Swatting Call Puts Atherton High School On LockdownA high school in Atherton was on lockdown Tuesday, after police received a swatting call from a young man saying he was armed and threatening to shoot.
A Year After COVID Lockdown South Bay Health Officials Reflect On Costs, ChallengesA year ago, public health officials faced historic challenges when they ordered a Bay Area-wide lockdown because the novel coronavirus had begun to sicken people at an alarming rate.
COVID Shutdown: 'Disappointed' Marin Parents Take Kids On Last Trip To A Playground For 2020With less than 24 hours before Marin County joins the Bay Area shut down, many parents made their last trip of 2020 to the playground with their children on Monday. Some worry this latest lockdown is going too far.
COVID Restrictions: Bay Area Salon Operators Push Back Against Latest LockdownAs ICU bed availability continues to drop and much of the Bay Area begins its third round of lockdowns, some in the beauty industry are pushing back, arguing that they are being made COVID scapegoats.
COVID Restrictions: Exasperated Bay Area Restaurant Owners Consider Defiance Of Shutdown OrdersRestaurant owners across the Bay Area on Monday said their long simmering fear and frustration over COVID restrictions has finally boiled over, becoming red-hot anger mixed with thoughts of open defiance of public health orders.
Downtown Comes Alive As Smoky Skies Clear, People Go Back Outside In BurlingameTuesday's blue skies seemed like a novelty after a week of otherworldly phenomena due to unhealthy air.
Alameda County Has Most Coronavirus Cases In Bay Area, Spike In HospitalizationsAlameda County has the most coronavirus cases in the Bay Area and now it has more hospitalizations than it ever had during this entire pandemic. Could a second lockdown be on the way?
'Hit The Reset Button' - Some UC Medical Experts Urge 2nd Shutdown To Contain COVID-19 SurgeMedical experts, including several at UCSF and the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, have signed onto a letter urging political leaders to shut down the country again to contain the new surge in COVID-19 cases.
Business Owners Eager to Get Back to Work With Lockdown Rules Set to Ease MondayMonday the state and counties will begin cautiously relaxing some of the shelter-in-place orders, allowing some businesses and activities to resume. For some of them it may be just in the nick of time.
Bay Area Counties Get Tough on Stay-at-Home Order EvadersWith Easter weekend fast approaching, Bay Area counties are cracking down on shelter-at-home violators.
Coronavirus Changed Life For Thousands Of Bay Area Horses And Their HumansEleven-year-old Rocky hasn’t seen his family since the lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus began, on March 17. That’s because he’s an off-track thoroughbred, aka 'Rockzig,' and one of the hundreds of thousands of horses whose humans and handlers are sheltering in place across the Bay Area.
Man Carrying Pellet Gun Near SJ Homeless Encampment Sets Off County Building LockdownSeveral Santa Clara County buildings in San Jose were put on lockdown Monday morning after reports of a firearm nearby turned out to be just a pellet gun, the county sheriff's office said.
How Do You Manage Fighting Kids During A Coronavirus Lockdown? Here's What The Experts SayAs the nation shuts down and loved ones huddle to weather what may well be weeks of coronavirus-induced isolation, family tensions are rising.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Laguna Honda Hospital Locked Down After 5 Staffers Test PositiveFive staff members of San Francisco's Laguna Honda have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, prompting hospital officials to place the facility on lockdown beginning Wednesday evening.
Coronavirus Pandemic: New York, Illinois Join California With Lockdown Orders; Officials Wrestle With EnforcementAs Illinois and New York state joined California on Friday in ordering all residents to stay in their homes to help stem the coronavirus spread, local leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area were wrestling over how to enforce the order.