COVID Reopening: ‘The Bulb Guy’ Opens Up San Jose Garden After Being Hospitalized During Battle With VirusRichard Santoro, the San Jose man known as “The Bulb Guy” has made a comeback and reopened his garden, months after he thought he may not ever make it back to his garden during a battle with COVID-19. Maria Medina reports. (3/31/21)
Bay Area Tech Companies Announce Donations As Asian American Business Leaders Take Stand Against AttacksSome big Bay Area tech companies have announced millions in donations to help stop attacks against Asians, as Asian American leaders have made public stands condemning recent attacks. Betty Yu reports. (3/31/21)
Korean American Santa Clara Council Member Says He Was Denied Chance To Speak At ‘Stop Asian Hate’ RallyA Santa Clara city council member, who is Korean American, said he was denied a chance to speak at a “Stop Asian Hate” rally held by other city leaders. Maria Medina reports. (3/31/21)
COVID Vaccines: Johnson & Johnson Supply Issues Won’t Impact Oakland Coliseum SiteAn obstacle in vaccinating America as roughly 15 million doses of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine at a manufacturing site have been tossed out. Despite the announcement, the Oakland Coliseum vaccination said it will switch to the J&J vaccine Thursday. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/31/21)
Study: Cancer Plaguing California Sea Lions Caused By STD, Worsened By HumansFor decades, sea lions along the West Coast have been plagued by a lethal form of cancer. John Ramos tells new research reveals a STD causes the disease, and humans have made it worse.
COVID Vaccines: Lawmakers Join Calls To Keep Oakland Coliseum Vaccination Site OpenProminent lawmakers, including Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla, are urging FEMA to keep the mass vaccination site at the Oakland Coliseum open. The site is currently slated to close in early April. Andria Borba reports. (3/31/21)
Team Coverage: Mostly Dry Winter Fuels Worry About Upcoming Bay Area Wildfire SeasonAfter a record 2020 wildfire season and a winter where rainfall was far below average, concerns are being raised about the upcoming fire season. Wilson Walker and Kenny Choi report. (3/31/21)
Jefferson Award Winner: Jack HayesA retired Fairfax man is volunteering seven days a week coming up with new and creative ways to help his North Bay neighbors stay afloat. Sharon Chin reports. (3/31/21)
Hundreds of Farm Workers Mark César Chávez Day With Second Vaccine DoseDevin Fehley reports on farm workers receiving COVID vaccine doses in Santa Clara County (3-31-2021)
Norcal School District Denounces Teacher’s Post Calling Parents Demands ‘White Supremacist’A Sacramento teacher is making national headlines after suggesting parents who want their kids back in school ‘structurally white supremacists’. Heather Janssen has details.
Warm Weather Is Perfect For Bay Area Residents Enjoying Eased COVID RestrictionsThe unusually warm Spring weather is perfect for Bay Area residents who want to get out and enjoy the eased COVID restrictions. Paul Heggen starts with the forecast and Kiet Do reports from the East Bay.
Large Lines at New Concord Drive-Through COVID Vaccination SiteEmily Turner reports on Contra Costa County’s newly opened drive-through vaccination center in Concord doing brisk business after expanding eligibility (3-31-2021)
Raw Video: Dead Whale Towed Away After Washing Ashore At Crissy Field In San FranciscoA dead whale washed ashore near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Wednesday morning, and was towed to Angel Island for a necropsy, authorities said. (3/31/21)
Contra Costa County Opens Up COVID Vaccine To Age 16 and AboveContra Costa is the first Bay Area county to open up the COVID vaccine to those 16 and older and people turned up in droves to get one. Emily Turner reports. (3/31/21)
Wednesday Morning Forecast with Mary Lee(3/31/21)
Berkeley Hills Home Sells For $1 Million More Than The Asking PriceA home for sale in the Berkeley Hills has shocked the Bay Area real estate market. Betty Yu tells us it sold for $1 million more than the asking price.
COVID Protocols Make For ‘Almost Nonexistent’ Flu SeasonHealth experts say this year’s influenza season was almost nonexistent. Maria Medina tells us they credit protocols for COVID-19, like masks, hand washing and social distancing.
COVID: Contra Costa County Offering Vaccinations To Residents 16 And OlderContra Costa County Health Services is now offering vaccinations to residents 16 and older on Tuesday. As Andrea Nakano tells us, getting an appointment here was the hard part.
Tuesday Evening Forecast With Paul HeggenWarm Wednesday ahead.
COVID: A Very Different City Awaits Workers Returning To San FranciscoWhen more people return to work in San Francisco they will see a lot of changes. John Ramos shows us some of the shocks and surprises in San Francisco since the pandemic.
Teen Witness In Chauvin Trial Says She Wishes She Could Have Saved George FloydMichael George reports on the emotional second day of witness testimony in the trial of former Minneapolis cop Michael Chauvin (3-30-2021)
COVID Vaccines: Software Engineer Develops App To Find Bay Area Appointments In Real-TimeAn East Bay software engineer has developed a free app that scours the websites of more than 20 healthcare providers in the Bay Area for open vaccine appointments, immediately notifying users in real-time. Kiet Do reports. (3/30/21)
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