Pandemic Cools San Francisco's Red Hot Rental MarketRent prices are dropping in pricey San Francisco while the suburbs remain steady. The City is still the priciest place for rentals, but that may not be the case for long.
CA Lawmakers Propose COVID-19 Bills To Help Food Service Workers, Stockpile PPECalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday advanced several bills spurred by the coronavirus, including one designed to aid food sector employees and another to stockpile personal protective equipment so the state isn’t caught short again.
Homeless People Parked At Harding Park Golf Course Forced To Move During PGA ChampionshipAn advocacy group wants to prevent the displacement of homeless people living in their vehicles near Harding Park golf course who must move due to parking restrictions during the PGA Championship.
KPIX Investigation Reveals Paycheck Protection Program Is Vulnerable To FraudThe national Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has loaned half a trillion dollars to thousands of small businesses and some bigger ones since the start of the pandemic. There’s still more than $1 billion left to hand out. So what does it take to qualify? It turns out, for some applicants, not much.
Postal Workers Union Sounds Alarm Over Budget, Trump Administration Rhetoric On Mail-In BallotsIn California's March primary, more than 100,000 mail-in ballots were rejected. For most of them, it was because they were not postmarked in time. That postmark date is critical. So now the country is facing a national election amid a pandemic, and voting by mail will be essential. What if the Postal Service can't handle it?
Homebound Pandemic DIYers Put Pinch on Lumber SuppliesYour next home-improvement project may well cost more due to a shortage of lumber and you can blame COVID-19 for it.
California Unemployment Claims Surge To Highest Level In 3 Months As Pandemic Pounds EconomyCalifornia unemployment claims have climbed to their highest levels in nearly three months as surging coronavirus cases halt plans to reopen the economy, and an extra $600 in weekly federal unemployment benefits is set to expire at the end of the week.
Renters In Oakland, Cities Nationwide May Lose Their Homes When COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium EndsWhen California a moratorium on evictions it was to prevent people who lost work from ending up homeless. But the back rent is piling up and experts say if something isn’t done the results could be disastrous.
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.
Air Force Mobilizes Medical Team to Hard-Hit Lodi Hospital as COVID-19 Cases SurgeAt the state's request, the U.S. Air Force sent a team of 20 medical personnel to Lodi Memorial Hospital in San Joaquin County on Wednesday to help handle the county's intensive care unit over-capacity crisis.
Project Home: Luxury Home Sales Rebound In New Pandemic Work-From-Home CultureLuxury home sales have hit a record high, all thanks to the work-from-home culture. Realtors say the wine country has gone from a second home market to a primary home market overnight.