Abandoned Van With Threatening Graffiti Forces Richmond Elementary School To Return To Remote LearningStudents getting in-person instruction at a Richmond elementary school have returned to distance learning for the rest of the week after van with a disturbing message was found parked across the street, according to West Contra Costa Unified School District officials.
State Health Officials Preparing To Greenlight COVID-19 Vaccine Shots To Children 12-15 Years OldCalifornia is nearing approval of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine for its 2.1 million children ages 12 to 15, state health officials said Tuesday, one day after the federal government expanded its use.
Newsom Unveils State's COVID Recovery Plan; $75B Budget Surplus To Provide For Direct PaymentsAs the clock ticks down to California's reopening from all COVID-19 restrictions on June 15 and with state coffers flush with a $75.7 billion budget surplus, Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled a $100 billion recovery plan which will include individual tax rebates of up to $1,100.
COVID: San Francisco Businesses Thriving Again Under New Yellow Tier FreedomsThis is the first weekend San Francisco is back in the Yellow Tier after six months, creating a new buzz among once dormant and restricted San Francisco bars and restaurants.
COVID: Out-Of-Work Bay Area Bartenders Turned To Delivering Mail During Pandemic ShutdownAs the days countdown to the complete business reopening of California, San Francisco Bay Area restaurant and bar owners are struggling to find enough workers.
COVID Vaccine Site Opens At VTA Light Rail Station in San JoseAlthough ridership is down on the South Bay's light rail system because of COVID, the Valley Transportation Authority and the Santa Teresa Station are stepping up in the push to get people vaccinated.
COVID-19 Reopenings: SF Restaurants, Bars, and Fitness Studios Excitedly Anticipate Return To Yellow TierBusiness owners have been waiting six months for San Francisco to return to the least restrictive yellow tier.
SF Designer Turns Struggling Family Dry Cleaners Into Artsy Gathering Spot During PandemicA struggling small business in San Francisco’s Richmond District is trying to survive by welcoming others into its space and the entire neighborhood may be richer because of it.
CDC Eases COVID-19 Outdoor Mask Wearing Restrictions For The Fully VaccinatedWhile local and state mask requirements remain in place, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued new guidance on outdoor use for fully vaccinated Americans.
COVID: Marin County Winding Down Mass Vaccination Sites; 123,078 Local Residents Fully VaccinatedAs Marin County health officials begin winding down operations at two mass COVID-19 vaccination sites, they are expanding their mobile clinic program.
Kids Heading To Summer Camps; CDC Issues Updated Safety Recommendations -- Masks, Cohorts, Social DistancingWith the summer months approaching and COVID-19 restrictions easing, parents across the San Francisco Bay Area are considering summer camps for their children who have been forced to be home and attend school remotely for more than a year.
Oakland Youth Violent Crime Sprees On the Rise During COVID-19 PandemicOakland police are seeing more children, as young as 10 years old, committing serious crimes during the COVID-19 pandemic as schools and neighborhood rec centers were closed.
Two Injured After Car Careens Into San Francisco Parklet Raising Safety Concerns Parklets have become a fixture outside restaurants and bars across the San Francisco Bay Area during the pandemic. While they have been a lifesaver for many businesses, they're also vulnerable to fast-moving car traffic.
COVID Recovery: Reopening Restaurants Facing Industry-Wide Staffing ShortageAs Bay Area restaurants look to reopening and seeing more customers, many are also scrambling to find workers to service them. The labor pool has gotten even tighter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Santa Clara County Increasing Number Of COVID-19 Vaccine AppointmentsSanta Clara County health officials announced late Sunday that the local supply of the COVID vaccine has increased and as a result thousands of appointments have been added this week.