Arts Festival Organizers Sue San Francisco to Allow Spring Outdoor EventThe San Francisco International Arts Festival wants to hold a performing arts event in May. The organization and the performers believe they are protected by the first amendment and they're suing San Francisco to allow the outdoor festival to take place.
San Jose Sharks Will Play First 2 Home Games of Season in ArizonaThe San Jose Sharks' first two home games of the season will be played in Arizona due to a coronavirus-related ban on contact sports in Santa Clara County, the team said Saturday.
Most Bay Area Stay-at-Home Orders Likely to Be ExtendedCalifornia health officials said that, as the number of available ICU beds continues to drop in the Bay Area, the stay-at-home order initially set to expire next week will likely be extended.
COVID Surge: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Region Lockdowns Likely to Be ExtendedState stay-at-home orders for the San Joaquin Valley and Southern California are set to expire Monday. State officials say the orders are likely to be extended but did not make a definitive ruling Sunday afternoon.
COVID Pandemic: South Bay Residents Squeeze In Last-Minute Shopping Before LockdownFor South Bay shoppers and business owners, the latest shelter-in-place order felt like deja vu: people rushing to finish last-minute shopping and get services done.
COVID Pandemic: 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: 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 Berkeley: Mayor Hopes City Can Dodge COVID Surge, Avoid New Stay-at-Home OrdersHospitals' intensive care capacity in the Bay Area is currently at roughly 25 percent which is the highest in the state. As the coronavirus surge continues, people are bracing themselves for round two of the stay-at-home order.
San Jose Police: No Heavy Enforcement of Curfew Violators PlannedAs California's 10 p.m. curfew neared Saturday, people in San Jose questioned its effectiveness and police said enforcement will be light.
South Bay Restaurateur's Generosity Facing Financial Ruin Matched by Community SupportA Los Gatos restaurateur facing pandemic-induced insolvency decided to spend his final days in business making free meals for wildfire victims and firefighters. He didn't expect the response he got from his community.
Outdoor Dining No Panacea for SF Restaurants Suffering Pandemic Revenue PlungeSan Francisco restaurant sales have dropped 91 percent since the pandemic began, a new survey shows, and almost half of the city's eateries are closed, temporarily or permanently.
South Bay Baptist Pastor Fined for Violating Ban on Indoor Church ServicesA Santa Clara pastor posted a video this week after being slapped with $10,000 in fines for violating the health order.
Heat Drives Surge in Coastside Crowds Flouting Beach Distancing DirectivesPacifica's mayor is urging people to stay away from the city's beaches this weekend as temperatures rise around the Bay Area.
Hotels Install Office Amenities to Lure Bay Area Teleworkers Out of the HouseMore hotels are fashioning rooms into office spaces as working from home becomes a longterm option for many Bay Area professionals.
San Mateo 'Salon Alley' Business Owners Face Bleak Future With New County ShutdownSan Mateo County became the last Bay Area county to face new restrictions after being on the state's coronaVirus watch list. Starting Sunday, the new restrictions ban malls, gyms, churches, tattoo parlors, spas, hair and nail salons.