Award-winning director Peter Nicks talks to BR host Jan Mabry about his latest documentary, 'Homeroom' that follows Oakland High's Class of 2020 through the pandemic. Don't miss 'Homeroom,' now streaming on Hulu.

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Don't Miss Award-Winning Director Peter Nicks' Documentary 'Homeroom'Award-winning director Peter Nicks talks to BR host Jan Mabry about his latest documentary, 'Homeroom' that follows Oakland High's Class of 2020 through the pandemic. Don't miss 'Homeroom,' now streaming on Hulu.
FDA Approval of COVID Vaccine for Children Expected in Mid-OctoberPublic health officials are estimating the FDA may approve the Pfizer vaccine for children age five and up by mid-October. Devin Fehely reports. (9-12-21)
East Bay Schools Struggle to Fill Crossing Guard ShortageA crossing guard shortage in the East Bay is prompting one school to call parents to find volunteers to help keep kids safe. Da Lin reports. (9-10-21)
Richmond College Grad Uplifts Her Hometown Through JournalismAs a DACA recipient, Students Rising Above scholar María Fernanda Bernal’s passion for social justice is personal. Elizabeth Cook reports. (9-10-21)
East Bay Schools Face Shortage of Crossing GuardsA crossing guard shortage in the East Bay is prompting one school to call parents to find volunteers to help keep kids safe. Da Lin reports. (9-10-21)
Antioch School Board President Accused of Power GrabBoard members in Antioch were set to talk about removing the president then she took matters into her own hands. Juliette Goodrich reports. (9-9-21)
Los Angeles Requires COVID-19 Vaccine for Students 12 and UpThe Los Angeles board of education has voted to require students 12 and older to be vaccinated against the coronavirus to attend in-person classes in the nation’s second-largest school district. (9-9-21)
East Bay Crossing Guard Fatally Injured on Duty Hailed as HeroThe community has been coming to Stanley Middle School in Lafayette to write notes to a fallen crossing guard who by all accounts saved a life while giving up his own. Len Ramirez reports. (9-9-21)
SJSU Gives Unhoused Students Food, Parking And A Safe Place To LiveSan Jose State University students have been pleading for years to help student forced to sleep n their cars. Maria Cid Medina reports the university has a plan to support unhoused students.
SRA Scholar Uses Camera to Help Photo Subjects Heal from TraumaMost of us have heard the old adage that a picture's worth a thousand words. SRA scholar Paulo Orozco would agree because he uses his camera as a tool to tell the stories of others in need. Elizabeth Cook reports. (9-3-21)
COVID: Parents Learning How To Deal With Children's Colds, Sniffles During PandemicKids are heading back to school and some are coming down with sniffles and tummy aches. Should they stay home? Andrea Nakano shares the guidance for parents struggling to keep children safe during the pandemic.
Stanford Students Call For Expulsion After Classmate Posts Violent, Racist RemarksThousands of students were calling for the expulsion of a classmate after he posted a series of violent, racist comments on social media. Maria Cid Medina reports on the university's response.
COVID: CDC Report On Outbreak At Marin School A Resource For Reopening ClassroomsAn outbreak at a Marin school affecting more than a dozen students, teachers and family members was traced to an unmasked, unvaccinated teacher. Kenny Choi shares details of the CDC's findings.
Some East Bay Parents Have Second Thoughts on In-Person LearningHundreds of families that started their kids out in the classrooms this fall are now pulling them back home for independent study in the Mount Diablo Unified School District. Max Darrow reports. (8-27-21)
Judge Orders UC Berkeley To Freeze Enrollment After Neighborhood Group SuesEnrollment at UC Berkeley has grown wildly over the past 15 years, causing a severe housing shortage in the surrounding neighborhoods. John Ramos reports that now, a court is holding the university responsible for its enrollment decisions.
COVID: False Positive Test Results Creates Confusion At Oakland Middle SchoolA COVID testing mishap is creating problems at a Oakland middle school. Kenny Choi tells us how some false positive test results wreaked havoc on the kids and staffers at Montero Middle School.
COVID: Outbreak Shuts Down Classroom At Peninsula Elementary SchoolSome students are under quarantine at a peninsula elementary school. Kenny Choi has more on this setback at Foster City Elementary School.
Thousands Return to Classrooms as San Jose State University ReopensStudents returned to San Jose State University for in-person learning Thursday. Kiet Do reports. (8-19-21)
COVID: San Jose Schools Reopen Wednesday With New Protocols To Keep Everyone SafeOne of the biggest school districts in the Bay Area will be welcoming back thousands of students on Wednesday. Kiet Do tells us San Jose Unified has a plan to keep everyone safe in the classroom.
Strict Mask Rules Will Greet Students Returning to West CoCo County SchoolsWest Contra Costa Unified is going back to school on Monday. Devin Fehely reports. (8-15-21)
Students Rising Above: Abigail SantiagoMost parents hope when a child goes off to college they will hear from them at least once in a while. For Abigail Santiago, calling home is a daily comfort for both her and her family. Elizabeth Cook reports. (8-13-21)
San Francisco Schools Ready for In-Person Education to Resume MondayStudents in San Francisco Unified are getting ready to head back to in-person learning next week. Andria Borba reports on the changes that students can expect. (8-13-21)
Millbrae Gym Helps Parents Teach Social Skills to Toddlers Emerging From COVID QuarantineWith more adults vaccinated and returning to a reopened society, parents are scrambling to give their babies and toddlers the social skills they've missed while quarantined at home. Sharon Chin reports. (8-12-21)
COVID Cases in East CoCo County Schools Coming From Outside ClassroomsIn parts of Eastern Contra Costa County, schools have now been open for a few weeks and COVID cases are emerging there but, even with those numbers, there is some encouraging news for parents. Wilson Walker reports. (8-12-21)

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