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    NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - NOVEMBER 17: Eric Paschall #7 of the Golden State Warriors reacts during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center on November 17, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images) Warriors’ rookie Eric Paschall claims that he was racially profiled...
    Aim high, Bay Area planners and developers — state housing officials want the nine counties and their 101 cities to double the pace of home and apartment building in coming years. A preliminary goal from the state Department of Housing and Community Development calls for 441,000 new housing units to be built in the Bay Area between 2022 and 2030, more than twice the region’s target from the last eight-year cycle. The region is falling short of meeting its current...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- As part of our efforts to Build a Better Bay Area, were here to help you navigate the new rules and new realities for business owners, workers and you as businesses begin reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic.From your first haircut to a worry-free workout, well take you inside the salons and shops opening up this week.RELATED STORIES & VIDEOS:Heres what restaurants, gyms, schools, sports will look like when they reopenReopening California: Heres what SFs first day...
    WALNUT CREEK (CBS SF/AP) — After weeks of gathering to worship, Contra Costa County churchgoers enjoyed their final day of services inside local churches Sunday as restrictions were being reimposed during a surge in COVID-19 cases. County officials announced that starting Sunday night indoor worship services are again prohibited. The culprit — a recent surge in new cases. The 7-day average number of new cases in the county jumped from 38 to 146 in one month’s time, according to county...
    At least three former faculty members named this week in a scathing report on sexual misconduct and abuse at San Jose’s Presentation High School appeared to still be working as educators in the Bay Area, raising questions about whether the prestigious Catholic girls school did anything to notify potential future employers about allegations against them. A Bay Area News Group review of school websites, public records and interviews revealed former teacher Dave Garbo, who allegedly had a non-consensual sexual encounter...
    Chuck Hattemer broke his lease in San Jose for temporary and remote shelter during the pandemic. Hattemer, the co-founder of property management startup Onerent, returned to his parents in San Diego for a rent-free stay. Last month, Hattemer and his girlfriend, Michelle Lovato, drove to Seattle to live with an aunt and uncle for a few more weeks. On the way, he said, they camped and met several other couples taking the same approach to remote work — heavily emphasizing...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- In the East Bay, its a big step back for reopening plans in Alameda County. Guidance from the state is forcing the county to shut down outdoor dining immediately -- but not everyone is willing to comply.Octavio Guzman owns La Penca Azul in Alameda. He says keeping his restaurant afloat hasnt been easy, especially in Alameda County where outdoor dining is now off the table, suspended less than a month after it was allowed to...
    CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Novel coronavirus cases have spiked in Contra Costa County.The latest data shows over 8% of people tested in the last 7 days came back positive with the virus. MEDIA RELEASE: More than 8% of Contra Costa COVID-19 Tests Now Positive https://t.co/gfUpSYeZAD— Contra Costa Health Services (@CoCoHealth) July 11, 2020In hopes to slow the spread, the county has implemented several new changes.CORONAVIRUS IMPACT: Some restaurant owners outraged after Alameda County suspends outdoor diningNumber one, effective...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- In the East Bay, its a big step back for reopening plans in Alameda County. Guidance from the state is forcing the county to shut down outdoor dining immediately -- but not everyone is willing to comply.Octavio Guzman owns La Penca Azul in Alameda. He says keeping his restaurant afloat hasnt been easy, especially in Alameda County where outdoor dining is now off the table, suspended less than a month after it was allowed to...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Under new state guidelines announced Friday night, residents in Alameda County can no longer dine outdoors due to COVID-19. Restaurants, wineries and bars can only offer drive-thru, pick up or delivery under the state order.Outdoor dining was permitted under Alameda County health guidelines, but the county announced the states tightening of restrictions Friday night. @AlamedaCounty Update on Outdoor Dining: Today we learned the state issued updated guidance, dated July 9th, prohibiting outdoor dining in non-variance...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Under new state guidelines announced Friday night, residents in Alameda County can no longer dine outdoors due to COVID-19. Restaurants, wineries and bars can only offer drive-thru, pick up or delivery under the state order.Outdoor dining was permitted under Alameda County health guidelines, but the county announced the states tightening of restrictions Friday night. @AlamedaCounty Update on Outdoor Dining: Today we learned the state issued updated guidance, dated July 9th, prohibiting outdoor dining in non-variance...
    Bay City News Service SAN FRANCISCO — A Russian man has been convicted of hacking into three Bay Area tech companies, United States Attorney David Anderson announced Friday. Yevgeniy Nikulin, 32, was convicted by a federal jury for hacking into LinkedIn, DropBox and the social networking company formerly known as Formspring. The jury found Nikulin hacked into computers belonging to the three companies. He installed malware on computers belonging to LinkedIn and Formspring and stole the usernames and passwords of...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Under new state guidelines announced Friday night, residents in Alameda County can no longer dine outdoors due to COVID-19. Restaurants, wineries and bars can only offer drive-thru, pick up or delivery under the state order.Outdoor dining was permitted under Alameda County health guidelines, but the county announced the states tightening of restrictions Friday night. @AlamedaCounty Update on Outdoor Dining: Today we learned the state issued updated guidance, dated July 9th, prohibiting outdoor dining in non-variance...
    ALTURAS — In the far northeastern reaches of California, where Oregon and Nevada meet, lies Modoc County, a place so remote and starkly beautiful that it has long billed itself “the last best place.” Now, as coronavirus cases are exploding from neighboring Lassen County all the way to the southern tip of San Diego, Modoc County has become the last best place to avoid the deadly virus. This high desert county of alfalfa fields, wildlife refuges and 9,000 people has...
    MARTINEZ, Calif. (KGO) -- Following an impassioned plea from a dog trainer expressing remorse for what happened to four dogs under his companys care, a Contra Costa County Superior Court judge sentenced Garry Reynolds to two years in prison for felony gross negligence in the abuse of four dogs. Judge Patricia Scanlon gave the prosecution less than half of what they wanted, but she also had harsh words for the defendant.Clearly uncomfortable, Garry Reynolds of Contra Costa County put his...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- New data released Friday shows California still ranks 14th in the nation and Washington, DC when it comes to the most COVID-19 tests performed per million people. But some of the people getting those tests say they are waiting far too long for their results.Evadne Williams got her coronavirus test on June 28, but still doesnt know whether or not she has the virus.RELATED: How Bay Area data scientists are accurately forecasting US COVID-19 casesWilliams says...
    PLEASANT HILL, Calif. (KGO) -- Many arts organizations are having trouble surviving the novel coronavirus pandemic with performance venues shut down and funding limited. But one East Bay dance company is getting creative to survive all of this.At Diablo Ballets in-person summer intensive, 12 masked girls in leotards in a room, each standing inside a seven-foot-box with no air-conditioning - practicing their plies and jetés. They say the county and four doctors weighed in to come up with safety protocol.They...
    SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (KGO) -- The Marin County Fair, which was cancelled due to COVID-19, will hold a drive-thru option for two weekends starting today.Fair food fans can drive up to the Veterans Memorial Auditorium parking lot in San Rafael. The drive-thru is open from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. July 10-12 and 17-19.Gabriella Calicchio, director of Marin County Cultural Services and producer of the fair, said this brings a little taste of the fair.To be able to bring a...
    SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- From Sonoma County, Friday, came a warning that the State of California has placed them on the COVID-19 monitoring list.It signals a 44-percent rise in cases, and a looming shortage of intensive care beds.RELATED: Sonoma County allows gyms, hotels, campgrounds, zoos to reopenFor residents, it means a likely shut-down, and a tough time for local businesses.By now you have read about, heard, and lived this narrative. Having re-opened once, the coronavirus numbers are pushing Sonoma...
    KENTFIELD, Calif. (KGO) -- Its 7:30 in the morning and players from the Marin Catholic High School football team are getting ready for summer practice. But this year, the routine is different.We are not using any indoor facilities. Everything is outside. Everything goes by the county guidelines, said head coach Mazi Moayed.RELATED: Stanford University cutting 11 of its varsity sports programs, plus 20 staff positionsMarin Catholic allowed members of the football team, as well as players from the boys and...
    CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KGO) -- A 6-year-old Castro Valley girl who is raising money to help save the Oakland Zoo by selling bracelets is celebrating a big milestone -- she just raised more than $100,000!Andy Soulards mom, Kelly, shared a video on Facebook of Andy making the big announcement. Thank you for the donations. We raised $100,000 so far, said Andy excitedly in the video.Of course, since Andy is such zoo lover, she had to also include a fun fact...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- While San Francisco is continuing its pause on reopening businesses amid surging COVID-19 cases, Mayor Breed and health officials announced Friday that the San Francisco Zoo will be allowed to reopen July 13.CALIFORNIA REOPENING: Heres whats open, closed in the San Francisco Bay AreaAlso, the city announced shoppers will be able to resume using reusable bags, and boat and fishing expeditions will have additional guidelines for how to do those activities safely, with up to 12...
    by Michelle Griego and Jennifer Mistrot (KPIX 5) — Odalis Millan‘s sophomore year at Sonoma State University began as the trip of a lifetime, as she left home to study abroad in Spain. Then COVID-19 hit and the country went into quarantine. The study abroad program shut down and Millan, along with her classmates, frantically made plans to get back to the United States. “We saw [the pandemic coverage] on the news, everything that was going on,” recalled Millan. “[And...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- While San Francisco is continuing its pause on reopening businesses amid surging COVID-19 cases, Mayor Breed and health officials announced Friday that the San Francisco Zoo will be allowed to reopen July 13.CALIFORNIA REOPENING: Heres whats open, closed in the San Francisco Bay AreaAlso, the city announced shoppers will be able to resume using reusable bags, and boat and fishing expeditions will have additional guidelines for how to do those activities safely, with up to 12...
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (KGO) -- Redwood City rolled out a new campaign to try and draw people back to restaurants amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The initiative is called Eat, Sip and Be in RWC. The city has shut down some major streets in downtown, like Broadway, so restaurants can push their tables out to the sidewalk and street.They have also positioned hand sanitizing stations at each intersection to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.RELATED: Mayor London Breed says outdoor bars,...