Coronavirus Pandemic: Bay Area's Newly Unemployed Worry About Paying Bills, RentA record number of Californians are filing for unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, the state sees 2,000 unemployment insurance applications a day. Governor Gavin Newsom said it received 150,000 on Monday and 1.6 million in total.
SF Dentists Brave Highest Risk Of COVID-19 Contamination To Treat Emergency PatientsWhen California banned all non-urgent medical procedures, a lot of dentist offices closed down. Still, a few stayed open to handle emergencies and it turns out they’re some of the highest risk healthcare workers in the country.
Coronavirus Effect To Increase San Francisco Budget Deficit To More Than $1 BillionA new report released Tuesday by San Francisco city leaders projected the city’s budget deficit for the upcoming two-year budget could increase to more than $1 billion as a result of the novel coronavirus.
SF’s Annual LBGTQ+ Frameline Film Festival Postponed Until FallFrameline, one of the world's most highly regarded LGBTQ+ film festivals, announced Tuesday that it is postponing its 44th San Francisco Bay Area program originally set for mid-to-late June.
Man Hospitalized After Argument Leads To Tenderloin Shooting; Suspect ArrestedA man was arrested and another was taken to a hospital after an argument between the pair led to a shooting in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood on Monday night, police said.
Woman Shot While Exiting Store In San Francisco's Visitacion ValleyA 22-year-old woman was shot and injured as she came out of a store in San Francisco's Visitacion Valley neighborhood on Monday afternoon.
Coronavirus Roundup: San Franciscans Get Loud For Heroes; UC Robots Join The Virus Battle; New Cases SurgeThe tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know -- KPIX.com/KPIX 5 News/CBSN Bay Area -- will be publishing a news roundup each morning of the top coronavirus-related stories from the last 24 hours so you can start your day with the latest updated developments.
San Francisco Residents 'Get Loud For Heroes' Of Coronavirus PandemicA cacophonous wave swept through a San Francisco apartment complex Monday night as neighbors turned out to yell, bang pots and pans, and express their support for the frontline workers confronting the coronavirus crisis.
San Francisco SRO Hotels To Be Inspected To Ensure Compliance With Public Health OrderHealth inspectors with the San Francisco Dept. of Public Health are conducting inspections of single room occupancy hotels to ensure that SRO building owners and managers are complying with city mandates amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Instacart, Amazon Workers Stage 1-Day Strike To Demand Hazard Pay, Protections Against COVID-19Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco COVID-19 Case Count Rises To 374, 6 DeathsSan Francisco public health officials on Monday confirmed that the city has now reported 374 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with six fatalities connected to the deadly virus.
Coronavirus Update: SFPD Warns Of Fake 'Health Inspectors' Going Door-To-DoorPolice in San Francisco on Monday warned residents not to open their homes to people going door-to-door claiming to conduct inspections for the CDC or the SF Department of Public Health.
Coronavirus Pandemic: 2 More San Francisco Laguna Honda Staffers Test Positive For CoronavirusHealth officials announced that two more workers at Laguna Honda, San Francisco's sprawling senior health facility, have tested positive as the coronavirus continues to spread among staff members.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Unified To Provide Computers For Students Without DevicesOfficials with the San Francisco Unified School District announced over the weekend that the district is working to provide computers to students in need during the COVID-19 school closure that could last through summer break.
KPIX 5 Better Together Section -- We'll Get Through This TogetherThese are trying times for all of us as we shelter-in-place to weather the current coronavirus outbreak. Here are uplifting stories of the extraordinary acts of kindness of your neighbor. Section includes stories, video reports, survival tips, messages from the KPIX 5 news team and a form to help you find the services you need.