Oakland To Issue Grants For Small Businesses Impacted By CoronavirusCity of Oakland officials are making grants available to small businesses to help them stay in business through the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis.
Oakland School Launches GoFundMe For Families Hit Hard By CoronavirusEast Oakland's Esperanza Elementary School announced Monday the creation of a crowdfunding campaign for families of the school who have been significantly affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus Update: AC Transit Set To Modify Schedule Beginning TuesdayThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced on Monday that it will modify its service beginning on Tuesday in the wake of declining ridership because of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Ghost Ship Case: Derick Almena's Bid To Be Released Over Coronavirus Fears DeniedA judge on Monday denied a defense motion asking that Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena be released from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.
San Leandro Police: Alleged Shoplifter Claimed Being Ill With Coronavirus To Avoid ArrestAn Oakland man allegedly tried to avoid being arrested on suspicion of shoplifting by saying he was infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus, San Leandro police said.
Coronavirus Update: AC Transit Goes Fare Free, Tells Riders To Board Via Rear DoorAmid the ongoing shelter-in-place over the coronavirus outbreak, AC Transit has gone fare free and instituted new boarding rules for those making essential trips.
Coronavirus Update: Oakland Launches Relief Fund For Vulnerable Residents, First RespondersOakland Mayor Libby Schaaf on Friday announced the launch of an emergency relief fund to serve the city's most vulnerable residents and first responders during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Service Reductions Announced For Bay FerryThe Water Emergency Transportation Authority announced Thursday that it will significantly reduce San Francisco Bay Ferry service.
Coronavirus Update: Capitol Corridor Between San Jose, Sacramento To Reduce ServiceService along the Capitol Corridor in the Bay Area will be reduced starting on Saturday in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
Caltrans Oakland Office Closed, Worker Tests Positive For CoronavirusA Caltrans employee working at the agency's office in Oakland has tested positive for the coronavirus, prompting a closure of the building.
Group Sues To Stop Fast-Tracking Of Proposed A's Stadium At Howard TerminalA coalition has filed a lawsuit aimed at stopping the fast-tracking of an environmental review of the Oakland A's plan to build a new baseball stadium.