Contra Costa Supervisors To Consider Fines For Face Covering ViolatorsThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is preparing to consider an ordinance that would establish fines for violating public health orders involving wearing face coverings, social distancing and gatherings.
CA Hotels Sue To Overturn Emergency COVID-19 Ordinance To Increase CleaningLeaders with the state's hotel industry on Monday announced they've filed a lawsuit in San Francisco Superior Court, seeking to overturn an emergency ordinance passed earlier this month that increases cleaning at the city's hotels and commercial offices.
Napa County Adds Stiff Citations To Mask MandateThe Napa County Board of Supervisors has put some teeth into a mask mandate, with a new ordinance authorizing fines from $25 to $500 for individuals and $200 to $5,000 for businesses that receive repeated complaints for not wearing your mask.
SF Lawmaker Proposes 'CAREN' Act To Outlaw Racially Motivated 911 CallsSan Francisco Supervisor Shamann Walton on Tuesday introduced an ordinance to outlaw racially motivated 911 calls.
Contra Costa County Extends, Modifies Eviction Moratorium OrdinanceContra Costa County's moratorium on evictions directly caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has been extended from May 31 until July 15, and starting soon will no longer allow businesses over certain employee and gross-receipt thresholds to defer rent payments.
Marin Supes Vote To Allow E-Bikes On Paved Public Roads, PathwaysMarin County supervisors voted to allow electric-assisted bicycles, or e-bikes, on paved pathways, parking lots and other areas specifically designated to allow them.
CoCo County Supes Approve Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage Containers, Effective In 2020An ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers by vendors in unincorporated Contra Costa County will go into effect May 1, 2020, following a unanimous vote of the Board of Supervisors.
Contra Costa County Supes Consider Ban On Polystyrene Food, Beverage ContainersThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday morning will consider an ordinance prohibiting the use of polystyrene food and beverage containers at restaurants, food trucks and other vendors.
Berkeley Ordinance To Eliminate Gender-Specific Language From City CodeA newly passed ordinance in Berkeley is moving the city toward eliminating gender-specific language from the municipal code.
Oakland Officials Take Step Towards Banning City Use Of Facial Recognition TechThe city of Oakland on Tuesday took a first step towards banning the use of facial recognition technology by city employees, including the Oakland Police Department.
Juul-Backed Coalition Gets Vaping Initiative On San Francisco BallotResidents of San Francisco will get to vote on whether a new ordinance banning the sale of electronic cigarettes will stand in the upcoming November election.