COVID Reopening: Oakland A's Host Rangers With Fans In Stands For First Time Since PandemicIt was like the season opener all over again when the Oakland’s RingCentral Coliseum opened with no COVID restrictions, for the first time in nearly 2 years.
Bill Extending State Eviction Ban Passes Assembly, Goes To SenateThe California State Assembly passed a bill Monday extending the state’s eviction ban through September.
CPUC Extends Suspension Of Utility Shutoffs Because Of Pandemic DebtThe California Public Utilities Commission has approved suspending utility shutoffs for another three months as part of its efforts to address the significant utility debt that customers took on during the pandemic.
California Unemployment Rate Falls for 4th Straight Month, Regains Half of Jobs Lost in PandemicCalifornia has regained more than half of the 2.7 million jobs it lost at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Friday, a trend driven by restaurants and hotels hiring more people as the Golden State reopens its economy.
COVID Reopening: Pandemic Creates 'Employees Market' As Demand For Workers Exceeds SupplyOn the first day of California’s post-COVID grand reopening, demand for food service and hospitality workers continues to constrain the ability of restaurants and bars to operate at full capacity.
COVID Reopening Day: San Francisco Businesses Thankful To Have Survived PandemicAcross San Francisco, June 15 was a day to be grateful for what made it through the pandemic. For many bars and restaurants, surviving was never guaranteed. Now comes the gratitude, and the thanks.
COVID Reopening: San Franciscans Hopeful as City Drops Pandemic RestrictionsAfter 15 months of San Francisco's streets and once bustling areas like Chinatown and Union Square being eerily quiet and desolate, Tuesday marked a major turning point for the city.
California Reopens: Where Do I Have To Still Wear A Mask? At the stroke of midnight Tuesday the majority of the lifestyle restrictions put into place to stem the deadly tide of the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted, but there was confusion over those that remain. The majority of the questions seem to center on wearing masks.
COVID: Experts Warn More Contagious Delta Variant Could Sicken UnvaccinatedThe COVID-19 Delta variant is doubling nationally every two weeks. Health experts are concerned for the unvaccinated or only half-vaccinated.
Pandemic Provided Novato Shop Owner Lessons in Business and LifeWith the end of the state’s COVID tier-restrictions just days away, one business owner in the town of Novato reflected on her pandemic experience, and her struggle to survive.
With California Eviction Moratorium About to Expire, Tenants Ask for ReliefThe statewide eviction moratorium is set to expire in 20 days, putting more than one million Californians at risk of losing their homes.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Pandemic Portable Toilets to Stay on StreetsOver three dozen portable toilets set up across San Francisco are at the center of an argument over what to do with them as the city moves out of the pandemic.
SF Mayor Breed’s 2-Year Budget Proposal Includes $477M For COVID-19 ResponseIn her budget, Mayor Breed includes $477 million over the next two years for continued COVID-19 response -- vaccination, testing and emergency shelters, as well as educational, social and business recovery initiatives.
Wine Country Sees Surge of Memorial Day Weekend VisitorsIn Napa Valley, there is relief that COVID-19’s grip may be coming to an end. As a result, a lot of people are treating Memorial Day weekend as a kind of spring break from the pandemic.
Memorial Day Weekend Air Travel Set to Soar as Motorists See Highest Gas Prices in YearsWith fears of pandemic fading, Californians are taking to the skies and roads this Memorial Day. Too bad the price of fuel is at its highest in years.