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Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 9/24/20, PM

14 hours ago

First Private schools in San Francisco Reopen for In-person Learning / Berkeley Is Trying To Become The Nation’s First City To Ban Junk Food From Supermarket Checkout Aisles / Wildfires Taint West Coast Vineyards With Taste Of Smoke

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 9/24/20, AM

18 hours ago

Governor Newsom Orders End To Gas-Powered Cars By 2035 / Officials Break Up Drug Trafficking Operation In California And Wisconsin / Cap Radio's Politifact Reporter Debunks Social Media Myths About Wildfires

California Climate Change Policy Will Stop Sales Of New Gas-Powered Cars By 2035 / 100 Hundred Firefighters From Mexico Assist U.S. Forest Service In San Bernadino / Dr. Joseph Castro Named As California State University Chancellor / Santa Clara County Declares Juneteenth An Official Holiday

Bobcat Fire Continues To Threaten Homes In Southern California / Audit Shows UC Wrongly Admitted Well-Connected Students

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 9/22/20, AM

Sep 22, 2020

California To Halt Unemployment Claims For Two Weeks / Vice Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Expected To Take Key Role In Effort To Delay Replacement Of Supreme Court Justice / Governor Newsom Talks Wildfire, Coronavirus, Homelessness / Census Takers Mobilize To Count Homeless People

California To Halt Unemployment Claims For Two Weeks

Sep 21, 2020
"Sigh" by TMAB2003 is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0

For the next two weeks California will not be taking any new unemployment claims. The timing’s tough: more than two million Californians are currently out of work.

California's Updated COVID-19 Death Count Is 4th Highest In Nation And Caseload Is 1st / State Employment Development Department Will Not Consider New Claims For Two Weeks

Governor Newsom Signs Two COVID-19 Worker Protection Bills Into Law / Santa Clara County Will Fine Health Care Providers Who Don't Provide COVID-19 Tests / Affirmative Action Reconsidered During New Racial Reckoning

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 9/17/20, PM

Sep 17, 2020

Families And Administrators In Bay Area School Districts Have Different Reactions To Distance Learning Regulations / Santa Clara Pastor Holds Services In Parking Lot To Comply With Health Orders

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 9/17/20, AM

Sep 17, 2020

San Francisco's Requirements For Reopening Schools / Western Smoke Is Reaching The East Coast As Well As Mexico, Canada, And Europe / State Insurance Commissioner Will Conduct Investigatory Hearing / Lower COVID-19 Rates May Bring Pac-12 Teams Back To Playing Fields

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 9/16/20, PM

Sep 16, 2020

US Mayors Increasingly Supporting Basic Income Provision / California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Investigating Firms That Misclassify Contract Employees

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 9/16/20, AM

Sep 16, 2020

Indigenous Fire Prevention Practices Revisited / COVID-19 Cases In California Dropping, But Not In San Diego / San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin Leads Prosecutors Around State In Progressive Justice Lobbying Movement

San Francisco Pioneers Program To Reduce Racial Health Disparities Among Expecting Parents / Bad Air Could Stick Around Until October / Fresno County School Legally Ordered To End In-Person Classes

Trump And Biden Square Off On Climate Change And Wildfires / Ninth Circuit Court Lifts Injunction On Temporary Protected Status For People From Six Countries / Billionaire Philanthropist Ann Getty Passes Away

Bay Area Headlines: Monday, 9/14/20, AM

Sep 14, 2020

USPS Postcard Creates Confusion About Voting By Mail In California / Gig Companies Spend $180 Million Supporting State Proposition 22 / President Trump Visiting Sacramento Today / Forest Animals Suffering During Wildfires

North Complex Fire California's Deadliest This Year / Bay Area Air Quality Is Officially Very Unhealthy / San Francisco Set To Open Many Indoor Services On Monday

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 9/11/20, AM

Sep 11, 2020

August Complex Fire Largest In Recorded California History / Dissipating Marine Layer Is Leading To Unhealthy Air In The Bay Area / Cal State Classes Will Remain Online In Second Semester / Governor Signs Legislation Requiring Paid Sick Leave For People Exposed To COVID-19

North Complex Fire Wreaking Havoc Near Oroville And Paradise / Climate Change Conspiring On Environmental Conditions To Fuel Fires / California Census Workers Facing Possible Layoffs / Twitter Will Label Or Remove Misleading Claims In Advance Of Election Day

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

Sep 10, 2020

San Francisco's Prop C, From 2018, Passes Final Legal Hurdle, Freeing Up Money For Homeless Services / Los Altos Allows Controversial Mixed Use Building / Wildfires Around State Damage Oroville And Threaten Paradise / Religious Gatherers At State Capitol Asked To Quarantine

Wildfires Rage Unchecked Across Parts Of California / Los Altos Allows Controversial Mixed Use Building To Go Forward

Governor Says Wildfires Sign Of Climate Change / Update On Air Quality In Bay Area / Update on Creek Fire / State Investigating Large Religious Gathering At State Capitol On Sunday / Two Bay Area Counties Move From More Restrictive Purple To Less Restrictive Red State Code For Reopening Businesses

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 9/8/20, AM

Sep 8, 2020

Wildfires Give Opportunity To Reset Forest Management / Impact Of Wildfire Smoke On Children's Lungs / Update On Bay Area Wildfires / Americans Care Much Less About Climate Change Than Before The Pandemic

Bay Area Headlines: Friday, 9/4/20, AM

Sep 4, 2020

San Leandro Police Officer Charged With Voluntary Manslaughter In Walmart Slaying / Considering Mental Health Issues During The Pandemic / LNU and SCU Fires Nearing 90% Containment, And CZU Fire Just Over 50% Contained / Counties Having Mixed Reactions To New State Color-Coding System / Why Did Legislation To Decertify Police Convicted Of Certain Crimes Fail?


Alameda County Pursues Charges Against Officer In Walmart Slaying / Heat Wave Coming For Bay Area / Environmental Advocates Concerned About California Drilling Permits

Bay Area Headlines: Thursday, 9/3/20, AM

Sep 3, 2020

San Jose Will Levy Fees On Large Commercial Properties / Governor Newsom Speaks To State's Action On Helping Unhoused People / Lawmakers Passed A Bill To Allow Formerly Incarcerated People To Clear Records And Fight Fires Professionally / California Focusing On 1,000 Census Tracks As Deadline Approaches / Bay Area Wildfire Updates

California Focuses Resources On The Census / Bill Passed By Legislature Would Allow Formerly Incarcerated Firefighters To Get Jobs Fighting Fires / Update On The SCU, LNU, And CZU Fires

Bay Area Headlines: Wednesday, 9/2/20, AM

Sep 2, 2020

Police Reform Bills Passed And Not Passed / New State Monitoring COVID-19 Guidelines / LNU Lightning Complex Fire 69% Contained / SCU Lightning Complex Fire 70% Contained / CZU Lightning Complex Fire 43% Contained / Coastal Fog Decreasing, Which Increases Risk Of Fire / South Bay Community College Instructor Arrested For Sending Health Official Threatening Letters

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 9/1/20, PM

Sep 1, 2020

California Legislators Complete Session, Only Swearing Occasionally / Governor Newsom Signs Bill Banning Evictions Temporarily / AB5 Reform Passes Legislature, Enabling More Independent Contract Jobs / California Plans To Use Economic Power To Reduce Price Of Prescription Drugs / Meals On Heels Has Drag Performers Delivering Food And Fun

Bay Area Headlines: Tuesday, 9/1/20, AM

Sep 1, 2020

Lawmakers Approve Bill To Microstamp Bullets / Price Tag For Wildfires Is Extremely High / Update On The Regional Wildfires / Chico State University Tells Students To Leave Campus And Goes Online Only For Classes