COVID Impact: Rep. Barbara Lee Calls for Extension of Eviction MoratoriumJoining a chorus of voices growing since the eviction moratorium expired, Congresswoman Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, called upon the White House and the Centers for Disease Control on Sunday to extend it.
McCarthy Jokes About Hitting Pelosi With Gavel If GOP Retakes House in 2022House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked at a Saturday-night event that it "will be hard not to hit" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the speaker's gavel if Republicans take control of the chamber in the 2022 midterms and he becomes speaker.
COVID: Highly-Contagious Delta Variant Has Some Parents Rethinking Back-To-School PlansWith new information from the Centers for Disease Control suggesting the Delta variant of the coronavirus may be as contagious as chickenpox, it's forcing some parents to reassess whether or not to send their kids to school for in-person instruction this Fall.
COVID: Sonoma County Fairgoers Unsure Whether To Mask Up Under Changing CDC RulesMass gatherings are allowed, now that the state has relaxed its COVID guidelines, but people at the Sonoma County Fair on Friday seemed unsure what to expect when the rules and the science itself are changing so rapidly.
Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Vote 4-1 in Favor of Costly Downtown MoveThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors voted this week to move the county headquarters to downtown Santa Rosa by 2027, a move that could cost the county as much as $55 million a year.
COVID Return: Shanahan Confirms Five 49ers Not Vaccinated; Team Won’t Force Them To Get ShotsFive players on the San Francisco 49ers have not been vaccinated for COVID-19, coach Kyle Shanahan announced at a press conference Friday.
COVID Surge: Brentwood Mandates Masks Inside All City FacilitiesAs the delta variant of COVID-19 continues to spread across the nation, the city of Brentwood announced Friday it’s going to require masks be worn inside all city-run facilities.
U.S. Men’s Soccer Asks Appeals Court to Reinstate Women's Wage SuitThe same day the U.S. Women's Soccer Team beat the Netherlands through a penalty shootout at the Olympics, their male counterparts stood up to help fight salary inequality.
VTA Providing Free Bus Rides in Santa Clara County to Cover Light-Rail RoutesThe Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced Thursday that it is temporarily offering free bus service along light rail routes.
San Francisco Mayor Signs City’s 2-Year Budget, Focused On Recovery After PandemicSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday signed the city's two-year budget, cementing investments aimed at helping the city recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, but said the fast spreading delta variant remained worrisome.
Judge Could Order State To Vaccinate All Prison Staff, Inmate FirefightersCalifornia could be required to vaccinate all state prison employees and inmate firefighters for COVID-19 as a federal judge considers ways to boost vaccination numbers and stop the delta variant from surging there.
COVID: President Biden Biden Announces Federal Worker Vax Requirement, Calls For $100 PaymentsPresident Biden called on state and local governments to use COVID-19 relief funds to give $100 to residents who get vaccinated and said federal workers will have to show proof of vaccination or face new restrictions in the workplace, including complying with weekly testing.
San Joaquin County Supes Approve Funding For Two Homeless SheltersThe San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved funding for two projects on Tuesday that will make more beds available and provide more services for homeless people.
Senate Moves Forward with Bipartisan Infrastructure BillThe Senate voted to move forward on a bipartisan infrastructure bill after weeks of negotiations on Wednesday, clearing a key procedural hurdle on the legislation.
Former Recology Exec Agrees To Plead Guilty, Cooperate In SF City Hall Corruption ProbeA former executive with Recology has agreed to plead guilty and cooperate with federal investigators looking into corruption at City Hall, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.