Coronavirus Bay Area

St. Eugene's in Santa Rosa, holds church service against county orders during coronavirus pandemic
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 31, 2020 - 3:51 pm
Violating a Sonoma County ban on in-person religious services, the Catholic Bishop of Santa Rosa presided over a service at St. Eugene’s Cathedral on Sunday, an action criticized by the County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. Sundari Mase, and other local religious leaders.
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AP News
May 29, 2020 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Over the dissent of the four more conservative justices, Chief...
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The Grand Princess cruise traveled through the San Francisco Bay on March 9 to dock in the Port of Oakland carrying crew and passengers who'd been infected with the coronavirus.
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Megan Goldsby
May 29, 2020 - 7:36 pm
The family of a San Francisco man who died from Covid-19 after a trip on the Grand Princess is now suing the cruise ship line, saying they continued to accept passengers after knowing the virus was on board.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a shelter-in-place order for all of California, beginning March 20, 2020.
Office of Governor of California
Doug Sovern
May 29, 2020 - 6:31 pm
An emotional Governor Newsom briefly set aside the coronavirus crisis today to talk frankly about race relations in the death of George Floyd. Newsom waved of President Trump’s continued attacks on California’s election process as a side-show and distraction. Speaking unscripted, Newsom spoke...
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University graduates graduation (Photo credit: Michael Zhang)
(Photo credit: Michael Zhang)
Matt Bigler
May 29, 2020 - 5:36 pm
A majority of California college students think the coronavirus pandemic will prevent them from graduating. That's the eye-opening results of a new statewide education poll. Three out of four college students in the Golden State say the pandemic is taking a "heavy toll" on them. That toll is being...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 29, 2020 - 12:52 pm
As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, KCBS Radio is getting the answers to your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Every morning at 9:20 a.m. Monday-Friday we're doing an "Ask An Expert" segment with a focus on a different aspect of this situation each day. Today we’re...
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SF churches make sweeping changes to worship service as they prepare to reopen
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Holly Quan
May 29, 2020 - 11:10 am
San Francisco's religious centers have two weeks to get ready to welcome back worshipers after Mayor London Breed unveiled a road map to reopening the city.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 29, 2020 - 9:50 am
You may have been hearing that Lake Tahoe is ready to welcome tourists, but officials say the area is still closed to non-essential travel.
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BART is working to procure face mask vending machines at stations
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Margie Shafer
May 29, 2020 - 8:10 am
Coming soon to a BART station near you: face mask vending machines.
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Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick has announced his department will no longer enforce the county's health order.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
May 28, 2020 - 7:25 pm
Sheriff Mark Essick believes the county's orders restricting some business activity are out of step with state rules. He said that County Health Officer Sundari Mase hasn't provided the data needed to defend her decision to keep restrictions on people’s civil liberties in place.
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