Coronavirus Bay Area

Oakland's Lake Merritt
Oakland's Lake Merritt (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 11:36 am
Oakland officials will be out in force this Memorial Day weekend to ensure that residents are keeping their distance from one another, especially at Lake Merritt.
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Emeryville Marina
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Holly Quan
May 22, 2020 - 10:24 am
Beaches and popular parks are expected to be busier this holiday weekend as the weather heats up. But with gyms and public pools closed, some are reconsidering what they once considered daunting: swimming in the bay.
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Curbside retail opens in Santa Clara County, the last Bay Area county to enter phase two of reopening
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Tim Ryan
May 22, 2020 - 9:45 am
Non-essential businesses in Santa Clara County are now able to open for curbside sales, the last county in the Bay Area to enter phase two of reopening.
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"Nobody was making an effort" says one Bay Area woman of a recent experience in a crowded grocery store
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Matt Bigler
May 22, 2020 - 9:28 am
As more counties relax restrictions on businesses and move into phase two of reopening, some residents are concerned that folks will become too relaxed. One East Bay woman recently had an unnerving experience at the Lucky grocery store near Oakland’s Lake Merritt on a recent Saturday morning.
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After being closed for several weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Chandler Fashion Center Mall welcomes back patrons with many social distancing guideline signs Sunday, May 17, 2020, in Chandler, Ariz. Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or the gym anytime soon, despite state and local officials increasingly allowing businesses to reopen. That's according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
AP News
May 22, 2020 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Much of the country remains unlikely to venture out to bars, restaurants, theaters or gyms anytime soon, despite state and local officials across the country increasingly allowing businesses to reopen, according to a new survey by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public...
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Garden Soil
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Tim Ryan
May 21, 2020 - 9:16 pm
Teams of volunteer gardeners are taking over plots of unused land on the Peninsula, and turning them into green. The organization is called Each Green Corner, and is growing vegetables for the elderaly and low income. Founder Sandy Nierenberg has been pulling together volunteers, with or without...
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Doug Sovern
May 21, 2020 - 7:30 pm
California faces the largest budget deficit in its history, a staggering 54 billion dollars, triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Newsom is proposing some deep budget cuts and leaning heavily on the Trump administration for help, even as he marshals state resources to cope with the human...
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Megan Goldsby
May 21, 2020 - 6:09 pm
UCSF has now sent dozens of health care workers to the Navajo Nation to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak there, They say the second wave of deployment is badly needed.
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A man looks at signs of a closed store due to COVID-19 in Niles, Ill., Thursday, May 21, 2020. More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak that triggered widespread business shutdowns two months ago and sent to economy into a deep recession. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
AP News
May 21, 2020 - 4:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the U.S. has swelled to nearly 39 million, the government reported Thursday, even as states from coast to coast gradually reopen their economies and let people go back...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 21, 2020 - 1:57 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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