COVID: San Francisco Orders Non-Essential Offices Closed, Cuts Gym Capacities In Return To Red TierCity officials in San Francisco announced new COVID-19 restrictions Monday as the state re-assigned the city into the Red Tier over a surge in cases locally and statewide.
COVID: Contra Costa County Suspends Indoor Dining, Movie Concessions, Indoor Gyms Over Surging Cases - 'We Must Act Now'Health officials in Contra Costa County announced that indoor dining, movie concession stands and indoor fitness centers will suspend operations next week as COVID-19 cases rise in the Bay Area, the state and across the country.
Reopening: SF's Move To 'Yellow Tier' Welcome News In City's Forgotten Financial DistrictSan Francisco has now moved into California's 'yellow tier' for reopening amid the coronavirus. The changes finally brings some good news for the Financial District -- a part of the city that has been largely empty since the shutdowns began.
Alameda County Reopening: Gyms, Personal Care Services Back In Business IndoorsAlameda County gave the green light to reopen additional business sectors Friday, including indoor services such as gyms, personal care services, museums and libraries.
Alameda, San Mateo Co. Move To Red Tier But Not All Gyms, Movie Theatres, Churches Can ReopenAlameda and San Mateo counties, on Tuesday, learned they were upgraded into the state's less restrictive, red tier, but only one of those counties decided to loosen its grip on businesses.
California Gyms, Fitness Centers Sue Over State's COVID-19 ClosuresCalifornia fitness centers have filed a lawsuit alleging Gov. Gavin Newsom's measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus unfairly target the industry.
San Francisco Gyms Reopen For Indoor Workouts For First Time Since COVID-19 Pandemic StartedOn Monday, COVID-19 reopenings were expanded for a number of San Francisco businesses with gyms, hair salons and other personal services now being allowed to have a limited number of customers indoors.
'Red Tier' Status Allows More South Bay Businesses To Reopen But Schools Must Wait 14 DaysSanta Clara County was among a handful of others across the state Tuesday to move into a less restrictive tier in the state's reopening plan amid the pandemic.
Reopening: Sonoma County Salons, Barbershops Move Back IndoorsStarting today in Sonoma County, businesses were moving off the sidewalk and back inside as indoor operations were once again allowed for certain types of businesses.
San Francisco Fitness Studio Coalition Demands City Rescind Health OrderThe lawyer for a group of independent San Francisco fitness studios has demanded that city officials rescind the health order prohibiting indoor training after the health official who issued the order admitted there was no rational reason behind the ban.
San Jose Helping Businesses Open In Public Places To Survive PandemicA work out class in the middle of a plaza, a hair salon in the park, or maybe a restaurant in a parking garage are some of the ways San Jose is trying to utilize public places to help small businesses survive during the pandemic.
San Francisco Gym Operators Call On City Officials To Change Business ClassificationWhile gyms have been classified as non-essential since the pandemic began, a group of San Francisco operators are trying to shake off that designation and prove that they can operate safely.
Small San Francisco Gyms Campaign For Help In Staying OpenFrustrated owners of some San Francisco gyms have launched a social media campaign to stay afloat and get back to work.
Salons, Gyms Fear Second Shutdown After San Mateo Co. Lands On COVID-19 WatchlistHaircuts and in-gym workouts have been happening in San Mateo County for weeks, but the county has landed on the state's COVID-19 watchlist, meaning a second shutdown could be in the cards.
South Bay Businesses On Emotional Roller Coaster After Being Forced To Close A Day After ReopeningAfter another COVID-19 shutdown order just hours after the re-opening, workers and businesses in Santa Clara County feel confused and disappointed.