Student Distraction Widens Digital Divide For Distance Learners During PandemicParents and educators have feared that online learning during the pandemic would leave some students behind. But the digital divide in distance learning goes beyond technology.
More Teens Struggling With Anxiety, Loneliness, Mental Health Issues During COVID-19 PandemicThe emotional toll of the coronavirus is hitting teenagers hard. In fact, seven in ten teens say they've struggled with their mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heat Wave: California ISO Issues Stage 3 Alert, Forcing Rolling BlackoutsThe California Independent System Operator (ISO) declared a statewide Stage 3 power emergency Friday evening as excessive heat drove up electricity use and set records across the Bay Area, forcing rolling blackouts across the state until the power grid stabilized.
Doctor Provides Tips For Avoiding Heat Stroke This WeekendAs the sun bakes the Bay Area, local doctors agree on one thing: you probably aren't drinking enough water.
Car, Vegetation Fire Closes Southbound Hwy 17 In Los GatosFire crews have stopped the forward progress of a vehicle and brush fire that was burning along Highway 17 in Los Gatos, but southbound lanes remain closed according to authorities.
Bay Area Beaches Remain Open During Hot WeekendLooking to cool off at a beach this weekend? There’s plenty of options in the Bay Area, but you need to be aware of their restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
Newsom Criticizes 'Weaponization' Of U.S. Postal System By FedsGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday criticized what he described as the "sabotage" of U.S. Postal delivery by the federal government, accusing the Trump administration of weaponizing the postal system.
Bay Area Cooling Centers Offer Relief From Heat WaveAs temperatures soar in the Bay Area through the weekend, residents can seek relief at cooling centers set up in some counties in the region.

San Francisco & Peninsula News

FBI, San Francisco Police Announce Arrest Of Suspected Gang Member In 2019 Slaying Of Mission TeenOfficials with the FBI and San Francisco police on Friday announced the arrest of a suspect in the 2019 gang-related murder of a 15-year-old shot near his Mission District home.
San Francisco Fitness Studio Coalition Demands City Rescind Health OrderThe lawyer for a group of independent San Francisco fitness studios has demanded that city officials rescind the health order prohibiting indoor training after the health official who issued the order admitted there was no rational reason behind the ban.
Domestic Violence Victims Who Killed Abusers Housed On Treasure Island After Unfair IncarcerationsIt's believed to be a first in the state: housing for domestic violence survivors who served unfair prison terms for killing their abusers.
Alcatraz Opening Up For Recreational Use Next WeekThe National Park Service said Thursday that it intends to resume recreational access to Alcatraz Island following new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Stanford Undergrads Disinvited From Living on Campus this FallStanford University’s undergraduate students learned Thursday they will not be allowed to live on campus this fall, despite previous statements to the contrary from the school.
SF Police, Grieving Mother Renew Efforts To Solve Cold Case Murder Of Teenager Aubrey AbrakasaA Bay Area mother on Wednesday night was seeking justice for her son who was murdered on a San Francisco street over a dozen years ago trying to sound a warning about a shooting.