With masks removed in SF bars, expert says you’ll enjoy them while you canWith the relaxation of vaccination and masking rules in bars and restaurants in San Francisco, you might be wondering: how long will this last? reports Betty Yu. (3-11-22)
North Bay Community Lights Bridge Over Russian River in Solidarity with UkraineOn Friday evening, the Guerneville pedestrian bridge became the third span over the Russian River to be illuminated in yellow and blue as a sign of support for Ukraine. Reports by Andrea Nakano. (3-11-22)
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First weather alert Friday eveningChief meteorologist Paul Heggen has the forecast for the weekend. (3-11-22)
Caltrain crash investigation will take more than a year, NTSB saysCrash investigators have determined that the Caltrain penetrated what appears to be three pieces of equipment that were on the tracks at San Bruno on Thursday. Reports by Max Darrow. (3-11-22)
Lawmakers scramble to get around UC Berkeley enrollment freezeState lawmakers are trying to fast-track legislation that would undo the UC Berkeley enrollment freeze. Da Lin reports. (3-11-22)
As schools drop masks, some students stay coveredAt Livermore, students will be able to ditch masks on Monday, but they will also have the option of wearing face coverings if they choose. Reporting by Juliette Goodrich. (3-11-22)
The rebound in transit ridership in the Bay Area is on track for a new normalA new Bay Area Council survey shows businesses are bringing more of their non-essential workers back to the office. reports Shawn Chitnis. (3-11-22)
San Jose Baker Discovers It’s Better With (Vegan) ButterThe skyrocketing cost of butter is prompting a San Jose baker to turn to a plant-based alternative. reports Len Ramirez. (3-11-22)
NTSB officials hold press conference on Fiery Caltrain crash investigationAn excerpt from a press conference on the Caltrain’s collision with trackside equipment at San Bruno held by NTSB officials on 3-11-2022)
New cars on the block: Alto takes aim at Uber and LyftA new company is taking on Uber and Lyft and hoping to poach not just passengers but also drivers. reports Andria Borba. (3-11-22)
Mayor Breed announces appointees to San Francisco school board after recallSan Francisco Mayor London Breed announced three new school board members on Friday following a recall vote last month. Wilson Walker reports. (3-11-22)
COVID-19 may cause brain shrinkage, study findsA recent study used brain scans to find participants who contracted Covid-19 showed more gray matter loss and tissue damage than those who did not. Brain scans of test subjects came back before most participants could get vaccinated. leaving the results uncertain whether vaccination would have made a difference. UC Berkeley infectious disease specialist Dr. John Swartzberg says more about the first-of-its-kind study,
CBS series ‘Blue Bloods’ celebrates 250 episodes“Blue Bloods” actor Tom Selleck chats with KPIX 5’s Gianna Franco about the series’ milestone of 250 episodes.
Biden leads allies with new trade sanctions against RussiaAs Russia expands the war against Ukraine, Pres. Biden and his international allies are stepping up efforts to squeeze the Russian economy. reports Natalie Brand. (3-11-22)
East Oakland Grocery Co-op provides fresh, organic produceJameelah Lane, co-founder of The Deep Grocery Cooperative, speaks to CBS News Bay Area’s Kamilah Tom about how the co-operative is changing the narrative of food apartheid in Deep East Oakland.
Business and economyCBS News Bay Area anchor Allen Martin talks to Olaf Groth, PhD, of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business about a new ride-sharing company just launched in Silicon Valley, of possible rising gas prices and the expansion of a self-driving vehicle manufacturer in Mountain View
Evidence of Vaccination Rules Abandoned at Some SF and Berkeley CompaniesJustin Andrews reports that some restaurant and bar owners are celebrating the easing of COVID requirements (3-11-2022)
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President Biden announces additional economic sanctions against RussiaAnne Makovec reports that US and NATO allies have announced new sanctions as firefights in Ukraine escalate (3-11-2022)
Raw Video: ATM Robbery Scene at Brentwood Wells Fargo BankAn ATM thief used a stolen tractor to lift the machine outside a bank in Brentwood early Friday morning, although getting the cash proved much more difficult.
NTSB investigators uncover cause of Fiery Caltrain crash that injured 13 peopleJocelyn Moran reports on the impact of a still stalled San Bruno train on the Friday morning Caltrain run as the cause of the collision is under investigation (3-11-2022)
SRA: Half Moon Bay kindergarten teacher focuses on child well-beingElizabeth Cook tells how an SRA scholar turned teacher helped her young students through the pandemic (3-11-2022)