Hundreds Of Struggling Regal Cinemas In Bay Area, Across U.S. Shutting DownIn the latest blow to the beleaguered film industry, the second-largest movie theater chain in the U.S. is temporarily shuttering its locations Thursday due to a lack of blockbusters on the calendar and major domestic markets like New York and California remaining closed.
COVID-19 Update: Gov. Newsom Warns Of Possible Second Wave Despite Stable Case Numbers In CaliforniaWhile Gov. Gavin Newsom said that California's current COVID-19 case rate was stable on Monday, he warned that with case numbers rising across the country and the globe, that could change.
Southwest Airlines To Cut Workers' Pay In Effort To Avoid Furloughs Due To PandemicSouthwest Airlines will cut pay for nonunion workers in January and says union workers must also accept less pay or face furloughs next year as the pandemic continues to hammer the airline business.
Bay Area Researchers Say Experimental Coronavirus Treatment Comes With Risks for PresidentAmong the treatments for COVID-19 that President Trump received Friday is an experimental antibody drug that is being tested in 70 locations in the United States, including the Bay Area.
Lawsuit Spurs Contra Costa County to Spend $250 Million on Jail Health CareContra Costa County will spend $250 million to increase staffing and improve health care at its jails after a lawsuit alleged inmates with physical and mental problems were being neglected, including some who were potentially suicidal.
Thousands Of Airline Employees Facing Furloughs As Clock Runs Out On Federal COVID-19 AidAt the stroke of midnight on Thursday, airlines across America will furlough tens thousands of workers, citing the Congress's failure to negotiate another multi-billion dollar coronavirus relief package. Many of those workers may be facing layoffs.
COVID-19 Reopening: More Indoor Business Allowed In Contra Costa; In-Person Instruction At Schools Could Start Oct. 13More indoor businesses, including movie theaters, gyms and restaurant dining rooms, as well as school will soon be able to reopen as Contra Costa County on Tuesday moved into the red tier of the state's COVID-19 monitoring guidelines.
Oakland Among Several U.S. Cities To Create COVID-19 Resiliency Funds To Help Black BusinessesThe Oakland African-American Chamber of Commerce raised $1 million to help struggling businesses weather the pandemic and expects to award some 150 grants, ranging from $2,500 to $10,000.
Construction Of Backyard Granny Flats Booming In Bay Area During PandemicRedwood City-based Abodu says interest in its accessory dwelling units or ADUs, also known as granny flats or backyard cottages, has more than doubled since the pandemic began.
State Officials Put 2-Week Freeze on New Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia will not accept new unemployment claims for the next two weeks as the state works to prevent fraud and reduce a backlog as more than 2 million people are out of work statewide during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 15,000 in California; Nearly 200,000 NationwideCalifornia’s death count from the coronavirus surpassed 15,000 on Sunday even as the state saw widespread improvement in infection levels.