COVID Vaccines: Uber / Lyft To Provide Free Rides To Vaccination Sites In New White House PartnershipUber and Lyft, both headquartered in San Francisco, will provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July 4 as part of a new partnership with the White House.
Gov. Newsom Unveils $12 Billion Plan To End Family Homelessness Within 5 YearsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed $12 billion in new funding to get more people experiencing homelessness in the state into housing and to “functionally end family homelessness” within five years.
Caltrain Holding Public Hearings On Proposed Fare ChangesCaltrain announced Tuesday a public hearing for later this month to obtain public input on a proposal to extend its monthly pass fare discount to 2023.
COVID: Mask Uncertainty Reigns As Bay Area Health Officials Push To Loosen GuidelinesSome top health officials are starting to call for more “liberal rules” on mask mandates indoors, but for the public, it's not that simple.
Rate Hikes Loom After Newsom Expands Drought Declaration To Include Third of CaliforniaGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday expanded a drought emergency declaration to almost a third of California as the continues to anticipate a megadrought situation.
COVID Impact: BART Seeing Rise In Ridership, Planning to Expand ServicesSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) -- After a year of low ridership due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is seeing its ridership increase, leading the agency to expand service next month.
Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery Plan; $75B Budget Surplus To Provide For Direct PaymentsAs the clock ticks down to California's reopening from all COVID-19 restrictions on June 15 and with state coffers flush with a $75.7 billion budget surplus, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $100 billion recovery plan which will include individual tax rebates of up to $1,100.
Muni to Reopen All Metro Subway Stations, Debut New Bus RouteThe San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency (SFMTA) plans to reopen all subway stations and introduce a new temporary bus route this Saturday.
San Francisco Archbishop, San Diego Bishop Spar Over Biden Receiving CommunionThere’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in the high-stakes debate over whether politicians who support abortion rights should be denied Communion.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone At Odds Over Biden Receiving CommunionThey share Roman Catholicism as a faith and California as their home base. Yet there’s a deep gulf between Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco and Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego in the high-stakes debate over whether politicians who support abortion rights should be denied Communion.
Cruz Reynoso, First Latino California Supreme Court Justice, Dies at 90Cruz Reynoso, a son of migrant workers who worked in the fields as a child and went on to become the first Latino state Supreme Court justice in California history, has died. He was 90.
Oakland Mayor Schaff's $3.85 Billion Budget Includes Funds For Homeless, Public Safety, BlightOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf released her 2021-23 budget Friday, a $3.85 billion plan that includes homelessness, public safety, jobs, and healthier neighborhoods.
California Population Drops By 182,000 In First Ever Yearly DeclineCalifornia’s population fell by more than 182,000 people in 2020, marking the first year-over-year loss ever recorded for the nation’s most populous state.
Proposed New Dam in South Bay Spurs Battle Over Water RatesDrought conditions are contributing to a battle brewing in the South Bay over a proposed water storage project that has the Santa Clara Valley Water District pushing for a series rate hikes to fund a new dam near Highway 152.
Gov. Newsom Appoints Members to Task Force Studying Reparations for Black AmericansGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the appointment of five people -- including two Bay Area members -- to serve on the newly formed task force to study and develop reparation proposals for Black Americans.