Staying Safe This Thanksgiving
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, as the country logged more than 1 million new cases of COVID-19 in the past week alone. Still, with a vaccine likely to be approved in the coming weeks, there may be light at the end of the tunnel. Public health expert Dr. Robert Wachter likens the situation to watching a split-screen movie with horror on one side and hope on the other.
- Dr. Robert Wachter, chair, UCSF Department of Medicine
COVID-19 Updates From Santa Clara and Fresno
This week, Gov. Gavin Newsom said he was pulling the “emergency brake” and imposing a curfew prohibiting most nonessential work and activities between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The curfew applies to 41 counties in the “purple tier,” the state’s most restrictive category indicating “widespread risk” of COVID-19 transmission. We get reaction from the mayors of San Jose and Fresno.
- Sam Liccardo, mayor of San Jose
- Lee Brand, mayor of Fresno
Something Beautiful: Mosaic Steps of San Francisco
Take a walk with us up some of San Francisco’s tiled staircases, including one boasting a mosaic of the sea and the stars.