Governor Newsom Signs Legislation Extending Additional COVID-Related Sick LeaveJustin Andrews reports that Governor Newsom has extended additional COVID sick leave available to California workers (2-9-2022)
Santa Clara only San Francisco Bay Area county not lifting indoor mask mandateJocelyn Moran reports on why Santa Clara County is not joining other Bay Area counties in lifting the COVID mask mandate next week (2-9-2022)
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Mask mandate: Dr. Sara Cody’s press conference on the decision not to lift the mask mandateSanta Clara County health officials announced Wednesday that community transmission still remains too high to allow them to ease restrictions on COVID masks.
Raw video: scene of a deadly shooting in the district of AntiochA 76-year-old woman died Tuesday night after someone shot at the vehicle she was in on Canada Valley Road, authorities said.
Black History Month: USS Hornet Museum Unveils Special Exhibit Honoring African-American Military HeroesAs part of Black History Month, the USS Hornet Museum in Alameda offers a special exhibit honoring African Americans who have distinguished themselves in the military
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Oakland Schools Update: Controversial Oakland School Closure Plan Narrowly ApprovedThe Oakland Unified School District school board narrowly approved a revised plan early Wednesday to close seven schools.
First weather alert for Wednesday morningTemperatures could approach record highs
Mask mandate: Santa Clara County officials are still evaluating data before deciding whether to lift the mask mandateSanta Clara County health officials not yet ready to join statewide easing of COVID mask mandates
Oakland Schools: Controversial Oakland School Closure Plan Narrowly Approved After Hours of Emotional DebateThe Oakland Unified School District School Board narrowly approved a revised plan early Wednesday to close seven schools, merge two others and cut grades at two others over the next two years.
COVID: California mask mandate ends soon; Schools keep the policy in placeCalifornia will soon join the growing number of states dropping mask mandates but, for now, the policy remains in place for schools. Maria Cid Medina interviews a health expert about the change.
Owners Seek Justice After Off-Leash Dog Killed Golden Retriever Puppy At Delores ParkA dog owner is heartbroken after his Golden Retreiver pup was killed by an off-leash dog in San Francisco’s Delores Park. Betty Yu says he is asking for justice.
Marathon, emotional reunion as Oakland School Board considers school closuresIt was a lively and emotional reunion Tuesday night as the Oakland School Board considered closing several schools. Andrea Nakano tells us that the meeting lasted more than six hours.
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San Jose Westfield Valley Fair Mall workers step up fight against parking feesWorkers at San Jose’s Westfield Valley Fair Mall are stepping up public pressure against mall management as fees went into effect Tuesday, charging customers and employees for parking in garages. Kiet Do reports.
Wild turkeys roosting at Ames Research Center in Moffett Field are movedNASA is teaming up with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on a mission to send many turkeys to a new home. Reports by Max Darrow.
‘Small schools movement’ at heart of OUSD school closuresThe roots of the school closure crisis at Oakland Unified began in 2000 with the “small school movement.” John Ramos looks back.
Raw video: Fire scene in San JoseA resident died Tuesday after a fire burned down a home in a San Jose neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
COVID: UC infectious disease expert talks about California’s plan to lift mask mandateCalifornia will lift its indoor mask mandate in just one week. Dr. John Schwartzberg, an infectious disease expert at UC Berkeley, weighs in on this.
Tuesday Night Weather Forecast with Paul HeggenExpect abnormally warm temperatures on Wednesday, with highs possibly approaching record highs. Meanwhile, conditions are expected to remain dry for the foreseeable future. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (08/02/22)
2022 Oscar nominations announcedHollywood’s biggest night is fast approaching. The Oscar nominations were announced on Tuesday. Danya Bacchus shows us this year’s list.
Election day approaches for San Francisco school board members facing recallSan Francisco voters still have a week to decide whether or not to remove three school board members. Kenny Choi reflects on the campaign. (08/02/22)
A team of engineers designs a futuristic solar-powered tramA team of researchers from San Jose State University has developed a high-tech solar-powered streetcar system that could solve traffic jams. Len Ramirez gives us a look inside the Spartan Superway.