COVID Restrictions: Contra Costa, Napa and Sonoma Counties to Move to Orange TierContra Costa, Napa and Sonoma counties will all move to California's less restrictive Orange Tier Wednesday morning, according to state health officials.
'Days Like This Help:' Bay Area's Warm Spring Weather Makes Orange Tier Days Even BrighterAlameda County‘s first full day in the Orange Tier was amidst an early spring heat wave that brought record breaking temperatures across the Bay Area, further lightening the mood after a year of lockdowns, zoom classes, and sheltering in place.
COVID Reopening: Alameda and Santa Cruz Counties Move Into Orange TierBoth Alameda County and Santa Cruz counties were able to move to the Orange Tier Tuesday according to the metrics of the state's COVID Blueprint for a Safer Economy.
COVID Reopening: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Rides To Open April 1; Reservations UrgedThe Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is set to reopen select rides starting Thursday, April 1, the same day amusement parks in California are allowed to resume operations with limited capacity.
COVID Reopening: Napa Valley Wine Country Anticipates Possible Orange Tier Move - 'People Are Ready To Get Back'Napa County is set to enter California's Orange Tier of coronavirus restrictions as soon as April 1st. It will be a significant milestone for a part of the Bay Area that depends on a steady flow of visitors from far and wide.
COVID Reopening: Contra Costa County Aims For Orange Tier In Early AprilPublic health officials told the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday they're aiming to have the county move into the less-restrictive orange tier of the state's reopening plan by April 7.
COVID: San Francisco Moves Into Orange Tier; Restaurants Move To 50 Percent Indoor Capacity With new cases continuing to decline and the number of local residents vaccinated on the rise, San Francisco officials announced Tuesday the state has elevated the county to the Orange Tier, allowing non-essential businesses to reopen offices and restaurant indoor dining capacity to grow to 50 percent.
COVID Reopening: Santa Clara and Marin County Move Into Orange TierBoth Santa Clara and Marin counties moved into the state's orange tier of COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday, allowing them to expand indoor capacities for some businesses and reopen bars outdoors.
COVID: South Bay Businesses Ready To Reopen As More Counties Move To Orange TierThree more Bay Area counties are expected to enter the less restrictive Orange Tier this week, allowing at least one business sector to reopen for the first time since the pandemic began.
San Mateo County Moves Into COVID-19 Orange Tier; Restaurants Can Expand to 50% Indoor CapacitySan Mateo County became the first San Francisco Bay Area county since the holiday surge in new COVID-19 cases to return to the Orange Tier on Tuesday.
COVID: San Mateo County Could Advance To Less Restrictive Orange Tier Next WeekA low recent COVID-19 case rate and positivity rate mean San Mateo County could advance to the less restrictive orange tier of the state's reopening framework next week.
COVID: Parents, Board Members Meet To Plan Safely Reopening Oakland SchoolsOakland school board members held a virtual meeting with parents on Monday night to ask for their input on how to get students back to campus safely once full in-person learning is reinstated.
COVID-19 Update: Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo And Santa Cruz Counties Move To Orange TierCalifornia Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly on Tuesday announced that four greater Bay Area counties -- Contra Costa, Marin, San Mateo and Santa Cruz -- have moved to Orange Tier on the state COVID-19 monitoring system.v
COVID Reopening: San Jose Restaurant Operators Excited To Bring Guests IndoorsRestaurant owners and patrons were happy to hear that indoor dining is returning to Santa Clara County for the first time in months, even if only at 25 percent capacity to start.
Reopening: Some East Bay Parents Rally For In-Person Classes; Experts Urge Slow TransitionAs some Bay Area counties move towards the less restrictive Orange Tier in the state's reopening plan, some families are pushing for in-person learning to resume.