From downtown Oakland to Berkeley and San Francisco, protests are planned after the Supreme Court ended nearly 50 years of abortion rights.
California has strong abortion protections, but 23 states may ban it if the decision becomes final.
After long months in the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses say hospitals are short-staffed and under-resourced.
The main causes of death were overdoses and medical conditions, many “preventable.”
The pandemic likely worsened the homelessness crisis, but a crucial population count was delayed until now.
Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
According to a forthcoming report, more than 800 unhoused people died in the county over a three-year period, significantly higher than previous estimates.
Doctors say Bay Area cases are rising quickly due to the omicron and delta variants, but this time, residents have added protection from vaccines and boosters, masks and social distancing.
A lawsuit settlement required payback for property destroyed during encampment sweeps. Hear from unhoused people who’ve gotten funds this week, and learn how to collect yours.
The mask recommendation applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents in an effort to prevent COVID-19 virus spread among all groups.
Lines around the block for cupcakes and a boom year for a flower shop, but a shoe shop for the stars is calling it quits, one of several COVID-19 casualties.
It’s the first time since the state began its tier system last summer that Alameda County has entered the least-restrictive, yellow tier.
The Bay Area is experiencing the second-driest year in the water district’s history.
The new guidelines prohibit gatherings with people outside of your household through Jan. 4.
Alameda County, which is in the Bay Area region of the new guidelines, currently has about 30% ICU capacity.
After three short weeks, indoor dining is once again closed in Oakland as the state grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases and Alameda County returns to the purple tier.
Businesses that are currently open indoors, like personal care services and restaurants, can continue, but there won’t be further expansions in any sector.
Restaurants can reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Oct. 26 under a new orange tier designation for the county in the state’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines.
The congresswoman calls for a new federal body to address the impact of slavery and systemic racism on Black communities.