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Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area

Nearly 6 million people to be under stay-at-home order in San Francisco Bay Area

Six San Francisco Bay Area governments issued a stay-at-home order Friday ahead of California’s statewide mandate, restricting activities in a drastic effort to reduce the spread of Covid-19 as hospitals cope with a surge of patients. The order applies to the Northern California counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin and Santa Clara, the combined city…MORE

Pharrell Williams launches nonprofit to help Black and Latino start-ups

Pharrell Williams launches nonprofit to help Black and Latino start-ups

Pharrell Williams is not only a Grammy award-winning artist and producer, but he is also quite the entrepreneur. And this week he announced an initiative to help Black and Latino start-up founders achieve their dreams. You might recall that back in August, he and Jay-Z released the song “Entrepreneur,” which opens with him whispering the…MORE

This 6-year-old girl is helping the homeless with care packages

This 6-year-old girl is helping the homeless with care packages

Most kids want toys or candy for their birthdays, but 6-year-old Bethany Moultry’s wish was to help more people. Months before the pandemic struck, Bethany and her mother, Colleen Moultry, were running errands when they saw a homeless person holding up a sign asking for help. “I wanted to crack open my piggy bank and…MORE

Even beloved public schools may lose students forever

Even beloved public schools may lose students forever

The Newhart family moved to their Chicago suburb for the public schools. But when William Hatch Elementary closed its doors at the beginning of the pandemic, it contributed to a downward spiral for the family. “To put it plainly, those were probably some of the more difficult months that we had as a family, ever,”…MORE