North Bay Restaurants Challenge State to Show Data Supporting COVID ClosureAs California’s stay-at-home order continues, businesses and health experts alike are demanding to see the data that justifies it. So far, state officials are keeping most of it to themselves.
Bay Area COVID-19 Vaccination Rate Likely to Lag Demand for MonthsThis week it became increasingly clear that the limited supply of coronavirus vaccine will be an ongoing problem for weeks and, perhaps, months.
Some Bay Area Communities See Hopeful COVID-19 DeclineEncouraging infection-rate trends in San Francisco prompted the mayor to suggest that an easing of COVID restrictions may come sooner rather than later.
California's Increasing Jobless Numbers Reflect Pandemic-Stricken Restaurant, Hotel WorkersCalifornia's unemployment rate edged up nearly 1 percentage point last month as the state shed more than 52,000 jobs led by the pandemic-hobbled restaurant and lodging industries.
California's Chaotic COVID Vaccine Rollout Lurches ForwardCalifornia's fragmented efforts to get its vaccine supply into those who need it most is finally starting to accelerate a bit.
COVID Vaccine: Supply Constraints Thwart Rapid Rollout Across Bay AreaWhile Bay Area health officials on Friday said they are ready to ramp up distribution of the COVID vaccine to residents, hope of more doses being available from the federal government may be a false promise.
Pandemic Forces Caltrain To Cancel Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day TrainThe still surging COVID-19 pandemic has forced Caltrain to cancel Monday's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration train.
Gas Pump Sticker Shock; San Francisco Gas Prices Tops In The NationFor those not working remotely, the cost of commuting in the San Francisco Bay Area continues to soar as the price of a gallon of gas has become more expensive than anywhere else in the country including Hawaii, according to Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey.
Health Expert Sees Hopeful Signs in New Bay Area COVID-19 Infection StatisticsThe good news is that virus transmission in the Bay Area has not yet shown a post-holiday spike. The hope is that hospitalizations will soon decline.
Private Practice Medicos in Sonoma County Begin Administering COVID VaccineThe progress of administering vaccines has been slow. Now, private doctors in the North Bay are banding together to offer vaccinations to medical staff.
COVID Economy: Newsom Announces $4 Billion Economic Recovery Plan For CaliforniaCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday proposed a $4 billion spending plan he says will create jobs and help small businesses recover from the economic downturn brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.
COVID: Napa Co. Seeks Volunteers To Implement Plan To Turn Fairgrounds Into Mass Vaccination SiteNapa County is looking into turning its fairgrounds into pop-up vaccination sites. In order to do that, they need volunteers so Napa County is asking its residents to step up once again.
COVID Vaccinations: Newsom Acknowledges Significant Issues With Vaccine DistributionGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday said that while the COVID-19 vaccine was providing California residents with hope, the state was "working aggressively" to address distribution issues while determining who would be getting the vaccine next.
Restrictive Messaging, 'Pandemic Resentment' Contribute to California COVID SurgeDespite having the strictest guidelines, California leads the nation in COVID-19 cases. Some doctors have blamed inconsistencies in the messaging for leading people to form their own guidelines.
COVID: Mariachi Bands Struggle To Stay To Together During PandemicMany mariachi bands in the Bay Area are faced with putting down their guitars and hanging up their sombreros as the pandemic ranges on.