Study: Avalanche of Pandemic-Generated Trash Will Pollute Oceans and BeachesA new study reveals that millions of pounds of plastic trash generated during the fight against COVID is ending up in our oceans.
COVID: Local Indian Americans Desperately Try To Help As India's Crises WorsensMediratta and her husband Rohit launched a GoFundMe account and a website connected to international relief agencies and the Indian government to begin shipping hundreds of oxygen units which will arrive next week.
Coastside Cleanup Group Says Pandemic PPE Is Choking BeachesMasks and gloves may be saving lives on land but they're also bringing death to wildlife in and around our oceans.
COVID Schools Plan: Newsom Unveils $2 Billion Program To Return To In-Class LearningCalifornia is rolling out a $2 billion-plan to return elementary school students to in-class learning by February which involves investments in PPE, ventilation and frequent COVID testing for students, teachers and staff members.
California Lyft Drivers Accuse Company Of Not Providing Enough Protective GearA group of California Lyft drivers is accusing the company of forcing them to buy their own personal protective equipment to avoid catching Covid-19 at work.
East Bay Couple Steps Up To Care For Others Affected By PandemicOn a recent summer day, Jennifer Arrouzet delivered donated hot meals to San Pablo first responders.
Gov. Newsom: California Sets Single-Day Record With Nearly 13,000 New COVID-19 CasesJust hours after California's total number of confirmed coronavirus cases surpassed that of New York state, Governor Gavin Newsom announced another grim milestone with the state confirming a record of nearly 13,000 new positive tests in a single day.
Gov. Newsom Orders All Bars, Indoor Dining Closed; Gyms, Churches, Salons Closed In Most Of CaliforniaCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday major rollbacks of the state's reopening plans as the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the state, extending the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and ordering gyms, churches and salons to be shuttered in counties on the state's watch list.
Newsom Implores Californians To Follow COVID-19 Guidelines As Cases Spike To Record LevelsAs coronavirus cases spike to record levels in California and other states, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday implored Californians to redouble their efforts to keep themselves and others safe by strictly following the current state guidelines on sheltering, social distancing, wearing face masks and washing their hands.
New Health Order Mandates Californians To Wear Masks In Most Public SettingsCalifornians will be required to wear face masks in most public settings statewide, according to a new order from the state health authorities.
Workers Union Accuses Napa Queen of the Valley Hospital Of Violating COVID Safety ProtocolsThe National Union of Healthcare Workers accused a Napa hospital Tuesday of violating COVID-19 coronavirus safety protocols and failing to test hospital workers who may have been exposed to the virus.
Alameda County To Reopen Outdoor Dining, Houses Of Worship, Indoor Retail Next WeekAlameda County has set a new date to allow additional activities and loosen restrictions of the county's health orders to allow, among other activities, outdoor dining, religious services, and both indoor and outdoor retail.
Multiple New Cases Of COVID-19 Reported At Construction Sites In Santa Clara CountyHealth authorities in Santa Clara County have identified multiple new cases of COVID-19 among construction workers in the county, prompting several sites to close down operations.
Santa Clara County Orders All Large Health Care Providers To Offer Free COVID-19 TestingSanta Clara County ordered on Wednesday all large healthcare systems in the county to provide free coronavirus testing for all patients in high-risk categories, including people who regularly ride mass transit.
BART Employee With Public Contact Tests Positive For CoronavirusA BART employee who interacts with the public tested positive for the coronavirus, BART officials said they learned Tuesday afternoon.