Coronavirus Found in Yosemite National Park SewageTests of untreated waste water from Yosemite National Park have confirmed the presence of coronavirus and the recently-reopened park is cutting the number of vehicle passes in half.
Reopened Then Shut, Contra Costa County Cancels Indoor Religious GatheringsA rise in coronavirus cases has prompted Contra Costa County to once again cancel all indoor church services just days after they were allowed to reopen.
Lawmakers, Advocates Question Specifics of Gov. Newsom's Prison Inmate Release PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that roughly 8,000 prisoners will be released to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at state prisons.
Contra Costa County Officials Rethink Reopening TimelineAfter several weeks of what felt like moving forward, Contra Costa County is rethinking its reopening timeline
Researchers Turn to Pool Testing for Efficient Tracking of Coronavirus OutbreaksOn Friday, Gov. Newsom addressed a possible change in coronavirus testing strategy to group- or "pool" testing.
Surge in COVID-19 Cases Prompts State Officials to Consider Rolling Back ReopeningAs California hit a 3,792 COVID-19 hospitalizations over the weekend, Gov. Newsom warned Monday that tougher restrictions could once again be enforced.
Lodi Hospital Suspends Admitting Non-Coronavirus Patients as Infection Surges Among StaffThe largest health care facility in Lodi announced it has temporarily suspended admission of non-COVID-19 patients because the hospital has experienced a surge in positive cases among its staff.
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.
Some Nurses Concerned About Safety At Hayward Hospital Following COVID-19 OutbreakA small hospital in Hayward has implemented some new guidelines since the COVID-19 outbreak they think will reduce risk of infection, but some nurses at St. Rose Hospital believe it's not enough.
San Mateo County Churches, Retail Stores, Beaches To Reopen On June 1 With RestrictionsA newly-revised coronavirus stay-at-home order issued by San Mateo County health officials Friday will allow places of worship, retail stores and beaches to reopen with some restrictions starting June 1.
North Coast Officials Pull Back Reopening After Seeing Spike in Coronavirus CasesHumboldt County officials are taking a more cautious approach to reopening, in what may be a harbinger of the “toggle switch" local officials are likely to negotiate as they emerge from the state lockdown.
After COVID-19 Shutdown Bay Area's Cautious Reopening Could Be Costly For BusinessesAs businesses slowly begin to reopen, officials are asking two major questions: how can we afford to open up when the virus is still just as dangerous and how can we afford not to?
Army Of Contact-Tracing Workers Being Recruited To Help Combat Coronavirus PandemicExperts say contact tracing is going to play a critical role in fighting the coronavirus. It’s been practiced for decades, used to fight SARS, Ebola and AIDS, but never on as big a scale.
Norcal Rural Counties Press Newsom To Reopen As Bay Area Extends Stay At Home Order Through MayOfficials from six rural counties and 14 small cities in Northern California have asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to let them reopen their economies.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Newsom Creating Attack Plan To Address 'Testing Deserts' In CaliforniaAddressing criticism over access to coronavirus testing, Gov. Gavin Newsom said during his daily briefing Monday that he was developing a plan to eliminate 'testing deserts' within the state, particularly when it comes minority and rural populations in California.