Coronavirus Update: Solano County Remains Stuck in Red TierSolano County is the only county in the Bay Area still stuck in the red tier. Wilson Walker reports. (5-13-21)
CDC Says Vaccinated People May Go Without Masks in Most Indoor SettingsThe CDC on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people. Andria Borba reports. (5-13-21)
CDC: Vaccinated People Can Go Without Masks In Most Indoor SettingsAnne Makovec reports on the CDC announcing more relaxed masking guidelines for those who have received the COVID vaccine (5-13-2021)
COVID Recovery: Growing Number Of Bay Area Schools, Colleges Plan On In-Person GraduationsWith restrictions loosening as COVID-19 cases continue to drop, a growing number of schools and colleges are opting to hold in-person graduation ceremonies with limited attendance. Maria Medina reports. (5/12/21)
COVID Recovery: Muni Metro Trains Set To Resume ServiceFor the first time since the start of the pandemic, service on San Francisco's Muni Metro will resume. Gianna Franco offers a preview of what riders should expect. (5/12/21)
COVID: Newsom Says California May Lift Mask Mandate Mid-JuneGov. Gavin Newsom told a reporter the state would stop requiring people to wear masks in almost all circumstances on June 15. KPIX 5 reporter John Ramos talks to Bay Area residents who are raising questions about the governor's timing on lifting the mask mandate. (5/12/21)
COVID Recovery: As Pandemic Eases, Concerns About Inflation EmergeEconomists say as we turn the corner on the pandemic, prices for gas, groceries and other goods are going up, raising the specter of inflation. Devin Fehely reports. (5/12/21)
Bay Area Parents Eager to Get Children Vaccinated After CDC Gives ClearanceAndria Borba reports on Bay Area parents anxious for children to receive Pfizer COVID vaccine after FDA and CDC give clearance (5-12-2021)
Interview: COVID Vaccines Rolled Out For Children; Mask Restrictions EasedDr. Monica Gandhi looks at the easing of COVID mask restrictions and the rollout of vaccinations for children 12-to-15 years old. (5/12/21)
Bay Area Health Officials Await CDC Confirmation of Expanded Pfizer Vaccine UseKiet Do reports on health officials preparing for expanded ages being cleared for use of the Pfizer vaccine (5-12-2021)
COVID: Youth Nights At Levi's Stadium Aim To Bring In More Teens For VaccinesThere is a push in Santa Clara County to get teenagers vaccinated. Marina Medina tells us more about the county's creative approach.
COVID: BART Offers Lower Fares To Lure Back RidersBART is hoping to lure back riders who are leery of public transportation since the pandemic. Len Ramirez tells us they plan to offer lower ticket prices.
Levi's Stadium Hosts Teen Vaccination Party NightMaria Medina reports on Levi's Stadium vaccination site enticing teens to get shots with dance party (5-11-2021)
San Francisco Bakery Owner Faces Backlash Over Call to Reopen Great Highway to CarsWilson Walker reports on the growing debate over whether to reopen San Francisco's Great Highway to car traffic (5-11-2021)
San Mateo County Returns to Yellow Tier; Bars To Resume Indoor ServiceKiet Do reports on San Mateo County becoming the second Bay Area region to return to the Yellow Tier (5-11-2021)
Health Officials Try to Lure Teens to Get Vaccine With DJ Dance Parties, Gift CardsDevin Fehley reports on Santa Clara County health officials ramping up campaign to get teens to sign up for COVID vaccine (5-10-2021)
COVID: FDA Authorizes Pfizer Vaccine For Children As Young As 12The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 12 to 15. Femi Redwood reports Stanford researchers are testing even younger kids.
Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery PlanAndria Borba reports on Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing his California Comeback Plan that will provide stimulus checks for residents from budget surplus (5-10-2021)
VACCINES: Stanford Health Care's Dr. Anne Liu on safety of Pfizer COVID-19 shots for US children as young as 12.Stanford Health Care's Dr. Anne Liu on safety of Pfizer COVID-19 shots for US children as young as 12.
As Experts Question Need for Masks in Bay Area, Many Remain Reluctant to Remove ThemHow comfortable will Californians be giving up their masks? That’s a question many people are asking themselves these days as wearing a face covering becomes more of a choice than a mandate. John Ramos reports. (5-9-21)
Spotlight on Caregivers: Among Pandemic Heroes, Nurses Stand OutPeople's health has been destroyed and lives have been lost during the year-long pandemic. Nurses have been there every step of the way, caring for their patients physically and emotionally. Devin Fehely reports. (5-8-21)
Vaccinated Warriors Guard Contracts Case of COVID-19Warriors guard Damion Lee is speaking out after testing positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. Vern Glenn reports. (5-7-21)
Barflies Buzz as San Francisco Enters Yellow TierAt long last San Francisco bars reopened (with restrictions) Thursday as the city entered the yellow tier. Andria Borba reports. (5-6-21)
Pandemic Weight Problems, Eating Disorders Affect ChildrenChildren are gaining unexpected weight and also losing dangerous amounts as the pandemic ignites anxiety and stress. This phenomenon is unprecedented and it is leading to disordered eating. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5-6-21)