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Marin’s coronavirus death toll hits 4

Marin’s coronavirus death toll hits 4

Three more people have died of the coronavirus in Marin, bringing the total number to four, the county said Monday as public health officials announced that stay-at-home rules will be extended until
Coronavirus: Retired doctors, nursing, med students: California wants you

Coronavirus: Retired doctors, nursing, med students: California wants you

California is recruiting thousands of retired health care workers along with medical and nursing students to help as emergency hospitals that could include sites like the Los Angeles Coliseum and
How a chance reunion led to Nipsey Hussle’s death

How a chance reunion led to Nipsey Hussle’s death

Ermias Asghedom and Eric Holder both grew up in the same Los Angeles neighborhood, were both part of the gang known as the Rollin' 60s, and were both aspiring rappers. Asghedom, who went by the name
Coronavirus: What are people buying online while stuck at home?

Coronavirus: What are people buying online while stuck at home?

The spike in online shopping was driven by a 100% jump in online grocery sales, with biggest surge in -- you guessed it -- hand sanitizers, masks, gloves and anti-bacterial sprays.
With few details on coronavirus cases, Bay Area homeless outreach workers worry

With few details on coronavirus cases, Bay Area homeless outreach workers worry

Bay Area counties report limited information on coronavirus infections and deaths, including among the homeless. It's forcing some to wonder: How can outreach workers protect themselves without
Coronavirus: California parents missing work to care for out-of-school kids could get help under new bill

Coronavirus: California parents missing work to care for out-of-school kids could get help under new bill

State Sen. Ling Ling Chang says her bill would help caregivers not included in federal aide plan.
Whole Foods workers plan ‘sick out’ over alleged coronavirus safety lapses

Whole Foods workers plan ‘sick out’ over alleged coronavirus safety lapses

The action follows reports from workers that various stores in California, New York City, Chicago and Louisiana have remained open after employees tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus fallout: What will happen when rents come due April 1?

Coronavirus fallout: What will happen when rents come due April 1?

In an extreme scenario, more than 25% of the households that rent in the U.S. may need help making payments because of the coronavirus, requiring up to $12 billion a month in government support,
Clendaniel: Trump should force mask production to fight COVID-19

Clendaniel: Trump should force mask production to fight COVID-19

Use the Defense Protection Act to ramp up manufacturing of PPE to protect dedicated hospital workers.
Launching a company during the coronavirus pandemic

Launching a company during the coronavirus pandemic

Why would anyone want to start a business now, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, people are being implored to stay away from each other and the federal government is spending $2.2
Amazon fallout: California worker says company ‘ho-hum’ on coronavirus safety

Amazon fallout: California worker says company ‘ho-hum’ on coronavirus safety

After a second worker is infected, workers and their families insist that policy and protocol are not being followed.
Here are disinfectants for use against the coronavirus

Here are disinfectants for use against the coronavirus

The EPA lists more than 350 disinfectants to fight coronavirus
Palo Alto: 3 arrested in connection with gas station robbery

Palo Alto: 3 arrested in connection with gas station robbery

Police say a child and a teen were found in the rear of the suspects’ getaway vehicle
Coronavirus: Worker at South San Jose Safeway tests positive

Coronavirus: Worker at South San Jose Safeway tests positive

Employee last worked at 179 Branham Lane location on March 24, is receiving medical care
San Jose: Man with pellet gun triggers civic center lockdown

San Jose: Man with pellet gun triggers civic center lockdown

Initial reports indicated individual was carrying an assault rifle; no arrest made in case
Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in California climb to 7,350

Coronavirus: Confirmed cases in California climb to 7,350

Death toll tops 146 asBay Area officials announce plans to extend shelter-in-place order
San Jose: Authorities identify teenage girl killed in crash

San Jose: Authorities identify teenage girl killed in crash

Police say the 15-year-old rode a bicycle into an SUV at Bernal Road and Highway 101
Coronavirus: Is Bay Area social distancing lockdown working? Some see progress

Coronavirus: Is Bay Area social distancing lockdown working? Some see progress

While there are encouraging signs, even the most optimistic of experts are quick to insist there are too many factors -- and too much at stake -- for the public to relax.
Alleged Aryan Brotherhood associate denied release from jail

Alleged Aryan Brotherhood associate denied release from jail

A man accused of trafficking heroin for the Aryan Brotherhood was denied an early release from jail.
Coronavirus: Map of live webcams shows desolate scenes in California, New York City, Miami Beach

Coronavirus: Map of live webcams shows desolate scenes in California, New York City, Miami Beach

A map of live webcams originally intended to capture weather conditions across the U.S. has unwittingly recorded desolate scenes during the COVID-19 pandemic.