San Quentin has surpassed 1,100 coronavirus infections among prisoners and staff with seriously ill convicts being transferred to ICU units across the Bay Area. Juliette Goodrich reports. (6-29-20)
Berkeley Restaurateur Battles Insurance Companies Withholding Pandemic PayoutsMany insurance carriers are denying claims from businesses hard hit by the pandemic. In Berkeley, famed restaurateur Alice Waters is turning up the heat and fighting back. Da Lin reports (7-9-20)
Advocates Urge Governor to Protect San Quentin InmatesAt San Quentin State Prison more than 1,300 inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus and 7 have died. Wilson Walker reports. (7-9-20)
Coronavirus Closure Threatens Future of Oakland ZooToday, hundreds of lives are in limbo in Oakland. They're the 700 animals which live at the zoo along with the humans who care for them. Don Ford reports. (7-9-20)
San Jose Park Maintenance Crew Sent Home Due to CoronavirusThe entire maintenance crew at a large San Jose park had to be sent home because of a possible exposure to coronavirus. Sources tell KPIX that a worker at Lake Cunningham park tested positive for the virus and was in close contact with co-workers. Len Ramirez reports. (7-9-20)
Governor's Coronavirus News Update July 9, 2020Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on California’s wildfire preparedness efforts during his press briefing on Thursday but sought to allay concerns as the state begins to reach peak fire season. (7-9-20)
Oakland Renters Block Visits By Property Investors Over COVID-19 FearsSome renters in Oakland say their building owners are putting their health at risk by inviting investors to tour their apartments. The tenants are now determined to block them. Kiet Do reports. (7/9/20)
RAW: State Legislators Mark Levine And Scott Wiener Address San Quentin COVID-19 OutbreakState Assembly member Mark Levine and State Senator Scott Wiener speak at a press event discussing the coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin (7-9-2020)
Bay Area Teacher Fearful After Trump Pressures Schools To Reopen During PandemicPresident Trump is threatening to cut federal funding from schools that don't reopen this fall. Maria Medina talked to a teacher in San Jose who fears for the health and safety of himself, his family and students.
Spike In Coronavirus Cases At UC Berkeley May Be Tied To PartiesUniversity of California at Berkeley has reported a spike in coronavirus this week. Andrea Nakano reports on why parties on Frat Row may be jeopardizing campus plans for the Fall.
Demand At Bay Area Food Banks Surges Due To PandemicDemand at Bay Area food banks is surging due to the coronavirus pandemic. Len Ramirez went to Second Harvest Food Bank in San Jose, where they are really getting stretched thin.
San Anselmo Starts History Project Documenting Life During COVID-19 PandemicJohn Ramos reports on new history project started by San Anselmo's Historic Commission to document what life during pandemic was life (7-8-2020)
South Bay Residents Have Mixed Feelings About Planned ReopeningKiet Do reports on some Santa Clara County residents expressing misgivings that COVID-19 reopening has progressed too quickly (7-8-2020)
Santa Clara Co. Gives Green Light To Business Owners To ReopenWhile some counties are saying 'no,' Santa Clara County is saying 'go.' Maria Medina tells us that has brought a huge sigh of relieve to business owners here.
Some Unlikely Businesses Getting Lion's Share Of PPP FundsJohn Ramos reports on new data showing how many small businesses were left empty handed by Paycheck Protection Program (7-7-2020
Napa County Restaurants Scramble In Face Of COVID-19 RollbackWilson Walker reports on challenges restaurants are facing with Napa County rolling back business openings over coronavirus concerns (7-7-2020)
Some Air Filters May Help In Stopping Spread Of CoronavirusThere's new evidence about the possibility that COVID-19 can spread through particles in the air. Don Ford looks at whether air filters could be used to keep people safe from the virus. (7/7/20)
State Approves Santa Clara County COVID-19 Variance; Gyms And Salons To Reopen July 13Len Ramirez reports on business owners happy to see a light at the end of the tunnel of COVID-19 closures in Santa Clara County (7-7-2020)
RAW: Giants Manager Gabe Kapler Discusses Team Suspending WorkoutsGiants Manager Gabe Kapler talks about awaiting test COVID-19 test results from Saturday (7-7-2020)
RAW: San Francisco Officials Give Update On City's COVID-19 ResponseSF Mayor London Breed and Director of Public Health Dr. Grant Colfax talk about latest in San Francisco's coronavirus response (7-7-2020)
Santa Clara Co. Restaurants Get Mixed Messages Over COVID-19 Rules For Al Fresco DiningRestaurant owners in Santa Clara County say they are getting mixed messages over the COVID-19 rules for outdoor dining. Maria Medina explains the dilemma.
Santa Clara County in Tug-of-War With State Over Reopening PlanSanta Clara County has experienced a serious setback in its plan to reopen more parts of its economy. The state pulled the plug on plans to reopen salons, barbershops and gyms because the hospitalization rate was going up too quickly. Devin Fehely reports. (7-6-20)
Bay Area Sees Rush to Virus Test Sites as Infection Rate SpikesKPIX 5's Katie Nielsen reports from the coronavirus drive-up facility at Cal State Hayward where hundreds lined up to get tested after the holiday weekend. (7-6-20)
30 Years Later the AIDS Conference Returns to San Francisco – VirtuallyThe 23rd international AIDS Conference opened Monday, hosted by San Francisco and Oakland. Thanks to COVID-19 it will look a lot different. Elizabeth Cook reports. (7-6-20)
Governor's Coronavirus Noon Update: July 6, 2020California Gov. Gavin Newsom outlined some of the state’s efforts at COVID-19 enforcement over the holiday weekend as new coronavirus cases continued to skyrocket. (7-6-20)