'Hopeful and Inspiring;' California, Bay Area Leaders Hail Biden/Harris InaugurationHope and celebration were expressed by state and Bay Area elected leaders following the inauguration of now U.S. President Joseph Biden and Oakland native Vice President Kamala Harris Wednesday.
COVID Vaccines: San Francisco Vaccinations Well Under Way; Nearly Complete At Laguna Honda HospitalSan Francisco has begun its COVID vaccine rollout and was working to complete the vaccination of its most vulnerable group, the residents of Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.
COVID Surge: San Franciscans Warned Another Holiday Surge Would Be 'Catastrophic'San Francisco's mayor and health director urged residents Tuesday to do whatever is necessary to avoid another post-holiday surge in COVID cases that would be "catastrophic."
Plan to Return San Francisco Students to Classrooms in January Nixed by School DistrictThe goal was to start reopening San Francisco schools on January 25 but, according to the district, it just can’t meet the latest round of demands from the teachers union.
COVID Schools: Mayor Breed Says Success Of Community Hubs Could Be Used To Reopen SF Public SchoolsMayor London Breed joined the city's Department of Children, Youth and Their Families on Thursday to celebrate the completion of the first semester in the city's Community Hubs.
COVID Purple Tier: 'Our Dangerous Winter Has Arrived,' Breed Warns Of New SF Restrictions, Possible Muni LayoffsOfficials in San Francisco on Tuesday said the city would soon roll out stricter COVID regulations as case rates and hospitalizations continued to spike, with Mayor London Breed warning that budget issues could lead to major layoffs for SFMTA workers.
SF Mayor Names Kimberly Ellis As New Director For Status of Women Dept.Longtime progressive activist Kimberly Ellis will serve as the new director for the San Francisco Department on the Status of Women, Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday.
COVID Reopening: City Partners With San Francisco Unified To Support School AssessmentOfficials with the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District on Thursday announced a partnership for assessing the COVID safety of the district's school facilities.
Reopening Rollback: San Francisco Halts Indoor Dining, Pauses Additional In-Class LearningA significant rise in COVID-19 cases in San Francisco along with spiking cases and hospitalizations statewide and across the U.S. has prompted the city to roll back a number of reopenings, including indoor dining and indoor instruction at high schools not already reopened.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Allows Children To Return To City's PlaygroundsMayor London Breed and other San Francisco officials on Wednesday announced that the city's outdoor playgrounds have reopened for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Justice Department: San Francisco Mayor London Breed's COVID-19 Rule For Places Of Worship UnconstitutionalThe U.S. Justice Department on Friday sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed saying that the city's current COVID-19 policy allowing only one congregant in places of worship "is contrary to the Constitution and the nation’s best tradition of religious freedom."
Trump Administration Puts Dozens Of Homeless Housing Projects On Hold In California As Winter ApproachesAs winter approaches and the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, the need to house the homeless in the Bay Area is more urgent than ever. But KPIX 5 has learned the Trump administration has put the brakes on projects that would help thousands.
San Francisco Set To Reopen Outdoor Services Like Gyms, Hair & Nail SalonsAlthough San Francisco remains on the state’s COVID-19 watchlist, the city is moving forward with the reopening of some businesses like outdoor gyms and hair and nail salons, Mayor London Breed announced Friday.
San Francisco Mayor Breed Outlines City's Budget To Battle Coronavirus PandemicMayor London Breed on Tuesday offered up some details on the city's fight against COVID-19 and its financial impact in the months to come.
Union Leaders Urge San Francisco Mayor Not to Layoff City WorkersUnion leaders and city workers Friday urged San Francisco Mayor London Breed not to lay off workers and make cuts to public service to balance a $1.5 billion shortfall in the city's budget.