Bay Area Public Defenders Ask State To Release At-Risk San Quentin Inmates Amid COVID OutbreakFour Bay Area public defenders are collaborating to seek the release of non-violent inmates from San Quentin State Prison, where a coronavirus outbreak has claimed 25 lives, a top lawyer in the San Francisco Public Defender's office said Wednesday.
Hundreds Sickened In Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Red Onions From CaliforniaAn outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to eating red onions from a supplier in Bakersfield has sickened hundreds of people nationwide, according to health officials.
California Killing Millions Of Trout To Stop Bacterial Outbreak Threatening Hatcheries, FarmsCalifornia will kill 3.2 million trout to stop the outbreak of a bacterial infection that’s threatening hatcheries. Outbreaks have been reported in fresh and saltwater fish farms, shellfish hatcheries, cattle and poultry farms around the world,
Tesla Workers Speak Out After Industry Blog Reports Dozens Of Workers Tested Positive For COVID-19Workers at Tesla are speaking out after an industry blog reported that more than a hundred employees have tested positive for coronavirus and more than a thousand have been exposed.
Gov. Newsom 'Not Pleased' As COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking In CaliforniaCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday laid out some grim figures in the state's battle to stop the spread of coronavirus cases as numbers continued to skyrocket.
Gov. Newsom: COVID-19 Monitoring List Grows To 23 Counties Including Contra Costa, Solano, Marin, MontereyGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday outlined some of California's efforts at COVID-19 enforcement over the holiday weekend as new coronavirus cases continued to skyrocket with 23 counties being monitored by health officials.
Former Inmate Describes 'Filthy, Contaminated' Conditions Inside San Quentin Amid Growing COVID-19 OutbreakIn a chilling, firsthand account of what it's like inside The Q, an inmate who was released last week, says the prison conditions are filthy and contaminated with germs. He told KPIX5 something needs to be done before everyone inside is exposed to COVID-19.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Reaches 1,100 Cases Among Inmates, StaffAn out-of-control COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison grew to 1,100 confirmed cases among inmates and staff members Monday with seriously ill convicts being transferred to ICU units across the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Has Sick Inmates Being Treated At Bay Area HospitalsA still-growing outbreak of COVID-19 at San Quentin State Prison is sending inmates to be treated to ICU's in hospitals across the Bay Area.
1 Dead, 18 Infected In COVID-19 Outbreak At Livermore VA FacilityOfficials at a Livermore VA facility on Friday afternoon confirmed that the facility is investigating a coronavirus outbreak that has left one resident dead and infected 18 other residents and staff members.
Doctors Warn COVID-19 Outbreak At San Quentin Could Be CatastrophicIn roughly three weeks, San Quentin has gone from zero to 456 cases of the coronavirus as of Wednesday. It is estimated that 1 in 8 inmates has COVID-19. Now, local doctors are warning prison officials about a possible catastrophic outbreak.
San Quentin COVID-19 Outbreak Grows To 450 Total CasesAn outbreak of coronavirus among staff and inmates at San Quentin grew to 450 confirmed active cases Tuesday, state prison officials said.
San Quentin Coronavirus Outbreak Explodes; 151 Inmates InfectedA coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison continues to grow Saturday, with more inmates and prison staff testing positive with COVID-19.
Activists, Inmates Call For Action Amid San Quentin COVID-19 OutbreakActivists, prisoners and their families on Tuesday were demanding action to stop what they are calling a brewing public health crisis at San Quentin State Prison due to COVID-19.
Protesters Outside Fremont Tesla Plant Demand Improved COVID-19 Safety For WorkersA small group rallied outside the Tesla plant in Fremont on Monday to demand better protection for workers from the novel coronavirus.