At a time when the federal government is putting cash in the hands of Americans in order to […]
•Confirmed cases in Alameda County: 634. Deaths: 15. (As of April 7, includes Berkeley)
•49 cases of covid-19 reported at a nursing home in Orinda — 27 residents, 22 employees.
•Alameda County supervisors to meet Tuesday with Alameda Health System officials to discuss covid-19, amid questions about health care workers’ safety
•San Leandro is eyeing a covid-19 testing center, possibly in conjunction with Alameda County Fire Dept. and Eden Health District.
•Oakland opens public testing site Monday at the Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center’s parking lot.
•BART announced it will run trains every 30 minutes on weekdays, beginning on April 8.
•Alameda County’s 911 ambulance provider has a plan to furlough up to 600 employees, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
•Rep. Eric Swalwell will host a Q&A with Alameda County Health Care Services Director Colleen Chawla on April 9, 1:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.
More than eight years ago, Eric Swalwell promised voters in the 15th congressional district that, unlike the entrenched […]
Hayward Mayor Barbara Halliday told fellow councilmembers that they should “stand aside” and allow the city’s administrative staff […]
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is appointing Ed Reiskin to be the city’s next city administrator. Reiskin is a […]
The Eden Health District Board of Directors authorized the purchase of 100,000 new medical masks on Wednesday, in […]
Hayward city officials reported Wednesday that the first week of free COVID-19 testing found 130 new cases of […]
East Bay Rep. Mark DeSaulnier is improving, but remains in critical condition due to complications from pneumonia, his […]
UPDATE from Tuesday’s Alameda County Board of Supervisors meeting.
-Coronavirus news briefs from Hayward
Alameda County supervisors approved on Tuesday a moratorium on evictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. The moratorium gives […]
San Leandro joined a growing list of Alameda County in passing tenant protections for those affected by the […]
Since the coronavirus outbreak took full force last week, Hayward Councilmember Mark Salinas said he’s received numerous phone […]
-Coronavirus news briefs from Alameda County: >>Influx of patients has not yet materialized. >>ALCO Sheriff’s deputies not issuing […]
East Bay Assemblymember Rob Bonta coauthored landmark legislation two years ago to abolish California’s money bail system. In […]
The first death in Alameda County due to the coronavirus occurred over the weekend, the county’s public health […]
With staggering numbers of homeless individuals in Oakland and across Alameda County, and a shelter in place order […]
The East Bay’s 73 parks and 1,250 miles of trails in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties will remain […]
Alameda officials approved a 60-day emergency moratorium on evictions, along with a prohibition on landlords shutting off utilities […]
Following a growing number of school closures statewide, school districts in the East Bay, including Oakland, Berkeley, and […]
Alameda County health officials ordered eight City of Alameda firefighters quarantined for potential exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19). […]