Santa Clara County Health Officials Warn About COVID VariantsAnne Makovec reports on South Bay health officials saying residents should avoid indoor public activities given risk posed by COVID variants (4-1-2021)
COVID Reopening: 'The Bulb Guy' Opens Up San Jose Garden After Being Hospitalized During Battle With VirusRichard Santoro, the San Jose man known as "The Bulb Guy" has made a comeback and reopened his garden, months after he thought he may not ever make it back to his garden during a battle with COVID-19. Maria Medina reports. (3/31/21)
COVID Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson Supply Issues Won't Impact Oakland Coliseum SiteAn obstacle in vaccinating America as roughly 15 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at a manufacturing site have been tossed out. Despite the announcement, the Oakland Coliseum vaccination said it will switch to the J&J vaccine Thursday. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/31/21)
COVID Vaccines: Lawmakers Join Calls To Keep Oakland Coliseum Vaccination Site OpenProminent lawmakers, including Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, are urging FEMA to keep the mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum open. The site is currently slated to close in early April. Andria Borba reports. (3/31/21)
Hundreds of Farm Workers Mark César Chávez Day With Second Vaccine DoseDevin Fehley reports on farm workers receiving COVID vaccine doses in Santa Clara County (3-31-2021)
Norcal School District Denounces Teacher's Post Calling Parents Demands 'White Supremacist'A Sacramento teacher is making national headlines after suggesting parents who want their kids back in school 'structurally white supremacists'. Heather Janssen has details.
Warm Weather Is Perfect For Bay Area Residents Enjoying Eased COVID RestrictionsThe unusually warm Spring weather is perfect for Bay Area residents who want to get out and enjoy the eased COVID restrictions. Paul Heggen starts with the forecast and Kiet Do reports from the East Bay.
Large Lines at New Concord Drive-Through COVID Vaccination SiteEmily Turner reports on Contra Costa County's newly opened drive-through vaccination center in Concord doing brisk business after expanding eligibility (3-31-2021)
COVID Protocols Make For 'Almost Nonexistent' Flu SeasonHealth experts say this year's influenza season was almost nonexistent. Maria Medina tells us they credit protocols for COVID-19, like masks, hand washing and social distancing.
COVID: Contra Costa County Offering Vaccinations To Residents 16 And OlderContra Costa County Health Services is now offering vaccinations to residents 16 and older on Tuesday. As Andrea Nakano tells us, getting an appointment here was the hard part.
COVID: A Very Different City Awaits Workers Returning To San FranciscoWhen more people return to work in San Francisco they will see a lot of changes. John Ramos shows us some of the shocks and surprises in San Francisco since the pandemic.
COVID Vaccines: Software Engineer Develops App To Find Bay Area Appointments In Real-TimeAn East Bay software engineer has developed a free app that scours the websites of more than 20 healthcare providers in the Bay Area for open vaccine appointments, immediately notifying users in real-time. Kiet Do reports. (3/30/21)
COVID Baby Bust: Couples Facing New Obstacles To Parenthood Due To PandemicA year into the pandemic and we are seeing a baby bust. Juliette Goodrich tells us new obstacles to becoming a parent during the pandemic include high anxiety, low testosterone and more.
COVID: Vaccine Has Bay Area Experts Hopeful Despite Dire Warning From CDC DirectorAfter the director of the Centers for Disease Control warned of 'an impending doom,' if COVID restrictions were relaxed too soon, some Bay Area experts remain optimistic. Andrea Nakano explains why.
Many Bay Area Allergy Sufferers Have Symptoms Similar To COVID-19Spring has sprung and many seasonal allergy sufferers in the Bay Area have symptoms similar to COVID-19. Juliette Goodrich shows us how to tell the difference.
COVID: Emotional Day As San Rafael Children Return To ClassroomAs other schools celebrate the return of students on a part-time basis, the San Rafael Unified School District has brought all elementary students back to campus. John Ramos was there on the first day.
COVID Vaccines: Santa Clara County To Launch Mobile Vaccination Unit After Receiving $200K DonationSanta Clara County residents could get vaccinated much closer to home after a donation from Bloom Energy has led to the creation of a mobile vaccination unit. Kiet Do reports. (3/29/21)
Contra Costa County Could Expand Vaccine Eligibility to Ages 16+ This WeekAndria Borba reports on Contra Costa County preparing to further expand COVID vaccination eligibility (3-29-2021)
San Ramon Valley School District Welcomes Students Back to ClassroomsEmily Turner reports on students and teachers returning to schools in San Ramon Valley Unified School District (3-29-2021)
Contra Costa County Set To Expand COVID Vaccination EligibilityAnne Makovec reports on Contra Costa County health officials announcing plans to expand vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older (3-29-2021)
Sonoma Seniors Celebrate Full Vaccination With a Day on the PlazaOn this Friday business was picking up in Sonoma but it wasn't the usual crowd sipping wines and dining out. Seniors are living it up after many have spent the past year cooped up in their homes. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-26-21)
Facebook to Begin Opening Bay Area Offices at 10% Capacity in MayMore than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic forced Facebook employees to work from home, the company is set to reopen its Bay Area offices at limited capacity starting in May. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-26-21)
COVID-19 Vaccinations: Recipients Express Relief, Gratitude Following Final DoseHow does it feels to be fully vaccinated? Devin Fehely asked and got a lot of happy replies. (3-26-21)
Napa Wine Country Set to Reopen for Indoor DiningNapa is on track to move into the orange tier next week and that means wineries can reopen indoors. Wilson Walker reports. (3-26-21)