Santa Clara County Ramps Up Health Care Infrastructure As COVID-19 Cases SurgeSanta Clara County is preparing for a surge of coronavirus cases and treating the very ill by hiring more nurses, building a makeshift hospital and adding intensive care units to hospitals
Gov. Newsom Commutes 21 Prisoners' Sentences, Including MurderersGov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a dozen convicted of murder or related crimes.
Landlords Face Ethics Of Public Safety Vs. Personal Privacy When Tenants Test Positive For CoronavirusDo tenants have the right to know if someone in their building tested positive? Can landlords demand an infected person to tell them?
Stanford Health Expert: Hospitalization Figures, Not Positive Cases, Best Indicator Of COVID-19Santa Clara County may have seen its largest single-day increase in positive COVID-19 cases, but one Bay Area doctor said Wednesday the number that gives a better sense of what is happening with the pandemic are the hospitalizations.
Senate Passes $2 Trillion Economic Rescue Package, Largest Relief Bill In U.S. HistoryThe Senate has passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic. The 883-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Jose City Council Proposes Extended Paid Sick LeaveThe coronavirus pandemic could be spurring a needed benefit for San Jose workers: extended paid sick leave. An estimated 35% of San Jose workers don't have any paid sick leave, with women, blacks and Latinos particularly at risk, city officials said.
San Francisco Man Says 80s AIDS Crisis Feels Far Different From Coronavirus PandemicThe Bay Area has become one of the hot spots for the coronavirus, but it’s not the first time doctors here have faced a menacing outbreak. One man who lived through the AIDS outbreak in the 80s says both crises feel quite different.
Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Emergency Officials Say Bay Area Just Days Behind New YorkA source who works at the San Francisco Emergency Management Dept. tells KPIX 5 officials they believe the Bay Area is 5 to 10 days behind New York, and that this week will be crucial toward determining whether it will be different here.
Coronavirus Update: Senate, White House Agree On Historic $2 Trillion Economic Stimulus PackageThe White House has reached an agreement with Senate leaders on a massive stimulus package to help kickstart the U.S. economy after workers and businesses were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lifelong Horse Stylist Forced To Find New Job Due To Coronavirus OutbreakThe COVID-19 pandemic has not only forced many to change their lifestyles but also their careers. With bills left to pay and no income coming in, many in the Bay Area are looking for work.
Coronavirus Update: 1st San Francisco Resident Dies From COVID-19The City and County of San Francisco on Tuesday announced the first death of a resident who contracted COVID-19. The man who died was in his 40s and had "multiple, significant underlying health conditions," officials said.
Restaurants Affected By Coronavirus Ask For Support On National Takeout DayThe struggling restaurant industry made a plea to consumers to order take-out or delivery Tuesday by dubbing it The Great American Takeout.
UC Berkeley Postpones Commencement Ceremonies Due To Coronavirus PandemicAnnual commencement ceremonies with friends and families have been postponed for the graduating Class of 2020 at University of California at Berkeley, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Evictions, Utility Shutoffs Continue In California During Coronavirus OutbreakLast week, the Bay Area received an order to shelter-in-place in the comfort of our own homes, which for many has been rather uncomfortable, especially if you’re now worried about how to pay for where you’re supposed to stay put.
Rep. Barbara Lee Introduces Bill To Prohibit Landlords From Evicting Tenants During Coronavirus PandemicRep. Barbara Lee (D-Oakland) and a Chicago-area colleague introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday that would prohibit landlords from evicting tenants during the COVID-19 coronavirus public health emergency.