Bay Area coronavirus

Disabled Face Even More Challenges as Society Reopens

The move to reopen society may be particularly challenging for those with disabilities. As restaurants set up tables outside, on the pavement, those who find it already tough to navigate public sidewalks may find it more challenging.
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California Schools Close For Rest Of Academic Year

Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that California schools would be closing for the remainder of the academic year. Newsom said that, based on the state's data about the coronavirus, it would be unwise to bring students back to schools in the near term.
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Santa Clara Health Officials Tighten Up Guidelines For Businesses

Santa Clara County officials have announced stricter guidelines for businesses, with social distancing now mandatory, to try to get an upper hand on the coronavirus.
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Bay Area Counties Extend Shelter In Place

Bay Area Counties Extend Shelter In Place

Millions of Bay Area residents will remain under shelter-in-place orders till May 1, San Francisco Mayor London Breed said Monday.
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Answers To Your Coronavirus Questions

KCBS Radio went to the experts to answer your most pressing questions about the coronavirus, how it spreads, and how you can best protect yourself from becoming infected. Anchor Stan Bunger posed listeners' questions to Dr. Art Reingold, Professor of Epidemiology at UC Berkeley Public Health, and...
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6 Bay Area Counties Extend Public Schools Closure

Officials in six Bay Area counties have ordered that public schools remain closed until May 1 as part of the attempts to limit the number of coronavirus cases.
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Powerhouse Literary Couple Trade Books For Coronavirus Donations

Authors and spouses Ayelet Waldman and Michael Chabon are trying to help local restaurants and emergency rooms at the same time, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Shelter-In-Place: A Guide To Essential Bay Area Transit

Our sister station KCBS Radio has put together a guide to getting around the Bay Area on mass transit and ride-hailing services during shelter-in-place orders.
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Coronavirus Predictions Are 'Wildly High,' UCSF Professor Argues

Dire projections that almost every American will end up contracting the coronavirus have been circulating across the internet, but one of the Bay Area’s most highly regarded experts is doubtful of that calculation.
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'Don't Worry' — Author Lets Kids Access Books During Shutdown

Todd Parr, a children's book author from Berkeley, waives copyright infringement to allow parents and teachers to read his book via online videos during the coronavirus pandemic.
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