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.
North Beach Neighbors Band Together to Boost Restaurants' Business With Volunteer DeliveriesRestaurants have been hit hard during the pandemic but one neighborhood in San Francisco is banding together to help them -- perhaps setting an example for the entire Bay Area.
San Francisco Priest Stirs Controversy, Downplays Pandemic Calling Virus Reports 'Largely Unreal'A Bay Area Catholic priest is stirring up controversy about politics, the coronavirus and the media.
Pandemic Plan: UCSF Task Force Researches Safe Back-to-School StrategyGov. Newsom laid out new rules Friday that likely ensure most Bay Area schools will start with at-home, online instruction come fall. A UCSF task force has been gathering data from other countries that have successfully figured out what works and what doesn’t.
SF Mayor Rolls Back Reopening as Coronavirus Cases SpikeSan Francisco mayor London Breed told residents there is little time left to get COVID-19 cases under control before we could see another large outbreak.
Santa Clara County Officials Work With State to Clarify Reopening Rollback PolicyOn the day that gyms, hair-and-nail salons and churches were allowed to reopen, Santa Clara county officials said Monday that they will likely be ordered to shut down again in two days.
Locals Applaud Oakland Strategy to Keep Lake Merritt Crowd-FreeEven as Alameda County was rolling back outside dining at restaurants, the city of Oakland was trying to roll back crowds at Lake Merritt this weekend.
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.
Combating Coronavirus Cabin Fever, New RV Buyers Are Ready to RoamSummer vacations may be transformed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with RV sales and rentals soaring and a record number of Americans about to take the road less traveled.
South Bay Small Business Owners Cheer Santa Clara County Plans for ReopeningThe county that enacted the first stay-at-home order in the Bay Area took a major step in reopening its economy Thursday.