Len Ramirez reports on San Jose taking first steps in promised clean up of massive illegal dumpsites (9-21-2020)
Audits Show Fraud Permeates Through Federal COVID-19 Relief ProgramsA pair of audits of the Small Business Administration that are about to be released find “significant evidence” the SBA approved hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars in potentially fraudulent loans. Kenny Choi reports. (10/21/20)
'This Is Related To Elections' - Homeless Advocates Question Oakland's Timing On Encampment CrackdownCities across the Bay Area have taken or plan to take action to clean up homeless encampments. But homeless advocates say the timing of all of this is a bit peculiar. Andrea Nakano reports. (10/21/20)
Bay Area Election Experts Reassure Voters After Reports Of Iran, Russia Accessing Some Voter Registration DataBay Area election experts are attempting to reassure voters after top intelligence officials announced that Iran and Russia have taken actions to interfere in the upcoming presidential election. Joe Vazquez reports. (10/21/20)
Woman Injured In South Berkeley ShootingA woman has been hospitalized following a shooting in South Berkeley near the Ashby BART station on Wednesday night. Her condition was not immediately known. (10/21/20)
Oakland Firm Ramping Up Production Of 3D Printed HomesOakland-based Mighty Buildings has created a massive 3D printer to build houses from the ground up, an eighth of an inch at a time. John Ramos reports. (10/21/20)
Pope Francis Becomes 1st Pontiff To Endorse Same-Sex Civil UnionsPope Francis became the first pontiff to endorse same-sex civil unions in comments for a documentary that premiered Wednesday, sparking cheers from gay Catholics and demands for clarification from conservatives, given the Vatican’s official teaching on the issue. Kiet Do has reaction from the Bay Area LGTBQ+ (10/21/20)
Social Justice Sign Garden Stirs Emotion In LivermoreSigns promoting social justice at a garden in Livermore were meant to start a conversation. But recently, it created another conversation that has stirred some emotions. Juliette Goodrich reports. (10/21/20)
School Reopenings: Palo Alto Teachers Tested, Study Provides Encouraging Data About In-Person ClassesTeachers at the Palo Alto Unified School District were testing teachers for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a new study offers encouraging data among schools that have reopened. Andria Borba reports. (10/21/20)
Tuesday Night Weather Forecast With Paul HeggenCooler temperatures on the way.
Raw Video: San Jose Apartment FireCrews battled an apartment fire burning on Boynton Avenue near Kylie.
Masked Bandit Racoons Rampage Redwood City BankA pair of racoons led an animal control officer on a wild chase at a Redwood City bank.
CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911 in legislation known as the CAREN Act. Andria Borba reports. (10/20/20)
Tuesday Evening Weather Forecast with Paul Heggen(10/20/20)
Masked Bandits Break Into Redwood City Bank; Raccoon Caper Caught On CameraTwo masked intruders worked their way into a closed Redwood City bank Tuesday morning, leaving some damage behind but making off with no money before they were shooed away by animal control officers. Don Ford reports. (10/20/20)
Feds vs. Google: Bay Area Tech Giant's Search Policies Target Of Justice Department Antitrust CaseThe Justice Department sued San Francisco Bay Area tech giant Google Tuesday, claiming the company has been abusing its dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. Kiet Do reports. (10/20/20)
Many Contra Costa Voters Skipping Mail For Official Drop Boxes Amid Postal Service MistrustAmid concerns about the U.S. Postal Service, many Contra Costa County voters have opted to return their mail-in ballots to either official drop boxes or directly to election officials to ensure their votes will be counted. John Ramos reports. (10/20/20)
Danville Police Chase Ends With Wrong-Way Driver Slamming Into TreeThe driver of a car being chased by police in Danville lost control, hit another vehicle, and slammed into a tree in Danville, injuring himself and a pedestrian, authorities said Tuesday. (10/20/20)
Raw Video: Scene of Danville Crash Following Police ChaseThe driver of a car being chased by police in Danville lost control, hit another vehicle, and slammed into a tree in Danville, injuring himself and a pedestrian, authorities said Tuesday. (10/20/20)
City Of Berkeley Hauls Away Tons Of Debris, Trash From Homeless Encampment Along I-80The City of Berkeley hauled away 35 tons of trash and debris from homeless encampments along Interstate 80. Andrea Nakano tells us, the city said it was more than just an eyesore, it is unhealthy and unsafe.
PG&E Planning More Power Shutoffs Due To Dry, Windy Weather ConditionsPG&E has announced the possibility of more Public Safety Power Shutoffs later this week. Paul Heggen has the forecast about today's Red Flag Warning, and Betty Yu tells us more about the planned power shutoffs.
New Mural Behind SF's Battery Club Conveys Message Of Wildfire RecoveryA new mural with a message of recovery from the wildfires is being painted in San Francisco at the back of The Battery club in the financial district
Lower Infection Rates In Mission District Latinx Community Following Rapid COVID-19 Testing StudyWe have been told the key to fighting the pandemic is testing, testing, testing. And now, researchers in San Francisco have discovered the most effective testing may be faster, easier and less expensive. John Ramos reports. (10/19/20)
Charities Sees Record Donations as Residents Clean Their Houses During COVIDDon Ford reports on second hand stores receiving record donations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prop. 25 Intends to Reform Cash Bail in CaliforniaDevin Fehely on the pros and cons of Proposition 25, which will end cash bail in the state,