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Leanne Francis, first grade teacher at Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, conducts an online class from her living room in San Francisco
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Holly Quan
August 07, 2020 - 11:37 am
San Francisco public school teachers now have a much better idea of what the upcoming school year will look like.
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Maya Rajamani
August 07, 2020 - 11:26 am
Scientists will develop a COVID-19 vaccine, but it could end up only being 50 to 60 percent effective, says Dr. Anthony Fauci. “The chance of it being 98 percent effective is not great. Which means you must never abandon the public health approach.”
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A's fans and viewers outraged after bench coach raises arm in Nazi salute on TV
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KCBS Radio Morning News
August 07, 2020 - 8:42 am
Baseball fans are outraged after Oakland A’s bench coach Ryan Christenson was caught on TV raising his arm in the Nazi salute.
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Igloo-like plastic dining bubbles line San Francisco's Mint Plaza outside sushi eatery Hashiri.
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Megan Goldsby
August 07, 2020 - 5:00 am
A mid-market San Francisco restaurant is getting a lot of attention - and reservations - for their innovative outdoor dining solution during the coronavirus pandemic. The igloos sit outside Hashiri, a fancy sushi restaurant in San Francisco’s Mint Plaza.
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California voters take to the polls
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Doug Sovern
August 06, 2020 - 6:57 pm
With 89 days until Election Day, Joe Biden has built a lead of historic proportions in California. At the same time, the coronavirus pandemic is underscoring the wide partisan divide in the state, with whom you are supporting for president revealing a lot about how you feel about COVID-19.
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Attorney John Burris describes the police killing of Sean Monterrosa at a press conference announcing a federal lawsuit against the City of Vallejo.
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Matt Bigler
August 06, 2020 - 6:22 pm
The family of a man shot and killed by a Vallejo Police officer during a wave of looting two months ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city. They claimed police knew the officer who pulled the trigger had a history of firing his gun on the job.
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With hair salons opening across most of the state, many in the Bay Area will still have to wait
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 06, 2020 - 3:46 pm
San Mateo’s County Health Officer isn’t mincing words when it comes to the state’s COVID-19 watch list and his county’s place on it. "I wish to apologize to all the businesses that were closed this week," Dr. Scott Morrow said in a statement posted to San Mateo’s COVID-19 website Thursday. "I am...
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Flags wave outside of Oakland Alameda County Coliseum.
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Matt Bigler
August 06, 2020 - 1:16 pm
It's another blow to Raider Nation, as one of the most popular sports bars for the "Silver and Black" may go out of business because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We're talking about Ricky's Sports Theater on Hesperian Blvd. near the Bayfair Mall in San Leandro, better known as Ricky's to fans.
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Tim Ryan
August 06, 2020 - 11:01 am
As we learn more about the state’s COVID test reporting glitch, county public health officers are speaking out about how they are working around the issue.
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Worker filling out unemployment forms
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Holly Quan
August 06, 2020 - 10:02 am
Over half of the state's legislators have sent a letter to Gov. Newsom urging him to issue unemployment checks now and fix the system’s underlying problems later.
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