Berkeley Approves 'Healthy Checkout Ordinance' Banning Junk Food Sales By Grocery RegistersNearly six years after voters approved a tax on soda, Berkeley officials became the first in the nation to ban unhealthy food from being sold at checkout aisles at most grocery stores.
COVID Reopening: Mayor London Breed Delivers Blueprint For Reopening Indoor Dining In San FranciscoMayor London Breed and city health officials revealed the blueprint Friday for allowing San Francisco's cash-strapped and world-renowned restaurant industry to begin limited indoor dining service by the end of the month.
San Mateo County Free Meal Delivery Extended Through Oct. 9San Mateo County extended funding for its Great Plates Delivered program, which delivers free meals to older adults, through Oct. 9.
Hayward Contactless Food Distribution Program Moves To New LocationThe City of Hayward's no-contact food distribution program, which helps hundreds of people each week, is moving to a new location.
Demand For Robot Cooks From Bay Area Firms Rising As Kitchens Combat COVID-19Robots that can cook - from flipping burgers to baking bread - are in growing demand as virus-wary kitchens try to put some distance between workers and customers.
Mayor Breed Using Soda Tax Money To Support San Francisco Food Programs During COVID-19 CrisisMayor London Breed revealed Friday that San Francisco has been using $1.65 million from the city's soda tax revenue to help individuals and families who are struggling to buy food after suffering financial setbacks due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Climb As Restaurants Reopen To Outdoor Diners In SouthbaySanta Clara County officials are keeping an eye on a rising key indicator in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
Nonprofit Aims To Keep Bay Area Restaurants Afloat By Feeding Front Line Health WorkersA nonprofit is providing frontline workers in the Bay Area with tasty meals and keeping local restaurants afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Bay Area Costco Shoppers Now Required To Wear Masks; Limits To Meat PurchasesWhile San Francisco Bay Area residents have been required to wear face coverings in stores for more than a week, Costco has announced it would be strictly enforcing the requirement at all its stores beginning on Tuesday.
Maison Danel French Patisserie Salon De Thé Opens In San FranciscoMaison Danel is a new French patisserie and salon de thé in San Francisco. Co-founders Danel and David Betelu brought some delicious samples to Bay Area Focus.
John McReynolds Of Stone Edge Farms Talks About His New CookbookAuthor and culinary director John McReynolds talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about his latest book, 'The Stone Edge Farm Kitchen Larder Cookbook, Seasonal Recipes for Pantry and Table.