Coronavirus Pandemic: Bay Area's Newly Unemployed Worry About Paying Bills, RentA record number of Californians are filing for unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, the state sees 2,000 unemployment insurance applications a day. Governor Gavin Newsom said it received 150,000 on Monday and 1.6 million in total.
Grocery Store COVID-19 Safety Faces Scrutiny After Third South Bay Worker Gets SickA third grocery store employee has tested positive for coronavirus in San Jose, marking the third such infection within 10 days in the city. The latest developments about the sickened workers underscores how widely the county’s guidance on cleaning is interpreted.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Health Officials Extend Stay-At-Home Order To May 3, Add RestrictionsBay Area health officials in eight local jurisdictions on Tuesday officially extended the current coronavirus stay-at-home order through May 3 and added new restrictions in the hopes of curbing the spread of COVID-19 and preserving hospital capacity across the region.
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Into Summer BreakStudents will likely not be able to return to school for the rest of the academic year and schools should focus on distance learning models, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.
California Now Tracking Number Of Patients Hospitalized To Measure Spread Of CoronavirusAs California confronts a rising number of coronavirus cases, state leaders and health officials are increasingly focused on a different metric. They are using the number of people arriving at the hospital.
Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips For Coping With Long-Term Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA clinical psychologist gave tips to help people cope with the long-term coronavirus shelter-in-place after the order was extended, leaving schools and businesses in the Bay Area closed until May.

Entertainment

SF’s Annual LBGTQ+ Frameline Film Festival Postponed Until FallFrameline, one of the world's most highly regarded LGBTQ+ film festivals, announced Tuesday that it is postponing its 44th San Francisco Bay Area program originally set for mid-to-late June.
Bay Area Parks Close Campgrounds, Block Car Access But Many Trails Remain OpenAs Californians approach the second weekend of the shelter-in-place order, many state and regional parks are making big changes to avoid seeing big crowds.
Harlem Globetrotters' Ball-Handling Wizard Fred 'Curly' Neal Dies at 77On Thursday, Harlem Globetrotters great Fred "Curly" Neal died in his Houston-area home at the age of 77. Neal starred for the legendary traveling basketball showcase from 1963 until 1985 and was well known for his shaved head and dribbling skills.
African, World Music Saxophone Great Manu Dibango Dies From Coronavirus At 86Manu Dibango, who fused African rhythms with funk to become one of the most influential musicians in world dance music has died with the coronavirus. He was 86.
YouTube Reducing Video Quality Worldwide To Ease Internet Strain During Coronavirus PandemicVideos on YouTube will now default to standard definition for all users worldwide.
Multiple Tony-Winning Playwright Terrence McNally Dies Of COVID-19 Complications At 81Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Master Class” and the musicals “Ragtime” and “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81.

Health

5 Residents At Pacifica Nursing Home Test Positive For COVID-19; 1 Patient DeadAnother Bay Area nursing home was impacted by the coronavirus outbreak as five people at the Pacifica Nursing Rehab Center tested positive for COVID-19. One of the patients has died.
Grocery Store COVID-19 Safety Faces Scrutiny After Third South Bay Worker Gets SickA third grocery store employee has tested positive for coronavirus in San Jose, marking the third such infection within 10 days in the city. The latest developments about the sickened workers underscores how widely the county’s guidance on cleaning is interpreted.
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Into Summer BreakStudents will likely not be able to return to school for the rest of the academic year and schools should focus on distance learning models, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Sonoma County Extends Shelter-In-Place Order To May 3The shelter-in-place order for Sonoma County residents will be extended through May 3, the county's public health officer announced Tuesday. Most Bay Area counties announced a similar extension on Tuesday.
California Now Tracking Number Of Patients Hospitalized To Measure Spread Of CoronavirusAs California confronts a rising number of coronavirus cases, state leaders and health officials are increasingly focused on a different metric. They are using the number of people arriving at the hospital.
Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips For Coping With Long-Term Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA clinical psychologist gave tips to help people cope with the long-term coronavirus shelter-in-place after the order was extended, leaving schools and businesses in the Bay Area closed until May.