In just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week. Maria Medina reports. (4-9-21)
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Despite Short-Term Drop in Vaccine Supply, State Officials Predict Full Reopening by SummerIn just a matter of days, nearly all Californians will be eligible to get the COVID vaccine but getting an appointment may not be easy as the state expects a shortage in supply beginning next week. Maria Medina reports. (4-9-21)
Giants Fans Will Need Vaccination Documents or Negative COVID Test to Enter BallparkThe Giants home opener is Friday afternoon and this season: no cardboard cutouts but real, live fans in the stands. Andria Borba reports. (4-8-21)
Mental Health Professionals Advise Hybrid Approach When Returning to Work After PandemicIt’s been more than a year of masking up, sheltering in place and working from home. We’ve been distant by design and now millions of workers are being called back. Susie Steimle reports. (4-8-21)
California's Rebounding Economy Threatened by Worker ShortageCalifornia's economy is picking up steam but a new jobs report shows that much of the state's economy is still sputtering. Len Ramirez reports. (4-8-21)
Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Hit California New Home Buyers HardLumber prices have hit historic levels, making homes in California even more expensive. Builders say it’s causing a ripple effect that will price more people out of the market. Susie Steimle reports. (4-8-21)
COVID: Bay Area Residents Cautiously Optimistic About June 15th Reopening DateCalifornia could fully reopen by June 15th as the state marks a huge milestone of 20 million vaccines administered. But Maria Medina reports that opening date comes with a big 'if.'
Plans Unveiled For Massive Google Village In Downtown San JoseA massive Google village is coming to San Jose. Len Ramirez tells us the plan promises to transform the city's downtown core with new offices, shops, parks and housing.
COVID: Wineries, Restaurants Getting Ready As Napa County Moves Into Orange TierThe wine country is getting the green light to ease COVID-19 restrictions. Don Ford shows us what the move to the Orange Tier means for Napa wineries, restaurants and other businesses.
Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers. Maria Medina reports. (4-2-21)
Home Buyers Waive Contingencies to Compete in Red-Hot Housing MarketOne way that buyers in this hot real estate market are making their offers stand out is by waiving contingencies. Realtors worry this will lead to lawsuits. Susie Steimle reports. (4-1-21)
California Realtors Advise Sellers to Ignore 'Love Letters' From Would-Be BuyersRealtors are discouraging home sellers from reading overly-personal appeals from prospective buyers, known in the industry as "love letters." Susie Steimle reports. (4-1-21)
Bay Area Tech Companies Announce Donations As Asian American Business Leaders Take Stand Against AttacksSome big Bay Area tech companies have announced millions in donations to help stop attacks against Asians, as Asian American leaders have made public stands condemning recent attacks. Betty Yu reports. (3/31/21)
Berkeley Hills Home Sells For $1 Million More Than The Asking PriceA home for sale in the Berkeley Hills has shocked the Bay Area real estate market. Betty Yu tells us it sold for $1 million more than the asking price.
COVID: A Very Different City Awaits Workers Returning To San FranciscoWhen more people return to work in San Francisco they will see a lot of changes. John Ramos shows us some of the shocks and surprises in San Francisco since the pandemic.
Movers Relocate Historic San Jose Apartment BuildingSan Jose's Pallesen apartment building, constructed in 1910, was moved Sunday to save it from the wrecking ball. John Ramos reports. (3-28-21)
Historic San Jose Apartment Building Set to Be Moved SundayA 111-year-old apartment building at 14 E. Reed St. in downtown San Jose will be moved almost a quarter mile away to 4th and Reed on Sunday. Maria Medina reports. (3-26-21)
Facebook to Begin Opening Bay Area Offices at 10% Capacity in MayMore than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced Facebook employees to work from home, the company is set to reopen its Bay Area offices at limited capacity starting in May. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-26-21)
Experts Caution Economic Recovery Following Pandemic Will Be Uneven, SlowWhile there are signs the job market is improving, Devin Fehely spoke to experts who predict it could be months -- even years -- before certain parts of the economy get back to pre-pandemic levels. (3-25-21)
Richmond Passes Emergency Ordinance To Stop Evictions During PandemicThe City of Richmond passed an emergency ordinance to protect renters from getting evicted during the pandemic. Andrea Nakano reports on the heated discussion before the vote.
COVID: Deserted Downtown San Francisco Offices To Reopen At 25 Percent CapacityAs San Francisco moves into the Orange Tier, offices in the Financial District can reopen at 25% capacity. Wilson Walker tells us it may take time to bring the city's deserted downtown streets back to life.
COVID: Bay Area Restaurants, Hotels Facing Labor Shortages As Businesses ReopenReopening Bay Area business owners in the tourism and hospitality sectors are facing labor shortages. Devin Fehely tells many laid off employees found new jobs or have left the area..
As Travel Resumes, Consumers Struggle Using CreditsAs travel picks up with more vaccinations, some consumers said they're having a hard time using travel credits they have held onto since the pandemic hit. Kristine Lazar reports. (3/23/21)
COVID: Businesses Get Ready To Reopen As More Bay Area Counties Move Into Orange TierThree Bay Area counties could be poised to move back into the Orange Tier as early as Tuesday. Maria Medina talked to business owners in Santa Clara County who are excited to reopen.
Some Energy-Saving Remodel Plans Hit Homeowners With Financing GotchasA state-approved program to help low-income homeowners make energy improvements to their property has had catastrophic and unintended consequences. Susie Steimle reports. (3-18-21)