A 71-year-old South San Francisco man died late Saturday night at a Hialeah, Florida, hospital after falling ill with the coronavirus while on a cruise aboard the Coral Princess. Joe Vazquez reports. (4-5-2020)
San Francisco Mayor Outlines Budget For City's Coronavirus FightAnne Makovec reports on San Francisco Mayor London Breed unveiling $446 plan to fight COVID-19 in the city (8-11-2020)
Hotels Install Office Amenities to Lure Bay Area Teleworkers Out of the HouseMore hotel are fashioning rooms into office spaces as working from home becomes a longterm option for many Bay Area professionals. Betty Yu reports. (8-10-20)
Masks Worn Amid COVID-19 May Lead to Form of ImmunityAs the Bay Area and the nation continue to struggle with the coronavirus pandemic, there is growing evidence that wearing a mask may result in a surprising benefit. Len Kiese reports. (8-10-20)
San Francisco Gym Operators Push City to Permit ReopeningGym owners say they’re as important as smoke shops and cannabis stores which are designated “essential.” John Ramos reports. (8-10-20)
Extension of Evictions Moratorium in South Bay to Be ConsideredThere's a push in Santa Clara County to extend the eviction moratorium but opponents say: not so fast. Devin Fehely reports. (8-10-20)
Bay Area Biotech Company Takes New Approach in COVID-19 TreatmentA South San Francisco biotech firm has come up with a way to make a COVID-19 therapy without relying on repeat antibody donors using a new class of drugs called "recombinant hyperimmunes." Ken Bastida reports. (8-10-20)
Gov. Newsom Addresses State's COVID-19 Data GlitchOn Monday, Gov. Newsom spoke about the state’s response to the pandemic for the first time in seven days after a week that found California health officials grappling with COVID-19 data issues. Andria Borba reports. (8-10-20)
Raw Video: Gov. Gavin Newsom Updates Coronavirus Response, Aug. 10Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said President Trump's unemployment plan falls far short of what California needs in terms of funding and addressed the state's ongoing issues with COVID testing data for the first time. (8/10/20)
1st Day Of Fall Classes At Oakland Unified School District Begin OnlineIt was back to school Monday for thousands of students in the Oakland Unified School District. It's all virtual, for now, as OUSD and the teacher's union try to reach a deal on how to handle the school year. Kiet Do reports. (8/10/20)
Chase Center Wins Recognition for Advanced Cleaning PracticesChase Center, home of the Golden State Warriors, is the first sports venue in Northern California to earn the GBAC STAR Facility accreditation, considered the gold standard in the cleaning industry. Betty Yu reports. (8-7-20)
Livermore Looks Past Street Closures to Revive Downtown BusinessesLike some other cities Livermore tried a strategy of closing off downtown to vehicle traffic to allow outdoor dining but it wound up hurting more than helping businesses struggling to reopen. Da Lin reports. (8-7-20)
Drive-In Concerts Extend Entertainment Options at Alameda County FairgroundsThe Alameda County Fairgrounds is doubling down on the drive-up entertainment model this summer. Devin Fehely reports. (8-7-20)
City Closes Oakland Chinatown Street to Allow Outside DiningThere's a new way to spend the weekend in Oakland's Chinatown and it's called StreetFest Fridays. Don Ford reports. (8-7-20)
Research Underscores Importance of Face CoveringNew research suggests people can spread coronavirus simply by talking and some masks work better than others. Allen Martin reports. (8-7-20)
Lawmakers Demand EDD Send Checks To Californians Still Waiting For BenefitsState lawmakers sent a demand to Gov. Newsom to get unemployment benefits paid now and fix EDD's broken system later. Andrea Nakano talked to a woman who has been waiting for months for a check.
Santa Clara Co. Health Official Urges California To Hit Reset Button To Control Of COVID-19A Santa Clara County health official says there have been talks about hitting the reset button to get control of COVID-19. Maria Medina reports.
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.
Fines For Violating COVID-19 Health Orders Go Into Effect In San Mateo CountyEmily Turner reports on the first day of enforcement for a new COVID-19 ordinance requiring health orders to be followed (8-5-2020)
Alameda County Barber Finds Creative Way Around COVID ClosureDon Ford reports on a barber from Alameda County who has taken his hair-cutting business on the road (8-5-2020)
Dr. Anthony Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' As U.S. COVID-19 Case Numbers DipChris Martinez reports on Dr. Fauci feeling some optimism about U.S. response to coronavirus (8-5-2020)
Mill Valley Teachers Protest COVID-19 Plan To Teach From Empty ClassroomsTeachers in Mill Valley were being told to instruct from their empty classrooms. Andrea Nakano reports on this major sticking point in negotiations between the teachers union and school District officials.
California Undercounting Coronavirus Cases Due To Technical ProblemCalifornia is undercounting coronavirus cases due to a technical problem. Betty Yu tells us how that could affect plans to reopen.
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.