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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 15: A U.S. Postal Service letter carrier stands in the middle of Powell Street on May 15, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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Melissa Culross
May 16, 2020 - 4:35 pm
The Bay Area’s various shelter-in-place orders and social distancing measures appear to be working where it matters most. That’s according to one expert, as the number of hospitalizations due to COVID-19 across the region begins to taper off.
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A Tesla workers' group calls for the arrest of Elon Musk outside the Fremont factory at the center of the debate.
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Keith Menconi
May 16, 2020 - 2:47 pm
A defiant Elon Musk tweeted that his company would reopen the plant, regardless of Alameda County’s existing shelter-in-place rules, and that if anyone would be arrested, it should be him. A group of Tesla worker advocates agree with that sentiment.
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Lake Tahoe
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Carrie Hodousek
May 16, 2020 - 12:59 pm
South Lake Tahoe is discouraging tourists from flocking to its beaches amid the coronavirus pandemic, warning that hotel and short-term rental owners will be fined $1,000 for allowing them to stay at their properties.
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Fred Willard
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Johnny Lopez
May 16, 2020 - 12:02 pm
Fred Willard, who starred in comedic films such as “Best in Show,” “Waiting for Guffman” and “This Is Spinal Tap,” has died. He was 86. The actor’s agent confirmed the news.
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In this picture taken on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, keys hang at the reception of the Saturnia hotel, in Venice, Italy. Venetians are rethinking their city in the quiet brought by the coronavirus pandemic. For years, the unbridled success of Venice's tourism industry threatened to ruin the things that made it an attractive destination to begin with. Now the pandemic has ground to a halt Italy’s most-visited city, stopped the flow of 3 billion euros in annual tourism-related revenue and devastated the city's economy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
AP News
May 16, 2020 - 6:51 am
VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Italian government announced Saturday that it will throw open its borders next month, effectively ending Europe’s longest and strictest coronavirus lockdown just as the summer tourism season gets under way. Both regional and international borders will open June 3, with the...
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Jack Dorsey
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Doug Sovern
May 15, 2020 - 9:23 pm
Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey made Oakland’s day on Friday, giving public schools $10 million to ensure that every child that attends a public school in Oakland has a home computer and internet access. Dorsey stepped up less than 24 hours after the school district launched its new campaign.
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Curbside Service
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Margie Shafer
May 15, 2020 - 8:14 pm
San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin counties are now joining the state in its plan to reopen and will enter phase 2, allowing for curbside and detail delivery, come Monday. Counties are reaching different health metrics at different times.
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna watch during the U.S. national championships swimming meet in Irvine, Calif. Autopsy reports released Friday, May 15, 2020, show that the pilot who flew Bryant did not have drugs or alcohol in his system when the helicopter crashed in Southern California in January, killing all nine aboard. The causes of death for Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, pilot Ara Zobayan and the others have been ruled blunt force trauma. Federal authorities are still investigating the crash. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 15, 2020 - 7:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pilot flying Kobe Bryant and seven others to a youth basketball tournament did not have alcohol or drugs in his system, and all nine sustained immediately fatal injuries when their helicopter slammed into a hillside outside Los Angeles in January, according to autopsies...
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Oakland Aiport
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Jennifer Hodges
May 15, 2020 - 7:45 pm
Once the shelter in place has been lifted, there’s a good possibility more people will be at airports for business travel. That’s why airport officials are gearing up, doing what they can to instill confidence in travelers. At Oakland International, the airport has set up a resiliency task force.
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SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 11: A passenger boards a United Airlines flight to Houston, Texas at San Francisco International Airport on May 11, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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May 15, 2020 - 7:10 pm
The Transportation Security Administration is preparing to check passengers’ temperatures at about a dozen airports – as soon as next week, The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday afternoon, citing officials familiar with the matter.
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