Job Fair At Valley Fair Mall Sees Few Applicants As Holidays Loom - 'Nobody Really Stopping By'As stores start to gear up for the holiday shopping season, retailers are hoping to find more workers, but few showed up to apply during a job fair at one of the Bay Area's largest malls.
State Sen. Wiener's Recovery Incentives Act Would Pay Meth Addicts to Stay SoberA state lawmaker from San Francisco is proposing a radically different approach to address meth addiction by making California the first state to pay people to get and stay sober.
COVID: SF Announces $12 Million Arts Funding For In-Person Festivals, ParadesIn an effort to spur San Francisco's economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, city leaders on Monday announced more than $12 million in grants to support in-person community parades and festivals.
San Mateo Supes Consider Millions For Small Businesses, Home Food Sales PermitsSan Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday will consider providing millions of dollars in financial relief for small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
California Reopens: Hiring Slows In June; Unemployment Rate SteadyHiring in California slowed down in June as employers tried to coax reluctant workers back into their pre-pandemic jobs before expanded unemployment benefits expire in September.
California Reopens: Bay Area Air Travelers Deal With Return Of High Prices, Airline Staffing Crunch - 'It's Ridiculous'The days of wildly cheap pandemic airline fares are over, even though Bay Area airports are not back to pre-pandemic traffic levels.
Santa Clara County Officials Lift Final COVID-19 Local Health OrderOnce a local epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, Santa Clara County health officials announced Monday they were lifting the final order put into place to stem the tide of the deadly pandemic.
East Palo Alto To Receive About $7M In Federal COVID-19 Recovery FundingThe city of East Palo Alto will receive about $7 million in federal funding to aid with COVID-19 recovery efforts.
California Reopens: Downtown Walnut Creek Retailers, Restaurants In Dispute Over Future Of ParkletsCities across the Bay Area have looked for imaginative ways to help restaurants during the pandemic. But on one street in Walnut Creek, the effort has raised the ire of other businesses who say they’ve been pushed completely out of sight.
Marin County Reports Zero COVID-19 Patients In Hospital For First Time In 13 MonthsOn the eve of the full reopening of California's economy, health officials in Marin County announced there are zero COVID-19 patients in county hospitals for the first time in over a year.
BART Board Approves $2.44 Billion Budget, Projects Ridership Rebound As Pandemic FadesThe BART Board of Directors approved a $2.44 billion budget Thursday, with board members expressing optimism about the agency's potential to rebound as the pandemic recedes.
COVID Reopening: San Mateo County Officials Look Towards Recovery; 85% Have At Least 1 Vaccine DoseWednesday marked the last COVID-19 media briefing with San Mateo County officials, as the county looks towards reopening and recovery.
As Tourism Returns, Vehicle Break-Ins Rising In San FranciscoWhile tourism is beginning to make a comeback in San Francisco, another unfortunate trend is rising along with it: vehicle break-ins.
COVID Recovery: BART Set To Add 26 Additional Trips To Busiest Routes Next WeekBART will add more than two dozen trips to its busiest routes next week as the agency's ridership continues to creep up from its pandemic-induced losses.
Gov. Gavin Newsom Says He Won't Lift COVID-19 'State Of Emergency' On June 15While California will end most of its coronavirus restrictions on June 15, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday he will not lift the statewide “state of emergency” that gives him broad powers to either suspend or declare new rules and regulations.