COVID: Bay Area Houses Of Worship Plan For Indoor Services After Supreme Court RulingHouses of worship across the Bay Area are making plans in the wake of last week's Supreme Court decision that struck down outright bans on indoor religious services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. John Ramos reports. (2/9/21)
Mass COVID Vaccination Site Opens At Levi’s StadiumKiet Do reports Gov. Newsom appearing at the opening of Levi's Stadium for COVID vaccinations (2-9-2021)
COVID: After Months Cooped Up Student Athletes Back On The Field At Castlemont HighSome high school athletes in Oakland were glad to be back on the field again along with their coaches and parents. Andria Borba tells us it isn't an official football practice yet, but it's a step in the right direction.
COVID: California's Largest Mass Vaccination Site Opens Tuesday At Levi's StadiumOn Tuesday, the largest COVID-19 mass vaccination site in California will open Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Maria Medina shows us the preparations for the big day.
Alameda County Includes Education And Child Care Workers In Current Vaccination TierJuliette Goodrich reports on Alameda County including educators, child-care workers and others in its Tier 1B COVID vaccination plan (2-8-2021)
Bay Area Health Officials Express Hope That End of Pandemic Is in SightOne year after the emergence of a virus that would upend life in the Bay Area, there were signs that the end of the pandemic is in sight. Wilson Walker reports. (2-6-21)
Health Experts Warn Super Bowl Parties Could Become Superspreader EventsWhen it comes to Super Bowl Sunday, health officials say: play it smart to avoid creating a superspreader event. Juliette Goodrich reports. (2-5-21)
Santa Clara County Prepares Levi's Stadium as Mass Vaccination SiteThe opening of Levi's Stadium next week is a sign the county is rapidly ramping up its efforts to get vaccine in people's arms as soon as possible. Devin Fehely reports. (2-5-21)
New Bay Area Vaccine Sites Are Rolled OutNew COVID vaccine sites are in the works all around the Bay Area in a growing effort to quickly reach different communities. Anne Makovec reports. (2/5/21)
Constrained COVID Vaccine Supply Prompts the Privileged to Jump the LineDespite ramped-up efforts to open mass vaccination sites, the supply of coveted doses is still limited and there is growing concern about equal access to the vaccine. Betty Yu reports. (2-4-21)
Santa Clara County Opens Vaccinations to All SeniorsSanta Clara County opened up vaccination to all county residents 65 and older regardless who their health care provider is. Katie Nielsen reports. (2-4-21)
San Francisco Readies Mass Vaccination Hub at Moscone CenterThe Moscone South vaccination site will officially open Friday and, if there's enough supply, it may see vaccinations outnumber those at the Oakland Coliseum site. Wilson Walker reports. (2-4-21)
East Bay Sports Bar Sets Up Socially-Distanced Super Bowl LV Viewing PartyOne of the East Bay's largest sports bars will host its annual Super Bowl party by following COVID safety guidelines. Don Ford reports. (2-4-21)
Lawmakers Join Push to Reopen California Amusement ParksThere's a new push to reopen theme parks in California. Two state lawmakers are introducing a bill that could make that happen sooner. Reporter Michelle Gile explains. (2-4-21)
Homeless Shelter Workers Push for Vaccine PriorityAs COVID-19 vaccinations are being doled out essential workers at homeless shelters are hoping to receive a bump-up in priority. Susie Steimle reports. (2-4-21)
Santa Clara County Opens Vaccination Sites to All SeniorsSanta Clara County public health officials announced a major change in the county's vaccination plan, allowing people with private health insurance like Kaiser to take advantage of its clinics. Devin Fehely reports. (2-4-21)
COVID: Chase Center Eyes Concerts In Fall, Is That Realistic?With COVID-19 vaccine efforts ramping up, the Chase Center in San Francisco is eyeing a return to live concerts as soon as this fall. KPIX 5 asked epidemiologists if that date is realistic. Andria Borba reports. (2/3/21)
San Francisco Sues School District Over Slow Reopening PlansFrustrated as other Bay Area counties unveil plans aimed at restarting in-person instruction, San Francisco officials filed a lawsuit against the city's school district Wednesday over its alleged failure to follow a state mandate “to offer classroom-based instruction whenever possible.” Kenny Choi reports. (2/3/21)
Alameda Schools Begin Push To Test Everyone For COVID, Starting With 'Unsung Heroes'Staff members in the Alameda Unified School District who have been on campus during the shutdowns - food service workers, custodians and clerical employees - were the first to get their COVID tests Wednesday. Ken Bastida reports. (2/3/21)
Gov. Newsom Announces Oakland Coliseum Mass Vaccination Site Opening Feb. 16Wilson Walker reports on Gov. Newsom announcing a new mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum to be opened with FEMA (2-3-2021)
Gov. Newsom Announces Mass Vaccination Site Set To Open At Oakland ColiseumAnne Makovec reports on Gov. Newsom announcing a new mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum to be opened with FEMA (2-3-2021)
Beloved Livermore Restaurant 'Campo di Bocce' Closing Due To PandemicAnother Bay Area favorite is closing its doors for good. Betty Yu tells us the managers of Campo de Bocce in Livermore, said the pandemic finally took its toll.
COVID: New West Coast Mutation Is Linked To Northern CaliforniaResearchers are seeing the first cases of new mutation of COVID-19 specifically linked to California. Andria Borba talked to experts about the new variants.
Oakland Becomes First Bay Area City To Give Grocery Workers A RaiseOakland is the first city in the Bay Area to give its grocery workers a raise due to the pandemic. As Maria Medina reports, San Jose may be next.