Concord Restaurant, Bar Patrons Divided Over Vaccine MandateFriday night in downtown Concord and the vaccine mandate is in effect for indoor dining, bars and gyms. Many restaurants feared the mandate, concerned that business would take a dive if customers were required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test.
More South Bay Bars Demand Proof of Vaccination Despite Customer BacklashThe number of bars in San Jose that require vaccination cards is still small but growing.
Napa Valley Tourism Bounces Back Despite COVID SpikeWhile the Delta variant is leading to a spike in coronavirus cases, Napa Valley hasn’t seen it have much impact on tourism.
San Francisco Bars Consider Requiring Proof of VaccinationYou could be showing more than ID at some bars in San Francisco soon. They could be asking to see proof that you're not just 21 but vaccinated against COVID-19 as well.
2 Oakland Dining Spots to Require Proof of COVID Vaccination or Negative Test ResultsTwo Oakland restaurants -- Palmetto and Kon Tiki -- will start refusing service to those without proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a recent negative test for the coronavirus.
Less Frequent Beer Deliveries Leave Many San Francisco Bars Tapped OutGolden Brands, one of the Bay Area's major beer distributors, has made some unwelcome changes to its delivery schedule and small bar owners in San Francisco are hopping mad.
San Francisco Nightlife: Not Quite Back to Normal But Getting ThereOn the first Friday of reopening, restaurants were back to full capacity, not just in street-side parklets but in the inviting interiors San Francisco dining is all about.
COVID: Service Industry Employers Lament Lack of People Willing to Fill Open JobsRight when the restaurant and retail industries are bouncing back with customers returning as COVID restrictions ease, many businesses are facing a new hurdle: hiring employees to fill open positions.
Slow Recovery Prompts Businesses to Rethink Their Future in Downtown San FranciscoFor small businesses in downtown San Francisco which rely on a high volume of office workers, the post-pandemic economic forecast is as cloudy as a Sunset District summer.
South Bay Restaurants Raise Money for Anti-Hate Efforts Supporting AAPI CommunitySouth Bay restaurant owners took a stand against Asian hate by raising money this week to fight hate crimes against the AAPI community.
COVID: San Francisco Nightlife Rebounds as Pandemic Restrictions EaseWith rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago.
Sonoma Seniors Celebrate Full Vaccination With a Day on the PlazaOn this Friday business was picking up in Sonoma but it wasn't the usual crowd sipping wines and dining out. Seniors are living it up after many have spent the past year cooped up in their homes.
COVID Reopening: Restaurant Regulars Welcome Return of Indoor Dining in ConcordContra Costa and Sonoma counties moved into the red tier on Sunday, permitting restaurants to reopen limited indoor dining. However, just because businesses could open their doors doesn’t mean they did.
Indoor Restaurant Dining Resumes, Movie Theaters Reopen in SF and Santa Clara CountiesFriday marked the restart of limited indoor dining and reopening of movie theaters in Santa Clara and San Francisco counties.
South Bay Restaurants Donate Portion of Purchases Toward Texas Disaster ReliefA South Bay restaurateur is donating $1 for every entree sold at her Los Gatos and San Jose restaurants on Friday and Saturday this and next weekend to help storm-stricken Texans.