Alameda County

Hospital Worker/ICU
Matt Bigler
August 01, 2020 - 5:00 am
Alameda County hospital leaders are pleading with the community to wear masks to help take pressure off the medical system, following another spike in hospitalizations from COVID-19.
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Melissa Culross
July 19, 2020 - 8:42 pm
More than 40 Alameda County Sheriff’s department employees have tested positive for Covid-19 since March, and two of the cases have been critical.
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OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 16: A grizzly bear swims in a pool at the Oakland Zoo on April 16, 2020 in Oakland, California.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
July 15, 2020 - 11:28 am
The state's Department of Public Health has approved Alameda County's request for variance, meaning outdoor dining and operations at the Oakland Zoo are now allowed.
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The Oakland Zoo.
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Holly Quan
July 14, 2020 - 10:33 am
Despite the statewide rollback of indoor businesses and services, Alameda County is expected to push ahead for special permission to reopen the Oakland Zoo.
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Outdoor Dining
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
July 12, 2020 - 11:37 am
Several Bay Area counties are rolling back on reopening efforts due to the recent surge of positive coronavirus cases throughout the state, with most of those counties added to its watch list . Some of those counties include Contra Costa, Marin, Santa Clara, Sacramento, Solano and Alameda.
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A goat makes noise in the livestock barn at the Alameda County Fair on June 23, 2011 in Pleasanton, California.
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Holly Quan
July 10, 2020 - 2:44 pm
For the first time in over a hundred years, the Alameda County Fair was canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there’s good news to come out of it.
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Groups socially distance at San Francisco's Mission Dolores Park
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Matt Bigler
June 08, 2020 - 9:26 am
At long last, Bay Area counties are starting to relax the shelter-in-place order, in place for nearly three months. In Alameda County, which now leads the Bay Area in the number of coronavirus cases, part of lifting restrictions means allowing residents to socialize with people outside of their...
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Firefighters battle a fire at the Old San Lorenzo Theater.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
June 05, 2020 - 7:41 pm
A San Lorenzo resident told KCBS Radio she witnessed flames reaching the roof and iconic sign of the 700-seat theater, saying it appeared to be the only building in the area on fire.
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Activists In Oakland Protest Police Brutality In Death Of George Floyd
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KCBS Radio Weekend News
May 31, 2020 - 6:57 pm
As protests demanding justice in the death of George Floyd and other Black lives lost to police continue, Bay Area cities are beginning to implement citywide curfews.
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 26, 2020 - 3:23 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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