Vallejo Emerging As One of the Hottest Real Estate Markets in Nation During PandemicAn unexpected Bay Area city has become one of the hottest real estate markets in the country, despite the economic challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
Inmate Firefighter Training Center In Susanville Closing With Wildfire Season Looming What was once the nation’s largest state correctional system has shrunk to the point where officials announced Tuesday they will close one of two inmate firefighter training centers.
SF Supes Propose Free Muni Pilot Program To Encourage Ridership During PandemicTwo San Francisco supervisors on Tuesday proposed legislation to fund a three-month pilot program providing free public transit to boost Muni ridership, which plummeted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID: San Francisco Nightlife Rebounds as Pandemic Restrictions EaseWith rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago.
COVID: Plan To Keep San Pedro Street Closed To Traffic Has Strong Support From BusinessesThe city council is studying an idea to create a new pedestrian mall on San Pedro Street between Santa Clara Street and W St. John Street.
Most Marin County Libraries to Open Starting Week of April 19 The Marin County Free Library plans to reopen most of its branches starting the week of April 19 for express service after shutting for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mental Health Professionals Advise Hybrid Approach When Returning to Work After PandemicIt’s been more than a year of masking up, sheltering in place and working from home. We’ve been distant by design and now millions of workers are being called back.
Santa Clara County To Consider Waiving Additional Fees for Small BusinessesThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors plan to vote Tuesday on waiving the Weights and Measures annual fee for 2020/2021, possibly saving small businesses that use scanners and scales between $120 and $500 in fees.
Oakland's Largest Church Reopens for Indoor Worship on Easter SundayIt was a joyous Easter Sunday for parishioners at Oakland's Acts Full Gospel church which hosted its first indoor service since the pandemic began.
COVID Restrictions Ease for Vaccinated Travelers; Traffic Swells at Bay Area AirportsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new travel guidelines Friday that ease restrictions for fully-vaccinated travelers.
COVID Surge: Spread Of Variants Worry Santa Clara County Health OfficialsSanta Clara County health officials warned residents Thursday of a potential spread of COVID-19 variants in the area after all four of the variants were discovered in the county.
SF Mission District Food Drive Kicks Off In Honor Of Cesar Chavez DayCommunity members in San Francisco's Mission District will hold a celebration and food drive on Wednesday to honor labor leader Cesar Chavez on his birthday -- a California state holiday.
COVID Fertility Factor: Couples Trying To Have Babies Experience High Anxiety, Low Sperm CountsAround the world, a lot of cradles are sitting empty. It’s been a year into the pandemic and we’ve got a baby bust.
Oakland Athletic League Football Kicks Off Shortened SeasonFootball teams from Oakland schools returned to the field on Saturday, beginning a season that was delayed six months due to the pandemic.
COVID: Some Teachers Delaying Return to In-Person Learning, Impacting Oakland School ReopeningWhile the youngest students in the Oakland Unified School District will be headed back to class for the first time this year next week, teachers opting out of in-person learning have impacted reopening plans.