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Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 10/27/20, PM

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Fewer Polling Places Will Open As More People Vote By Mail / Two Fires Near Irving Force Evacuations As Two Firefighters Are Critically Injured / PG&E Restores Power, But More Than Half-A-Million Remain Without / Contra Costa, Marin, And San Mateo Counties Reach Less Restrictive State Reopening Tier / Two San Francisco School Board Members Subject Of Threatening Social Media Posts / California Inspector General Says Prison Officials Did Poor Job Of Protecting Incarcerated People And Staff

Governor Newsom Argues Death Sentence Is "Infected With Racism" / California Restaurants Demand $100 Million In Fees Be Returned / Oakland City Council Unanimously Approves Policy Limiting Where Homeless People Can Camp

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 10/26/20, PM

Oct 26, 2020

Hundreds Of Thousands Lose Power As PG&E Cuts Power / Shasta County's Pleas To Return To Less Restrictive COVID-19 Tier Results In State Reclassification / California Restaurants Demand $100 Million In Fees Be Returned

Up To One Million PG&E Customers Could Lose Power Today / Top California Judges Will Consider How To Improve Issues Of Homelessness / Governor Newsom Announces More Funding For Project Homekey To Support Housing Homeless People

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 10/23/20, AM

Oct 23, 2020

Oakland Hall Continues Holding Events Despite COVID-19 Restrictions / Federal Judge Urges U.S. To Help Find Parents Separated From Children After Crossing Border / Prop 25 Would Determine Whether California Bans Cash Bail / State Appeals Court Rules Gig Drivers Should Be Employees

PG&E Shutdowns Affect Northern California / Investigation Finds Damaged Electrical Equipment Caused Two Southern California Fires / Early Voting Is Happening At Sports Arenas Around The Country

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 10/22/20, AM

Oct 22, 2020

How Will California Evaluate Possible Vaccines? / SFUSD Changes Admissions Policy For Lowell High School

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 10/21/20, PM

Oct 21, 2020

San Francisco Clears Latest COVID-19 Reopening Hurdle, But Sonoma Lags Behind / California Allows Fans At Sporting Events, But Santa Clara Says No To 49ers Games

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 10/21/20, AM

Oct 21, 2020

UCSF Evaluates Rapid COVID-19 Tests / Californians Break Early Turnout Voting Records / Prop 24 Would Tweak The State's New Digital Privacy Law / Central Valley School Ordered To Pay Fine For Defying Order To Stop In-Person Teaching

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 10/20/20, AM

Oct 20, 2020

As California Burns, What Resources Is The State Using To Fight The Flames? / Berkeley Cleans Up Homeless Encampment Without Displacing Residents ... Yet / California Leaders Are Meeting To Discuss Goal To Become Carbon Neutral By 2045

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 10/19/20, PM

Oct 19, 2020

Today's The Online Voter Registration Deadline, But If You Miss It, There Are Still Ways To Vote / Lake Tahoe Resorts Plan For A Ski Season During The Pandemic

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 10/19/20, AM

Oct 19, 2020

What Would Happen If The Supreme Court Ends The Affordable Care Act? / California's GOP Can Continue Putting Ballot Boxes At Locations Around State / President Trump Allows Emergency Aid To California Wildfire Victims / Today Is California's Voter Registration Deadline / Poll: Most California Parents Don't Want To Send Kids Back To School, Yet

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 10/16/20, AM

Oct 16, 2020

San Francisco Sets Rules For Reopening Public Playgrounds / How Will An Influx Of Electric Cars Be Charged? / Youth Activists Want Sacramento To Do More On Climate Change / San Francisco Elementary School Student Wins America Scores National Poetry Slam

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 10/15/20, AM

Oct 15, 2020

San Francisco Unified School District Considers New Admission Standards For Lowell High School / PG&E Cuts Power To 50,000 Customers Because Of Dangerous Fire Conditions / State GOP Letter Outlines Updates To Controversial Ballot Drop Boxes / New Research Details How Wildfire Smoke Has Been Hazardous For Californians Health / August Complex Fire Is Now 76% Contained

Red Flag Warning About Dangerous Fire Conditions In Parts Of The Bay Area / Robot Firefighter Debuts In Los Angeles / Trump Administration Creates "Subcabinet" For Federal Water Issues, Favoring Agriculture Interests / Shasta County COVID-19 Cases Rising In Large Part Because Of College Outbreak / State GOP Changes Labeling On Ballot Drop-Boxes / Judges Side With Rio Nido Roadhouse Over ADA Violation Lawsuit

California Senators Challenge Supreme Court Nominee / State Officials File Cease-And-Desist Against GOP For Creating Unofficial Ballot Boxes / Where Should You Drop Off Your Mail-In Ballot? / Red Flag Warning For Berkeley And Oakland Hills / Dry And Windy Weather Sets Stage For More Fires

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 10/13/20, PM

Oct 13, 2020

California Hoping For Federal Relief To Avoid Budget Cuts / State Files Cease And Desist Order Against GOP For Unofficial Ballot Boxes / Hot And Dry Weather Makes Bay Area Uneasy As Fire Season Continues

Governor Newsom Clarifies New Guidance On Private Gatherings / State Will Announce New County Openings And Closings Tomorrow / San Francisco And San Jose Rent Drops Most In Nation

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 10/9/20, AM

Oct 9, 2020

California's Employment Development Department Plays Catch Up / Glass Fire Is Not Nearly Two-Thirds Contained / Students Who Miss School Because Of COVID-19 May Have Learning Challenges / Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival Gives Money To Help Artists Make It Through The Pandemic

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 10/8/20, PM

Oct 8, 2020

California Secretary Of State Warns Against Voter Intimidation / Shasta County Experiences COVID-19 Outbreak / Skilled Nursing Facilities Suffer Heavy Coronavirus Casualties

SFPD Sued For Illegally Tapping Surveillance Cameras / Counties Get COVID-19 Equity Requirement For Reopening

Two Cases Of COVID-19 Emerge In Governor's Office / UC Berkeley Chemist Wins Nobel Prize Despite Being Deterred As A Woman / Napa County Sheriff's Department Kills Unarmed Man During Traffic Stop 

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 10/7/20, AM

Oct 7, 2020

Major Progress Made Putting Out The Glass Fire / Stalled Coronavirus Stimulus Package Has Ramifications For California / City Of Vallejo Pushing Through Police Reforms / Courts Block Dredging And Filling South Bay Salt Ponds / Voter Registration Rising In California

August Complex Fire Tops 1 Million Acres / Californians Start Early Voting Today / Governor Newsom Nominates First Openly Gay Black Man To State Supreme Court / State Sued Over Requirement To Include Racial Or Sexual Minorities On Corporate Boards

Evacuation Orders Still In Place As Glass Fire Continues Burning / California Wildfires Have Now Scorched 4 Million Acres / Napa And Sonoma Grapes Are Getting Contaminated By Smoke / Auditor Finds Some California Schools Not Taking Steps To Prevent Youth Suicide

Glass Fire Grows To 59,000 Acres With Only 5% Containment / Zogg Fire Now 69,000 Acres With 39% Containment / Politifact Examines What's Allowed And Not Allowed At Polls / Californians Will Vote On Affirmative Action

California Asks Residents To Conserve Power From 3 p.m. To 10 p.m. / Strong Winds, High Heat, And Low Humidity Expected To Fuel Glass Fire / Governor Newsom Vetoes Bill To Help Displaced Workers / Newsom Vetoes Bill Requiring High School Ethnic Studies / Newsom Signs Corporate Boardroom Diversity Law / Baby Yoda A Boost On Western Wildfire Lines

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 10/1/20, AM

Oct 1, 2020

Glass Fire Latest Updates / Napa And Sonoma Resident Evacuation Stories / $5 Million Worth Of Bottled Wine Destroyed / Zogg Fire Latest Updates / Governor Newsom Signs Police Reform Bills / Newsom Signs Bill Expanding Authority Of Nurse Practitioners

Unseasonably Warm Temperatures Make Battling Glass And Zogg Fires Difficult / Governor Newsom Outlaws Certain Sorts Of Rodenticides / San Francisco Allows Indoor Restaurant Dining

Updates On The Glass And Zogg Fires / Oakland African American Chamber Of Commerce Raises $1 Million For A “Resiliency Fund” / California Has Now Eased Restrictions On 40 Counties / Governor Newsom Vetoes Bill To Provide Grocery Aid To Low Income Immigrants