Newsom Promises Guidelines For Reopening Houses Of Worship By Monday Despite Trump OrderGovernor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced the state of California would issue updated guidelines for religious gatherings on Monday, following the announcement by President Donald Trump ordering governors across the country to open places of worship this Memorial Day weekend, deeming them essential services.
Trump Announces Churches Will Be Deemed 'Essential Services,' Says He'll Override GovernorsPresident Trump announced Friday afternoon that his administration would declare houses of worship "essential services," allowing them to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Attorney: 1,200 California Pastors Agree To Reopen May 31 In Defiance Of Stay-At-Home OrderMore than 1,200 California pastors say they will resume in-person services on May 31 in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
DOJ: Newsom Reopening Plan Discriminates Against Churches, Calls For In-Person Services In Phase 2The head of the federal Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division told Gov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday that his plan to reopen California discriminates against churches.
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Yes In God's Back Yard: Bay Area Lawmakers Seek To Allow Affordable Housing On Church LotsParking lots at houses of worship could soon be part of solving California's affordable housing crisis under proposals introduced in the state legislature.
San Francisco Church Properties Offered To Help Alleviate Housing CrisisOn hundreds of San Francisco streets, epic edifices are showing their age. Inside, Sunday gatherings are growing smaller while outside, the numbers of people seeking shelter are growing larger.
Bay Area Churches Gift Surplus Land To Use For Affordable Housing, Homeless ServicesThe problems of homelessness and gentrification seem to be getting worse every day. But now, Bay Area churches are stepping up to offer a down-to-earth solution to the housing crisis.
Church Break-Ins Rattle San Francisco Bayview CongregationsPolice are investigating a string of church break-ins in San Francisco’s Bayview District.
Palo Alto Cracks Down On Neighborhood ChurchesPalo Alto is cracking down on churches that are trying to offest costs by subletting their space.
Napa Quake: Assessing The DamagesInspectors spent Monday on the streets of Napa checking for damage.
Bay Area Churches Hold 'Hoodie' Event For Slain Florida Teen Trayvon MartinEvents were held across the country as parishioners showed up at their respective churches in hoodies on Sunday.
San Francisco Churches Resist Sunday Parking Meter PlanA proposal to extend parking meter hours citywide on Sunday has ignited passionate opposition from churches all over San Francisco.
Homeless Count Nearly Triples In VallejoThe stagnant economy is claiming more and more victims in the bankrupt city of Vallejo.
String Of Burglaries Target San Francisco ChurchesSan Francisco police were asking for the public’s help to identify one or more burglars responsible for several burglaries at local churches within the past two months.