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How one local family shelter is dealing with the Coronavirus

In a normal year, the Winter Nights Family Shelter in Contra Costa County is blessed with over 3,500 volunteers. Each week some 100 helpers from faith congregations, scout troops, and service groups prepare and serve food, plan children’s activities and assist with laundry. The new shelter in place rules have …

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Farmers Markets Work to Create a Safe Shopping Environment

BY DEBRA J. MORRIS Amid the continuing safety concerns due to the coronavirus pandemic, some Bay Area farmers markets have closed, but there are many that remain open because they are considered essential businesses. Customers and farmers alike depend on direct-to-consumer fresh quality produce and other market products to feed …

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Bay Area school closures extended thru May 1 due to COVID-19

Seven Bay Area County Health Officers, in collaboration with their six County Superintendents of Schools have made a unified, regional decision to extend school closures and student dismissals from regular school attendance through May 1, 2020, to slow the spread of COVID-19 to the maximum extent possible. The safety and …

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NBA suspends season after Utah’s Gobert contacts virus

BY MASON BISSADA This developing story was updated at 12PM Pacific Time on March 12th. The National Basketball Association has suspended its season in response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak on Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi. After initially taking the precaution of not allowing fans into certain arenas for …

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Clippers Blow Out Warriors 131-107 as Fan Lockout Looms

BY MASON BISSADA In what may turn out to be the final Warriors home game with fans in attendance at Chase Center for the foreseeable future, Golden State lost in demoralizing fashion to the Los Angeles Clippers, 131-107. After the Santa Clara Health Department ordered on Monday that all gatherings …

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Steph out with flu, but Warriors storm back to beat 76ers

BY MASON BISSADA  The Golden State Warriors narrowly defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 118-114 in what was one of the most thrilling games of the season despite a myriad of injuries to star players on both teams. Entering the fourth quarter down eight, the Warriors (once again without Stephen Curry and …

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Bethany Cosentino and Best Coast rock the Regency

BY MASON BISSADA Pop-rock duo Best Coast performed at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco Saturday night, giving a powerful, fun-filled performance that displayed talent and a new-found maturity from the group.  The Los Angeles-based duo, consisting of lead-singer and lyricist Bethany Cosentino and all-around musician Bobb Bruno, has been …

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Blazing Beal, Wizards Outshoot the Warriors 124-110  

BY MASON BISSADA The Washington Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors Sunday night at the Chase Center by a score of 124-110. On what was supposed to be Stephen Curry’s return game (the All-Star was a late scratch and his new return date is unknown), the attention shifted to Wizards …

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