San Francisco COVID surge coincides with Pride month, NBA Finals

COVID rates are on the rise. SF's health department says now is a prudent time to resume wearing masks in indoor settings, choose outdoor gatherings over indoor gatherings whenever possible, and use rapid tests as needed to determine who is infected and should isolate.

Inflation: Is it close to peaking? Economists weigh in

The federal government reported, the inflation rate grew to 8.5%, the highest since more than four decades when Jimmy Carter was president. For many years, 2% inflation didn't matter to most consumers and was not a political issue. Things have changed.

Berkeley heeds calls for unity at rally for Ukraine

The sound of the Ukrainian national anthem and the blue and gold colors of the Ukrainian flag rose above the city of Berkeley Thursday, as about one hundred people gathered for a rally in response to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's call for a worldwide Day of Unity.

Gov. Newsom signs legislation to overturn UC Berkeley enrollment cap

Following the California Legislature's unanimous vote on Monday to overturn a recent court ruling that would have forced one of the nation’s most prestigious universities to turn away thousands of students from its incoming freshman class, Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the bill into law.