Six counties in the San Francisco Bay Area issued ‘shelter in place’ orders today due to the coronavirus, restricting travel to grocery stores, pharmacies and picking up restaurant take-out. It could be a template for what's next across California.
Story by Chris Nichols.
(Photo: In this image from a scanning electron microscope, the new coronavirus is in orange - NIAID-RML)
Thousands of school-aged children will be home and in need of supervision as schools close for at least two weeks. Parents are looking for child care, while substitute teachers and other part-time workers are worried about making ends meet.
Story by Sammy Caiola.
(Photo: At Tumblebuddies dance and gymnastics center in Sacramento owner Linsey Beaver sings a goodbye song with students. The center taught classes throughout the weekend, though many of the region's museums, zoos and children's programs were canceled - Sammy Caiola / CapRadio)