On this episode, we talk about how California gets its freedom back on June 15 as more counties movie into the orange tier. But… masks are still required. Los Angeles Teachers are requesting child care services be provided before they return to school. Caitlyn Jenner mulls possible run for California Governor. Bar owner falsely accused of being racist for booting a underage person from his bar. Los Angeles may grant beach front view for homeless with tiny houses and San Diego proposes more homeless management.
- Moderna vaccine lasts at least 6 months, according to new study
BOSTON (AP) — New research suggests the protection the Moderna vaccine gives against COVID-19 lasts for at least six months. The report Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine echoes what Pfizer said last week about its vaccine, which works in a similar way.
- Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma counties move into the orange tier
Contra Costa, Napa and Sonoma counties have held COVID positivity rates at or below 2 percent for the past two weeks and have had fewer daily new cases, which met requirements for them to transition out of the red tier.
- California mask mandate won’t be lifted when state’s economy reopens, Newsom says
California’s mask mandate won’t be lifted as the state proceeds to fully reopen the economy on June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.
- California teachers’ latest demand: Free child care
SACRAMENTO — California teachers are ready to go back to the classroom. But the state’s largest union has a new ask: free child care for their own kids.
- Natomas teachers union files unfair practice charge against school district
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Natomas Teachers’ Association has filed an unfair practice charge against the Natomas Unified School District on claims of breaching agreements about how and when students would return to in-person learning, according to a Monday release.
- Caitlyn Jenner mulls possible run for California governor
The former reality TV star is reportedly in talks with political consultants as she eyes a run for governor of California, Axios reports. Jenner is coordinating with longtime GOP fund raiser Caroline Wren, who previously worked for a joint fundraising committee for former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, according to Axios.
- I Am Not A Racist:’ SF Bar Owner Gets Death Threats, Bad Reviews After Underage Asian Man Punched
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — An alleged incident of anti-Asian racism against a San Francisco sports bar posted on TikTok has been vehemently denied by the owner of the family-owned establishment, who first spoke exclusively with KPIX 5 and is now getting death threats and a flood of negative reviews.
- Deputies de-escalate tense Oakland airport situation with temperature, Tasers
OAKLAND, Calif. – Terminal 1 at the Oakland International Airport was closed for nearly four hours Tuesday morning after a suicidal man with a knife threatened to harm himself.
- Suspect Arrested In Brick-Throwing Incident On Highway 242 In Concord That Killed Grandmother
CONCORD (CBS SF) — A 46-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly tossing bricks onto state Highway 242 in Concord on multiple occasions, including one incident in which a grandmother was killed by a brick while riding with her grandchildren last year.
- VIDEO: Hayward Police ‘Use Of Force Incident’ Prompts Internal Investigation
HAYWARD (KPIX) — New video shows what Hayward Police are calling a “use of force incident.” A witness captured cell phone video at a shopping center parking lot on Santa Clara Street near Jackson Street, in Hayward on Easter Sunday.
- Swatting Call Puts Atherton High School On Lockdown
ATHERTON — A high school in Atherton was on lockdown for more than 2 hours Tuesday, after police received a swatting call from a young man saying he was armed and threatening to shoot.
- Update: San Francisco School Board Votes To Rescind Controversial School Renaming Plan
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF/BCN) — The San Francisco school board voted unanimously to rescind their controversial decision to rename 44 schools in the district Tuesday night. The 6-0 vote puts to rest a controversial resolution to rename schools bearing such names as Lincoln, Washington and Feinstein that set off a firestorm of controversy.
- L.A. councilmen propose temporary homeless camps in beach parking lots
A proposal by two Los Angeles city councilmen to set up temporary camps or “tiny homes” for homeless people in beach parking lots is drawing opposition.
- San Diego County Board Votes Unanimously to Create Department for Homeless Services
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday night to create a department of homeless solutions and equitable communities, and adopted guiding principles on addressing homelessness The new department will streamline and increase services for people experiencing homelessness
- Senator Wiener’s Legislation to Legalize Overdose Prevention Programs — Also Known as Safe Consumption Sites — Passes Senate Public Safety Committee
Sacramento – Senate Bill 57, authored by Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), has passed the Senate Public Safety Committee by a vote of 4-1. This legislation would legalize overdose prevention programs, also known as safe consumption sites or safe injection sites, as a pilot program in San Francisco, Oakland, and the County of Los Angeles. Each of the pilot areas will decide locally whether to participate, and SB 57 simply removes the state prohibition that currently makes such programs illegal.