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Contra Costa County Braces for New Lockdown Sunday NightOn Friday, Contra Costa County shocked its business community by announcing new restrictions to begin ahead of the state stay-at-home order.
COVID Shutdown: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Enact Stay-Home Order Beginning SundayFaced with a dire shortage of hospital beds, health officials announced Saturday the vast region of Southern California and a large swath of the Central Valley will be placed under a sweeping new lockdown in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
Bay Area COVID Roundup: Tough New Stay At Home Restrictions; 'Dark COVID Winter Has Arrived'; Cash-Strapped Business Owners May Have To Close For GoodWith a surge in coronavirus cases, the information you need to know is coming fast and furious. Here's a roundup of the COVID stories we've published over the last 24 hours.
COVID: San Mateo County Will Not Enact Stay At Home Order San Mateo health official say while they appreciates the measures taken by other Bay Area Counties that announced early stay-at-home orders Friday, their efforts remain focused on following the state's existing guidelines and process.
COVID Restrictions: Pleasanton Business Owners, Residents Dread Economic Effect of Stay-at-Home OrderThe stay-home order imposed by five Bay Area counties means a tough year for many local businesses is going to get even tougher.
Debit Card Distribution Weak Link in EDD Fight to End Unemployment Benefits FraudLawmakers are trying to help millions of California residents who have been receiving their unemployment benefits via debit cards sent from the state Employment Development Department.