Bay Area Businesses Struggle to Fill Job OpeningsDespite job openings, many businesses in the Bay Area are struggling to make new hires.
COVID: Vaccine Mandate Deadline Arrives for San Francisco WorkersThe signs up at San Francisco bars, restaurants, gyms and other indoor businesses that say "Vaccines required to enter" now apply to both customers and employees.
Solano Fairgrounds Vaccination Site Reopens for Booster ShotsAnother Bay Area County is rolling out its vaccination booster program, even though only one vaccine is currently approved for the booster shot. Wednesday was re-opening day at the Solano County Vaccination Hub. While traffic was a little slow today, health officials think once people know the site is open again, they will come.
Loma Prieta School District Reopens After COVID OutbreakA small school district in Los Gatos reopened its two schools Wednesday after closing late last week due to several COVID-19 cases being reported among students and staff.
COVID: Vaccine Deadline for San Francisco Muni Operators ApproachesAs a vaccine deadline approaches, even bigger problems for San Francisco's struggling transit system could be ahead.
Religious Exemption Requests for COVID Vaccine Prove to be ComplicatedEmployers are dealing with more religious exemption requests from their workers as vaccine mandates take effect.
Monterey Co. Board of Supervisors Passes Indoor Mask MandateIn their third attempt to do so in as many weeks, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 Tuesday to require some residents to wear a mask indoors regardless of their vaccination status.
COVID: San Joaquin County Sees Promising Decline in Case NumbersSan Joaquin County has started to see some positive COVID-19 developments, the county's top public health official told the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.
COVID: Initial Vaccine Booster Availability Met with Low Turnout, ConfusionWith millions of Bay Area residents now eligible to get COVID booster shots, local health officials are now ready to start distributing those vital third doses.
COVID: Bay Area Officials Make Plans for COVID Booster RolloutKPIX 5 recently spoke with three Bay Area public health experts to find out how the region is getting ready to distribute COVID vaccine booster shots.
COVID: Millbrae City Council Puts Vaccine Mandate to a HaltMillbrae's City Council will not move forward with a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for certain businesses in the city, including outdoor dining, after a councilmember floated the idea during a council meeting on Wednesday.
Federal Unemployment Benefits Set To End for 7.5 Million AmericansFederal unemployment benefits, including weekly $300 payments, are set to end by Labor Day for more than 2 million Californians. This will be the largest cut off of unemployment benefits in US history, and it is leaving many people anxious.
New Ad Campaign in San Jose Hopes to Positively Encourage VaccinationA San Jose State University professor helped design an innovative new ad campaign, specifically encouraging members of the city's Latino and Vietnamese communities to get vaccinated.
COVID: More East Bay Parents Opt for Independent Study as COVID Cases RiseHundreds of families that enrolled their children for in-person classes this fall are now pulling them back home for independent study in the Mount Diablo Unified School District. This hesitation comes as COVID case numbers climb all across the country.
COVID: Number of Travel Advisories Grows as Delta Variant Spreads As the Delta variant continues to surge around the world - the U.S. State Department has added more countries to their list of places they advise people do not travel to.