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Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 2/2/21, AM

Feb 2, 2021

Report Details Prison Official Failures That Led To Thousands Of COVID-19 Outbreaks At San Quentin State Prison / Private Investigator Jack Palladino Has Died After Assault / California Lawmakers Propose Information Portal For Sexual Assault Survivors / Crews Determining Whether They Can Rebuild Big Sur Roadway After Big Storm

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 2/1/21, AM

Feb 1, 2021

Most Of California Still Lacks Plans To Reopen Public Schools / Two Men Arrested On Charged Of Assault Of Famed San Francisco Investigator / Advocates For People With Disabilities Are Concerned About Vaccine Deprioritization / Lawmakers Imagining Ways To Deal With Climate Crisis

California Reported Its Second-Highest Number Of COVID-19 Deaths In A Day / State Lawmakers Protect Renters From Eviction For Another Five Months / Shirley Weber Becomes California's First Black Top Election Official / Audit Blames California's Unemployment Agency For “Significant Missteps And Inaction”

Angela Lilley Bennett

Guitarist and singer Tom Heyman has hosted the "Sad Bastard Club" at the Make Out Room in San Francisco for nine years, featuring local musicians. In this interview, he talks about keeping that show going online and his pub rock album, “Show Business, Baby.”

Blue Shield Of California Tasked With Ramping Up COVID-19 Vaccinations / State Of Oregon Considering Prioritizing People Of Color And People With Chronic Medical Conditions For Vaccinations / Audit Details Employment Development Department Failures

State Auditor Says Employment Development Department Is To Blame For Unemployment Filing Problems / Napa Man Charged With Stockpiling Weapons And Threatening Federal Government

Millions Of Californians May Need To Pay Back Jobless Benefits / Atmospheric River Causes Mudslides, Low-Elevation Snowfall, And 125 Miles Per Hour Winds / San Francisco Will Rename 44 Schools Because Of Namesakes' Racist Pasts

State Officials Urge People Not To Relax Their COVID-19 Safety Protocols / Activists Call on Governor To Expand Medicaid Program To Undocumented Immigrants / American Lung Association Gives California An A For Smoke-Free Air, But State Is Slipping On Smoking Cessation Services

California's Reopening Option Brings Mixed Reviews From Businesses And Health Experts / State Vaccine Delivery System Will Be Administered By A Third Party / Atmospheric River Expected To Arrive Tonight, Threatening Debris Flows And Flash Floods

California Release Of Stay-At-Home Order To Counties Takes Many By Surprise, But Governor Contends Health Officials Were In The Loop / Scientists Say Getting Outdoors Is Important For Mental Health / Rain Expected This Afternoon With High Winds

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 1/25/21, PM

Jan 25, 2021

California Returns To County-By-County Pandemic Restrictions / California Eviction Moratorium Deadline Is Today, But May Be Extended Again / Northern California Lawmaker Wants Governor To Communicate Better About Vaccines / The Wind Is Blowing, Mountains Are Frosty, And An Atmospheric River Is On The Way

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 1/25/21, AM

Jan 25, 2021

Californians Have Accumulated As Much AS $1 Billion In Water Bills Due To Pandemic / State Piloting System Where Residents Can Sign Up To Know When They Can Receive Vaccines, But It's Only In Los Angeles So Far California's Unemployment Rate Rose In December For First Time Since April / Essential Worker Advocates Concerned They May Not Get Vaccinated Until Summer / COVID-19 Mutations Provide Breadcrumbs For Genetic Researchers

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 1/22/21, AM

Jan 22, 2021

President Biden's Executive Orders Pause Border Wall Construction / National Eviction Moratorium Extended Through March / Yosemite National Park To Remain Closed Through Weekend / New Presidential Administration Signs Executive Orders To Support Environment And Challenges California To Do Better / State Okays Questionable Batch Of Vaccine Doses

California Says It's Okay To Use Batch Of COVID-19 Vaccine Suspected of Causing Allergic Reactions / Sacramento Utilizes Former Basketball Arena To Treat Patients / Gray Whales Experiencing Die-Off

Governor Newsom Outlines Hopes For Improved Relations With Federal Government In Letter To Biden / Protesters Gathered Near State Capitol On Inauguration Day / President Biden Reverses Some Environmental Policies That Impact California

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Files Nine More Lawsuits Against Trump Administration / State Hopes Biden Administration Will Improve Vaccination Distribution / State's Top Doctor Says COVID-19 Hospitalizations Decreasing / Counties Shortchanged By State On Federal Relief Funds / Windstorm Moves South Leaving Great Surf

High Winds Rock Bay Area And Cause Fires / California First State To Record 3,000,000 COVID-19 Infections / Sheriff's Deputy And Suspect Killed In Sacramento

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 1/19/21, AM

Jan 19, 2021

Federal Government Looks To Remove Protections On California Deserts / Kamala Harris Gives Up Senate Seat In Preparation To Take Vice Presidency / California COVID-19 Update / State Trails Most Of Country In Percentage Of Vaccinations Administered / Moderna Vaccination Batch May Be Causing Allergic Reactions / Sunny And Breezy With Gusts Up To 50 Miles Per Hour In The Bay Area

BART Hiring Crisis Intervention Specialists To Respond To Calls / Governor Newsom Authorizes 1,000 National Guard Troops To Protect State Capitol / Monterey County Police Officer No Longer With Department After Posting Disparaging Remarks About Black Lives Matter On Parler / County Health Officials Call For Stronger State Leadership On Vaccine Rollout / Guilty Plea Expected In Ghost Ship Fire

California Counties Beg For Vaccine As Eligibility Expands / Nine State Inmates Charged With Unemployment Fraud In San Diego / Man Accused In Fire That Killed 36 Expected To Plead Guilty

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 1/14/21, AM

Jan 14, 2021

One California Republican Representative Voted For Impeachment / Californians Over The Age Of 65 Are Now Eligible For Vaccination / State Coalition Proposes Legislation To Boost Taxes On Multinational Corporations To Support Homeless Services / Medi-Cal Would Get More Than Half Of State Health Care Dollars In Governor Newsom's Proposed Budget

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 1/13/21, PM

Jan 13, 2021

California Giving Senior Residents Priority Access To COVID-19 Vaccine / Governor Newsom Asks For $2 Billion To Bring Schools Back To Classrooms

Drivers Sue Over Proposition 22, Saying It Doesn't Allow Them To Organize / US Forest Service Planning Prescribed Burns Around Lake Tahoe / Researchers Find Wildfire Smoke Accounted For Half Of All Small Particle Air Pollution In The West

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 1/12/21, AM

Jan 12, 2021

California Virus Deaths Top 30,000 After Deadliest Weekend / California Assembly Approves Resolution Calling On President Trump To Resign / Alameda County Declines To File Charges Against Second BART Police Officer In Oscar Grant Killing / Governor Newsom Sets High Goals To Increase Affordable Housing / Former San Francisco Police Chief And Detective Prentice Earl Sanders Has Died

State Lawmakers Return And Focus On Coronavirus And Small Business Relief / Multiple People Swept Out To Sea In High Surf / Hayward Librarian Honored By 'I Love My Librarian Award'

Virus, Housing Issues Await Returning California Lawmakers / Woman Swept Away On Pescadero Beach Still Missing / Governor Newsom's Budget Proposal / Proposed Budget Includes A Billion Dollars For Wildfire Prevention / Helicopter Accidentally Drops Air Conditioner On Oakland Street 

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 1/8/21, AM

Jan 8, 2021

Is California's Capitol Safe? / State Employment Development Department Suspends 1.4 Million Claims / Governor Newsom Scheduled To Unveil State Budget Proposal Today / Dry And Cold Weather May Turn To Wet, But State Needs Much More

California Hospitals Prepping For Grim COVID-19 Choices / Newsom Cancels News Conference As "Caution" Amid Protests / In First, Black Men Lead Two California Public Safety Panels

Governor Gavin Newsom Proposes $600 Payment To Low-Income Californians / Civil Rights Advocate Notes Racial Discrepancies In Response To Protests / Congressman Mike Levin Recounts His Experience During the U.S. Capitol Siege / Advice For Parents On How To Talk About Turmoil With Their Kids

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 1/6/21, AM

Jan 6, 2021

California Board Urges Bias Reviews Of Police Social Media / At Least One CA GOP Congressman To Object To Biden's Electoral College Victory / Alameda County Seeks Federal Approval to Delay Homeless Population Count For One Year / Lemur Thief Released / Somewhat Stormy Weather On The Way