Relieved Santa Clara Co. Businesses Get Green Light To Reopen Gyms, Salons July 13Health officials in Santa Clara County confirmed Tuesday morning that the state had approved the county's variance application, allowing outdoor dining to continue and a number of new business sectors to reopen on July 13.
Santa Clara County Issues New COVID-19 Health Order, Outlines Plan To Reopen Gyms, Hair SalonsSanta Clara County health officials announced details of a new health order Thursday afternoon amid a surge in new coronavirus cases as well as detailing the forthcoming reopening of some businesses.
Peninsula Lawmaker Urges Newsom To Enforce Mandatory Mask Order With FinesSan Mateo County Supervisor David Canepa sent a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom Tuesday, urging him to enforce the mandatory health order requiring people to wear masks in public with fines.
Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious ServicesThe city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums and limited religious and cultural services.
San Mateo County Issues New Shelter Order; Dine-In Restaurants, Hair Salons Can ReopenHealth officials in San Mateo County on Wednesday announced an updated COVID-19 shelter order that will allow restaurants to resume dine-in service and barber shops and salons to reopen among other businesses.
San Francisco Restaurants Enter Coronavirus Era With Al Fresco DiningOn Friday, COVID-19 health restrictions in San Francisco were relaxed enough to allow outdoor dining at restaurants. Customers were lining in the city to learn what it takes to make al fresco dining work in the age of social distancing.
Sonoma County To Allow Winery, Brewery Tasting Rooms To Reopen Without Serving FoodHealth officials in Sonoma County announced Wednesday that tasting rooms for wineries and breweries in the county will be able to operate again without a requirement to serve food at the same time starting Friday.
Sonoma County Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions For Dine-In Restaurants, WineriesJudging by the sizable turnout in downtown Sonoma Saturday evening, tourists and residents are eager to get back to normalcy as the county's health restrictions were eased.
Tesla's Defiance To Alameda County Health Order Raises Questions Of FairnessElon Musk's move to reopen the Tesla plant in defiance of Alameda County’s health order doesn’t just raise safety concerns; it also raises questions about fairness to other businesses. 
Coronavirus Update: Vacaville Hair Stylist Reopens Salon In Defiance Of Health OrderA Solano County hair salon owner says she is re-opening her business in defiance of the stay-at-home order and striking a blow for small businesses shut down by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Organizers Accused Of Planning 'Rogue Event' Dispute SF City Attorney's AllegationsA San Francisco party promoter accused by City Attorney Dennis Herrera of organizing an illegal event amid the city's COVID-19 shelter-in-place order said Wednesday he canceled the event days ago and called the situation a misunderstanding.