Coronavirus Bay Area

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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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 28, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Workers at an Oakland McDonald's have filed a complaint with the Alameda County Public Health Department, claiming that six workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and spread the illness to their family members.
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BARTLETT, ILLINOIS - MAY 01: Seven-year-old Hamza Haqqani, a 2nd grade student at Al-Huda Academy, uses a computer to participate in an E-learning class with his teacher and classmates while at his home on May 01, 2020 in Bartlett, Illinois.
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Melissa Culross
May 28, 2020 - 4:41 pm
It’s unclear just what those classes for Oakland public school kids will look like come August 10 when the next academic year begins, but a spokesman for the district believes there will very likely be at least some distance learning involved.
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Doug Sovern
May 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm
The ranks of the unemployed continue to swell, with more than 40 million Americans now out of work since the coronavirus pandemic began, almost five million of them here in California. Meanwhile, homeless camps keep spreading and growing around the Bay Area, with one study projecting a 20% rise in...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 28, 2020 - 3:14 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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San Francisco Mayor London Breed on April 16, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 28, 2020 - 2:10 pm
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced the city aims to lift a slate of restrictions starting June 15.
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Businesses along Main Street in Guerneville
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Holly Quan
May 28, 2020 - 10:08 am
Summer has started on the Russian River, where hard hit Guerneville businesses are balancing virus safety with a desperate need for tourists.
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Bodega Bay in Sonoma County.
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Tim Ryan
May 28, 2020 - 9:33 am
Health officials and political leaders in Sonoma County have decided to take a slower approach to reopening, even after Gov. Gavin Newsom relaxed a slate of restrictions in the past week or so.
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Volunteer Tina You of Helping Hands Community, which started as a non-profit during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Carrie Hodousek
May 28, 2020 - 5:00 am
A Bay Area non-profit is connecting volunteers with vulnerable residents who need help shopping for essential items during the coronavirus outbreak.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 08: A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) passenger rides in an empty train car on April 08, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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Jeffrey Schaub
May 28, 2020 - 4:00 am
How long will it take BART ridership to get back to normal? Could it be months? Years?
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