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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.
Bay Area Small Business Owners Fear New Coronavirus Shutdown Will Sound Their Death KnellMany East Bay restaurant owners told KPIX that take-out and delivery alone will not be financially sustainable after the latest stay-at-home order goes into effect.
COVID Hospitalizations: Santa Clara, San Mateo County Hospitals Prepared Early For SurgeA new COVID-19 shutdown order will go into effect in five Bay Area counties next week, but four counties, including San Mateo and Santa Clara, will remain open. South Bay health officials say they are prepared for a surge.
Santa Rosa Child Molester Sentenced To 756 Years In Prison In Sonoma's 1st Trial During PandemicA Santa Rosa man convicted of 158 counts of sexual assault and child molestation was sentenced to 756 years in prison in Sonoma County's first criminal jury trial since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Dark COVID Winter Has Arrived;' Bay Area Health Officers Announce Regional Stay-At-Home Restrictions To BeginBay Area counties will be adopting the state's new stay-at-home order beginning Sunday in light of the spike in COVID cases and surge in ICU patients.