West Contra Costa Co. Still Needs Emergency Room After 2015 Shutdown Of Doctors Medical CenterThere are new demands to bring a hospital to West Contra Costa County. Wilson Walker explains the area has been without an emergency room since Doctors Medical Center was shut down in 2015.
Will He or Won't He? Bloomberg Said to Be Set to Enter Race for PresidentMichael Bloomberg is taking new steps toward running for president in 2020. (11-8-19)
Friday Developments in the Impeachment InquiryTestimony from President Trump's former Russia adviser, Fiona Hill, and Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman have brought the Ukraine scandal to the president's top aide. Bofta Yimam reports. (11-8-19)
San Francisco DA Race Between Loftus, Boudin Too Close To CallThe race for San Francisco District Attorney between Suzy Loftus and Chesa Boudin remained too close to call early Wednesday, with Loftus leading by only a few hundred votes in ranked-choice voting. Jakcie Ward reports. (11/6/19)
High Turnout At Orinda City Council Over Short-Term Rental ConcernsCity leaders discussed Orinda's short-term rental policy late into the night after hearing from dozens of residents during public comment. The meeting was held at the Library Auditorium and there was an overflow room. Betty Yu reports. (11-5-2019)
Early Returns Show Breed Leading Big In SF Mayor Race: DA Race Neck And NeckIncumbent Mayor London Breed looks poised for re-election after early returns Tuesday. But the focus of Tuesday's election was the city's district attorney race, which was a tight contest at 10 p.m. Joe Vazquez reports. (11-5-2019)
Mayor Breed, District Attorney, Among Major Decisions Facing SF Voters On Election DayOn Election Day, San Francisco mayor London Breed was seeking her first full term, and several candidates were vying to be the city's next District Attorney. Wilson Walker looks at what's at stake in these two key races.
Zuckerberg Hosts 'No Holds Barred' Dinner With Civil Rights Leaders At Palo Alto HomeFacebook's CEO hosted a delegation of civil rights leaders at his Palo Alto property. Attendees agreed not to discuss specifics of the meeting. One advocate brought up anti-Muslim hate speech on the platform to Zuckerberg. Kiet Do reports. (11-5-2019)
Plan To Build More Affordable Housing In San Jose Under FireA plan to encourage developers to build more affordable housing in San Jose is under fire. Devin Fehely shows us why a compromise on rent control is getting backlash from all sides.
Apple Announces $2.5 Billion Plan To Help Calkfornia's Housing CrisisApple announced on Monday it will spend $2.5 billion to help with the state's housing crisis. Kiet Do reports from San Jose, where one projects backed by Apple, could go up.
SJ's Plans To Preserve Coyote Valley For Open Space Instead Of Urban SprawlSan Jose has decided what to do with the last big chunk of open land in Coyote Valley. As Len Ramirez tells us, this land was a longtime target for developers, but this time the wildlife has won.
Democratic Candidates Converge on Iowa for Important Campaign WeekendThe leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination appeared before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the three-month sprint to the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Maria Medina reports. (11-1-19)
Pelosi Says Congress Couldn't Ignore Duty to Investigate Impeaching TrumpFor the fourth time in history Congress will begin impeachment hearings against a sitting U.S. president. Maria Medina reports. (10-31-19)
Zuckerberg Grilled By Lawmakers While Defending Libra Cryptocurrency PlanFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was trying to get the blessing of House lawmakers Wednesday before rolling out the Libra currency in 2020. While they had him in the hot seat, lawmakers grilled and lectured him about other issues. Kiet Do reports. (10-23-2019)
Caltrans, San Jose Building Tiny Homes For Homeless People Next To Berryessa BART StationCaltrans and the City of San Jose are building a group of tiny homes for homeless residents in a neighborhood that's enjoying a renaissance. Devin Fehely tells us it is right next to the city's new Berryessa BART station. Deve
SF Mayoral Candidate Behind Political Billboard Attacking London Breed Not Backing DownA political billboard attacking San Francisco Mayor London Breed is being called 'insensitive and racist.' As Devin Fehely tells us, the candidate responsible for the ad isn't backing down.
Homeless Encampment Takes Over Public Trail In West Santa RosaA homeless encampment has taken over the Joe Rodota Trail in West Santa Rosa. John Ramos tells us it's causing a flood of complaints and stoking debate over the government's failure to respond.
San Francisco Mayoral Campaign Billboard Decried As RacistMayoral candidate Ellen Lee Zhou is claiming responsibility for a controversial billboard in San Francisco's South of Market that many denounce as having a racist caricature of incumbent Mayor London Breed. Jackie Ward reports. (10/21/19)
Asiana Airlines Forced To Shut Down Its Route From SFO To Korea For 45 DaysIn a rare kind of punishment, Asiana Airlines will be forced to shut down its route from San Francisco International Airport to Korea for 45 days. Kenny Choi explains, it stems from the crash at SFO, six years ago.
Suzie Loftus Sworn In As San Francisco's Interim Attorney GeneralSuzie Loftus was sworn in as the city of San Francisco's interim Attorney General. Da Lin tells us, her appointment comes at a politically sensitive time.
Neighbors Tour Old San Rafael Rock QuarryPeople who live near the old San Rafael Rock Quarry got a chance to visit the century-old site on Saturday. As Wilson Walker tells us what these neighbors had to say about the quarry's fate.
San Francisco Cutting Business Ties With 22 States Over Abortion RestrictionsCity officials in San Francisco announced Wednesday it's cutting business ties with nearly two dozen states over laws restricting abortion. (10/16/19)
Meet The Co-Owners Of Oakland's Black-Owned Cannabis Dispensary 'Blunts & Moore''Blunts and Moore' co-owners Brittany Moore and Alphonso T. Blunt talk to BR's Christin Ayers about how they came to own Oakland's first pot dispensary created through the city's cannabis equity program which aims to repair the harm the war on drugs did to black and brown communities. Find out if there is a cannabis equity program in your community, and if there isn't, make it happen.
Alcatraz Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering Marks 50 Years Since OccupationMore than 1,700 people gathered on Alcatraz early Monday morning for a sunrise gathering on Indigienous People's Day, 50 years since a group of Native Americans occupied the island. Jackie Ward reports. (10/14/19)