4 Suspects Sought In Brutal San Jose FoodMaxx Assault On Halloween NightPolice in San Jose were looking for four suspects following a brutal Halloween night attack on an employee at a FoodMaxx supermarket that left the victim with life-threatening injuries.
Subdued But Spirited Halloween In San Francisco's Castro District Amid The COVID-19 PandemicCity officials discouraged the thousands of revelers who annually flood into San Francisco's Castro District to celebrate Halloween to tone it down this year amid the still surging COVID-19 pandemic. Still some local businesses found alternative safe ways to inject a little fun in the holiday.
East Bay Homeowners Amp Up Halloween Decorations to Keep Spirits High – And HauntingWith trick-or-treating considered a high-risk activity, many East Bay neighbors are banding together to give their communities something to celebrate.
Airbnb Bans 1-Night Bookings For Halloween WeekendAirbnb is looking to avoid unauthorized Halloween parties by banning one-night rentals Friday and on Halloween night throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Health Officials Offer Tips For A Safe Halloween In The COVID-19 Era Just days away from Halloween, health officials were offering tips on how to safely celebrate with your children in this era of COVID-19.
Alameda Homeowner Hopes to End Political Halloween Decoration TraditionFor the past four years, Dan Balsam has put up Halloween decorations that depict specific moments of the Trump presidency. Balsam hopes this will be the last of his politics-theme decorations.
Bay Area Family Keeps Halloween Tradition Alive With Drive-Thru Haunted HouseThanks to the pandemic, Halloween traditions will look very different this year but one East Bay family is still giving neighbors a fright.
COVID-19 Update: State Releases Official Guidance On Halloween Celebrations, Strongly Discourages Trick-Or-TreatingCalifornia health officials on Tuesday released the state's official COVID-19 guidance for safely observing Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations later this month.
San Francisco Production Company Offers Halloween 'Screaming Telegrams' From Terrifying ClownsA San Francisco production company that can't open its annual Halloween attraction due to the COVID-19 pandemic has come up with a creative seasonal service to offer instead: "screaming" telegrams delivered by terrifying costumed clowns.
Airbnb Requires Hosts to Commit to Enhanced CleaningAirbnb said Thursday it’s requiring hosts to follow enhanced cleaning procedures as part of its effort to reassure guests and local officials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Airbnb Bans One-Night Bookings Halloween Weekend After Last Year's Deadly Party In OrindaAfter last year's deadly party in Orinda, Airbnb is introducing a ban on one-night bookings Halloween weekend, because it says it's a matter of public safety and public health.
Airbnb Blocking Some Rentals Over Halloween to Prevent PartiesAirbnb announced this week that it's prohibiting one-night rentals over Halloween weekend as part of its ongoing effort to crack down on party houses.
Bay Area Health Officials Warn Against Trick-Or-Treating, Halloween Parties Over COVID-19Health officials in the Bay Area urged people to make alternate plans for celebrating Halloween and Dia de Los Muertos this year, amid concerns of spreading COVID-19 through events like trick-or-treating or parties.
COVID-19: CDC Warns Against Trick-Or-Treating, Other Halloween TraditionsThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday released guidance assessing the risk level of traditional activities for the upcoming holiday season amid the coronavirus pandemic, including Halloween trick-or-treating.
COVID Reopening: No Treats This Year; Contra Costa County Health Officials Advise Against The Usual Halloween TraditionsWith the COVID-19 pandemic remaining a public health threat, Contra Costa County health officials Wednesday advised against the usual Halloween traditions -- trick-or-treating, haunted houses, big parties -- to minimize the risk of spreading the virus.