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.
With the coronavirus pandemic, seats will be empty at synagogues and temples throughout California.
They are still on the hook for up to six months of backrent and could be in danger of eviction at the end of the month if the city's commercial eviction moratorium is allowed to expire.
Just as the White House and Congress seem too polarized to get a coronavirus relief bill done for the American people, there was a ray of bipartisan light Tuesday.
Dining at restaurants may have a higher rate of COVID-19 transmission than other activities like shopping or riding public transportation, a CDC study concluded.
The California Employment Development Department announced Thursday that they are taking new steps to stop fraud, after receiving reports from across the state from Californians who received strange deliveries of EDD unemployment benefit letters and debit cards addressed to other people.
For many business owners, though, it's not the smoke that stings.
A San Francisco school bus driver who was laid off due to the pandemic says she applied for unemployment benefits through the Employment Development Department back on July 3, but still hasn't received an unemployment check.
"It's been a long five and a half months since school closed and we're thrilled to be going back," said Jenny Novack, a Kentfield resident and mother of two children.
San Francisco police gyms have stayed open throughout the coronavirus pandemic, while indoor fitness centers around the city remain closed.
The firefighter was killed in Mendocino National Forest where a wildfire that started on Aug. 17 was 20% contained, according to a statement from the U.S. Forest Service.