COVID: California Virus Death Toll Tops 70,000 As Cases Fall From Delta SurgeCalifornia's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone — 70,000 people — on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.
With Oakland Nearing Full Vaccination, Focus Turns to Booster ShotsWith 76 percent of Oakland residents fully vaccinated, a new, overlapping phase of the inoculation effort is unfolding. Call it the booster wave.
COVID Recovery: Gov. Newsom Signs Measures Extending Outdoor Dining, To-Go CocktailsAs California seeks to recover from the pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed measures extending outdoor dining and to-go cocktails, which have kept many restaurants afloat.
COVID: Bars, Restaurants Hopeful As San Francisco Loosens Certain Mask Rules - 'A Step In The Right Direction'While San Francisco is set to loosen certain indoor mask rules as soon as October 15, the mandate will remain in effect in the city's bars and restaurants for now.
COVID: Marin County To Ease Indoor Mask Mandate In Some Settings With 100% VaccinationHealth officials in Marin County announced Friday that it plans to ease the county's indoor mask mandate in certain settings where all people present can prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
COVID: In California, Inconsistent Virus Rules At Schools Are The NormAside from a common pandemic lingo there is little similarity in how California schools are applying COVID-19 rules, leading to a dizzying patchwork of approaches that parents and teachers say can be confusing and frustrating.
Blue Angels Roar Over San Francisco, East Bay for Fleet Week Air Show PracticeThe Blue Angels took flight over the Bay Area Thursday afternoon as the fighter jets held their first practice ahead of the scheduled weekend air shows for San Francisco Fleet Week.
COVID: Full-Capacity Crowd At Chase Center Greets Warriors For Preseason MatchupFor the first time since the start of the pandemic, a sold-out crowd was on hand at the Chase Center to watch the Golden State Warriors in a NBA preseason game Wednesday night.
COVID: Oakland Teachers Seek Expanded Testing, Improved Ventilation Among Safety DemandsOakland teachers are ratcheting up pressure on district leadership to spend COVID-19 relief funds on new safety protocols and equipment, ahead of the colder winter months.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officials To Make Major Announcement on Mask MandatesBay Area county health officials on Wednesday confirmed that they will be making a major announcement regarding mask mandates on Thursday.
San Francisco Fleet Week: U.S. Navy, Coast Guard Ships Open for Public ToursThere are several U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships already docked along the San Francisco waterfront open for tours by the public as part San Francisco Fleet Week festivities.
Health Experts Advise Caution As More Bay Area Counties Consider Lifting Mask MandateSome counties in the Bay Area are starting to consider lifting mask mandates, but a health expert says it may be too soon.
San Jose Sharks Star Evander Kane Investigated For Allegedly Submitting Fake COVID Vaccination CardSan Jose Sharks star Evander Kane is at the center of two investigations. The hockey star allegedly violated the league's COVID-19 protocols and may have broken a federal law.
COVID: Contra Costa County May Modify Health Order As Hospitalizations DropContra Costa County's rate of COVID-19 related hospitalizations are down, and health officials are currently working out details to possibly modify the standing health order.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Marks 40th Anniversary of Fleet WeekThe City by the Bay and Mayor London Breed on Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of San Francisco's Fleet Week festivities.