A lot of businesses throughout the Bay Area have jobs open, but they continue struggling to hire people. Max Darrow reports. (10-21-21)
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Bay Area Businesses Struggle to Fill Open Job PositionsA lot of businesses throughout the Bay Area have jobs open, but they continue struggling to hire people. Max Darrow reports. (10-21-21)
CBS Correspondent Takes a Flying Car Up for a SpinAfter years of development, the BlackFly personal aerial vehicle will soon be on sale. Reporter John Blackstone set out to see how someone with no flying experience could manage behind the controls. (10-15-21)
Walgreens Closing 5 San Francisco Stores Citing Chronic RobberiesFive Walgreens stores in San Francisco are closing their doors for good. Betty Yu reports the closures come amid an epidemic of retail robberies and asked city leaders what they are doing to help.
Giants NLDS Playoff Run A Boon For Bars, Businesses In San FranciscoGiants fans came out to soak in "Orange October" in and around Oracle Park during Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Monday night. Betty Yu reports the Giants' NLDS playoff run is big hit for businesses.
COVID: First Cruise Ship Docks In San Francisco A Sign Of Hope For Ailing IndustryThe first cruise ship docked in San Francisco since the start of the pandemic. John Ramos tells us many see it as a sign the cruise industry is making a comeback.
Solano County Residents Brace for Planned PSPS OutagesWith thousands of PG&E customers in Solano County expected to have their power cut off Monday due to fire risk, some residents are happy they've taken steps to ensure their lights stay on. John Ramos reports. (10-10-21)
Cruise Ships Cleared to Return to San FranciscoA record number of cruise ships is expected to resume calling at the Port of San Francisco in compliance with public health mandates, according to Mayor London Breed. Da Lin reports. (10-8-21)
Bay Area Residents React to Tesla's Texas MoveTesla announced that its headquarters will officially move from Palo Alto to Texas but the electric car manufacturer will continue to have a major presence in the Bay Area, CEO Elon Musk said. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10-7-21)
Bay Area Small Business Owners Counting Their Losses After Massive Facebook OutageBay Area businesses are reeling after Facebook's massive outage on Monday. Andria Borba talked to owners who suffered serious losses.
19-Acre State-Of-The-Art Cannabis Facility Breaks Ground In RichmondA state-of-the-art pot facility is breaking ground in the East Bay. John Ramos tells us about developer who is building a cannabis mega-campus on the North Richmond coastline.
Talking COVID: Merck Announces Promising Coronavirus TreatmentDrugmaker Merck says its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus. (10-1-21)
Defense in Holmes Fraud Trial Presses Theranos Lab Director Over His RoleIn the Theranos fraud trial Friday, Elizabeth Holmes' lawyer ended the week on a high note. Len Ramirez reports. (10-1-21
Project Home: Insurance Moratorium Gives Temporary Relief To Homeowners In Fire ZonesThe past three years, California ordered temporary moratoriums following major fires to stop insurance companies from dropping policies. But as Kenny Choi tells us, when the moratoriums expire it could hit closer to home than you think.
Retailers Warn Supply Chain Issues Could Impact Holiday Shopping SeasonRetailers are sounding the alarm on the upcoming holiday shopping season. Andria Borba explains the serious supply chain issues that could seriously delay those items on your gift list.
CVS Stores Roll Out Pfizer Booster Shots Across Bay AreaThe Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot is now more accessible in the Bay Area as hundreds of CVS Health stores across California now offer the shot to eligible populations. Max Darrow reports. (9-25-21)
Costco Sets Limits on Purchases Due to Transportation SnagsPurchase limits and in some cases higher prices are coming now to a Costco near you. This time it's not driven by panic buying. Instead Costco says it has to do with supply chain delays. Da Lin reports. (9-24-21)
SF Chain Store Ban Halts Mission District Taqueria Expansion to North BeachThe San Francisco Mission District Taqueria El Farolito had plans to open a new spot in North Beach but they may have to look elsewhere. Max Darrow reports. (9-24-21)
San Mateo Plans to Keep Section of B Street Closed to CarsAs some cities begin to reopen streets and eliminate outdoor dining parklets, San Mateo plans to keep cars off a downtown street for good. Max Darrow reports. (9-23-21)
Pfizer Claims Vaccine Works For Children Ages 5 to 11; Seeks FDA ApprovalPfizer says its vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and will seek FDA approval to begin administering the shots. Andria Borba has details.
PG&E Says Light Rain After Long Drought Led to Lights-OutThe outages began late Saturday as rain and heavy fog settled on power lines and equipment that had accumulated dust and debris during a long dry spell. John Ramos reports. (9-19-21)
Theranos Trial: Former Employees TestifyElizabeth Holmes returned to court for Day 4 of her trial facing charges of fraud and conspiracy. Len Ramirez reports. (9-17-21)
Sinking San Francisco Skyscraper Repairs On Hold IndefinitelyDays after San Francisco officials put work to shore up San Francisco’s leaning Millennium Tower on indefinite hold, there’s new evidence that building officials were forewarned about the dangers of the planned fix. Max Darrow reports (9-16-21)
Koi Nation Plans Casino on Sonoma County FarmlandA new casino could be coming to Sonoma County but not everyone is on board. Wilson Walker reports. (9-16-21)
Celebrated San Francisco Restaurant Goes Pop-UpA famous San Francisco restaurant is trying to make itself the go-to place for foodies looking to change it up. Betty Yu reports. (9-10-21)