Plan For Urban Village At San Jose's New BART Station Raises Concerns With Local BusinessesThe Little Portugal neighborhood near Five Wounds church in San Jose will be transformed when BART pushes into downtown San Jose of the next decade.
San Francisco Bars To Require COVID Vaccine or Negative Test From CustomersWith cases of the COVID Delta variant surging, San Francisco bars and nightclubs will begin requiring proof of a COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test from customers.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Will There Be Additional Relief Payments?While the COVID pandemic seems to be waning and the economy is improving, many Americans could still benefit from a fourth stimulus check.
Warming Rivers in US West Killing Fish, Imperiling Industry
Jet Fuel Shortage Impacts Air Travel Around the WestA shortage of jet fuel, coupled with supply chain issues and an urgent demand from firefighting aircraft, continues to cause problems at airports around the West.
Napa Valley Tourism Bounces Back Despite COVID SpikeWhile the Delta variant is leading to a spike in coronavirus cases, Napa Valley hasn’t seen it have much impact on tourism.
San Francisco Bars Consider Requiring Proof of VaccinationYou could be showing more than ID at some bars in San Francisco soon. They could be asking to see proof that you're not just 21 but vaccinated against COVID-19 as well.
Small Businesses in Alameda Targeted With Spate of Americans With Disabilities Act LawsuitsDozens of business owners in Alameda have been hit with an ADA lawsuit recently, all from one plaintiff: Orlando Garcia, the same person behind over a thousand similar ADA complaints in San Francisco.
Vacaville Police: Elderly Man Out $40,000, Forced To Sell Car In Social Security ScamPolice in Vacaville issued a warning to seniors after they said an elderly man lost tens of thousands of dollars from scammers claiming to be from Social Security.
Organic Farming Battle Pits Aquaponics, Hydroponics Against Traditional Soil FarmsAs more U.S. farmers turn to high-tech indoor techniques, some are raising questions about the true meaning of organic farming.
Uber Fined $59 Million, May Pay Just $150,000 Over Sexual Assault DataUber has struck a deal with a California regulator that would drastically reduce a substantial fine against the company for failing to hand over data on sexual assault incidents on its platform.
Update: Match.com Owner Settles Lawsuit With Santa Clara DA Over Subscription RenewalsThe parent company of Match.com and other major online dating services has reached a $2 million settlement with several district attorney's offices in a consumer protection lawsuit.
Cal ISO Issues Flex Alert for Monday as Oregon Wildfire Threatens Transmission LinesThe California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for 4 to 9 p.m. Monday. Officials said the alert is needed due to the impact of the Bootleg Fire in Oregon on electric transmission lines.
New Newsom Order Allows Emergency Use of Ship Engines to Boost Power During Heat WaveGov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order Saturday that will allow emergency use of auxiliary ship engines to relieve pressure on California's electric grid.