Testing Website Glitches Lead to Long Lines, Early Closure in HaywardKiet Do reports on problems with the website of COVID testing lab Color leading to issues at Hayward testing site (1-10-2022)
Milpitas School District Backs Away From COVID Surge Remote Learning PlanJocelyn Moran reports on Milpitas school district officials reversing course on remote learning plan amid current omicron-fueled COVID case surge (1-10-2022)
COVID: Bay Area Businesses Stung by Staff Shortages, Customer FalloffAs COVID infection rates soar in the Bay Area, some small businesses are making big changes to handle the omicron surge. Da Lin reports. (1-9-22)
Milpitas Schools Return to Online Learning Amid Omicron SurgeClasses for Milpitas Unified School District are going virtual this coming week in response to the omicron variant surge. Shawn Chitnis reports. (1-9-22)
Newsom to Propose $2.7 Billion Emergency COVID-19 PackageGov. Gavin Newsom will present a $2.7 billion COVID-19 emergency response package Monday as part of his proposed 2022 state budget. Devin Fehely reports. (1-9-22)
Thousands Seek COVID-19 Tests at San Mateo Event Center SitePeople stopped by the San Mateo County event center all day to get tested for COVID-19 as part of a new operation run by Virus Geeks. Shawn Chitnis reports. (1-8-22)
As Omicron Variant Booms, Hospitals See Influx of Children With COVIDHospitalizations for children under age 5 in the U.S. are at the highest levels since the start of the pandemic. Five states are driving those numbers up, including California. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-7-22)
High Demand = Long Line at Hayward COVID Test SitePeople in the East Bay waited for hours Friday for their chance at a COVID test. Kiet Do reports. (1-7-22)
Oakland Teacher Sickout Shuts Down 12 SchoolsA teacher sickout in Oakland Friday forced the district to shut down a dozen schools. Da Lin reports. (1-7-22)
Health Experts Predict Omicron Peak, Falloff Within WeeksWith businesses suffering and many schools again closed, health experts are asking the public to hang on for about a month. Wilson Walker reports. (1-7-22)
Omicron Fear Pushes Too Many Mild Cases Into Emergency RoomsA wave of omicron cases is now flooding Bay Area hospitals. Andria Borba spoke to an ER nurse who says many patients she sees should have stayed home. (1-7-22)
Oakland Teacher Sickout Calling for Increased COVID Safety Shuts Down 12 SchoolsJocelyn Moran reports on the impact of the Oakland teacher sickout calling for more COVID safety measures from the OUSD (1-7-2022)
Schools Closed: West Contra Costa School Closures, COVID Testing Efforts Draw Mixed ReactionWest Contra Costa Unified School District will close on Friday and Monday because of continued COVID-19 outbreaks.
Oakland Unified School District Warns Parents of Teacher SickoutThe Oakland Unified School District warned parents Thursday that teachers may stage what they described as an "illegal sickout" on Friday. Katie Nielsen reports. (1-6-22)
Fremont Schools See Smoother COVID Test HandoutsThe Fremont school district has improved its rocky rollout of free COVID test handouts. Juliette Goodrich reports
COVID Case Surge Slams Bay Area Health Care SystemFrom emergency responders to Bay Area hospitals -- frontline health care workers are feeling the brunt of this COVID-19 surge. Wilson Walker reports. (1-6-22)
Parents Scramble After COVID Closes West CoCo County SchoolsThe West Contra Costa Unified school district will close classrooms for the next two days because of surging COVID cases and staffing issues. Shawn Chitnis reports. (1-6-22)
Some San Francisco Teachers Organize Sickout to Protest Lax COVID Safety ProtocolsJustin Andrews reports on some teachers in San Francisco organizing a sickout over COVID protocols (1-6-2022)
Ruby Princess Cruise Ship Returns To San Francisco With COVID-Infected PassengersJocelyn Moran reports on a dozen disembarking Princess cruise passengers testing positive in San Francisco (1-6-2022)
COVID: Russian River Brewing Closes For 2 Days Due To Omicron Staff ShortageRussian River Brewing Company announced that it is closing both of its locations on Wednesday and Thursday, as it becomes a victim of the omicron surge. Andrea Nakano reports. (1/5/22)
COVID: San Francisco Unified Faces Potential Teacher Sickout Amid Omicron SurgeAs COVID-19 cases due to the omicron variant continue to rise, the San Francisco Unified School District faces a potential sickout from teachers Thursday amid a heated debate over safety protocols.
Chaotic Scene at Fremont School District Testing SiteDevin Fehely reports on long lines and a small traffic jam at a COVID test site for the Fremont Unified School District. (1/5/2022)
Many Cruise Lines Cancelling Trips Following Surge in COVID CasesAllen Martin reports on the recent wave of cruise cancellations in response to the omicron variant. (1/5/2022)
Surgical, N95 Masks in Short Supply Amid Omicron VariantMax Darrow reports on the difficulties people are facing when trying to purchase surgical masks and N95 masks following new advice from experts saying that cloth masks are not adequate protection from the omicron variant. (1/5/2022)

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