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    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Alameda County health officials announced on Wednesday they were pausing the process of lifting COVID-19 restrictions because of a rise in new confirmed cases and an increase in hospitalizations. Alameda County has avoided being placed on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s watchlist for monitoring the escalation of virus spread, but health officials said they still need to adjust their reopening time line. “We are concerned by the increase in local cases, disproportionate impact on communities of color, local...
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    Alameda County set a new daily record for new coronavirus cases Thursday and more than 7,000 more coronavirus cases were reported in California — a jump of 753 from the previous day, but below highs set earlier in the week, according to data collected by the Bay Area News Group. There are now 245,288 known cases in the state. Ninety-six new deaths were reported, bringing the statewide total to 6,261. Alameda County reported 228 new cases, a high since the...
    ALAMEDA, Calif. (KGO) -- While Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches and/or parking lots up and down the state closed this Fourth of July weekend due to surging COVID19 cases, one of the Bay Areas most popular, in the county with the highest number of cases, is wide open.4TH OF JULY: Whats allowed and whats not in CaliforniaIt also comes as Alameda County records its highest number of new cases, 228, in one day.Unlike Memorial Day weekend, the parking lots...
    OAKLAND — Some renters struggling to make ends meet amid the coronavirus pandemic got some good news Tuesday, when Alameda County supervisors extended a moratorium on evictions. The moratorium now runs until Sept. 30. It is intended to protect people from ending up on the street because of the pandemic. “So many people have lost jobs,” Supervisor Wilma Chan said during an interview Wednesday. “We don’t want to have a situation where we are creating more homeless.” The board’s action places...
    Alameda County has partnered with the Native American Health Center and La Clínica de la Raza to expand free coronavirus testing in the Fruitvale district in Oakland. According to data provided by the Alameda County Public Health Department, Fruitvale’s 94601 zip code has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 cases of any zip code in the county. A health department map featuring case rates reveals there are more than 1,000 cases per 100,000 residents in the 94601 zip code,...
    DUBLIN (CBS SF) – Thousands of pounds of illegal fireworks were seized in the East Bay, according to Alameda County Sheriff’s Office. Police, along with and Alameda County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad technicians have confiscated about 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks in Newark, San Leandro, Hayward and Dublin in the last week. “Each year we see injuries to people, especially young kids, from these surprisingly dangerous items,” said the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office bomb squad in a tweet. “We all...
    The A’s still have the green light to return to Oakland and start playing baseball even though Alameda County announced delays to its COVID-19 reopening timeline that seemingly would put the team back on the bench. The Alameda County’s Office of Emergency Services announced on Monday that increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates in the East Bay caused a temporary pause in reopening plans that included allowing opening barbershops, pools and indoor dining as well as professional sports...
    HAYWARD — Gail Steele stood just 5 feet 3 inches tall, but her unwavering advocacy for children and those most vulnerable in the community made her a towering figure in East Bay politics. The former Hayward city councilwoman and longtime member of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors died Friday at home with her family near her side. She was 83. “It’s a really big loss for our community,” Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday said. “She dedicated decades to this city. I...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY (KPIX/CBS SF) — Health officials in Alameda County announced Monday afternoon that they would be pausing the county’s current reopening plans due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The announcement comes as other parts of the Bay Area including Contra Costa County, Marin County and San Francisco made similar moves in recent days due to rising coronavirus cases. Alameda County health officials said they would be extending their timeline for phased reopening and pulling back...
    OAKLAND (KPIX) – At the start of the coronavirus pandemic California officials knew immediately if it spread into the homeless population a disaster could occur, so the state leased hotels to house people living on the streets. Now, months into the pandemic, many of the rooms sit empty. The state identified, and Alameda County leased the Comfort Inn and Radisson Hotel near the Oakland Coliseum as places for homeless people to recover or seek refuge from the virus. “It...
    OAKLAND (KPIX) – At the start of the coronavirus pandemic California officials knew immediately if it spread into the homeless population a disaster could occur, so the state leased hotels to house people living on the streets. Now, months into the pandemic, many of the rooms sit empty. The state identified, and Alameda County leased the Comfort Inn and Radisson Hotel near the Oakland Coliseum as places for homeless people to recover or seek refuge from the virus. “It...
    The Alameda County Public Health Department is pulling back a request to the county’s Board of Supervisors to support a Variance Attestation that would allow the county to move into the next phase of reopening. A press release from Alameda County’s Office of Emergency Services announced increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates have compelled the county to temporarily pause its reopening plans. Alameda County has recorded 5,762 coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic, the most of any...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY (CBS SF) — Health officials in Alameda County announced Monday afternoon that they would be pausing the county’s current reopening plans due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases. The announcement comes as other parts of the Bay Area including Contra Costa County, Marin County and San Francisco made similar moves in recent days due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Alameda County health officials said they would be extending their timeline for phased reopening and...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide.The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDCs 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor Kristen Sze for ABC7s new daily, interactive newscast about the...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Oakland officials are streamlining the permitting process for businesses wanting to apply to use public rights-of-way – sidewalks and parking spaces, in particular – to allow outdoor dining and retail activity under the “Flex Streets” program. The city will also waive all fees for these permits to allow commercial activity made possible by Alameda County’s updated shelter-in-place order. Alameda County officials have announced the relaxing of the health officer’s orders that reopening outdoor museums, outdoor...
    PLEASANTON (KPIX) — The Alameda County Heath Department is easing its stay-at-home order to allow more businesses to open. The county now allows outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor fitness classes, outdoor museums and indoor retail stores including malls to operate. The city of Pleasanton shut Main Street downtown to traffic so businesses could take advantage of the new outdoor-dining rule. Almost every restaurant had moved its tables out to the street. Many tables — six feet apart — were filled with...
    For Piedmont residents Naomi and Sunny Grewal, it was an early Father’s Day celebration and the couple’s first time out without their 1- and 3-year-old children since March. Kitchen Story, the Oakland eatery known for modern Korean food, was the last restaurant the Grewals dined at before the lockdown. It felt almost ceremonial to return on the day Alameda County allowed restaurants to resume outdoor dining. “We love it here and have been supporting this restaurant with take-out from the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide.There are confirmed cases in the nine Bay Area counties and Californias first COVID-19 related death was a Placer County man who was a passenger on a cruise out of San Francisco. Local emergencies related to coronavirus have been declared in Solano, San...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide.There are confirmed cases in the nine Bay Area counties and Californias first COVID-19 related death was a Placer County man who was a passenger on a cruise out of San Francisco. Local emergencies related to coronavirus have been declared in Solano, San...
    Fire crews in Alameda County were working to put out a vegetation fire in Livermore on Thursday that generated a second alarm. The fire was in the area of Mines Road. Alameda County Fire confirmed they were working the blaze just before 11 a.m. The fire also was in the area of South Portal Drive and Thunderbird Lane. Working Vegetation Fire South Portal Drive and Thunderbird Lane. Livermore CA. 1614,B03,DZ17,E308,E320,E97,E98,TAC03,WT16,WT44 pic.twitter.com/viexwi0fk2 — Alameda County Fire (@AlamedaCoFire) June 18, 2020...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide.There are confirmed cases in the nine Bay Area counties and Californias first COVID-19 related death was a Placer County man who was a passenger on a cruise out of San Francisco. Local emergencies related to coronavirus have been declared in Solano, San...
    Several workers at Tesla’s California plant tested positive for COVID-19 in May after CEO Elon Musk sued a county to reopen following a months-long economic shutdown, according to employees at the factory. Supervisors at Tesla’s Alameda County, California, production plant told employees during a meeting that the electric vehicle maker reported several positive cases of the virus, according to two workers who spoke to The Washington Post on the condition of anonymity out of fear of retaliation. One of the...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Pet grooming companies are allowed to open in Alameda County Monday. After the long shutdown, the humans say they are happy to be pampering the pets again.I am just so thankful to be reopening and to be able to care for my dog clients. I just care about them so much, said Suzanne Estep, owner of Happy Dog Spa in Oakland.She says being closed was stressful.I certainly couldnt have been able to sustain being closed much...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Pet grooming companies are allowed to open in Alameda County Monday. After the long shutdown, the humans say they are happy to be pampering the pets again.I am just so thankful to be reopening and to be able to care for my dog clients. I just care about them so much, said Suzanne Estep, owner of Happy Dog Spa in Oakland.She says being closed was stressful.I certainly couldnt have been able to sustain being closed much...