Bay Area Schools Begin Waiver Application Process For In-Person LearningSome Bay Area schools are applying for state waivers for in-person learning. Kenny Choi tells us who is applying and what it takes to get one.
Alameda County Offers Stipend To Help COVID-19 Patients QuarantineAlameda County is offering to give a stipend to people diagnosed with coronavirus so they can avoid financial crisis while in quarantine. Wilson Walker talked to a health provider in Hayward about the plan.
Santa Clara Co Health Officials Express Frustration Over State's COVID-19 Data IssuesLen Martinez reports on how statewide technical issues resulting in incomplete COVID-19 testing data have left Santa Clara County “back to feeling blind.” (8-5-20)
Palo Alto Votes Down Plan To Open Foothills Park To OutsidersA Palo Alto gem that has been closed to outsiders for decades won't be rolling out the welcome mat. Maria Medina explains why the plan to open the park may not happen anytime soon.
SJ Teachers Don't Want District Forcing Them Back Into Classrooms During PandemicTeachers in San Jose say their school district is risking their health by forcing them into classrooms. Devin Fehely talked to some of them at Willow Green High.
Hair Salon Owners Plan to Defy Alameda Co Shelter-In-PlaceJohn Ramos reports on the hair salon owners in Alameda County planning to protest the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. (8-4-20)
Southbay Lawmakers Vote To Put Caltrain Sales Tax On November BallotThe pandemic has had a huge financial impact on Caltrain but the transit agency just got a lifeline. Andria Borba has details about a proposed $.08 sales tax voters may see on the November ballot.
Public, Private Group Alliance Gives San Rafael Neighborhood Free WiFiEmily Turner reports on how groups banded together to bring WiFi to San Rafael's Canal district. (8-4-20)
San Jose Police Chief Garcia Retiring After Almost 30 Years On The ForceSan Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia announced he will be retiring at the end of the year after nearly 30 years on the force. Maria Medina has the reactions from city leaders.
OUSD, Teachers Fail To Agree On Reopening Plan For Oakland StudentsWit less than a week before students in Oakland go back to school, the District and teachers haven't agreed on a reopening plan. Andrea Nakano tells us the results of Monday's talks.
Bay Area Election Workers Prepare for Historically High Mail-In VotingPres. Trump is standing by his suggestion that the election should be delayed because of his unsubstantiated claims regarding the security of mail-in voting. As Andria Borba reports, Bay Area election workers say they're ready for anything. (7-30-20)
Trump Suggests Delaying Election Over Unsubstantiated Vote-By-Mail ClaimsPresident Donald Trump is floating the startling idea of delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election, as he lags in the polls and grapples with deepening economic and public health crises. (7/30/20)
California Program To House Homeless People In Trailers Gets Mixed ResultsThe state announced back in January that it would donate the trailers, that are usually on standby for emergencies, to help house the homeless. Susie Steimle reports the program is getting mixed results.
CoCo County Sheriff Criticized for Publicly Releasing Prisoner InformationJohn Ramos reports on immigrant rights activists challenging the Contra Costa County Sheriff posting prisoner information on its website. (7-29-20)
Vallejo City Attorney Pressures District Attorney To Investigate Fatal Police ShootingsThe Vallejo City Attorney is wants a judge to order the District Attorney to investigate two recent deadly police shootings. Joe Vazquez reports on the latest salvo in these high profile cases.
Politicos Say Kamala Harris a Front-Runner for Biden Veep PickFormer vice president Joe Biden is close to choosing a running mate and all eyes are on California Sen. Kamala Harris. Betty Yu reports. (7-27-20)
Trump Pulls GOP Convention From Florida, Adjusts Stance on Schools ReopeningCiting surging COVID-19 cases, the president announced he was canceling his acceptance speech event in Jacksonville. Natalie Brand reports from the White House. (7-23-20)
Death Of Mario Woods Part Of Long History Of Racial Tension In San FranciscoThe death of Mario Woods five years ago brought police reforms to San Francisco that were five decades in the making. Joe Vazquez reports. (7/23/20)
Santa Clara County District Attorney Says He Will No Longer Seek Death PenaltySanta Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen announced Wednesday he will no longer seeking the death sentence in capital murder cases. Len Ramirez reports it is part of a series of new reforms.
Death Of Mario Woods Part Of Long History Of Racial Tension In SF's Bayview/Hunter's PointAs activists gathered to remember Mario Woods, the man whose death radically changed policing in San Francisco, Joe Vazquez takes a look back at the history of racial tension in Bayview/Hunter's Point.
Renters May Face Homelessness When Eviction Moratorium Runs OutThe next COVID-19 crisis may happen when the eviction moratorium is up. As John Ramos reports, renters in the Bay Area and nationwide are at risk of losing their homes.
Ban On J-1 Visas Stuns Non-Profit Working To Bring Foreign Students To U.S.International students who want to work while attending school in the U.S. are no longer welcome. Maria Medina reports on the impact of the Trump administrations ban on J-1 visas.
Mayor Casts Deciding Vote As Oakland Lawmakers Deadlock On Police DefundingLate Tuesday night, Oakland City Council members deadlocked on a vote to slash millions from the police budget. Andrea Nakano tells us Mayor Schaaf cast the deciding 'no' vote on the same day her home was vandalized.
SF Epidemiologist Touts Mask-Wearing As CA Tops 400,000 COVID-19 CasesTopping 400,000 cases, California's health secretary warns of new statewide restrictions. Betty Yu tells us, a top San Francisco epidemiologist says wearing masks could get California back on track.