Woman Accused of Starting Fawn Fire Was Attempting To Boil Bear Urine to DrinkAccording to court documents, the Bay Area woman accused of starting the Fawn Fire in Shasta County last week was attempting to boil bear urine so she could drink it when she allegedly set off the destructive blaze.
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.
Coronavirus Causing Economic Ripple Effect For South Bay BusinessesThe coronavirus outbreak has created an ever-widening economic ripple effect, impacting both big, bellwether tech companies and the smaller businesses that rely on them.
Cheering Crowd On Golden Gate Bridge Greets Weary Grand Princess PassengersAfter spending more than four days confined to her stateroom, Maureen James was nearly brought to tears Monday as a crowd gathered on the Golden Gate Bridge broke into cheers as the ill-fated Grand Princess slide below it.
Coronavirus-Stricken Grand Princess Arrives At Port Of Oakland; Passenger Says 'It Looks Like A War Zone'The coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess made its way under the famed Golden Gate Bridge Monday, heading toward the Port of Oakland where the more than 2,000 passengers will disembark under heavy military security, undergo medical examinations and then be transported to 14-day quarantine sites at four bases across the country.
Anxious Passengers Aboard The Coronavirus-Stricken Grand Princess Hope Nightmarish Voyage Nearing EndPassengers awoke Sunday for a fifth day confined to their staterooms aboard the cruise liner Grand Princess which has been in a holding pattern off the San Mateo coast because of a coronavirus outbreak that has infected at least 21 people
Why Oakland Is Destination For Coronavirus-Stricken Grand Princess? Officials Explain The DecisionWhen Vice President Mike Pence announced the positive coronavirus tests for crew and passengers on the Grand Princess, he said the ship would be directed toward a "non-commercial port." So why is the ship now slated to dock at the at the second-largest commercial port on the West Coast?
Coronavirus-Stricken Grand Princess Expected To Dock In Oakland The coronavirus-stricken Grand Princess, which has been circling in limbo for more than two days off the Northern California coast, will be heading to a secure dock in Oakland where the passengers will disembark and be taken to a quarantined facility, officials said Saturday night.
Confirmed Coronavirus 'Cluster' From Grand Princess Mexico Cruise Continues To GrowThe number of Northern California residents and former passengers who contracted the coronavirus on a February cruise to Mexico aboard the Grand Princess grew to at least 11 Saturday with a new cases being reported in Santa Cruz County and involving a special needs school staffer in Chicago.
Anxious Grand Princess Passengers Await Coronavirus Test Results; Remain In Limbo Outside Golden Gate Bridge More than 2,000 passengers confined to their rooms Friday aboard the Grand Princess, awaiting word from California health officials if 45 passengers and crew members suffering from flu-like symptoms have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Grand Princess Passenger To Be Removed From Ship Due To Medical EmergencyThousands of people were confined to a cruise ship circling in international waters off the coast of San Francisco after 21 passengers and crew members tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Coronavirus Fears Keep Cruise Ship In Limbo Off Coast; San Bruno Senior Center Closed After Former Passengers VisitThe Grand Princess remained floating off the California coast Thursday evening, banned by Gov. Gavin Newsom from docking in San Francisco and any other California port until 45 passengers and crew members suffering from flu-like symptoms were tested for the coronavirus.
Newsom Declares State Of Emergency Amid Coronavirus Spread, Blocks Cruise Ship From SF PortFollowing the state's first reported death from the coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday declared a State of Emergency as part of the state's response to the outbreak and said a cruise ship with coronavirus patients will be blocked from returning to San Francisco until proper testing can be administered to the passengers.
San Francisco Declares Emergency Over 'Growing Likelihood' Of Coronavirus CasesSan Francisco Mayor London declared a local emergency Tuesday to prepare the response to what health officials believe is the likely appearance of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the city.
Trump Issues First-Ever Veto Over Rejection Of National Emergency DeclarationPresident Trump vetoed legislation that would have blocked his declaration of a national emergency at the southern border, which he declared in order to obtain funds to build a border wall without congressional approval. It is the first veto of his presidency.