COVID: Napa County Health Officials Tout 90% Vaccination Rate; Prepare To Vaccinate KidsRoughly 90 percent of eligible Napa County residents have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose as local case and hospitalization data trends down, the county's public health officer said Tuesday.
COVID: Santa Clara Supes Approve $76M In 'Hero Pay' Bonus Checks To Nearly All County EmployeesThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has approved the allocation of American Rescue Plan Act stimulus funds to provide bonuses of up to $2,500 to county employees for their work during the pandemic.
COVID: Berkeley Mayor Lauds Community On Achieving 93% Full Vaccination RateCity officials in Berkeley announced this week that more than nine out of 10 eligible residents have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, making it among the highest rates in the country.
San Francisco Leaders Emphasize Safety as Fleet Week Festivities Kick OffIn-person Fleet Week festivities return to San Francisco this week after last year's event was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to officials.
San Jose Delays Disciplinary Action for City Employees Who Aren't VaccinatedOctober 1 was supposed to be the day San Jose's vaccine mandate for city employees kicked in, meaning no shots, no job. On Friday, a last-minute deal was struck and a compromise was reached.
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Holds Second Virtual Edition of FestivalThe Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival on Friday kicked off a virtual version of the fest for the second year in a row, streaming live and recorded performances.
Unvaccinated San Jose City Employees Required To Undergo Twice Weekly COVID TestingSan Jose's tough new COVID-19 vaccination policy went into effect early Friday morning, but the mandate was altered at the 12th hour to allow unvaccinated municipal employees the option of undergoing twice weekly COVID testing at their own expense.
California's Eviction Moratorium Expires; Fears High Among Cash-Strapped TenantsAfter more than year of being in place, California's eviction moratorium came to an end just after the stroke of midnight, allowing landlords to start removing tenants for failing to pay rent during the COVID pandemic.
Sen. Feinstein Proposes Comprehensive COVID Requirements for U.S. Air TravelIn addition to checking your ID and bags at the ticket counter, you could soon have your COVID-19 vaccine record checked before you're allowed to board a domestic flight.
West Contra Costa School Board Votes to Mandate Vaccine for Staff and StudentsThe West Contra Costa Unified School District voted on whether or not to mandate COVID-19 vaccination but the controversy wasn’t just about the mandate.
Job Fair At Valley Fair Mall Sees Few Applicants As Holidays Loom - 'Nobody Really Stopping By'As stores start to gear up for the holiday shopping season, retailers are hoping to find more workers, but few showed up to apply during a job fair at one of the Bay Area's largest malls.
COVID: Santa Cruz County Lifts Indoor Mask Mandate Amid Declining Spread Of VirusCiting a countywide-declining infection rate, Santa Cruz County lifted its indoor mask mandate Wednesday.
YouTube Boots Anti-Vaccine Accounts With Large Followings In Misinformation CrackdownThe video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno said it will no longer allow users to baselessly speculate that approved vaccines, like the ones given to prevent the flu or measles, are dangerous or cause diseases.
United Airlines Begins Terminating Hundreds Of Unvaccinated EmployeesUnited Airlines officials were beginning to layoff 593 employees nationwide who have refused a company order to become vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, but they did not disclose how many of those workers were at the airline's massive service hub at San Francisco International.
COVID: Roughly 10% Of Bay Area Police, Hospital, School Employees Say 'No' To VaccinesHe might be the most famous vaccine hold out in the Bay Area, but Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins is not alone in his decision to skip the shot.