Stories By Gwendolyn Wu

  • Bay Briefing: Antiabortion activists barged into UCSF women’s clinic, stalked doctor, D.A. says Plus: Speed of COVID variants worries local doctors.
  • Bay Briefing: How to score your home’s fire risk Plus: Polls spell bad news for S.F. District Attorney Boudin in recall race
  • Bay Briefing: Activists try to modernize California’s affordable housing search Plus: Booster shots for Bay Area kids could come as soon as this weekend
  • Beloved East Bay barbecue restaurant Everett & Jones to open first North Bay location Everett & Jones, the East Bay barbecue institution, is opening its first location in the North Bay this summer.
  • Bay Briefing: How the current COVID surge gives us a glimpse of the future Plus: Homelessness soars in Alameda, Contra Costa counties
  • Bay Briefing: Why S.F.’s COVID rates are higher than the rest of the U.S. Plus: An Oakland official’s plan to combat rent inflation.
  • Bay Briefing: Atherton may build new homes for the first time in 99 years Plus: Monarch butterflies are returning to California.
  • Bay Briefing: The ultimate guide to June’s election Plus: Long 911 waits in Oakland frustrate residents
  • Bay Briefing: We analyzed D.A. Chesa Boudin’s record on diversion. Here’s what we found Plus: What to do as COVID surges in the Bay Area
  • Bay Briefing: Who is S.F.’s newest supervisor, Matt Dorsey? Plus: Recovering 25,000 pounds of trash from Lake Tahoe
  • Fog, clouds are dimming promise of spectacular Bay Area viewing of blood moon eclipse Bay Area stargazers will get a chance to see the total lunar eclipse from start to finish Sunday, an event involving a “super flower blood moon.”
  • Bay Briefing: How many people are homeless in S.F.? Plus: San Francisco’s coronavirus case rate is the second-highest in California.
  • City College of San Francisco lays off 38 faculty members, expects to cut hundreds of classes City College of San Francisco is again downsizing as trustees lay off 38 full-time faculty members on top of dozens of part-timers to close a $7 million budget gap.
  • San Francisco’s Hotbird moves into a new Oakland store, plus other East Bay restaurant openings New in the East Bay this spring are a flower-filled coffee shop from the former owners of Old Damascus Fare, plus the newest outpost of Bay Area dessert chain Uji Time.
  • Bay Briefing: More than 32,000 kids lost parents to COVID in California Plus: Bay Area women react to Roe v. Wade draft opinion
  • Bay Briefing: 21,000 applications, but 300 S.F. apartments stay empty. Why? Plus: Ghirardelli Square’s transformation from tourist attraction to tastemaker
  • Bay Briefing: If Roe falls, LGBTQ people worry, ‘They’re coming for us next’ Plus: COVID cases up 167% in the Bay Area
  • How to see Halley’s Comet remnants in the Bay Area night sky this week A faint meteor shower known as the Eta Aquarids might be visible in some parts of the Bay Area this week. Here’s how to see the debris from Halley’s Comet when it peaks.
  • Bay Briefing: How the end of Roe v. Wade would impact California Plus: With one month left to go until the S.F. D.A. recall, what’s next?
  • S.F. Fisherman’s Wharf seafood staple Alioto’s closes and other Bay Area restaurant closures in April 2022 Oliveto in Oakland, colorful Napa restaurant Gran Electrica and beloved Berkeley coffee shop among closures.