Latinos in the South Bay are coming together to demand changes in the public health response to COVID-19. Len Ramirez reports. (10/27/20)
Bay Area Small Businesses Fear Virus Shutdown Will Sound Death KnellBusiness owners in Walnut Creek told KPIX 5's Da Lin the new stay-at-home order may deliver the final blow that will shut them down for good. (12-4-20)
California to Receive Limited Shipment of Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine FirstAmong several coronavirus vaccines now nearing distribution, the first to arrive in California will be Pfizer's version. Elizabeth Cook examines what is known about the rollout in the Golden State. (12-4-20)
South Bay Hospitals Cancel Surgeries to Prepare for Virus Patient InfluxAmid a surge of coronavirus patients, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is relying more and more on the emergency measures it started taking back in March. Wilson Walker reports. (12-4-20)
Bay Area Counties to Implement Stay-at-Home OrderSay goodbye to outdoor dining, haircuts and even the drive-in as several Bay Area counties are now moving ahead of the state's 15 percent ICU capacity threshold for a second stay-at- home order. Andria Borba reports. (12-4-20)
ICU Bed Availability Continues To Drop Across Bay AreaKiet Do reports on looming regional stay-at-home order for Bay Area as ICU bed capacity drops from COVID cases (12-4-2020)
California Eyes New Lockdowns As COVID ICU Cases Threaten To OverwhelmGovernor Gavin Newsom is responding to the COVID case spike with a region-by-region crackdown. Tighter rules will take effect if the available ICU capacity in a region falls below 15 percent. In the Bay Area, that could happen around mid-December. Kiet Do reports. (12/4/20)
Berkeley Mayor Hopes City Can Dodge COVID Surge, Avoid New Stay-at-Home OrdersHospitals' intensive care capacity in the Bay Area is currently at roughly 25 percent which is the highest in the state. As the coronavirus surge continues, people are bracing for round two of the stay-at-home order. Andrea Nakano reports. (12-3-20)
Teachers, Students Test Positive for COVID-19 Days After In-Person Classes ResumeSpecial needs students were allowed to go back to class at one East Bay high school. Then, less than a week later, eight teachers and students tested positive for COVID-19. Katie Nielsen reports. (12-3-20)
New California COVID Stay-at-Home Order Inflames Anti-Vax ProtestersGov. Newsom's stay-at-home order is prompting members of the anti-vaccine movement to take to the streets to protest what they're calling public health tyranny. Wilson Walker reports. (12-3-20)
Coronavirus Patient Tattooed With Swastikas Treated by Jewish DoctorOne Jewish physician from the Bay Area told reporter Marissa Perlman a recent encounter in his ER near Sacramento presented one of the biggest challenges of his career. (12-3-20)
Bay Area Hospital Capacity Strained by Surging COVID-19 CasesThe governor's new stay-at-home order was triggered when the intensive care unit capacity in a region dropped below 15%. Juliette Goodrich reports from hard-hit Santa Clara County. (12-3-20)
Gov. Newsom Announces 3-Week, Stay-at-Home OrderWith a new stay-at-home order days away for four out of five state regions, bars, wineries, personal services, hair salons and barbershops will close again. Andria Borba reports. (12-3-20)
East Bay Residents Line Up Early For Free COVID Testing at Alameda County FairgroundsKiet Do reports on East Bay frontline workers scrambling to get COVID tests in order to stay on the job (12-3-2020)
COVID: Bay Area Charities Say Donations Down Drastically As Need RisesSome Bay Area charities and nonprofits report donations are down drastically due to the pandemic at a time when the demand has become dramatic. Joe Vazquez reports. (12/2/20)
COVID: CDC Extends Travel Warning Through Christmas As Cases Surge NationwideWith COVID-19 cases surging across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control urged people not to travel through the Christmas holiday. Andrea Nakano reports from Alameda. (12/2/20)
COVID Travel: Anticipating Surge CDC Extends Travel Warning For HolidaysAnticipating a major surge in COVID-19 cases due to Thanksgiving travel, the Centers for Disease Control is sounding the alarm. Wilson Walker tells us they are urging people not to travel for the foreseeable future.
COVID: CA Lawmakers Make A Case To Get Bay Area Children Back To SchoolCalifornia lawmakers were urging San Francisco and San Mateo school districts to get children back in the classroom. Andria Borba shows us how they are making their case.
COVID: Mayor London Breed's Dinner At French Laundry Prompts Calls For AccountabilitySan Francisco residents and business owners are demanding accountability from Mayor London Breed after it was revealed that she at The French Laundry for a birthday party as the city looks at new restrictions to curb growing COVID-19 cases. Kenny Choi reports. (12/2/20)
COVID: Pleasanton Fairgrounds Testing Site Runs Out Of Tests Amid SurgeAs COVID-19 cases surge in Alameda County, demand for tests Wednesday was so high at the Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, they ran out by mid-morning. Juliette Goodrich reports. (12/2/20)
Santa Clara County Officials Outline COVID Vaccination Plan, Warn Of ICU Bed ShortageKiet Do reports on Santa Clara County health officials giving details on how COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed (12-2-2020)
Warriors Training Camp Postponed After 2 Players Test Positive For COVID-19The Warriors training camps had to be pushed back Tuesday after positive COVID-19 tests benched two players.
San Jose Realtor Starts Fund To Help Businesses Pay COVID FinesA San Jose business owner has launched a COVID fine fund to help other establishments stay afloat in San Mateo County where nearly 200 were cited for safety rule violations over the holiday weekend.
COVID-19: Mayors Of San Francisco, San Jose Face Backlash After Attending GatheringsMayors of San Francisco and San Jose are facing backlash over dinners they attended. Joe Vazquez reports that both city leaders are having to explain themselves.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed Warns Of Possible Muni Mass LayoffsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed is warning that budget issues stemming from the effects of the pandemic could lead to major layoffs for SFMTA workers. Wilson Walker reports.