Friday’s Briefing: Alameda voters will be asked to repeal ban on multi-family housing; Berkeley Bowl employees test positive for covid-19

Bay Space covid-19 testing websites are struggling to sustain with demand

By Steven Tavares

Fri, Jul 10, 2020 at 4:00 AM

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Alameda voters approved Measure A in 1973 to stop the demolition of Victorian homes, but opponents believe the charter amendment's true intent was to inhibit a diverse population on the island. - MEGAN SMALL

  • Megan Small
  • Alameda voters accepted Measure A in 1973 to cease the demolition of Victorian houses, however opponents consider the constitution modification’s true intent was to inhibit a various inhabitants on the island.

Information you don’t need to miss for July 10-12:

1. Alameda voters will be asked this November to repeal an modification to its constitution accepted in 1973 that successfully banned the development of multi-family housing on the island for a technology, the East Bay Citizen studies. The constitution modification often known as Measure A has served as a lightning rod in Alameda politics for greater than 4 many years.

2. Greater demand for coronavirus testing within the Bay Space due to the latest enhance in new circumstances is consuming away at provides and making a backlog at laboratories, the San Francisco Chronicle studies. Some websites, like one in Hayward that closed early sooner or later final week as a result of it exhausted its variety of day by day kits, mentioned demand can be rising as a result of folks returning to the office want verification that they don’t have the coronavirus.

3. The McDonald’s on Telepgraph Avenue in Oakland that led to up 25 employees and their households contracting the coronavirus, can reopen on Monday, however provided that complies with 11 well being and security procedures ordered by an Alameda County decide, Bay Metropolis Information studies.

4. A unspecified variety of employees at Berkeley Bowl examined positive for the coronavirus, Berkeleyside studies. Administration is just not revealing what number of employees have been contaminated on the widespread grocery retailer.

5. Three Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputies have been shot by a suspect after a hostage standoff in Knightsen, KPIX studies. The suspect was shot and died on the scene.

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