Coronavirus Update: San Jose Leaders Consider 'Al Fresco' Dining PlanSan Jose city leaders are considering an "al fresco" dining plan that would make it easier for restaurants struggling in the coronavirus pandemic to use outdoor spaces such as parking lots to conduct business. Kiet Do reports. (5/13/20)
Study Looks At Impact Of Airflow In Restaurants On Transmission Of COVID-19Besides social distancing, restaurants may have to consider airflow before opening up indoor seating. Omar Villafranca looks at research from UC Davis and the University of Oregon about how the virus can travel.
Researcher Puts Popular Yet Controversial COVID-19 Antibody TestMany medical experts question the value of the COVID-19 antibody tests currently on the market. There are no hard numbers, but when Marina Medina went to get one, the lab was packed. She talked to a Bay Area researcher who is putting the tests to a test.
Struggling California Malls Prepare For Business Not-As-Usual With Phase 2 ReopeningsAs part of the loosening into Phase 2 modifications, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday some malls can now partially re-open for curbside pickup only. Andria Borba reports. (5/12/20)
Coronavirus Update: California Restaurants Await Word On Reopening PlansRestaurants across California are awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom's news conference on Tuesday where he is expected to announce guidelines to reopen dining establishments amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kiet Do reports. (5/12/20)
Tesla Fremont Plant Reopens Despite Alameda County Health GuidelinesTelsa CEO Elon Musk continued to defy state and Alameda County authorities by restarting production at the Fremont assembly plant Monday, saying he was ready to be arrested himself if necessary. Meanwhile, a Tesla employee said he has been threatened with the loss of his job and his unemployment benefits for not reporting to work. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5/11/20)
Raw Video: Newsom On MLB Plans To Restart SeasonGov. Gavin Newsom said he has talked to the commissioner of Major League Baseball about the league's plans to begin the season possibly as soon as July. (5/11/20)
County Officials Say Tesla Exit From Fremont Would Severely Harm Bay Area EconomyElon Musk tweeted Saturday that he is not only going to sue Alameda County for blocking Tesla from reopening its Fremont plant but he will also move Tesla headquarters out of state. Da Lin reports. (5-9-20)
Flouting County Lockdown, Tesla Brings Workers Back to Fremont FactoryAndria Borba reports from outside the Tesla factory in Fremont where employees returned Friday. (5-8-20)
Governor's Coronavirus Update: Business Reopening GuidelinesGov. Gavin Newsom delivered his daily press briefing on the state’s coronavirus response at a Sacramento flower shop to discuss the challenges businesses will face as they begin to reopen while continuing to preserve public health. (5-8-20)
Coronavirus Update: Phase 2 Of Reopening Begins In North Bay CountiesThe gradual reopening of businesses shut down during the coronavirus pandemic is underway, with some establishments in three North Bay counties allowed to reopen Friday. Meanwhile, the remaining Bay Area counties have pushed back reopening. Kiet Do reports. (5/8/20)
Study Says S.F. Commute Traffic Could Be Nation's Hardest-Hit When Lockdown EasesAccording to a study from Vanderbilt University, San Francisco commute traffic is likely to get much worse as coronavirus fears push public transit users out of trains and buses and into their cars. Da Lin reports. (5-7-20)
Coronavirus Update: Menlo Park Art Gallery Defies Shelter-In-Place OrderAn art gallery in San Mateo County is defying the shelter-in-place order due to the coronavirus pandemic, reopening its doors to customers. (5/6/20)
Reopening Some California Businesses Could Cause Spike In COVID-19 CasesThe coronavirus has killed hundreds of Californians and cratered the state's economy. Allen Martin reports that experts fear that now, with the state reopening some businesses, there could be a spike in new cases.
Business Owners Eager to Get Back to Work With Lockdown Rules Set to Ease MondaySix Bay Area counties will allow construction projects, real estate transactions and some other businesses to resume operations with certain conditions on Monday, John Ramos reports. (5-3-20)
San Jose Bracing For A Projected $45 Million Budget Deficit Due To COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic is blowing a huge hole in city and county budgets. Len Ramirez tells us San Jose is already looking to cut costs due to projected $45 million deficit.
Highway 101 Overpass Work in SF Ahead of Schedule Thanks to Traffic FalloffThe Highway 101 / Alemany overpass project was moved up several months to take advantage of reduced traffic loads during the ongoing shelter-in-place. Wilson Walker reports. (4-25-20)
New California Unemployment Numbers Paint Grim Pandemic Picturein California an additional 533,568 new unemployment claims were filed this past week bringing our total in only the last month to over 3.1 million new claims. Kenny Choi reports. (4-23-20)
Bay Area Gas Prices Drastically Drop During Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceAs the Bay Area remains under a shelter-in-place due to the coronavirus pandemic, those who are driving are paying prices that haven't been seen in years. (4/23/20)
Sausalito Businesses Reopen To Few Customers Amid COVID-19 Stay Home OrderNormally Sausalito would be bursting with tourists on a warm day like today. But Jackie Ward shows us that business is slow as shops reopen during this COVID-19 pandemic.
Raw Video: Newsom Says 'No Firm Date' On Reopening CaliforniaOne week after announcing six criteria on reopening California's economy during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gavin Newsom said there is "no firm date" at his news conference on Wednesday. (4/22/20)
SFO Looks Like A Ghost Town As Travel Comes To A Near StandstillSan Francisco International Airport has reported a 97% decrease in travel. Don Ford takes a look businesses inside the now-deserted airport.
SF's Finest Restaurants Join Ranks To Feed Hospital Workers Fighting COVID-19San Francisco's finest restaurants have teamed up to deliver gourmet food to hospital workers battling COVID-19. Betty Yu tells us about Frontline Foods.
CA Inks Deal With Motel 6 To House Homeless During COVID-19 PandemicGovernor Newsom announced a plan to protect the state's homeless people during and beyond the pandemic. Wilson Walker reports on California's new deal with Motel 6.