Alameda County Barber Finds Creative Way Around COVID ClosureOne Alameda County barber has found a creative way to get around the rules that forced him to close up shop during the pandemic: he took his business on the road.
Alameda Co Supe Chastises Agency Over Failure to Hire Black ContractorsKeith Carson chastised the county's General Services Agency (GSA) at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting for sole sourcing a project for tiny homes when Black contractors are getting few, if any, projects from the agency.
Hair Salon Owners Plan to Defy Alameda Co Shelter-In-PlaceA large group of salon owners across the state are planning to reopen on Aug. 17, whether they have permission or not.
Alameda County Has Most Coronavirus Cases In Bay Area, Spike In HospitalizationsAlameda County has the most coronavirus cases in the Bay Area and now it has more hospitalizations than it ever had during this entire pandemic. Could a second lockdown be on the way?
Overnight Blaze Damages Alameda County Fire Training FacilityAn unexpected fire sparked early Thursday morning at the Alameda County Fire Department's Training Facility in San Leandro, fire officials said.
Restaurants Owners Relieved Outdoor Dining Can Stay Open In Alameda CountyRestaurants in Alameda County got some much-needed news Wednesday night that outdoor dining can stay open, for now.
Reopening: State Approves Alameda County COVID-19 Variance; Outdoor Dining Can Resume ImmediatelyAlameda County officials announced Wednesday their request for COVID-19 variance by state health officials has been approved, allowing them to immediately allow al fresco dining at restaurants across the county.
Former Alameda Co. Health Officer Dr. Erica Pan Sworn In As State's EpidemiologistAlameda County supervisors Tuesday bid farewell to the county's former health officer, who was sworn in as the state's epidemiologist.
Oakland Zoo Closer To Reopening After Alameda Co. Files COVID-19 Variance With StateAn Oakland Zoo official said that the zoo might be able to open in a couple of weeks or even sooner after Alameda County supervisors voted Tuesday to support a COVID-19 variance attestation.
Reopening: New Cases Rising; Alameda County Added To State's COVID-19 Watch ListAlameda County was added to the state's COVID-19 watchlist Sunday in the wake of rising new cases of the virus among local residents.
4 Cities Will Support Outdoor Dining Despite Alameda County SuspensionFour cities in Alameda County pushed back on Saturday after the Alameda County Health Department suspended outdoor dining due to stricter state guidance.
Reopenings: Alameda County Health Officials Shutting Down Outdoor DiningAlameda County health officials announced late Friday night they were being forced to once again prohibit outdoor dining during a surge of new cornavirus cases across California.
Tips For Safe, Sane, Healthy, COVID-Free Fourth Of July CelebrationsBay Area Fourth of July celebrations are going to be very different this year due to the pandemic and health experts are concerned about large family gatherings.
Hotel Rooms Leased For Homeless In Alameda County Sit Empty Months Into COVID-19 PandemicAt the start of the coronavirus pandemic California officials knew immediately if it spread into the homeless population a disaster could occur, so the state leased hotels to house people living on the streets. Now, months into the pandemic, many of the rooms sit empty.
Alameda County Joins Other Bay Area Regions In Pausing COVID-19 ReopeningHealth officials in Alameda County announced Monday afternoon that they would be pausing the county's current reopening plans due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.