Kerr Makes Powerful Call For Stricter Gun Control Laws After Latest Mass ShootingsAllen Martin reports on Warriors coach Steve Kerr criticizing Senator Ted Cruz for his stand against background checks for gun owners after the second mass shooting in less than a week (3-23-2021)
COVID: Contra Costa County Expands Vaccine Eligibility To Residents 50 And OlderContra Costa County has expanded its vaccine eligibility to include anyone 50 or older. Andrea Nakano says it's all thanks to an supply of doses from the federal government.
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.
San Mateo County Considers Hate Crime Zero Tolerance Zone In Wake Of Attacks On AsiansAmid a wave of attacks against people of Asian descent in the Bay Area and across the country, San Mateo officials consider a proposal that would create a "zero tolerance" for hate crime and unify response by local law enforcement to such incidents. Kiet Do reports. (3/22/21)
UCSF Study Links Trump Tweets to Rise in Anti-Asian Social Media PostsA tweet by former President Trump in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic has been attributed to a precipitous rise in anti-Asian hashtags on the social media platform, according to a new UCSF study. Andria Borba reports. (3-18-21)
Signature Deadline Arrives For Newsom Recall CampaignThe signature deadline in the effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has arrived and the back and forth is heating up. Kenny Choi reports. (3/17/21)
Anti-Asian Hate Crimes: Witnesses Say Elderly Asian Woman Beats Up Attacker; SFPD Pledges More PatrolsAn elderly woman being attacked on Market St. in San Francisco Wednesday - the latest victim in a wave of attacks on Asians in the Bay Area - turned the tables on her assailant, according to witnesses. Meanwhile officials pledged additional resources to bring attackers to justice. Wilson Walker reports. (3/17/21)
San Jose Welcomes New Police Chief Anthony MataAfter a nationwide search, San Jose has a new top cop. Maria Medina tells us more about the city's new police chief Anthony Mata.
COVID: South Bay Shortage May Be Cost Of Refusing Blue Shield's Vaccine ProgramA South Bay health official reflects on the Bay Area lockdown one year later. Devin Fehely asks if the county's refusal to work with Blue Shield vaccine program has come at a cost.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Decries Recall Effort As 'Sideshow' Ahead Of Signature DeadlineAs the deadline looms for signatures in the effort to recall Gavin Newsom, the governor has begun to push back. Kenny Choi reports. (3/16/21)
San Jose Leaders Select Anthony Mata As City’s New Chief Of PoliceAnthony Mata, a 25 year veteran of the San Jose Police Department who rose through the ranks to become Deputy Chief, has been named the city's Chief of Police. Maria Medina reports. (3/16/21)
COVID: Oakland Unified Reaches Tentative Deal To Bring Students Back To ClassroomsA tentative deal has been reached to bring some students back to the classroom in Oakland. Andrea Nakano talked to parents, teachers and students about the agreement.
COVID: Alameda Co. Red Tier Means A's Fans Will Be Back At Oakland Coliseum On Opening DayAs Alameda County enters the Red Tier, it's good news for Oakland A's fans. Don Ford tells us about the plans for Opening Day at the Coliseum.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Sees 'Brighter Days' Ahead Amid PandemicKen Bastida reports on Gov. Newsom delivering his State of the State address at Dodgers Stadium in Los Angeles (3-9-2021)
COVID: CDC Releases New Safety Guidelines For People Who Are VaccinatedThe Centers for Disease Control released new guidelines for people who are fully-vaccinated. Maria Medina tells us what the CDC says it is finally safe to do.
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)