SF Supes Vote To Keep Pandemic-Era Parklets Making Outdoor Dining, Bars PermanentIt looks like those pandemic-era parklets for outdoor drinking and dining are here to stay, in San Francisco. The city's Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to make them permanent.
California Reopens: Downtown Walnut Creek Retailers, Restaurants In Dispute Over Future Of ParkletsCities across the Bay Area have looked for imaginative ways to help restaurants during the pandemic. But on one street in Walnut Creek, the effort has raised the ire of other businesses who say they’ve been pushed completely out of sight.
California To Allow Expanded Outdoor Dining, To-Go Cocktails Past June 15 Reopening Of StateCalifornia will continue to allow outdoor dining expansions and parklets past the June 15 date of the state's reopening as part of a plan to boost restaurant business, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday.
Spring Has Sprung! How To Distinguish Seasonal Allergy Symptoms From COVIDSome of the symptoms of allergies are similar to those of COVID-19. So how can you tell them apart?
COVID: Restaurants, Gyms Getting Ready For Red Tier Status In San Mateo CountyInside Burlingame's Sapore Italiano, dinner preps were underway on Monday, with the possibility of serving to a much larger crowd on the horizon.
San Mateo Extends Outdoor Dining Through September, Considers Keeping Parklets PermanentlySan Mateo's City Council voted Monday to extend street closures through September, giving restaurants the means to continue outdoor dining during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Mateo City Leaders Mull Making Outdoor Downtown Dining Spaces PermanentDuring the pandemic, restaurants in San Mateo have added thousands of square feet of outdoor dining space. Now city leaders are wondering: should this be made permanent?
COVID Reopening: Bay Area Restaurants Prep For Weekend Outdoor Dining Crowds Despite Cold, Wet WeatherDespite cold and damp conditions, Bay Area restaurants anticipate a rush of diners this weekend seeking to enjoy outdoor dining for the first time since the COVID-19 stay-at-home order was lifted.
COVID Reopening: SF Restaurants Not Letting Rain Dampen Spirits Or Outdoor DinersFor nearly two months San Francisco restaurants have operated as take out only. On Thursday morning, outdoor dining returns, but rain may be on the menu.
COVID Restrictions: Restaurants Sue Contra Costa County To Overturn ShutdownThe latest stay-at-home orders have drawn criticism and even outright defiance from some businesses, but in Contra Costa County a group of restaurants is taking a different approach. They are taking the county to court.
'People Need to Eat!' Protesters Demand Mayor Breed Reopen Outdoor Dining in San FranciscoProtesters gathered outside San Francisco mayor London Breed's residence on a rainy Sunday to demand she reopen outdoor dining in the city.
COVID: East Bay Restaurant Owners Angry Over Latest Stay-At Home Order Mull Protests - 'We Are Being Decimated'A group of East Bay restaurant owners upset over the latest shutdowns mull protests as the current stay-at-home order bans outdoor dining until early January.
COVID Restrictions: Peninsula Business Owners Relieved San Mateo County is OpenSan Mateo County officials have announced that, while they appreciates the stay-at-home measures taken by other Bay Area counties, it is following the state's plan to institute a shutdown after ICU bed availability drops under 15%.
COVID: Bay Area Small Business Owners Fear New Coronavirus Shutdown Will Sound Their Death KnellMany East Bay restaurant owners told KPIX that take-out and delivery alone will not be financially sustainable after the latest stay-at-home order goes into effect.
Patio Heaters Are Latest Pandemic Necessity In Short SupplyMajor retailers across the nation are running out simple patio heaters. The popular Pastime Ace Hardware in El Cerrito is completely sold out. Manager, Jeffrey Pryde says it’s due to restaurants.