SF Extends Business Registration, Licensing Fee Deadlines Until March 2021 Due To COVID-19As thousands of San Francisco businesses remain closed due to COVID-19 and with future reopening dates still in limbo, city officials on Tuesday announced extended deadlines and fee deferrals for business owners.
Hair Salon Owners Plan to Defy Alameda Co Shelter-In-PlaceA large group of salon owners across the state are planning to reopen on Aug. 17, whether they have permission or not.
Family Finds Creative Way For Morgan Hill Grandmother To Have Her Birthday HugsIn the current COVID-19 era, birthday wishes can be hard to fulfill when you can't see family in person. But a Bay Area family recently figured out a way to make a grandmother's birthday dream come true.
San Mateo Co. Supes Approve $5 Million in Assistance For Renters, LandlordsSan Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday approved allocating up to $5 million in federal funds to provide support to renters and property owners adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reopenings: San Jose Unified Teachers Ordered To Teach From Empty ClassroomsOver the objections of many teachers, the San Jose Unified School District will require them to begin the school year teaching from empty classrooms.
Virgin Atlantic Files For U.S. Bankruptcy ProtectionVirgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for relief from creditors as the virus pandemic hammers the airline industry.
San Rafael Rushes to Provide Poor Neighborhood Free WiFiSan Rafael is rushing to close the digital divide by installing a Wi-Fi network in its Canal District in time for the start of school.
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.
Santa Clara County Supes Approve Putting Caltrain Sales Tax On BallotThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve putting an eighth-cent sales tax on the November ballot to fund Caltrain, the latest development in a contentious regional debate over the future of the transit agency.
California's Great America In Santa Clara To Remain Closed Through 2020Officials at California's Great America amusement park in Santa Clara on Tuesday announced that the park would remain closed for the remainder of 2020 due to the ongoing challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic.
State Health Official Details Waiver Process For Schools Seeking To Hold Classes In PersonState epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan on Tuesday outlined the state's waiver process for K-6 schools that seek to hold classes in person, even if they are in a county on California's COVID-19 coronavirus watchlist.
California Under-Reporting Virus Cases Due to Technical IssueA technical problem created a lag in California's tally of coronavirus test results, casting doubt on the accuracy of recent data and hindering efforts to track the spread.
Biden Leading Trump By 39% In California, Poll FindsWith less than three months until Election Day, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a nearly 40 point lead over President Donald Trump in California.
22nd San Quentin Inmate Dies While Being Treated For COVID-19A general population inmate being treated at a Northern California hospital for COVID-19 has died of complications from the virus, raising the death toll at San Quentin State prison to 22, prison officials announced Tuesday.
Oakland-Based Clorox Warns Disinfecting Wipe Shortage To Continue Into 2021Clorox, the world's biggest maker of disinfectant cleaning materials, said consumers will continue to see a shortage of its wipes and other products into 2021.