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Holly Quan
May 20, 2020 - 9:19 am
Just a day after Governor Gavin Newsom visited Mustards restaurant in Napa Valley, he gave the green light for the county to reopen eateries, malls and schools. Napa County wineries’ tasting rooms will still have to wait, but restaurants are now suddenly getting ready to bring servers back in time...
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stimulus
Tarrah Gibbons
May 20, 2020 - 8:58 am
As stimulus checks are being sent to millions of people, many Americans still have unanswered questions about the status of their payments. The IRS has announced there is now a line taxpayers can call if they have questions about their checks.
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East Bay Road
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Tim Ryan
May 20, 2020 - 8:40 am
While there are fewer drivers on the road these days, data now backs up what CHP and traffic watchers have already noticed: drivers who are out there are feeling much more comfortable bending the rules.
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Antibody
Jacquie Cadorette
May 20, 2020 - 4:59 am
Researchers have found that if coronavirus patients still test positive after recovering, they aren’t able to spread the disease to others. See the details.
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selfie
Johnny Lopez
May 20, 2020 - 2:59 am
If you’ve posted a selfie wearing a face mask it could be being used without your consent. Researchers have been collecting thousands of face mask selfies directly from Instagram in order to develop the next generation of facial recognition tools.
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event on the food supply chain amid the coronavirus pandemic, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
May 19, 2020 - 4:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects. Trump's...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 19, 2020 - 2:26 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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BART announces opening date for long awaited Milpitas and San Jose stations
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Keith Menconi
May 19, 2020 - 1:57 pm
After more than 20 years of planning and work, the long delayed BART extension to San Jose now has an opening date of Saturday, June 13. “This is a very exciting day,” said Cindy Chavez, President of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors at the upcoming Berryessa BART station.
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Santa Clara County prepares to reopen non-essential retail businesses
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Margie Shafer
May 19, 2020 - 11:04 am
Social distancing protocols and signage are among the new requirements for businesses opening for curbside retail as Santa Clara County enters phase two of reopening on Friday.
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As restrictions on businesses are lifted many wonder when restrictions on gatherings will ease
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Matt Bigler
May 19, 2020 - 9:54 am
As Bay Area businesses begin to reopen under Phase 2, many are wondering when they can reopen their homes to friends and family. While health officials say they understand the toll of quarantine fatigue as people miss out on celebrations like birthdays, graduations and anniversaries, the answer is...
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