Caltrain Adding More Trains; Bringing Back Express ServiceAnticipating a return of office workers and students to schools, Caltrain officials increased service Monday, offering 104 trains per weekday including the return of the Baby Bullet express routes.
COVID: More East Bay Parents Opt for Independent Study as COVID Cases RiseHundreds of families that enrolled their children for in-person classes this fall are now pulling them back home for independent study in the Mount Diablo Unified School District. This hesitation comes as COVID case numbers climb all across the country.
COVID: Number of Travel Advisories Grows as Delta Variant Spreads As the Delta variant continues to surge around the world - the U.S. State Department has added more countries to their list of places they advise people do not travel to.
COVID: Lawsuit Names State Prison Leaders in Death of San Quentin GuardThe family of a San Quentin State Prison guard who died from COVID-19 after an outbreak among inmates and staff last year filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Tuesday against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
Tough COVID Choice Goes Into Effect For San Jose City Employees -- Vaccinate Or Weekly TestingMore than 8,000 San Jose city employees returned to work Monday under one of the toughest COVID workplace mandates in the San Francisco Bay Area.
FDA Gives Full Approval To Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine; 'Mandating Becomes Much Easier'Amid a steady rise of Delta variant cases in the San Francisco Bay Area and tougher local vaccination and masking mandates going into effect each day, the Food and Drug Administration gave full approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine Monday, a milestone that could lift public confidence in the shots.
Moraga Police Mourn Veteran Officer Who Died Of COVID ComplicationsThe Moraga Police Department was in mourning Monday after the weekend death of a veteran officer who succumbed to complications while fighting a COVID infection.
COVID: 20 San Francisco City Employees Suspended for Not Disclosing Vaccination StatusCity employees were given an August 12 deadline to report their vaccination status. According to San Francisco official, as of Friday, 20 workers still have not.
COVID: U.S. Health Officials Publicly Endorse Booster ShotsU.S. health officials made what had been rumored official Wednesday, announcing that vaccine booster shots will start rolling out in September.
COVID: New Report by Oakland Nonprofit Analyzes Struggle of Girls During PandemicGirls and gender-expansive youth collectively faced greater mental health barriers, more caregiving responsibilities and fewer resources during the pandemic, according to a new report released Wednesday from the Oakland-based nonprofit Alliance for Girls.
Santa Clara County Small Businesses Offered Grants For Taking Measures To Reduce COVID RiskSmall businesses in Santa Clara County which take steps to reduce the risk of COVID among customers and employees will be eligible for grants of up to $5,000, county officials announced Monday, with funding paid for by fines levied on other businesses that violated public health orders.
'Twindemic' of COVID, Flu Concerns Rise With Lifting Of Mask MandatesWhile COVID cases tick upward there is a new concern as flu season approaches for a "twindemic."
San Francisco Public Schools Welcome Back Students To Full-Time Classes For 1st Time in 18 MonthsStudents in San Francisco are heading back to fully reopened schools full-time for the first time in 18 months on Monday.
COVID: Outbreak at Santa Rita Jail Leads to Suspension of In-Person VisitsA spike in COVID cases in recent days has prompted officials at Santa Rita Jail to suspend all in-person jail visits.
Santa Clara Health Officials Approve 3rd COVID Vaccine Dose For Immunocompromised ResidentsOn the heels of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation, Santa Clara health officials announced Saturday that they were making a third dose of COVID-19 vaccination available for people who have a compromised immune system.