Category: Bay Area

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Phase 3 trials of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine are set to begin in Bay Area. Here’s where they’ll likely take place and how to sign up. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/081220-kgo-11p-vax-trials-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/exclusive-heres-what-we-know-about-bay-areas-1st-coronavirus-vaccine-trial.jpg"]

SFPD unveils new Black Lives Matter sign to be displayed at every station

“Black lives have always mattered to us.” SFPD taken a unique step in order to demonstrate its support of the Black Lives Matter movement. But, not everyone thinks it’s a step in the right direction. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/081220-kgo-11p-sf-blm-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/sfpd-unveils-new-black-lives-matter-sign-to-be-displayed-at-every-station.jpg"]

Mixed emotions in Bay Area over Sen. Kamala Harris as Joe Biden’s VP pick

“Clearly the lesser of those two evils is a Biden and Kamala ticket.” Oakland native, Senator Kamala Harris, is stirring up mixed emotions after locking down her position as Joe Biden’s running mate. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/081120-kgo-11pm-harris-vp-web.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/mixed-emotions-in-bay-area-over-sen-kamala-harris-as-joe-bidens-vp-pick.jpg"]

Joe Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

Sen. Kamala Harris is the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kabc/081120-kabc-11pm-kamala-harris-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/joe-biden-selects-california-sen-kamala-harris-as-running-mate.jpg"]

Vallejo mother homeless with 6-month-old twins goes all the way to Sacramento to find shelter

“Sometimes I pray and I’m just like ‘please don’t let this be my breaking day please don’t let me,'” Rosana Sastrami said, after a year of immeasurable hardships led her and her twin babies to a homeless shelter in Sacramento. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/081020-kgo-11p-homeless-twins-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/vallejo-mother-homeless-with-6-month-old-twins-goes-all-the-way-to-sacramento-to-find-shelter.jpg"]

Oakland Unified schools begin academic year with distance learning

“It was a mild disaster”: Classes in Oakland began online Monday with mixed reviews. We spoke to teachers and parents about what worked and what could improve. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/081020-kgo-4pm-oak-schools-post.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/oakland-unified-schools-begin-academic-year-with-distance-learning.jpg"]

California’s public health director abruptly resigns amid coronavirus pandemic

BREAKING NEWS: California’s Public Health Director and State Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell announced her resignation on Sunday night. See her email to staff here: [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/080920-kgo-11pm-ca-health-director-resigns-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/californias-public-health-director-abruptly-resigns-amid-coronavirus-pandemic.jpg"]

Israeli jeweler says he’s making the world’s most expensive COVID-19 mask

GOLD & DIAMOND FACE MASK: Here’s the story behind what’s believed to be the most expensive COVID-19 mask in the world. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/080920-kgo-5pm-luxury-mask-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/israeli-jeweler-says-hes-making-the-worlds-most-expensive-covid-19-mask.jpg"]

San Mateo police release surveillance, seek suspect accused of sexual assault, beating of woman in her 60s

“I’ve lived here for four years now, never heard anything remotely like it”: San Mateo residents and police agree the crime is uncommon for the area and are asking people to check their security footage from Wednesday between 10 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/080820-kgo-11pm-sm-assalt-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/san-mateo-police-release-surveillance-seek-suspect-accused-of-sexual-assault-beating-of-woman-in-her-60s.jpg"]

VIDEO: Penguins at San Francisco Zoo graduate from ‘fish school’ in socially distanced celebration

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS: The 6 chicks waddled their way to Penguin Island where they were seen exploring their new home with their new swimming and fishing skills. [video src="https://vcl.abcotv.net/video/kgo/080820-kgo-penguin-march-web-vid.mp4" poster="https://mayorofconcord.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/video-penguins-at-san-francisco-zoo-graduate-from-fish-school-in-socially-distanced-celebration.jpg"]