CBS News Skyler Henry has the news from the nation's capital on this Christmas Eve, 2020. (12-24-20)
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Washington News Wrap: Thursday, Dec. 24CBS News Skyler Henry has the news from the nation's capital on this Christmas Eve, 2020. (12-24-20)
Oakland Rehousing Homeless People With 'Project Reclamation'The goal of a new $10 million housing plan in Oakland is to create homes for people pushed into homelessness. Project Home's Susie Steimle reports on the launch of 'Project Reclamation.'
Alex Padilla Makes History As California's First Latino US SenatorHistory was made in California as Gov. Newsom announced Secretary of State Alex Padilla will replace Vice-President Elect, Kamala Harris. Joe Vazquez explains the backlash from some who feel another Black lawmaker should be in Harris's Senate seat.
Congress Set To Vote On COVID-19 Relief BillLawmakers on Capitol Hill are advancing a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package, as part of a larger bill to fund the federal government through September 2021. Skyler Henry reports. (12/21/20)
Congressional Leaders Reach Deal on Economic Relief PackageCongressional leaders on Sunday reached a deal on a $900 billion COVID-19 economic relief package that includes $600 direct payments to Americans and $300 in enhanced unemployment for the next 10 weeks. Nancy Chen reports from Washington. (12-20-20)
Washington News Wrap: Friday, Dec. 18Vice President Pence. President-elect Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell received Pfizer coronavirus vaccine injections. Natalie Brand has the Friday headlines from the nation's capital. (12-18-20)
Washington News Wrap: Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020Congress is scrambling to fund the government and pass a coronavirus relief bill; President-elect Biden named the first Native American to be Secretary of the Interior. (12-17-20)
COVID Stay-At-Home: Solano Health Officer Worries Order Won't Slow Spread, Some 'Aren't Going To Be Persuaded'As all Bay Area counties are set to enter a stay-at-home order due to as ICU capacity dropping below 15%, a local health officer worries the latest order will not stop the surge in COVID-19 cases. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/16/20)
Biden Transition: UC Berkeley Professor, Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm Named To Lead Energy DepartmentJennifer Granholm, former Governor of Michigan and a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley, has John Ramos reports. (12/16/20)
Gov. Newsom Recall Effort AdvancesAn effort to recall Gov. Newsom now has thousands of signatures. Wilson Walker reports. (12-11-20)
Biden Transition: Supreme Court Rejects Texas Suit to Overturn ElectionCBS reporter Natalie Brand has the latest on the presidential transition from Washington. (12-11-20)
COVID And Schools: Oakland Unified Teachers Push Back On Plan To Reopen In-Person LearningA group of protestors Wednesday night took to the streets of Oakland, speaking out about reopening schools. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/9/20)
Fremont Lawmakers Vote To Close Narrow, 2-Lane Shortcut To Cars PermanentlyA precarious commuter shortcut built for buggies in the 1800s has been closed to cars permanently. John Ramos shows us why.
San Jose Pastor Racking Up COVID Fines For Refusing To Stop Indoor ServicesA San Jose pastor says the mounting fines will not stop his ministry. Joe Vazquez reports the church was found in contempt of court for refusing to stop indoor services.
U.S. Prepares For Initial Shipments Of COVID VaccineAs COVID-19 cases continue to climb in the Bay Area and strain local hospitals, plans are now underway to prepare for the initial shipments of the first available vaccine. Allen Martin tells us one part of the world has already begun to roll up its sleeves.
Biden Transition: President-Elect Announces Health TeamWith the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to rage, President-elect Joe Biden announced his health team Tuesday, which will include California Attorney General Xavier Becerra as his Health and Human Services secretary. Natalie Brand reports. (12/8/20)
COVID: East Bay Restaurant Owners Angry Over Latest Stay-At Home OrderA group of restaurant owners upset over the latest shutdowns are mull protests as the current stay-at-home order bans outdoor dining until early January. Juliette Goodrich reports. (12/8/20)
COVID Backlash: UCSF Health Expert Suggests More Nuanced Shutdown RestrictionsWith most Bay Area counties under lockdown, a lot of people wonder if the new restrictions are too strict. Joe Vazquez talked to a top infectious disease expert at UCSF.
COVID Shutdown: Marin Families Make Last Trip To Playground Of 2020With less than 24 hours before Marin County joins the Bay Area shut down, some parents made their last trip of 2020 to a playground with their children. Some told Andrea Nakano they think this latest lockdown is going too far.
Washington Wrap: Biden Selects California AG for HHS SecretaryA three-minute news wrap of the day in Washington politics and the presidential transitions with CBS reporter Natalie Brand. (12-7-20)
Project Home: San Francisco Passes 'Long Overdue' Ordinance Requiring Landlords To Report VacanciesSan Francisco supervisors unanimously approved a measure that will help the city track how many apartment units are sitting empty. Susie Steimle reports. (12/2/20)
COVID Travel: Anticipating Surge CDC Extends Travel Warning For HolidaysAnticipating a major surge in COVID-19 cases due to Thanksgiving travel, the Centers for Disease Control is sounding the alarm. Wilson Walker tells us they are urging people not to travel for the foreseeable future.
COVID: Mayor London Breed's Dinner At French Laundry Prompts Calls For AccountabilitySan Francisco residents and business owners are demanding accountability from Mayor London Breed after it was revealed that she at The French Laundry for a birthday party as the city looks at new restrictions to curb growing COVID-19 cases. Kenny Choi reports. (12/2/20)
Sikh Farmers' Protests In India Prompt Rally At San Francisco ConsulateIn a protest movement that has spread halfway around the world, local Sikhs protested at the Indian Consulate in San Francisco over new laws that would open the government-controlled agriculture market to the private sector. John Ramos reports. (12/2/20)