COVID: South Bay Shortage May Be Cost Of Refusing Blue Shield's Vaccine ProgramA South Bay health official reflects on the Bay Area lockdown one year later. Devin Fehely asks if the county's refusal to work with Blue Shield vaccine program has come at a cost.
Pandemic-Related Questions Arise One Month From Tax DayKiet Do reports on a number of possible pandemic-related issues that could complicate filing taxes this year (3-16-2021)
San Mateo County Becomes First Bay Area Region To Return To Orange TierAndria Borba reports on San Mateo County returning to the Orange Tier late Tuesday morning (3-16-2021)
More VTA Transit Workers Receive Vaccinations In San JoseEmily Turner reports on the second day of front line VTA workers receiving first dose of COVID vaccine (3-16-2021)
San Mateo County Becomes First In Bay Area To Return To Orange TierAnne Makovec reports on San Mateo County returning to the Orange Tier late Tuesday morning (3-16-2021)
COVID: Oakland Unified Reaches Tentative Deal To Bring Students Back To ClassroomsA tentative deal has been reached to bring some students back to the classroom in Oakland. Andrea Nakano talked to parents, teachers and students about the agreement.
COVID: Millions More Eligible For Vaccine But Appointments May Be Hard To GetMillions more Californians became eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, but as Maria Medina tells us, many people are having a hard time finding appointments.
Oakland Unified, Teachers Come To Agreement To Return To ClassroomsAndrea Nakano reports on OUSD coming to terms with Oakland teachers to return to school March 30 (3-15-2021)
Members of Biden Administration Promote Passage of Stimulus PackageSkyler Henry reports on the Biden Administration kicking of the "Help is Here" tour to promote the COVID relief act (3-15-2021)
COVID Reopening: Alcatraz Tours Resume For 1st Time In A YearFor the first time since the start of COVID-19 restrictions a year ago, tourists boarded boats to tour Alcatraz. Andria Borba reports. (3/15/21)
COVID Vaccines: Bay Area Transit Workers Become EligibleTransit workers in the Bay Area have become the latest to become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Kiet Do reports. (3/15/21)
Millions More Californians Can Get COVID Vaccine As Eligibility ExpandsDevin Fehely reports on continued Bay Area COVID vaccine shortages, even as more people become eligible for shots (3-15-2021)
East Bay Gyms Return To Indoor Workouts With Move To Red TierEmily Turner reports on Contra Costa gyms allowing indoor workouts now that the county is back in the Red Tier (3-15-2021)
Restaurant Regulars Welcome Return of Indoor Dining in ConcordContra Costa and Sonoma counties moved into the red tier on Sunday, permitting restaurants to reopen for limited indoor dining. Just because businesses could open their doors doesn’t mean they did. John Ramos reports. (3-14-21)
Return of Indoor Dining Draws Crowds to Pleasanton RestaurantsAlameda County eased restrictions and, on Friday night, diners got to eat inside restaurants in Pleasanton for the first time in months. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-12-21)
Bay Area Struggles to Obtain Vaccine as 1st Johnson & Johnson Doses ArriveStarting Monday millions more Californians will be eligible for the vaccine but, as Andria Borba reports, there just aren't enough doses in the Bay Area to go around. (3-12-21)
Qualifying Americans Could Receive COVID Relief Funds as Soon as This WeekendSkyler Henry reports on President Biden expressing hope that the U.S. will feel significant recovery from pandemic by July 4th holiday (3-12-2021)
Biden COVID Relief Plan Dollars Help Spell Salvation for Oakland EmployeesOn Thursday Pres. Biden signed a $1.9 trillion relief package called the American Rescue Plan. Out of that, the city of Oakland is expecting to get roughly $190 million. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-11-21)
Governor, Health Experts Applaud Pres. Biden's Push to Expand Vaccination EffortsPres. Biden announced a plan to ask state health departments to open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all Americans over the age of 18. Bay Area public health experts say it’s going to be a massive logistical challenge but it is possible. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-11-21)
Supply Constraints Lead to Sparse Turnout at South Bay Vaccination SitesSanta Clara County has seen a nosedive in the number of people getting vaccinated. Devin Fehely reports on why that is. (3-11-21)
State Officials Boost Johnson & Johnson 'One and Done' VaccineCalifornia officials pushed the safety and efficacy of the new one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine on Thursday as the state looks ahead to drastically loosening restrictions. Wilson Walker reports. (3-11-21)
Pleasanton School District Welcomes All Levels Of Students Back to ClassroomsKiet Do reports on teachers and administrators in Pleasanton welcoming students at all grade levels back to school (3-11-2021)
President Biden Signs $1.9 Trillion American Rescue Plan Act Into LawSkyler Henry reports on President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan ahead of his first prime time address of the nation (3-11-2021)
COVID Reopening: Pleasanton 1st Public Middle, High Schools In Alameda County To Resume In-Person LearningOn Thursday, the Pleasanton Unified School District will become the first in Alameda County to resume in-person learning at all grade levels, including middle and high schools, for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/10/21)