Hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funding are on the line and, as the deadline for Census 2020 draws near, the effort to get everyone counted is ramping up. Emily Turner reports. (8-9-20)
Pandemic Spurs A Backyard Granny Unit Construction BoomThe pandemic has spurred backyard granny unit construction boom in the Bay Area. Betty Yu talked to a builder who is building and delivering these units in a fraction of the time.
UC Allegedly Admitted 64 Wealthy Applicants Based On Donations, Connections... Not GradesAccording to a new report, the University of California campuses in Berkeley, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and San Diego admitted 64 applications based on donations or family connections, not their grades. Andria Borba reports from Berkeley.
Beekeeper Teams Up With Bay Area BarsA beekeeper has teamed up with San Francisco barkeepers on a project aimed at keeping his hives healthy and their drinks delicious. Don Ford reports. (9/22/20)
Tesla Unveils Electric Vehicle Battery Breakthroughs; Investors Fear Long Wait To AdoptTesla is working on new battery technology that CEO Elon Musk says will enable the company within the next three years to make sleeker, more affordable cars that can travel dramatically longer distances on a single charge. (9/22/20)
Tuesday Evening Weather Forecast With Paul HeggenExpect conditions near seasonal highs from Wednesday through Friday. Temperatures are expected to heat up again this weekend, with inland highs approaching 100 by Sunday. Paul Heggen has the forecast. (9/22/20)
De Young Museum Reopens With Frida Kahlo ExhibitThe De Young Museum in Golden Gate Park has opened its doors for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic forced its closure in March. (9/22/20)
Campbell Residents Frustrated Over Growing Homeless Encampment Next To Highway 17Frustrated residents in a Campbell neighborhood are speaking out over a growing homeless camp and an increase of street crime. Len Ramirez reports. (9/22/20)
Armenian K-8 School Is Target Of Hate Crime In San FranciscoA K-8 school in San Francisco was the target of a hate crime. As Joe Vazquez explains, it's the latest in a series of hate crimes against the Armenian community.
Grassroots Effort To Build Black-Owned NFL Team In OaklandThe Raiders are gone but there is a grassroots effort afoot that would replace them with the NFL's first Black-owned team. Andrea Nakano tells us more.
California EDD Overhaul Affects Thousands Of Unemployed WorkersCalifornia's unemployment department is pressing the reset button and as Betty Yu tells us, it's a blow to hundreds of thousands of workers who lost jobs due to COVID-19.
Fire In San Juan Canyon Contained, Evacuation Order Still In PlaceKen Bastida reports on fire in Belmont's San Juan Canyon neighborhood being contained (9-21-2020)
Bay Area Woman Makes Solo Row From SF To HawaiiDon Ford reports on Lia Ditton's record-breaking solo from San Francisco to Hawaii (9-21-2020)
California Hits Reset Button On EDD; Strike Team Moves To Tackle Unemployment Claim Backlog, Fraudulent ApplicationsThe State of California has begun the process of revamping the embattled system used by the Employment Development Department to process unemployment claims, following months of trying to resolve missing claims, investigate fraud, and tackle a huge backlog of cases. Juliette Goodrich reports. (9/21/2020)
Family Of Miles Hall Seek New Resources For Families Dealing With Mental Health CrisisThe parents of Miles Hall, who was killed by Walnut Creek police in 2019, spoke out Monday, saying it wouldn’t have happened if there was someone else to call besides law enforcement. John Ramos reports. (9/21/20)
Monday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenSeasonal temperatures for now but prepare for a warming trend.
Clean Up Begins At Large Illegal Dump Site In South San JoseLen Ramirez reports on San Jose taking first steps in promised clean up of massive illegal dumpsites (9-21-2020)
Santa Clara County Expands Program Helping Homeless Quarantine From COVID-19Santa Clara County is ramping up a program to house people who have either tested positive for the coronavirus or have been exposed to someone who has, and whose living conditions make it difficult to effectively quarantine. Devin Fehely reports. (9/21/20)
Vegetation Fire Burns Near Homes In BelmontA vegetation fire has broken out in the Belmont hills on Monday afternoon, prompting evacuations. (9/21/20)
SAN FRANCISCO CRIME: Residents Alarmed At Rise In Burglaries In San FranciscoResidents Alarmed At Rise In Burglaries In San Francisco
Anderson Dam and Reservoir by Morgan Hill Set to Close for Decade-Long UpgradeAnderson Reservoir above Morgan Hill is about to close to the public for an upgrade and many locals were shocked to learn how long it will remain off-limits. John Ramos reports. (9-20-20)
Plans Unveiled for Development Around Future Downtown San Jose BART StationPlans unveiled by the VTA and London-based design firm Foster Partners show how a future downtown San Jose BART station could spur a densely-packed development around it. Len Ramirez reports. (9-20-20)
Trump's WeChat Ban Blocked by Federal Judge in S.F.U.S. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler entered an order early Sunday granting the preliminary injunction in a motion brought to the court by a WeChat user group and six WeChat users. Emily Turner reports. (9-20-20)
Sunday Evening Pinpoint ForecastMeteorologist Darren Peck has the Bay Area microclimate forecast. (9-20-20)
COVID REOPENINGS: Bay Area playgrounds remain shuttered by the COVID pandemicBay Area playgrounds remain shuttered by the COVID pandemic