Jana Katsuyama has been with the KTVU news team since 2007, reporting for the Ten O'Clock News and covering events as far away as wildfires in Southern California and the 2011 Touhoku earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster, where she reported from Tokyo. She has received multiple Emmy awards and nominations, as well as honors from the Associated Press. She previously worked at WDTN in Dayton, Ohio and KBJR in Duluth Minnesota. She has been an active volunteer, emceeing and working for more than a dozen Bay Area community and non-profit organizations, as well as her alma mater Oberlin College. She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and a former board member of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences Northern California and Ohio chapters.
California Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state has more than 9,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 215 people have died from the new coronavirus. Governor Newsom said 774 COVID-19 patients are in intensive care units, a 16% increase from the previous day.
San Francisco’s normally bustling hotels are quiet. The city's tourism and travel industries have been dealt a devastating blow with the coronavirus pandemic. Many hotel workers are out of work.
As Senate leaders met in Washington, negotiating over the proposed $1 trillion coronavirus relief bill, Americans struggling to survive stay-at-home orders and social distancing said they need help soon.
Dr. Sara Cody, the director of the Santa Clara County Co.health department, announced Friday that the patient is a 65-year-old woman who had no travel history overseas or contact with anyone known to have the virus.
Not far from the bright city lights, people without stable housing are sleeping wherever they can.
California EPA officials told community members Thursday that they will do extensive testing after a chemical linked to cancer was found in groundwater underneath McClymonds High School in West Oakland.
California voters are coming down to decision day with the Democratic March 3rd primary less than two weeks away and eight candidates still in the race for the presidential nomination.
Bloomberg received a last minute boost Tuesday in a national poll that allowed him to qualify for the Democratic primary debate Wednesday in Nevada.
The Democratic candidates for president are turning their focus toward the West this week. Nevada holds caucuses on February 22nd and California voters are already voting early leading up to the Golden State's March 3rd primary.
The field is narrowing with seven candidates qualifying for the February 7th televised debate and another four candidates who did not qualify but are still in the race.