Airbnb Blocking Some Rentals Over Halloween to Prevent PartiesAirbnb announced this week that it's prohibiting one-night rentals over Halloween weekend as part of its ongoing effort to crack down on party houses.
Bay Area Health Officials Warn Against Trick-Or-Treating, Halloween Parties Over COVID-19Health officials in the Bay Area urged people to make alternate plans for celebrating Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos this year, amid concerns of spreading COVID-19 through events like trick-or-treating or parties.
COVID-19: CDC Warns Against Trick-Or-Treating, Other Halloween TraditionsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday released guidance assessing the risk level of traditional activities for the upcoming holiday season amid the coronavirus pandemic, including Halloween trick-or-treating.
COVID Reopening: No Treats This Year; Contra Costa County Health Officials Advise Against The Usual Halloween TraditionsWith the COVID-19 pandemic remaining a public health threat, Contra Costa County health officials Wednesday advised against the usual Halloween traditions -- trick-or-treating, haunted houses, big parties -- to minimize the risk of spreading the virus.
Proposed Law Would Make Owners Of Short-Term Rental Homes More AccountableAfter five people were killed at a Halloween party at an Airbnb in Orinda, a California lawmaker has proposed a law that make people who rent out their homes more accountable.
Orinda Police Stay Silent On Halloween Airbnb Shooting InvestigationThe families of victims killed in the mass shooting at an Orinda Airbnb party house on Halloween night are experiencing frustration after getting radio silence from police two weeks after the deadly incident.
Common Says He'd Meet With Milpitas High Teacher Who Imitated Him In BlackfaceGrammy-winning rapper Common broke his silence about a white Bay Area teacher who dressed up as him in blackface on Halloween.
Family Of Man Killed In Orinda Halloween Party Shooting To Sue AirbnbThe family of a man who was among five people killed in a Halloween party shooting at a house in Orinda is expected to file a lawsuit against short-term rental platform Airbnb and the homeowners.
Milpitas High Teacher Wears Blackface, Raps Out Lesson On HalloweenAdministrators at Milpitas High School are investigating an incident in which a school staff member wore blackface over Halloween.
5th Victim Dies Following Orinda Halloween ShootingThe Contra Costa County sheriff announced late Friday night that a fifth victim wounded in a shooting at a large Halloween party in an Orinda mansion rented on Airbnb has died at the hospital.
4 Dead, Others Wounded In Mass Shooting At Orinda Halloween PartyFour people were killed and others wounded when gunfire erupted at a large Halloween night party late Thursday night at an Orinda home rented out on Airbnb, according to authorities.
Mass Shooting Reported At Halloween Night Party In OrindaThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office and the Orinda Police Department are investigating a Halloween night shooting involving multiple victims in Orinda Thursday, according to authorities.
North Bay Evacuees Look for Hope Among Ashes of Kincade FireKPIX 5's Andrea Nakano caught up with returning evacuees who managed to find at least some glimmers of light among the ashes of the Kincade Fire
Wildfires, Smoke Disrupt Halloween Fun for Northern California KidsFor tens of thousands of children in Northern California, the biggest monsters this Halloween are wildfires that have thrown trick-or-treating into disarray.
Healthy-ish Halloween Treats From Haute Bar Lifestyle Guru Heather SmithLifestyle guru Heather Smith from HauteBar.com shows Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego some health-ish Halloween hacks to keep kids from going overboard with all the sugar and candy.