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Amid coronavirus, are sanctioned tent cities the answer to homelessness?

Amid coronavirus, are sanctioned tent cities the answer to homelessness?

San Francisco is opening city-organized homeless camps -- a big shift for a city that, pre-pandemic, prioritized eliminating tent cities.
Photos: Memorial Day in Bay Area and across the country

Photos: Memorial Day in Bay Area and across the country

On Memorial Day, people took the time to honor the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Many showed their respects at gravesites across the country to honor and
Pandemic forces suspension of dozens of clinical trials in Northern California

Pandemic forces suspension of dozens of clinical trials in Northern California

“The impact has been profound,” said Harold Collard, associate vice chancellor of clinical research at UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine. “It has postponed, delayed or shut down a large percentage
Napa restaurants reopen for dine-in service after coronavirus shutdown

Napa restaurants reopen for dine-in service after coronavirus shutdown

Small but steady crowds kept restaurants busy as many reopened after two months being idle.
Napa restaurants reopen for dine-in service

Napa restaurants reopen for dine-in service

Small but steady crowds kept restaurants busy as many reopened after two months being idle.
San Jose: Church pastor vows to fully reopen next week, regardless of stay-at-home orders

San Jose: Church pastor vows to fully reopen next week, regardless of stay-at-home orders

Pastor Mike McClure said he will never close the doors again during a sermon Sunday where dozens gathered outside the south side church.
Photos: Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr during coronavirus pandemic

Photos: Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr during coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing is seen as Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr and the end of Ramadan.
Photos: Muslims nation and worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr during coronavirus pandemic

Photos: Muslims nation and worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr during coronavirus pandemic

Social distancing is seen as Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr and the end of Ramadan.
Corruption trial of Israeli leader Netanyahu begins amid raucous atmosphere

Corruption trial of Israeli leader Netanyahu begins amid raucous atmosphere

As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial finally began Sunday, two images from the courtroom steps stood out.
Photos: Coronavirus won’t stop Americans from keeping Memorial Day weekend traditions

Photos: Coronavirus won’t stop Americans from keeping Memorial Day weekend traditions

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, Americans still kept to traditions by placing flags on graves of fallen troops and by flying flags at half-staff.
Cement truck accident in Oakland hills leaves one injured

Cement truck accident in Oakland hills leaves one injured

A man was injured Friday morning in an accident involving a cement truck in the Oakland hills.
Photos: Aerial views of social-distancing circles painted on Dolores Park lawn in San Francisco

Photos: Aerial views of social-distancing circles painted on Dolores Park lawn in San Francisco

Painted circles cropped up in San Francisco's Dolores Park to help people better adhere to social distancing guidelines at the popular public hang-out space.
Photos: What the world looks like as coronavirus restrictions are eased

Photos: What the world looks like as coronavirus restrictions are eased

Nations around the world are easing COVID-19 restrictions and crowds have begun gathering in public places.
Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

Photos: Santa Clara County to join coronavirus Phase 2 reopening but some stores are hesitant

Santa Clara County retailers get the green light to open for curbside pickup on Friday. But will they do it?
Photos: Despite coronavirus concerns, U.S. national parks begin opening up

Photos: Despite coronavirus concerns, U.S. national parks begin opening up

Yellowstone, Joshua Tree and the Great Smoky Mountain parks are open with more such as Yosemite and the Grand Canyon scheduling plans to welcome visitors in the near future.
San Jose: Fire at auto yard consumes 30 Porta Potties

San Jose: Fire at auto yard consumes 30 Porta Potties

The two-alarm blaze was reported late Tuesday near the West Wind Capitol Drive-In
Coronavirus cartoons: Class of 2020 graduations go virtual

Coronavirus cartoons: Class of 2020 graduations go virtual

President Obama addressed students at historically black colleges and universities, as well as high school grads nationwide. Meanwhile, President Trump still plans to speak at West Point next month.
Photos: All Bay Area counties join coronavirus phase 2 reopening, allowing storefront retail pickup

Photos: All Bay Area counties join coronavirus phase 2 reopening, allowing storefront retail pickup

Bay Area counties will allow curbside retail pickup and associated manufacturing, warehousing and logistics businesses to reopen this week as the region falls into line with Gov. Gavin Newsom's
Photos: Mt. St. Helens erupts on this date in 1980, killing 57 people

Photos: Mt. St. Helens erupts on this date in 1980, killing 57 people

The eruption of Mount St. Helens -- on May 18, 1980, in Washington state -- was the deadliest and most economically destructive volcanic event in U.S. history.
NASCAR races, Harvick wins, silence rules

NASCAR races, Harvick wins, silence rules

With success at Darlington, NASCAR turns its focus to the Coca-Cola 600 next week at Charlotte Motor Speedway