Fines For Violating COVID-19 Health Orders Go Into Effect In San Mateo CountyAfter weeks of warnings to mask up, as of Wednesday residents in San Mateo County who choose not to heed public health requirements can be forced to pay a fine.
San Mateo, Santa Cruz Counties Impose Fines For COVID-19 Health Order Violations, Including MasksEffective immediately, residents and businesses that do not comply with state COVID-19 health orders in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties are subject to fines after lawmakers voted unanimously in favor emergency ordinances, Tuesday afternoon.
SF Business Owners Awaiting Clarification On What Is 'Non-Essential' In Latest COVID-19 ShutdownMost Bay Area counties have landed on California’s COVID-19 watch list because of a spike in infections and hospitalizations. The only exceptions, so far, are Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties. Friday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed became the latest Bay Area mayor to announce a slowdown in reopening but some business owners are unsure if they should open Monday, or close.
Majority Of COVID-19 PPP Loan Money Going To Only 15% Of Businesses ApplyingThe federal Paycheck Protection Program was created to help small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, but data just released from the Small Business Administration shows that some unlikely businesses are getting the lion’s share of the money.
San Francisco Businesses, Residents Cope With Curfew As Shelter Order RelaxedJust as more restrictions under the coronavirus shelter-in-place were being lifted in San Francisco, the new curfew is posing new challenges for businesses and residents
Santa Clara County To Lift Some Pandemic Restrictions On Business, Recreation FridayNew parts of Santa Clara County's economy and civic life will be allowed to reopen Friday after weeks of being shuttered by the novel coronavirus pandemic and the efforts to slow its spread.
Coronavirus: Some SF Businesses Going Outside To City Sidewalks, Streets, ParksSome San Francisco businesses will be allowed to operate on city sidewalks, streets or parks thanks to a new program being launched by the city's COVID-19 Economic Recovery Task Force.
Some Southbay Workers Laid Off Due To COVID-19 Making More On UnemploymentAfter getting laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers make more money by staying at home on unemployment than they would if they still had their job.
San Jose Approves Moratorium On Evictions As Coronavirus Takes Toll On EconomyThe San Jose City Council unanimously approved Mayor Sam Liccardo's proposal to place a temporary moratorium on housing evictions for people economically affected by the coronavirus and are having trouble paying their rent.
Bay Area Businesses Feel Coronavirus Impact But Forecast Is CloudyBay Area business owners are feeling the impact of people avoiding travel or large crowds as the coronavirus epidemic expands.
South Bay Businesses Feel Impact From CoronavirusAs the Bay Area emerges as having the highest concentration of coronavirus cases in the country, local businesses in the South Bay are especially feeling the pain.
Once Sleepy Downtown San Jose Sees Boom In Office RentalsBusiness is booming in San Jose, waking up what some say was a sleepy downtown area.
Marin Residents Pack San Francisco's Marina To Escape Power OutagesThe Marina District and Cow Hollow in San Francisco were bustling Sunday night as PG&E power shutoffs in the North Bay meant big business for many restaurants and bars.
Silicon Valley Businesses Consider Relocating Due To Unreliable Power SystemSilicon Valley business leaders warn that power shutoffs and the unreliability of the electric grid threaten the state’s thriving economy, including its important technology industry.
Angry North Beach Business Owners Complain About Empty StorefrontsBusiness owners in San Francisco's North Beach are raising awareness about an increase in vacant storefronts this year.