President Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence. KPIX 5's Anne Makovec spoke with California congressman Mike Thompson about the new measures and the next steps to respond to gun violence.
CA Congressman Mike Thompson On Biden's Gun Control Executive OrdersPresident Biden unveiled his first attempts to curb gun violence on Thursday, announcing a set of modest moves designed to begin revamping federal gun policy by tweaking the government's definition of a firearm and more aggressively responding to urban gun violence. KPIX 5's Anne Makovec spoke with California congressman Mike Thompson about the new measures and the next steps to respond to gun violence.
Systemic Racism Embedded In Foster Care To Prison PipelineThe instability many feel in the foster care system leads to higher rates of entering the justice system. CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese spoke with Yukari Kane, co-founder of the Prison Journalism Project, and Dawn Rains, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Treehouse, about the foster care to prison pipeline.
Tracking COVID-19 CasesWe ask Dr. Maja Artandi with Stanford Health Care about the rise in Coronavirus cases in some parts of the country, and if the Bay Area could see a fourth surge
U.S. March Jobs Report Blew Past ExpectationsCBSN Bay Area interviews former state EDD director, Michael Bernick, about how the U.S. March jobs report blew past expectations. This, as California jobless claims continue to skyrocket. Bernick also discusses President Biden’s new infrastructure plan and predicts we won’t see the impact for years still to come.
Apple Announces Virtual WWDCIn this week's look at tech news headlines, CNET Senior Reporter Shara Tibken tells us what to expect at Apple's developers conference, and how Google updated its Google Maps app
Treating COVID-19 Patients with a PillDr. Neha Narula with Stanford Health Care talks about a clinical trial that's looking at a possible new oral treatment from Pfizer
Second Season of "City On A Hill" Premieres SundayCBSN Bay Area talks to Kevin Bacon, the star of Showtime's "City on a Hill", about the show's upcoming second season.
Postcards From New YorkLeigh Scheps talks about the latest Broadway performances being offered virtually.
Virtual Cooking Classes Amid COVID-19CBSN Bay Area talks to local chef, Donato Scotti, is offering meal kids paired with virtual cooking classes in an effort to stay afloat during the pandemic.
Big Tech TestifiesBig tech CEOs are getting ready to testify in front of Congress again regarding the role of tech in spreading misinformation. CBSN Bay Area talks to CNET's Shara Tibken on what can be expected.
National Kidney MonthMarch is National Kidney Month, CBSN Bay Area's Len Kiese talks to UCSF's Dr. Delphine Tuot about the importance of kidney health.
Athletes Unlimited VolleyballCBSN Bay Area talks to Jordan Larson about a new women's volleyball league called 'Athletes Unlimited', which is featured on the CBS Sports Network.
Season 2 of "The Oval" Airs on BETCBSN Bay Area talks to Kron Moore of BET's "The Oval" on what fans can expect in the second season.
MEDICAL MONDAY: Blood Clots and AstraZeneca's COVID-19 VaccineCBSN Bay Area talks to Stanford Health Care's Dr. Malathi Srinivasan about the rare reports of blood clots linked to the AstraZeneca COVID vaccine and if that would affect the U.S. rollout.
I'm Fine (Thanks For Asking) Selected To Play At SFFilm FestivalThe indie film I'm Fine, Thanks For Asking will make it's Bay Area debut after being selected to play at the San Francisco Film Festival. Set during the covid-19 pandemic, the movie centers around a Los Angeles mom who tells her daughter they are camping for fun while she tries to get her into stable housing. CBSN Bay Area's Michelle Griego spoke with the film's director, star and executive producer Kelley Kali, along with Deon Cole, who also serves as an executive producer and actor.
What's New at SamsungCNET Senior Reporter Shara Tibken talks about the latest devices unveiled by Samsung at its 'Unpacked' event
How Long Does COVID-19 Immunity Last?We ask Dr. Maja Artandi with Stanford Health Care how long immunity from the Coronavirus could last after getting the vaccine, and how long natural immunity could last for those who contracted the virus
National Colorectal Cancer Awareness MonthMarch is Colorectal Cancer awareness month. CBSN Bay Area's Michelle Griego asks Dr. Anderson Rowe of San Ramon Regional Medical Center, about the main causes and symptoms to look out for.
Meal Deliveries For Bay Area Seniors Amid the CoronavirusOff the Grid is partnering with the City of Oakland to double the amount of meals delivered to seniors affected by the pandemic. CBSN Bay Area talks to Lex Scala, Director of Operations for Off the Grid, about the collaboration.
49ers Urge Bay Area Teachers to Follow Their BlissCBSN Bay Area talks to Sofy Navarro, San Francisco 49ers EDU Senior Manager, about how the organization has opened applications for the "Follow Your Bliss" award, which honors Bay Area Teachers.
Young Star of CBS' "The Equalizer" Shines BrightLaya DeLeon Hayes is one of the stars of "The Equalizer'. She talks to CBSN Bay Area about what it's like to work with Queen Latifah.
Prison Educational Programs Shuttered By Covid-19 Pandemic Have Big BenefitsEducational programs are crucial to the rehabilitation of incarcerated people. Studies have shown pursuing an education in prison drops recidivism rates by 43 percent. For every dollar spent on prison education, give dollars is saved on costs of reincarceration. These programs have been shuttered across the country due to the Covid-19 pandemic. CBSN Bay Area's Emily Turner spoke with Shaheen Pasha of the Prison Journalism Project, Jody Lewen, president of Mt. Tamalpais and Marcus Blevins, who is seeking a graduate degree after a 25 year sentence, about the importance of education in prison.
Apple's New Collaboration with Common Sense MediaCBSN Bay Area's Emily Turner talks to CNET's Shara Tibken about the latest tech headlines, like Apple's new partnership to provide podcast recommendations for kids.
Oakland's Children's Fairyland Gears Up To ReopenCBSN Bay Area talks to Kymberly Miller, Executive Director of Children's Fairyland, about the park's highly anticipated reopening on March 19th.