With pandemic restrictions starting to be peeled back, people in the East Bay headed out Friday night to enjoy a night at the movies as Regal Cinema reopened theaters in Berkeley and Oakland. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-14-21)
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East Bay Moviegoers Carefully Step Back Into Reopened TheatersWith pandemic restrictions starting to be peeled back, people in the East Bay headed out Friday night to enjoy a night at the movies as Regal Cinema reopened theaters in Berkeley and Oakland. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-14-21)
Brentwood Pulls Permit for Gas Pipeline That Has Been in Service for DecadesBrentwood said “no more” this week to a fuel pipeline that has operated in the city’s southwestern region for the past 30 years. Da Lin reports. (5-14-21)
COVID Recovery: As Pandemic Eases, Concerns About Inflation EmergeEconomists say as we turn the corner on the pandemic, prices for gas, groceries and other goods are going up, raising the specter of inflation. Devin Fehely reports. (5/12/21)
Fremont Buddhist Temple Owner To File Civil Rights Lawsuit Against City, Alleges DiscriminationThe owner of a small Buddhist temple in the Fremont hills announced plans to file a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, claiming she was discriminated against in her quest to receive building permits. Devin Fehely reports. (5/11/21)
Team Coverage: Major League Baseball Greenlights Oakland A’s To Consider RelocatingSaying the current Coliseum site is not viable for a new stadium, Major League Baseball allowed the A's to look at potentially relocating if a proposal for a new ballpark at Howard Terminal falls through. Andria Borba and Dennis O'Donnell report. (5/11/21)
Homeowners Buying Insurance In High Fire Areas Should Prepare For Sticker ShockThe start of the fire season should be a wake-up call for home buyers and owners in places like Paradise, California. Susie Steimle reports that insurance rates in these high fire zones may give them sticker shock.
Bay Area Fire Danger: Brush-Clearing Goats In High Demand As Dry Conditions Come EarlyWith dry conditions so early during fire season, a companies that supplies goats that graze on tinder dry brush is booked until fall and is now turning away customers. Juliette Goodrich reports. (5/10/21)
East Bay Real Estate Prices Soar Into StratosphereIt's not just the weather. The red-hot real estate market is sizzling right now in the East Bay! Da Lin reports. (5-7-21)
Sidelined by Pandemic, Bartenders Turn to Mail DeliveryAs the pandemic dragged on, a lot of bartenders decided that the Post Office offered a better mix of benefits and security than any cocktail lounge. Susie Steimle reports. (5-7-21)
Napa Valley Grape Growers Say Dry Year Survivable But Fear Prolonged DroughtMost farmers are worried about their crops as they head into the second straight dry year. Vineyard owners say they may be the lucky ones -- at least so far. Andrea Nakano reports. (5-7-21)
Red Flag Warning Now in Effect for East Bay Hills Through WeekendThe weather service issued Red Flag Warnings for the North and East Bay hills and the East Bay valleys from Friday night through Monday morning due to weather conditions that pose a risk of wildfires. Andria Borba reports. (5-7-21)
Proposed New Dam in South Bay Spurs Battle Over RatesThe Santa Clara Valley Water District wants a series of rate hikes to build a new dam near Highway 152. Len Ramirez reports. (5-7-21)
As Restrictions Ease, Passengers Ponder Value of Travel InsuranceWith more people making plans to take to the air for long-delayed trips, many are wondering if travel insurance is worth it. Andria Borba reports. (5-6-21)
Project Home: Federal Court Strikes Down CDC Eviction Moratorium, What Does It Mean For Bay Area?A federal judge ruled Wednesday the Centers for Disease Control have no authority to impose a nationwide eviction moratorium, saying the public health agency doesn’t have the constitutional right to stop evictions. Susie Steimle reports. (5/5/21)
COVID Recovery: Bay Area Restaurants Struggle To Find Staff As Customers ReturnAhead of what is expected to be a big Mother's Day weekend for restaurants in the Bay Area, many establishments are struggling to find workers. Andrea Nakano reports. (5/5/21)
Facebook Upholds Ban On Former President Trump's AccountAn oversight board upheld the decision to ban former President Trump's account from Facebook and Instagram. Devin Fehely takes a closer look at the decision.
COVID Recovery: Return To Offices Already Posing Legal QuestionsAs offices in the Bay Area and across the country reopen, the return to workplaces a year after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic poses some legal questions that may be settled in the courts. John Ramos reports. (5/3/21)
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Slides Toward Yellow TierWhat seemed a distant dream a few months back is now just days away from happening: people back in restaurants, gyms and theaters in San Francisco. Andria Borba reports. (4-30-21)
Road to Recovery: Economists Say It's a Good Time for JobseekersEconomists say that, even with high unemployment numbers, it’s a great time to be looking for work. Susie Steimle reports. (4-29-21)
Advocacy Group Fights India Caste System Discrimination in Silicon ValleySanta Clara County's Human Rights Commission is tackling the thorny issue of caste discrimination in education and on the job in Silicon Valley. Devin Fehely reports. (4-29-21)
Napa Neighbors Oppose Plan To Turn Single-Family Homes Into Vacation Homes With Multiple OwnersA battle is brewing in Napa over a plan to sell vacation homes to up to eight owners at a time. John Ramos reports that neighbors say it is only making the housing crisis worse.
COVID: Struggling Family Dry Cleaners Transforms Into Thriving Neighborhood ShopA San Francisco fashion designer found a way to help save her family's struggling dry cleaners during the pandemic. John Ramos shows us how she turned it into an thriving, eclectic neighborhood shop.
UC Researcher Proposes Covering California Aqueduct With Solar PanelsA UC researcher says covering thousands of miles of California canals with solar panels would prevent evaporation losses and create gigawatts of energy. Velena Jones reports. (4-24-21)
Newsom Attends Hwy 1 Reopening; Proposes Fracking BanThe governor was in Monterey County Friday for the reopening of Highway 1 near Big Sur; He also proposed to ban new fracking projects. Brian Hackney reports. (4-23-21)