An employee at NASA's Ames Research Center tested positive for coronavirus and the whole center has been put on a mandatory telework status until further notice, NASA officials said Sunday. (3-8-2020)
Tuesday Morning Weather Forecast With Mary LeeOn Tuesday, expect partly cloudy skies, with highs near seasonal averages. The rest of the work week should remain dry, but rain is expected to return this weekend. Mary Lee has the forecast. (3/31/20)
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California Homeowners Wonder How To Pay Mortgage As Renters Withhold Payments Amid Coronavirus ShelteringMore than one million Californians have already filed for unemployment amid the coronavirus shelter-in-place order. That massive loss of income has many wondering how to pay bills that are due next week. Susie Steimle reports. (3-30-2020)
Santa Clara County DA Warns Hate Crimes Not Tolerated As Attacks Against Asians RiseThe Santa Clara County District Attorney's new PSA promises to prosecute those who commit coronavirus-related discrimination in a time when an alarming number of Asians and Asian Americans across the country are being yelled at, spit on and attacked. Betty Yu reports. (3-30-2020)
Using Robots, UC Berkeley Lab May Soon Complete 1,000 COVID-19 Tests A DayResearchers say this is a critical time in our history and traditional methods of conducting tests are not going to cut it. That’s why a lab using robots at UC Berkeley may provide the testing needed to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-30-2020)
SF Residents 'Get Loud For Heroes' Of Coronavirus Pandemic; Newsom Calls For Healthcare WorkersAs coronavirus cases continue to increase in California, so does the need for healthcare workers. Governor Gavin Newsom put out an emergency call for them on Monday. Also, San Francisco got loud for the workers on the frontlines of the pandemic. Joe Vazquez reports. (3-30-2020)
Monday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenWarmer temperatures ahead.
Teachers, Students Embrace Technological Challenges As Coronavirus Sheltering Shifts Learning OnlineTeachers in a South San Jose school district have developed some creative strategies to bridge the technological divide as they scramble to shift from classroom to online learning. Devin Fehely reports.. (3/30/20)
Oakland Sets Up Coliseum-Area Hotels To House Homeless With COVID-19John Ramos reports on two hotels near the Oakland Coliseum being set up to house homeless coronavirus patients (3-30-2020)
California Recruiting Army Of Medical Workers, Building Field Hospitals To Battle Coronavirus SurgeThe state of California is preparing for a coronavirus surge. As Kiet Do reports, in the Bay Area, the National Guard is converting many venues into medical facilities to treat patients with COVID-19.
East Bay Man Helps BART Riders Stay Clean With Free, Pop-Up Hand Washing TableAn East Bay man is operating a pop-up hand washing table for commuters at the North Berkeley BART station so they can stay clean and combat coronavirus. He built his own custom table with a wooden bowl and a selection of soaps and sanitizers. Don Ford reports. (3-30-2020)
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UC Berkeley Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Art Reingold Answers Coronavirus QuestionsElizabeth Cook poses viewer questions on COVID-19 to UC Berkeley Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Art Reingold (3-30-2020)
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Discusses Community's Coronavirus ResponseOakland mayor Libby Schaaf talks to KPIX's Allen Martin about how her community is faring during the coronavirus outbreak. Over the weekend, the shelter-in-place order was extended until May and a large, illegal sideshow violating social distancing guidelines took place in her town. (3-30-2020)
New York Leads National Surge In Coronavirus PatientsThe United States is closing in on 150,000 coronavirus cases nationwide. There are hot spots around the country including in Louisiana, New Jersey, Michigan, Washington and California but the epicenter remains New York where there are now more than 66,000 cases. Elise Preston reports from New York. (3/30/20)
New COVID-19 Cases Identified At Laguna Honda; Full Outbreak AnticipatedAndria Borba reports on coronavirus situation at SF's Laguna Honda Hospital expected to escalate (3-30-2020)
Hundreds Gather At Illegal Oakland Sideshows In Violation Of Shelter-In-Place; 3 ArrestedHundreds of young people gathered on two East Oakland street corners Sunday evening, cheering on illegal sideshows and violating the shelter-in-place order, according to Oakland police. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-30-2020)
Author of New Willie Mays Book Joins GamedayJohn Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle discusses his new book 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid with KPIX sports director Dennis O'Donnell. (3-30-20)
East Bay Woman Becomes Law Apprentice With Motivation From Lawyer Who Represented Her In Sex Assault CaseIt was an emotional reunion for a lawyer and her former client as they saw each other for the first time in ten years. Students Rising Above Scholar Donzah Pitre and Alameda County District Attorney Briggette Lowe wept as they embraced, recalling the dark time that brought them together. Michelle Griego reports. (3/27/20)
Medical Monday: Answering Your COVID-19 QuestionsKPIX anchor Michelle Griego talks with Dr. Malathi Srinivasan with Stanford Health Care and answers the questions you have about the coronavirus.