An exhausted Senate has narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill without a single Republican vote. (3-6-21)
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U.S. Senate Democrats Pass Biden's $1.9 Billion COVID Relief BillAn exhausted Senate has narrowly approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill without a single Republican vote. (3-6-21)
Bay Area Congressman Sues Trump, Trump Allies Over Capitol RiotRep. Eric Swalwell, who served as a House manager in Donald Trump’s last impeachment trial, has filed a lawsuit against the former president, his son, lawyer and a Republican congressman whose actions he charges led to January’s insurrection. (3-5-21)
COVID: Mobile 'Strike Teams' Take Vaccines To East Bay SeniorsSeniors are a top priority for COVID vaccinations. Contra Costa County has created mobile 'strike teams' to get the vaccine to seniors who don't have transportation.
Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks Gender Neutral Sections In StoresRetail stores in California may be required to maintain gender-neutral sections for clothes, toys and childcare articles under a new proposal from a Bay Area lawmaker. Devin Fehely reports. (3/3/21)
SFMTA Considers Resuming Vehicle Access To Twin Peaks On Limited BasisAccess to one of San Francisco's best views is up for a vote Tuesday night as the SFMTA discusses permanent changes for Twin Peaks Boulevard, which has been mostly closed to vehicles since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Don Ford reports. (3/2/21)
Fremont: New Red Light Cameras May Increase Safety But Some Say They Only Raise RevenueThe City of Fremont has installed two new red light cameras, saying the move will make the streets safer. As Maria Medina reports, some residents believe it's only to make more money.
Newsom Recall Highlights Bipartisan Dissatisfaction With State's Virus ResponseOrganizers and backers of the move to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom say their effort is supported by many Democrats as well as Republicans and independents. (2-28-21)
Trump Teases 2024 Comeback in Sunday Speech to CPACFormer President Donald Trump called for Republican Party unity when he returned to the political stage for the first time since losing the White House to Joe Biden. Nancy Chen reports. (2-28-21)
Berkeley Passes Resolution to Eliminate Historically Racist Single-Family ZoningJohn Ramos reports on Berkeley City Council passing a resolution to end racist single-family zoning (2-24-2021)
COVID Reopening: Santa Clara County Business Owners Anxiously Wait As Neighbors Look To Enter Red TierWith neighboring counties likely to enter the Red Tier, possibly as soon as Tuesday, restaurants and business owners in Santa Clara County wonder when it will be their turn. Devin Fehely reports. (2/22/21)
Lifelong Friends of Kamala Harris Recall Growing Up in Bay AreaCBS correspondent Nikole Killion visited the childhood neighborhood of Vice President Kamala Harris. (2-20-21)
Democratic Lawmakers Unveil Biden-Backed Immigration Overhaul BillCongressional Democrats and the White House on Thursday unveiled an immigration overhaul bill that would reshape U.S. immigration laws. Natalie Brand reports. (2-18-21)
SF Lawmakers To Vote On Fate Of GG Park's Giant Ferris WheelThere is a fight over the fate of the giant ferris wheel in Golden Gate Park. Betty Yu has both sides of the story.
Sausalito Allowing People In Homeless Encampment To StayA homeless encampment at a Sausalito park was facing eviction on Tuesday, but as Juliette Goodrich tells us, they are being allowed to stay, for now.
Push To Eliminate 'Article 34' Which Allows Voters To Decide On Low-Income HousingArticle 34 gives California residents the right to vote on whether to allow low-income housing in their neighborhood. As Susie Steimle tells us why some lawmakers want to change that.
Raw: Gov. Gavin Newsom Gives COVID Vaccine Update In San FranciscoGov. Gavin Newsom talks about current COVID vaccine shortage outside of the Moscone Center vaccination site in San Francisco (2-12-2021)
Senate Votes Second Impeachment Trial Of Former President Trump Is ConstitutionalDespite calls from Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss the proceedings, Natalie Brand reports that the Senate voted the second impeachment trial of the former president is constitutional.
COVID: Bay Area Vaccine Rollout May Be Go Faster Than ExpectedAfter a rocky start, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout is starting to pick up the pace and as Wilson Walker reports, there may be a dramatic shift in a matter of weeks.
COVID: Bay Area Houses Of Worship Plan For Indoor Services After Supreme Court RulingHouses of worship across the Bay Area are making plans in the wake of last week's Supreme Court decision that struck down outright bans on indoor religious services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Ramos reports. (2/9/21)
Santa Clara County Unveils Tiny Homes To House People Who Are HomelessSanta Clara County has created dozens of tiny homes to help house homeless people. Kiet Do shows us how the county hopes to scale up the project.
San Jose Police Officers To Undergo LGBTQ Sensitivity TrainingSan Jose police officers will undergo training to improve relations with the LGBTQ community. Devin Fehely says the department hopes these new policies will ease tensions with the gay community.
Oakland Chinatown Residents, Businesses Say Violent Robberies On The RiseResidents and businesses in Oakland's Chinatown say their neighborhood is under siege from increasingly violent robberies. City leaders and the police spoke publicly about the problem Wednesday. John Ramos reports. (2/3/21)
Raw Video: Gov. Gavin Newsom Press Conference At Oakland Coliseum On Mass Vaccination PlanGov. Gavin Newsom unveiled plans Wednesday for a massive COVID-19 vaccination site at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum — a joint venture between state and federal health officials. (2/3/21)
Oakland Becomes First Bay Area City To Give Grocery Workers A RaiseOakland is the first city in the Bay Area to give its grocery workers a raise due to the pandemic. As Maria Medina reports, San Jose may be next.