AG Bonta, Newsom Announce Appeal To Ruling On State’s Assault Weapon BanLen Kiese reports on Gov. Newsom and California Attorney General Bonta announcing appeal of judge's ruling on state assault weapons ban (6-10-2021)
COVID Reopening: Cal/OSHA Withdraws Controversial Work Mask RulesLess than a week before the state fully reopens, the Cal/OSHA board unanimously withdrew masking rules which would’ve required every employee in a room to be full vaccinated before going maskless. The meeting was heated with hours of public comment. Andrea Nakano reports. (6/9/21)
COVID: High Vaccine Rates Put San Francisco On Path To Herd ImmunitySan Francisco could be the first major city in the U.S to reach herd immunity. Kenny Choi explains why.
COVID: UCSF Experts Urge Return To School Citing Harmful Effects Of Pandemic On ChildrenPublic health officials in San Francisco are making a big push to get schools fully reopened this Fall. Kiet Do shows us the harmful impact the pandemic has had on children's mental health.
Bay Area Lawmaker Calls For Wealth Tax Amid Report On How Some Wealthy Americans Avoid TaxesAmid an eye-opening ProPublica report on how some of the wealthiest Americans legally avoid income taxes, a Bay Area lawmaker is pushing his measure that would place a wealth tax on people with at least $50 million in holdings. John Ramos reports. (6/9/21)
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Pandemic Portable Toilets to Stay on StreetsAndria Borba reports on the debate over whether to keep portable toilets that had been set up during the pandemic in the streets (6-8-2021)
Oakland Begins First Phase Of $500 Guaranteed Income ProgramA guaranteed income pilot program that would be one of the largest in the country called Oakland Resilient Families is about to kick off. Kenny Choi reports. (6/8/21)
High Fire Season Prompts Contra Costa Co. To Impose Fines, Rewards For Illegal FireworksContra Costa Co. is cracking down on illegal fireworks well ahead of the Fourth of July during one of the most dangerous fire seasons on record. Wilson Walker shows us the new law that imposes fines and offers rewards.
San Jose Mayor Renews Calls For Mandatory Gun Insurance, Fees In Wake Of VTA ShootingIn the wake of last month's VTA mass shooting, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo has reintroduced his proposal for mandatory gun owners' insurance, and an annual gun fee, in addition to other provisions. Kiet Do reports. (6/8/21)
Senate Releases Report on Intelligence Failures Leading Up to Washington D.C. SiegeNatalie Brand reports on details about bipartisan report on Capitol Siege intelligence failures (6-8-2021)
COVID Recovery: Palo Alto Businesses Debate Whether To Keep Temporary Road ClosuresAs the state's June 15 reopening date approaches there is a debate over the temporary road closures that helped local restaurants survive the pandemic. Kiet Do talked to businesses in Palo Alto.
FDA Approves First Drug That Slows Cognitive Decline In Alzheimer's PatientsThe FDA has approved the first Alzheimer's treatment that attacks the actual disease process itself. But as Ken Bastida reports, the move is not without controversy.
COVID Recovery: Bay Area Small Businesses Count Down 1 Week Until Full ReopeningSmall businesses throughout the Bay Area are counting the days until the state lifts most COVID-19 restrictions on June 15. Juliette Goodrich reports. (6/7/21)
VP Harris Addresses Border Crisis During Visit to GuatemalaEd O'Keefe reports on Vice President Kamala Harris addressing immigration from Guatemala during first trip abroad (6-7-2021)
Raw Video: Newsom Announces Regulatory Relief For Bars, Restaurants Amid Full ReopeningAt an appearance in San Francisco, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state would continue allowing outdoor dining expansions and parklets past the June 15 date of the state's reopening as part of a plan to boost restaurant business. (6/3/21)
Could VTA Shooting Have Been Prevented? Gun Violence Restraining Orders Increase in CaliforniaCould the VTA mass shooting have been prevented? Experts say many California workers don’t know there’s a law on the books that can help protect them, if they feel threatened. Allen Martin reports. (6/2/21)
Windsor Council Nominates Vice Mayor Sam Salmon To Replace Dominic FoppoliTown officials in the community of Windsor have nominated Vice Mayor Sam Salmon to replace former mayor Dominic Foppoli, who resigned last month after facing numerous sexual assault allegations. Andrea Nakano reports. (6/2/21)
Pride Flag Flown At Gilroy City Hall Following Objections By Some City LeadersFor the first time in the city's history, Gilroy is flying the Pride flag outside City Hall, but not without controversy. Maria Medina reports. (6/2/21)
California Supreme Court Hears Case That Could Impact Future Of Death PenaltyThe California Supreme Court began hearing arguments Wednesday in the death penalty appeal of Donte McDaniel, a case that legal experts say could impact the future of capital punishment in the state. Allen Martin reports. (6/2/21)
California Launches State Task Force Studying ReparationsCalifornia has launched a first-in-the-nation task force looking at possible reparations for slavery and discrimination against African Americans. Devin Fehely reports. (6/1/21)
COVID Recovery: Santa Clara County May Most Vaccinated County Of Its SizeSanta Clara County is well on the road to recovery with only 12 new cases countywide and it may be one of the most vaccinated counties of its size. Maria Medina reports on its progress.
COVID: Southbay Businesses Frustrated By Mandatory Employee Vaccination ChecksThe deadline looms for Santa Clara County businesses to collect information about the vaccination status of their employees. But Devin Fehely tells us many feel it is an invasion of privacy.
Bill to Create Jan. 6 Commission Blocked by Senate RepublicansAnne Makovec reports on a bill to found a Jan. 6 commission to investigate the Capitol insurrection stalling in the U.S .Senate (5-28-2021)
San Jose VTA Shooting Renews Washington Debate on Gun ControlAnne Makovec reports on renewed calls for Congress to make steps to end gun violence after San Jose VTA mass shooting (5-27-2021)