COVID Purple Tier: Santa Clara County Issues Over $115K In COVID Compliance Fines During Holiday WeekendSanta Clara County issued more than $115,000 in fines over the weekend to businesses failing to comply with local COVID-19 health guidelines, county officials said.
Santa Clara County Businesses To Cut Over 8,800 Jobs By Year's EndMore than 8,800 employees at large Santa Clara County firms are expected to be out of work by the end of the year, according to data filed with the U.S. Labor Department.
COVID Surge: Local Businesses Express Frustration Over Coronavirus ShutdownAs COVID case rates continue to surge across the Bay Area and the state, some North Bay businesses feel they are taking an unnecessary hit.
COVID-19 Reopening: Contra Costa Officials Say Move To Orange Tier, Reduced Restrictions Expected Soon
COVID-19 Reopening: Santa Clara And Santa Cruz Counties Move To 'Red' Tier; More Businesses Resume Indoor OperationsCounty health officials in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties on Tuesday confirmed that both regions have moved into the state's Red Tier for COVID-19 spread risk according to California's new four-tier coronavirus system.
Santa Clara County Advises Businesses To Seek Legal Counsel For Customer COVID-19 IssuesSanta Clara County officials advised business owners Wednesday to seek legal counsel rather than appealing to the county for help on what to do if customers are not respecting health guidelines to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
More Than Half Of San Francisco Storefronts Closed Due To PandemicAccording to the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce only 46 percent of storefront businesses in San Francisco that were open at the beginning of the pandemic are still operating.
Pac-12 Decision A Blow For Stanford Athlete, Vendors Hoping For A Lucrative Fall Football SeasonA normally lucrative season for colleges has disappeared after the Pac-12 announced on Tuesday to halt all sports until at least the beginning of next year because of COVID-19.
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.