Most of California's COVID Alternate-Care Sites Were UnneededCalifornia spent nearly $200 million to set up, operate and staff alternate care sites that ultimately provided little help when the state’s worst coronavirus surge spiraled out of control last winter.
More South Bay Bars Demand Proof of Vaccination Despite Customer BacklashThe number of bars in San Jose that require vaccination cards is still small but growing.
COVID: Highly-Contagious Delta Variant Has Some Parents Rethinking Back-To-School PlansWith new information from the Centers for Disease Control suggesting the Delta variant of the coronavirus may be as contagious as chickenpox, it's forcing some parents to reassess whether or not to send their kids to school for in-person instruction this Fall.
US Justice Department Joins Lawsuits Alleging Kaiser Permanente Medicare FraudThe U.S. Justice Department has joined a series of whistleblower lawsuits alleging that Kaiser Permanente engaged in a years-long scheme to defraud the federal government out of Medicare payments.
Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates ReappearFor the first time in the pandemic it seems as if more people in the Bay Area are taking sides. The vaccinated are becoming more vocally annoyed with those who haven't taken the shot.
Judge Could Order State To Vaccinate All Prison Staff, Inmate FirefightersCalifornia could be required to vaccinate all state prison employees and inmate firefighters for COVID-19 as a federal judge considers ways to boost vaccination numbers and stop the delta variant from surging there.
San Joaquin County Supes Approve Funding For Two Homeless SheltersThe San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors approved funding for two projects on Tuesday that will make more beds available and provide more services for homeless people.
Parents Await Clearance of COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 5 to 11It may be July now but summer play time will soon give way to classroom time and one set of students is still waiting for their turn to be vaccinated: kids age five to eleven.
COVID: San Francisco's City Employee Vaccine Mandate Is Not A First In AmericaSan Francisco will become the first city in California to require new employees be vaccinated. The rule takes effect on Wednesday, and while not everyone agrees with the mandate, this isn't the first time American workers have been told to get a vaccine.
Monterey Public Library Reopening This WeekMonterey Public Library expects to open up this Tuesday for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic prompted the closure of city facilities in March 2020.
COVID Vaccine: Sonoma County Offers Free One-Day Admission to Summer Fun Fest After VaccinationHoping to increase vaccination rates in the area, Sonoma County is offering COVID-19 vaccines during the county’s Summer Fun Fest, which starts Wednesday.
East Bay Health Workers Battle COVID Vaccine Misinformation, HesitanceWith COVID-19 cases still on the rise, East Bay health officials are scrambling to convince those who are hesitant to get vaccinated.
Napa Valley Tourism Bounces Back Despite COVID SpikeWhile the Delta variant is leading to a spike in coronavirus cases, Napa Valley hasn’t seen it have much impact on tourism.
San Francisco Bars Consider Requiring Proof of VaccinationYou could be showing more than ID at some bars in San Francisco soon. They could be asking to see proof that you're not just 21 but vaccinated against COVID-19 as well.
COVID: As Some Holdouts Get Vaccinated, UCSF Expert Says 'Miracle' Needed To Slow Delta VariantAmid rising COVID-19 case numbers, one hope in recent days has been that Delta variant concerns will drive more people to get vaccinated. While that might be happening, experts say it is almost certainly not happening enough.