COVID: Berkeley Mayor Lauds Community On Achieving 93% Full Vaccination RateCity officials in Berkeley announced this week that more than nine out of 10 eligible residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, making it among the highest rates in the country.
Housing Crisis: Santa Clara County Launches Plan To End Family Homelessness In 4 YearsSanta Clara County officials, in collaboration with nonprofit housing partners and the city of San Jose are looking to house 1,200 homeless families within the next year.
OPD Chief Cites September As Most Violent Month Of 2021 With 17 HomicidesOakland Police Chief LeRonne L. Armstrong held a sobering press conference Monday afternoon to address the month of September as having been "the most violent month" in the Bay Area's third largest city to date this year.
Facebook Asks Court To Dismiss FTC Antitrust Complaint Amid Worldwide OutageFacebook is asking a federal court to dismiss a revised complaint against it by the Federal Trade Commission, arguing that the agency has not provided enough evidence to show that the Menlo Park-based company is a monopoly.
Newsom Signs Bay Area Lawmaker's 'Momnibus Act', Aims To Reduce Infant MortalityGov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Monday intended to help reduce the state's maternal and infant mortality rates, especially among Black families and people of color.
San Francisco Acquires 2 Buildings for Cooperative Housing EffortThe city has acquired two buildings that will house people with mental health and substance abuse disorders.
Thousands Rally for Abortion Rights at Women's March in San FranciscoJoining the many U.S. cities where demonstrations for abortion rights took place Saturday, thousands of people marched in San Francisco in the Women's March for Our Reproductive Rights rally
Foster City Mulls Action to Protect Waterfront Fouled by Wild GeeseA messy problem along the Foster City waterfront is becoming a health issue that is forcing city leaders to take a major step towards controlling the local goose population.
4 Santa Clara County Cities Submit Project Homekey Proposal For 800 Supportive Housing UnitsSanta Clara County and several of its cities and partner organizations announced Thursday that they are submitting more than a dozen proposals to the state for funding to build more than 800 housing units over the next nine months.
Walnut Creek Looks At Allowing For Limited Recreational Cannabis Sales, Cultivation Within CityThe Walnut Creek City Council on Tuesday will consider allowing non-medical cannabis businesses to operate within the city.
Former Oakland Building Inspector Fined Over $300,000 For Dozens Of Bribery, Ethics ViolationsA former building inspector was fined more than $300,000 by the Oakland Public Ethics Commission following an investigation into allegations of bribery among other ethics violations, commission officials announced last week.
West Contra Costa School Board Votes to Mandate Vaccine for Staff and StudentsThe West Contra Costa Unified School District voted on whether or not to mandate COVID-19 vaccination but the controversy wasn’t just about the mandate.
CALIFORNIA DROUGHT: State Water Officials Warn Californians To Brace For Another Dry WinterCalifornia's reservoirs are so low from a historic drought that regulators warned Thursday it's possible the state's water agencies could get nothing from them next year, a frightening possibility that could force mandatory restrictions for residents.
New Children's Book From Governor Newsom Focuses On Boy With DyslexiaThe latest news about California Gov. Gavin Newsom is more personal, if less dramatic, than the recall effort he easily defeated two weeks ago.
Facebook’s Head Of Safety Defends Instagram’s Policies For TeensA Facebook executive deflected criticism from congress Thursday after the company’s internal research was leaked and showed how Instagram harmed teenage users.