.Eli Walsh

Aug 24, 2022

Unintended Consequences: Newsom vetoes bill legalizing safe drug use sites

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill Monday that would have legalized safe consumption sites for illegal narcotics, arguing that the bill would not foster...
Jun 29, 2022

Abortion Is Healthcare:Medical, legal experts foresee dire consequences in SCOTUS ruling

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, medical experts and legal analysts across the Bay...
Jun 8, 2022

Oakland’s Watering Holes: Best spots to sip this summer

VAN KLEEF1621 Telegraph Ave, Oakland I walked in and my jaw actually dropped open—I know because someone at the bar said, “Good evening, look at...
Jul 28, 2021

Coping With Covid … Still: Though there are signs of hope, California continues to...

“Too many people have chosen to live with this virus,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday during a briefing in Oakland to announce the new requirements. “We’re at a point in this pandemic where [an] individual’s choice not to get vaccinated is now impacting the rest of us in a profound and devastating and deadly way.”
Jun 23, 2021

Shooting at Lake Merritt

Eli Walsh reports on the shooting that left one dead and seven injured at Lake Merritt over the last weekend. Contrary to earlier reports, Walsh notes that Oakland Police have uncovered a pattern: “This is not the first San Francisco–related group-and-gang shooting we’ve seen in the city of Oakland,” they said. “This is a problem we’ve been trying to manage for the last several months.”
Jun 16, 2021

Pandemic Tourism

Eli Walsh reports on California's 'Golden State Getaways' where vaccinated Californians are eligible for much-needed free vacations. In addition to multi-night hotel stays and dining and entertainment options, each vacation package also comes with a $2,000 cash prize that can be used for expenses during the vacation.
Jun 2, 2021

Making Progress

Eli Walsh breaks down the latest inroads and set-backs in California's fight against the virus. There's both hope and caution in what he found.
May 26, 2021

Coliseum News

As Oakland coliseum closes its vaccination site, city officials and the Oakland A's shift blame on the stalling of negotiations for a new place to play.