AMC Theatres In Emeryville, San Francisco Could Close Permanently Due To COVID-19 PandemicMovie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to explore releasing more movies directly to viewers over the internet.
Trump Expected To Sign Senate-Approved Fix For Small Business Coronavirus ReliefThe Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to make it easier for businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic to take advantage of a payroll subsidy program that’s been a central part of Washington’s response to the corresponding economic crisis.
California Sets In-Person Voting Rules Under Coronavirus ThreatThe decision is an effort by the administration to balance the necessity of protecting public health during the coronavirus outbreak, while recognizing that some residents want, or need, to vote in person.
Reopening: Sonoma Coast Beaches, Parks, Parking Lots Open With RestrictionsSonoma Coast parks, trails, beaches and coastal parking lots reopened Wednesday as county Health Officer Dr. Sundari Mase relaxed local restrictions on outdoor activities.
BART Expanding Clipper-Only Sales To More Stations This MonthBay Area Rapid Transit announced that more stations would be converted to Clipper-card sales only.
CES 2021: In-Person Tech Conference To Go On Amid Coronavirus ConcernsOrganizers of the Consumer Electronics Show said they are planning to hold an in-person event in Las Vegas early next year.
Santa Clara Supervisors Approve $5M For COVID-19 Financial Assistance ProgramThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to support the allocation of $5 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation in support of the COVID-19 Financial Assistance Relief Program.
Reopening: Sonoma County Sheriff Easing Opposition To Enforcing COVID-19 RestrictionsA few days after Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick confirmed he would not enforce the county health officer's stay-at-home order regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears as if he and other county leaders are trying to get on the same page.
Reopening: Expensive California COVID-19 Mask Deal Blows Past Another Deadline; Chinese Company Yet To DeliverA Chinese company paid by California to manufacturer hundreds of millions of protective masks missed a Sunday deadline for federal certification, marking the second time its shipments to the state will be delayed.
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
Daycare Centers For Essential Workers' Kids Offer Glimpse Into Future Of Child Care During COVID-19 PandemicAs more COVID-19 restrictions are relaxed, the people who have been taking care of the children of essential workers have seen what the future looks like for daycare, summer programs and schools, as cities reopen.
Zoom's Revenue Soars 169% As People Flock To Service During Coronavirus PandemicZoom, based in San Jose, said Tuesday that its revenue skyrocketed 169% from the prior year to $328 million for the three months ending in April.
San Mateo Health Officer Urges Vigilance Amid Reopening, Says Hospitalizations RisingWhile San Mateo County continues the process of reopening businesses, the county's health officer urged residents to continue taking precautions to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
San Francisco Weighs Permanent COVID-19 Eviction ProtectionsCity officials in San Francisco are considering extending eviction protections that were put in place during COVID-19 indefinitely.
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.