Pacifica To Reopen Beach Parking Lots As San Mateo County Eases RestrictionsOfficials with the Pacifica Police Department announced Thursday evening that the city would be reopening beach parking on Saturday morning after San Mateo County health officials issue a new less restrictive coronavirus shelter order.
SF Unveils Reopening Plan For Dining, Shopping, Sporting Events; Extends Health Order IndefinitelySan Francisco Mayor London Breed outlined on Thursday steps to reopen more of the city's businesses and allow additional activities in the coming weeks, including outdoor dining, indoor shopping, and sporting events, while extending the city's modified health order indefinitely.
Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick To No Longer Enforce Public Health OrdersIn an open letter to Sonoma County residents, the Sheriff-Coroner Mark Essick on Thursday announced his deputies would no longer enforce the county health department's public health orders, starting in June.
Projected BART Budget Includes More Than $100 Million In CutsWith substantial ridership and sales tax revenue losses due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, BART's current projected fiscal year 2020-2021 budget includes more than $100 million in cuts while avoiding layoffs and furloughs, BART officials said Thursday.
Some Bay Area DMV Offices Reopen For Customers With Existing AppointmentsOn Thursday, California's Department of Motor Vehicles reopened dozens of offices around the state, but the setup is different from what it was before the pandemic.
NorCal's Lassen County Sees 1st COVID-19 Cases, Slows ReopeningA rural Northern California county that had been one of the state's two counties without any reported coronavirus cases now has at least five.
Oakland Bishop: Return To Normal Worship Will Take 'Quite Some Time'The leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Oakland has told pastors and parishioners that reopening churches for worship will be approached in a deliberative manner and that it "will be quite some time" before returning to familiar ways of worship.
Contra Costa County Partially Opens 4 Buildings As Cooling Centers Amid Hot WeatherResidents in Contra Costa Countycan cool off during this week's hot weather at partially reopened lobbies at county buildings in Antioch, Pleasant Hill, Hercules and Richmond.
Santa Clara County Seeks Hundreds Of Contact Tracers To Track COVID-19 SpreadSanta Clara County is putting out the call to seek hundreds of contact tracers for tracking coronavirus cases.
San Jose Leaders Propose Sweeping Public Safety Cuts To Close Gaping Budget HoleWith San Jose's income streams being ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, city leaders are considering shaving more than $10 million off public safety in next year's budget, seriously impacting the police and fire departments.
Coronavirus Reopening Roundup: Bishop Defies Sonoma County Health Order; Alameda County 'Zero Bail' Suspect Jailed 4 TimesThe tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know -- KPIX.com/KPIX 5 News/CBSN Bay Area -- will be publishing a news roundup each morning of the top coronavirus and reopening-related stories from the last 24 hours so you can start your day with the latest updated developments.
Reopening: Lake Tahoe, Reno Casinos Preparing To Reopen With Social Distancing In Early June Casinos from Lake Tahoe to Laughlin started announcing plans Wednesday to lure back customers beginning June 4, with one downtown Las Vegas hotel owner buying more than 1,000 one-way airline tickets to boost interest around the country.
Reopening: Diocese of Santa Rosa Green Lights Sunday Services In Defiance Of Local Health OfficialsAs they have watched businesses in Sonoma County reopen, officials with the Diocese of Santa Rosa have waited patiently for approval to allow parishioners to return to churches for Sunday services.
San Francisco Supervisors Renew Demands For Hotel Room For Homeless During COVID-19 OutbreakSeveral San Francisco Supervisors were once again voicing their displeasure with what they say is the city's slow pace in placing homeless people in hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Reopening: Palo Alto Teachers List COVID-19 Safety Demands Before Return To ClassroomsTeachers in the Palo Alto Unified School District are asking for personal protective equipment for themselves as well as their students before they feel safe to walk into a classroom again.