Only the Good News: John Krasinski debuts 'Some Good News' Network + happy stories from around the Bay Area


There's a lot of bad news out there. That's why we've launched this regular roundup of positive headlines, funny videos, and inspiring stories to brighten your day.

Today, we've found another reason to love The Office's Jim—it seems John Krasinski was also in need of some good news. Plus, the Bay Area is drinking and baking—a lot—and April Fool's traditions lived on.

John Krasinski's "Some Good News" is exactly what the world needs now. Watch it below. YouTube.

Some Good News with John

Amid home baking craze, San Franciscans get creative to swap sourdough starter at a safe distance, Hoodline

Flour and yeast have joined toilet paper and hand sanitizer on the list of grocery store scarcities as shelter in place continues and many a favorite local bakery is closed. But when the craving for sourdough rises up, SF foodies get crafty. Read more.

On the bright side: How one Palo Alto family maintained its April Fool's Day tradition, San Francisco Chronicle

Mustard and hot sauce replace shampoo and conditioner, Danny DeVito pops up in the family photos, and a picket fence gets a cheeky makeover. Read more.

East Bay couple creates face shield to add extra protection to healthcare workers masks, Kron4

Brentwood couple Jeremy and Kelly Coleman have a five-cent solution to help save the lives of healthcare workers on the frontlines of Covid-19: a laminated sheet with a velcro mask attachment. And guess what? You can make them too. Read more.

'Zoom Choir': Bay Area Children's Choirs Keep Singing Through Coronavirus, KQED

The show must go on. Read more.

The Bay Area is drinking 42% more alcohol than usual while sheltering in place, San Francisco Chronicle

"We're shocked," said no one around here. Read more.

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