Bay Area Counties Begin Rolling Back Face Covering RequirementsMask rules will be relaxed around the Bay Area on Nov. 1 but not everywhere and not to the same degree.
Face Masks to Be Required Inside All San Mateo County Buildings Starting MondaySan Mateo County supervisors announced late Thursday that, effective July 26, masks will be required in all county buildings and facilities for both employees and visitors.
Face Mask Flouter Spits at San Jose Service WorkersA woman who refused to wear a face covering spat at food service and bank employees at several San Jose businesses on Tuesday.
Bay Area Officials Ponder Easing Indoor Mask Requirements in Wake of New CDC GuidanceMore than a year after the pandemic began, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans could dispense with wearing masks in most settings.
As Experts Question Need for Masks in Bay Area, Many Remain Reluctant to Remove ThemHow comfortable will Californians be giving up their masks? That’s a question many people are asking themselves these days as wearing a face covering becomes more of a choice than a mandate.
Bay Area Mask Wearers Share Their Stories Of Awkward Moments, Mask FatigueWe’ve been wearing these masks now for months. For some people, they are starting to feel the effects of ‘mask fatigue.’
AC Transit Giving Free Masks, Hand Sanitizer To RidersThe Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District announced Monday that it will start issuing free face coverings and hand sanitizer to riders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Fines For Violating COVID-19 Health Orders Go Into Effect In San Mateo CountyAfter weeks of warnings to mask up, as of Wednesday residents in San Mateo County who choose not to heed public health requirements can be forced to pay a fine.
NFL Requiring Face Coverings If Fans Are Allowed At GamesThe National Football League announced on Wednesday that fans who attend games will be required to wear face coverings.
Deaf San Jose Woman, Exempt From Mask Rules, Faces Humiliation From Zealous StrangersA deaf San Jose woman, exempt from California face-covering requirements, says she has been repeatedly kicked out of businesses by employees and publicly persecuted by other customers at grocery stores, gas stations and pharmacies.
San Mateo County on Verge of New Indoor-Business Shutdowns, Supervisor SaysSan Mateo County is on the verge of being placed on California's "watch list," which could lead to the shutdown of hair and nail salons and houses of worship, among other indoor businesses.
Coronavirus Update: Palo Alto Issues Face Coverings RequirementPalo Alto residents are now required to wear face coverings in public following a City Council decision Monday and an emergency order by the city manager.
Coronavirus Update: Uber Set To Require Face Coverings For Drivers, Riders NationwideUber plans to require drivers and riders to wear face masks or face coverings when using the platform in certain countries, including the United States.
San Francisco Police Chief Bans 'Thin Blue Line' Face CoveringsS.F. police chief Bill Scott said the city’s rank and file will wear neutral face coverings to defuse a controversy that was sparked when officers at a May Day protest wore masks adorned with the “thin blue line” flag.
Coronavirus Update: East Bay Regional Parks Visitors Urged To Wear Face Coverings, MasksThe East Bay Regional Park District on Friday asked parks visitors to wear face masks or other face coverings in accordance with the Bay Area's recent COVID-19-related face covering order.