Time to get your 2019 reading list together. Elizabeth Khuri Chandler, co-founder of Goodreads, brought her picks and shared them with BAF host Michelle Griego.
Boomtown or Ghost Town? San Jose Resembles BothRecord-setting investments and big commercial office deals are still happening in Silicon Valley, even though many of the big office buildings are still empty. Len Ramirez reports. (12-2-21)
Talking COVID: Omicron Shows Up in U.S.Allen Martin and Elizabeth Cook speak with Dr. George Rutherford with UCSF. (12-2-21)
Thursday Evening Pinpoint ForecastChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the Bay Area forecast for Friday and the weekend. (12-2-21)
MLB Lockout: A’s, Giants Players Blacked Out on Team WebsitesMLB’s website is a desolate place that lacks news or images of baseball stars after the MLB lockout -- the ninth work stoppage in baseball history -- took effect at midnight Thursday. Vern Glenn reports. (12-2-21)
Pres. Biden Announces New Measures to Halt Omicron SpreadPresident Biden laid out new actions to tackle the omicron coronavirus variant. CBS News Debra Alfarone reports from the White House. (12-2-21)
Asian Senior Attacked at SF Bus Stop Appears in CourtAn elderly Asian man attacked at a bus stop in San Francisco got his chance to speak out in court Thursday. Shawn Chitniss reports. (12-2-21)
Santa Clara Broncos Seeking Back-To-Back College Cup Title On Home FieldCollegiate soccer’s NCAA tournament ends at Santa Clara University starting Friday night, presenting a unique opportunity for the Broncos’ who are trying to become the first back-to-back champion in over a decade. Vern Glenn reports.
New International Travel Rules Enacted To Stem Spread of COVID Omicron VariantThe Biden administration says early next week, all international travelers arriving in the U.S. will need a COVID test within one day of departure, regardless of nationality or vaccination status. Jocelyn Moran reports.
Major League Baseball Locks Out Players; Removes Them From WebsitesThe labor impasse between Major League Baseball teams and their players has not only resulted in the league imposing a lockout of players, their images also been removed from team rosters on their websites. Justin Andrews reports.
Thursday Afternoon Weather Forecast with Mary Lee(12/2/21)
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OMICRON: New international travel restrictions are put in place to slow spreadAfter a San Francisco resident became the nation's first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, questions are being raised about the possibility of additional travel rules.
TODAY'S Forecast: The latest forecast from the KPIX 5 weather teamNo rain in the 7-day forecast
LOCKOUT: A's, Giants Players Locked Out In Labor Dispute With MLB OwnersSan Francisco Giants and Oakland A's players were locked out and their images removed from team websites early Thursday after Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century.
Walnut Creek To Use COVID Relief Funds For Hiring Police Officers, Curb Retail CrimeIn the wake of a spike of retail crime, including a large smash-and-grab at Nordstrom, Walnut Creek officials approved using COVID-19 relief funds to fund additional officers to patrol the city's main shopping corridor. Katie Nielsen reports. (12/1/21)
Drought Emergency: Water Districts Across Bay Area, California Warned Not To Expect Shipments From StateDespite recent rains, state water officials sent out a warning to water districts that it doesn’t have enough water to send out, including districts in the Bay Area. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/1/21)
COVID: Omicron Variant In San Francisco, Are New Travel Rules Looming?After a San Francisco resident became the nation's first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, questions are being raised about the possibility of additional travel rules. Kenny Choi reports. (12/1/21)
Top San Jose Officials Blast Bail Policies After Murder Suspects Released – 'A Danger To The Community'Top San Jose officials, including Police Chief Anthony Mata, are sounding the alarm about bail policies after three murder suspects were released awaiting trial, saying it puts the community at risk. Maria Cid Medina reports. (12/1/21)
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UCSF Lab Worked Quickly To Confirm San Francisco's Omicron CaseWhen word of a possible COVID omicron case reached UC San Francisco infectious disease specialist Dr. Charles Chiu, he knew that his team would have to work quickly. Andria Borba reports.
1st U.S. Case Of COVID Omicron Variant Confirmed In San FranciscoA person who returned to the San Francisco Bay Area from a trip to South Africa has tested positive for the COVID omicron variant -- the first confirmed case in the United States. Max Darrow reports.
Airbnb Rental Scam Has Strangers Showing Up To Homes That Owners Never ListedA Southern California family had quite the shock when strangers showed up at their door, saying they had rented the home on Airbnb, since the homeowner never listed it. Kristine Lazar reports.
Walnut Creek to Increase Police PresenceWilson Walker reports on how Walnut Creek plans to increase police presence following a series of retail thefts downtown. (12/1/2021)