Small Businesses Get Creative To Stay Open During Coronavirus PandemicSmall business are feeling the impact from the coronavirus and some owners are having to get creative to keep their doors open. Don Ford talked to one business owner in Berkeley.
Bars, Restaurants Scramble To Comply With Gov. Newsom's Orders To Slow CoronavirusBars and restaurants across California are scrambling to comply with Gov. Gavin Newsom's directives to close or reduce the capacity of establishments to help slow the spread of coronavirus. Jackie Ward reports. (3/16/20)
Coronavirus Deals Huge Blow To Oakland, SF Chinatown BusinessesThe coronavirus pandemic is hammering businesses across all sectors, from the largest companies to the smallest mom and pops. Kiet Do shows us the impact in the Bay Area's Chinatown neighborhoods.
Bay Area Company Approved to Produce Coronavirus Test KitsThroughout the ongoing novel coronavirus crisis, the lack of test kits has been a continuing issue. Now one Bay Area company will be helping to ease the bottleneck. Wilson Walker reports. (3-13-20)
Elderly Residents of San Pablo Seniors Facility Face Eviction During Coronavirus CrisisMore than a dozen elderly residents of a San Pablo senior living facility are being evicted, hurled into a brutal Bay Area housing market at the height of the coronavirus outbreak. Susie Steimle reports. (3-12-20)
Money Maven Gives Advice to Nerve-Wracked InvestorsHow should you change your personal finances as the market madness continues? Should you? John Ramos asked a financial adviser his opinion. (3-12-20)
SFO Impacted By Coronavirus As Trump Enacts Travel Ban On Europe FlightsMany ticket counters at San Francisco International Airport were empty amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump unilaterally banned most travel from Europe for 30 days, a decision that was slammed by European leaders. Jackie Ward reports. (3/12/20)
Princess Cruises Suspend Operations Amid CoronavirusAs the Grand Princess cruise ship was docked at the Port of Oakland for the fourth day, Princess Cruises announced it is suspending operations until at least May due to the coronavirus. Anne Makovec reports. (3/12/20)
Self E-Stem Hosts 'Conversations In STEM'Self E-Stem CEO Adamaka Ajaelo talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the non-profit organization's mission to teach STEM to young girls of color, and 'Conversations in STEM,' happening March 20 at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, where girls will get to meet professionals in tech.
Coronavirus Has Bay Area Shoppers Emptying Store ShelvesCoronavirus concerns are still creating a frenzy at stores and pharmacies. Da Lin went shopping on Saturday to see what's in demand, and what's back on store shelves.
Online Consignment Store TheRealReal Opens Physical Showroom in SF Union SquareThe luxury second-hand store could bring new life to San Francisco's shopping district. Betty Yu reports. (3-6-20)
Essential Supplies Run Low As Bay Area Coronavirus Cases IncreasePublic health departments across the Bay Area are warning that more cases of COVID-19 are expected, so now is the time to prepare for increased community spread. Betty Yu reports. (3-1-2020)
Coronavirus Uncertainty Sparks Worse Week On Wall Street In A DecadeThe stock market had it's worst week in more than a decade, plunging more than 3,500 points, due to fears of the financial impact of the coronavirus. Devin Fehely has more on the economic outlook amid this evolving health crisis.
Southbay Costco Sells Out Of Water, Toilet Paper As Fears Over Coronavirus MountCBS Weekend News
Coronavirus Anxiety Puts Drag on Bay Area BusinessFrom canceled tech and gaming conferences to reduced foot traffic in S.F. Chinatown, fears of the coronavirus more than the virus itself are impacting the local economy. Joe Vazquez reports. (2-28-20)
Facebook Cancels Developers Conference Over COVID-19 ConcernsFacebook announced Thursday that it has canceled its upcoming F8 developers conference in May amid ongoing concerns about the spreading coronavirus. (2-27-20)
Companies Sued Over Plastic Pollution By Berkeley GroupA Berkeley-based environmental group has sued several major companies in an attempt to curb pollution by plastics. (2/27/20)
Apple Engineer Playing Smartphone Video Game During Fatal Mountain View Tesla CrashThe nation's top safety investigator criticized Tesla in a safety board meeting where it was revealed the Tesla driver who crashed his car and died on Highway 101 in Mountain View was playing video games on his iPhone. Maria Medina reports. (2-25-2020)
SJ City Leaders Take Aim At Plastic Waste With Plans For New Recycling PlantSan Jose is pushing against plastic waste. Devin Fehely tells us city leaders there are looking to open a new recycling plant.
Major Sponsors Pull Out of Big S.F. Cybersecurity ConferenceThe RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco is a major cybersecurity event but, this year, major sponsors are pulling out amid coronavirus concerns. Betty Yu reports. (2-21-20)
Lululemon Leggings at Flea Markets - Real Deal or Steal?It's one of the most popular workout clothing brands on the market and an expensive one as well. Lululemon leggings can run you as much as $150 dollars a pair. What if you could buy them for half price? KPIX 5's Andria Borba investigates. (2-20-20)
Palo Alto Woman Back From Coronavirus Quarantine Says Business Taking A HitA Palo Alto woman never got the coronavirus, but she's paying the price for being quarantined. She says her small business and others in the South Bay are taking a hit. Maria Medina reports. (2-19-2020)
PG&E Blasted By Judge Over Tree-Trimming; Fire Victims Unhappy With SettlementA federal judge blasted PG&E Wednesday for falling far behind on its tree-trimming plan to prevent massive wildfires. The utility is also facing criticism over its settlement with fire victims. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-19-2020)
Bay Area Safeway Workers To Hold Rallies As Bargaining StallsWorkers at Safeway stores across the Bay Area are holding informational rallies Tuesday amid an ongoing dispute with management that has prompted the union to cancel its contract with the chain. Jackie Ward reports. (2/18/20)