UPDATE: Crews continue to battle the wind-whipped Petersen Fire in Solano County, which has prompted the closure of Hwy. 12. Officials also say strong winds are pushing smoke from the blaze into Contra Costa County.
District attorneys in Alameda and Contra Costa counties announced a $140,000 settlement with Safeway in a price gouging lawsuit involving hand sanitizer sold during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
PASS IT ON: Bay Area counties Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara, have announced a legal order for residents to shelter in place and leave only for essential needs beginning midnight Tues. through April 7. More info: