management’s lack of concern for worker security. The worker, 19-year-old Maria Resendiz, was working at the drive-thru window at the McDonald’s on the 6600 block of San Pablo Avenue  on June 27 at around 3 p.m. when a customer pulled up to the window without a mask. Resendiz said after she asked the customer to wear a mask as required by the county and the restaurant, the customer told her “I don’t need no Mexican b—- to tell me what to do,” according to the OSHA complaint filed this week. Read More

Oakland Unified School District Leaders Share Scenarios For Reopening Schools
OAKLAND — Nearly 2,600 families watched a presentation given Thursday night by Oakland Unified School District leaders, who described scenarios for reopening schools in the fall. The meeting started about 5 p.m. and was available on Zoom in English, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese until Zoom reached its limit of 1,000 users, prompting school leaders to ask families to watch on YouTube. School officials emphasized that the plans they described Thursday evening were not final, but one option for all families is distance learning for the entire year. “What we’re sharing tonight is not the final plan,” Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammel said. Read More

California Tells Houses Of Worship To Discontinue Singing Amid Worsening COVID-19 Pandemic
SACRAMENTO — While you can still attend in-person church services in California, you can’t sing. The state, to curb a rapidly worsening pandemic, has temporarily banned singing and chanting in places of worship. “Places of worship must therefore discontinue singing and chanting activities,” he state’s Department of Public Health said in their latest guidance for houses of worship posted Wednesday (.pdf). “Practices and performances present an increased likelihood for transmission of Covid-19 through contaminated exhaled droplets and should occur through alternative methods like internet streaming,” health officials went to say in its updated order. Read More

Chicago Orders 14-Day Quarantine To Visiting Californians Over Rising COVID-19 Cases
CHICAGO — Officials in Chicago, the nation’s third most populous city, have become the latest to tell visiting Californians to self-quarantine upon arrival amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday issued the emergency order directing travelers arriving from states with high rates of coronavirus to quarantine for two weeks. Chicago residents who are returning from impacted states are also being told to self-quarantine. Lightfoot said in a tweet the order is intended to “preserve the gains Chicago had made” in fighting the virus. Along with California, the order impacts travelers from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Nevada, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah. Read More

Santa Cruz Founded Odwalla Juice Being Shut Down By Coca-Cola
SANTA CRUZ — Four decades after being founded in Santa Cruz, Coca-Cola is shutting down the juice and smoothie brand Odwalla at the end of July. The company made the call “given a rapidly shifting marketplace and despite every effort to support continued production,” John Hackett, president of Coca-Cola’s Minute Maid business unit, which includes the company’s juice brands, said in a statement emailed to CNN Business. “This decision was not made lightly,” he added. Founded by three Santa Cruz musicians in 1980, Odwalla later moved its headquarters to Half Moon Bay before being acquired by Coca-Cola in 2001. Odwalla closed its Half Moon Bay offices in 2013. Read More

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