Coronavirus Pandemic: New Death At Orinda Nursing Home; Outbreak Worsens At Pleasant Hill FacilityContra Costa health officials reported Friday another resident death amid a growing outbreak of coronavirus at two senior care facilities.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Parks Announce Easter Weekend Closures, Urge People To Stay HomePark agencies are announcing additional closures for Easter Weekend, urging crowds to stay away and celebrate at home instead.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Closing Some Streets To Allow For Pedestrian And Bicycle Traffic, Social DistancingThe City of Oakland unveiled a new initiative Friday to close a number of streets to motorized vehicle traffic and designate them for pedestrians, bicyclists and wheelchair users.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Cap Delivery Service Charges On Cash-Strapped Local RestaurantsIn an effort to give a financial boost to San Francisco's cash-strapped restaurant industry, city officials placed a cap Friday on the charges delivery services can charge during the coronavirus shutdown.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Health Officials Report 3 New Coronavirus Deaths; 73 New Confirmed CasesThe coronavirus death toll in San Francisco grew to 13 with three new fatalities being reported Friday and 73 additional residents have tested positive for the disease, according to health officials.
Report Of Suspicious Device Found At Oakland Grocery Store UnfoundedA report of a pipe bomb found in a shopping cart at an Oakland grocery store Friday morning prompted an evacuation.
Danville Farmers' Market Reopens Saturday With COVID-19 Safety Guidelines, Social Distancing RestrictionsThe Danville Farmers' Market will be open Saturday after being suspended in March due to the shelter in place order that was in effect because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Newsom Assures Angry Anglers State Simply Delaying Sport Fishing Season, Not Cancelling It Calling himself a passionate fisherman, Gov. Gavin Newsom has been attempted to quell the growing fears and anxieties among state anglers that the sport fishing season in California was merely being delayed by the current coronavirus outbreak and not being cancelled.
Lawmakers Want Details On Newsom's Big Mask BuyCalifornia lawmakers want a fuller accounting of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to buy 500 million protective masks.

San Francisco & Peninsula News

Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Cap Delivery Service Charges On Cash-Strapped Local RestaurantsIn an effort to give a financial boost to San Francisco's cash-strapped restaurant industry, city officials placed a cap Friday on the charges delivery services can charge during the coronavirus shutdown.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Health Officials Report 3 New Coronavirus Deaths; 73 New Confirmed CasesThe coronavirus death toll in San Francisco grew to 13 with three new fatalities being reported Friday and 73 additional residents have tested positive for the disease, according to health officials.
Coronavirus Update: San Mateo Dismisses 1,200 Parking Tickets Issued During Shelter-In-PlaceThe city of San Mateo announced will dismiss or refund some 1,200 parking tickets issued over the last three weeks and modify its parking enforcement standards as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
San Francisco Firefighters Extend Toy Giveaway to Needy Families Sheltering at HomeIt's Christmas in April for some San Francisco families financially devastated by the coronavirus crisis.
Coronavirus Lockdown Strands Peninsula Coffee Roaster in PeruMax Gambirazio, who owns the San Carlos roastery business Papachay Peruvian Coffee has been stranded in Peru while an anxious family and struggling business await his return.
Coronavirus Cases Increase At 2 East Bay Nursing Homes, 7th Resident Dies; Owners Previously CitedThe owners of a Hayward nursing home where at least 59 people have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and six have died have a record of violations at the center and reportedly were denied licenses to operate other such facilities in the past.

East Bay News

Hayward Widow: Husband's COVID-19 Death At Gateway Facility 'A True Nightmare'A widow in Hayward is still coming to grips with the loss of her husband who died inside Gateway Care and Rehabilitation Center from COVID-19 almost a week ago, calling her ordeal "a true nightmare."
Coronavirus Pandemic: New Death At Orinda Nursing Home; Outbreak Worsens At Pleasant Hill FacilityContra Costa health officials reported Friday another resident death amid a growing outbreak of coronavirus at two senior care facilities.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Closing Some Streets To Allow For Pedestrian And Bicycle Traffic, Social DistancingThe City of Oakland unveiled a new initiative Friday to close a number of streets to motorized vehicle traffic and designate them for pedestrians, bicyclists and wheelchair users.
Report Of Suspicious Device Found At Oakland Grocery Store UnfoundedA report of a pipe bomb found in a shopping cart at an Oakland grocery store Friday morning prompted an evacuation.
Danville Farmers' Market Reopens Saturday With COVID-19 Safety Guidelines, Social Distancing RestrictionsThe Danville Farmers' Market will be open Saturday after being suspended in March due to the shelter in place order that was in effect because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
List: East Bay, San Jose Officials Enforce Park Closures Over Easter Weekend To Deter CrowdsThe East Bay Regional Park District and Santa Clara County are temporarily closing parks and parking areas over the Easter weekend to prevent overcrowding and promote social distancing, officials said Thursday.

South Bay News

Coronavirus Clouds Forecast For San Francisco 49ers, Other South Bay Teams49ers fans who were excited to see what the team would do this season following their near Super Bowl win, may have to wait until at least Thanksgiving.
List: East Bay, San Jose Officials Enforce Park Closures Over Easter Weekend To Deter CrowdsThe East Bay Regional Park District and Santa Clara County are temporarily closing parks and parking areas over the Easter weekend to prevent overcrowding and promote social distancing, officials said Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: New Outbreak Reported At San Jose Nursing Home; 27 People InfectedOfficials at a San Jose nursing home on Thursday confirmed a new COVID-19 outbreak that has infected 27 people, including half of the facility's long-term residents.
Better Together: San Jose Church's Massive Food Giveaway Draws Overwhelming CrowdsThe amount of hunger and hardship caused by the coronavirus was put into perspective at Cathedral of Faith church in San Jose, where hundreds of cars lined up for an organized food giveaway on Thursday.
Fire Burns San Jose Home With Illegal Marijuana Grow Operation InsideA house fire in San Jose Thursday morning may have resulted from an illegal marijuana grow operation inside the home. 
Santa Clara Co. Looks At Vote-By-Mail November Election If Coronavirus Outbreak PersistsAbout 900,000 eligible voters in Santa Clara County may be limited to vote-by-mail ballots in November if county leaders decide it's unsafe to open voting centers during the coronavirus pandemic.

North Bay News

Coronavirus Update: Worshipers Gather Virtually On Big Week Of Religious CelebrationsFor many religions, this would be a big week to celebrate and come together, but many have to adjust to the new way of worship online due to the coronavirus pandemic. 
Coronavirus Update: Napa Valley College Donates Ventilators For COVID-19 ResponseNapa Valley College is among California community colleges around the state to donate ventilators to hospitals during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, a school spokeswoman said.
Ballots Sent For Sonoma County Special Election On EMS Tax MeasuresThe Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is mailing ballots this week for two special May 5 elections for districts within the county.
Coronavirus Update: Alternate COVID-19 Care Site Being Established At Sonoma StateSonoma County, Sonoma State University and the Petaluma Health Center are establishing an alternate care site at the university in Rohnert Park.
2 Arrested After Confrontation With Sonoma County Sheriff's DeputiesA Graton man was arrested for apparently violating his parole and resisting arrest after a confrontation with Sonoma County sheriff's deputies Saturday, sheriff's officials said Monday.
Report: Santa Rosa Navy Captain Ousted for Leaked Memo Tests Positive for CoronavirusSanta Rosa native Capt. Brett Crozier, removed from command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt last week after warning that action was needed to save the lives of his crew from a coronavirus outbreak, has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a widely-circulated report on Sunday.