Rob Roth is a reporter at KTVU
At the Oakland Museum Of California, Friday was opening day, or rather re-opening day.
Water levels are approaching record lows at the Nicasio Reservoir in Marin County for this time of year with conditions only worsening.
Brides and grooms-to-be are making up for time lost to the pandemic shut down. The wedding industry, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Napa and Sonoma County economies, was reduced to almost nothing the past year.
Augie's Montreal Deli in Berkeley is closing because prices for meat and other staples have skyrocketed. Experts say that the COVID pandemic has disrupted the food supply chain, driving prices out of whack. K
Seniors from Phillip and Sala Burton Academic School in San Francisco were finally together again.
"I was lucky. Pure and simple," said Lewis Ross, who spent 27 years in the Navy.
Memorial Day weekend has always been a big draw in Wine Country, but after wildfires on top of COVID, there is a lot riding on the next three days for wineries, restaurants, and hotels.
They dedicated a new bench in honor of Oakland Battalion Chief James Riley who died in the East Bay firestorm, Oct. 20, 1991.
It may appear as if the pandemic put the brakes on mass shootings. But in reality, mass shootings kept occurring during the coronavirus lockdown. They just weren't out in public as much.
On this anniversary of George Floyd's murder by a police officer, for many in Oakland, it was a day of grief, anger, and reflection.