COVID Restrictions: Santa Clara County Lifts Ban On Team Sports; Sharks To Return To SAP CenterHealth officials in Santa Clara County on Monday announced changes to current COVID restrictions after the state lifted the stay-at-home order, including the end of the ban on all team sports.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco To Allow Outdoor Dining, Personal Services Starting ThursdayMayor London Breed on Monday announced that the state's lifting of the stay-at-home order would allow San Francisco to start relaxing COVID restrictions beginning this Thursday.
COVID Politics: California Democrats Starting To Take Gov. Newsom Recall Effort SeriouslyA petition to recall Governor Gavin Newsom is gaining traction with nearly a million signatures already received. And it appears state Democrats are beginning to take it seriously.
COVID Restrictions: Travelers Arriving At SFO Learn About San Francisco's Mandatory Quarantine OrderTravelers visiting San Francisco and residents returning to the city on Friday faced strict new guidelines for the mandatory quarantine order that just went into effect.
COVID Restrictions: San Mateo County Businesses Prepare For ShutdownDiners in Redwood City were getting their last meal out until further notice Thursday night as San Mateo County prepared to join the rest of the Bay Area for the COVID stay-at-home order starting at midnight.
COVID Surge: Bay Area ICU Capacity At Under 13%; Stay-At-Home Order To Go Into Effect For Entire RegionAccording to the California COVID-19 website, Bay Area ICU capacity dipped below 13% Wednesday, triggering a stay-at-home order for the entire region starting Thursday night.
COVID Surge: San Mateo County To Join Stay-At-Home Order Amid Record Cases, Rising HospitalizationsAs hospitals strain under surging COVID-19 cases, San Mateo County officials on Wednesday urged people to stay home for the holidays.
COVID Restrictions: No Fine Increases, But Contra Costa Supervisors Plead For ComplianceFollowing emotional, at times intense testimony, the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday chose not to raise administrative fines for businesses that violate the county's COVID-19 health orders.
COVID Restrictions: San Jose Church Leaders Warn Congregants To Celebrate Our Lady Of Guadalupe At HomeChurch leaders in Santa Clara County on Friday passed a message along to South Bay congregations, asking them to celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe Day at home.
COVID Restrictions: Sonoma County Officials Opt Against Early Shutdown OrderWhile much of the Bay Area is already under a COVID-19 stay-at-home order, some counties have chosen to follow looser restrictions. In Sonoma County, business owners are relieved they won't have to close just yet.
COVID Restrictions: Group Disrupts Sacramento County Meeting Discussing COVID-19 Violation Fines For BusinessesBusiness owners reportedly broke into the Sacramento County supervisor’s office Tuesday while a meeting was underway to protest proposed fines on businesses that don’t comply with COVID-19 restrictions.
COVID Restrictions: Health Officer Says Solano County Likely To Be Under Stay-At-Home Order SoonThe health officer for Solano County on Tuesday said the county is likely to find itself under the statewide stay-at-home order in the next two weeks due to rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations throughout the Bay Area.
COVID Update: Ghaly Warns Hospitalization Rates Still Rising, Shutdown Orders Could Be ExtendedState public health chief Dr. Mark Ghaly on Tuesday said that California's COVID positivity and hospitalization rates remained alarmingly high, with coronavirus hospitalizations increasing 71% in just two weeks.
COVID Restrictions: As Virus Slams Rural California, Many Still Pan Shutdown OrdersBrenda Luntey is openly violating California’s order to close her restaurant to indoor dining. But she wants her customers and critics to know she isn’t typically a rule-breaker. It’s a matter of survival.
COVID Restrictions: Alameda County May Adopt Newsom's Stay-At-Home Order EarlyHealth officials in Alameda County on Thursday responded to Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan for a regional stay-at-home order, noting that the East Bay county might adopt the restrictions early to save lives.