San Francisco Supes Consider Canceling Unpaid Rent For Small Businesses Shut Down During COVID-19 OrdersSan Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston is introducing legislation Tuesday to cancel unpaid rent that small businesses accumulated while they were shut down because of public health orders.
COVID Recovery: California Regains Nearly Half Of Jobs Lost In PandemicCalifornia extended its slow but steady economic recovery in April, adding more than 100,000 jobs for the third consecutive month, officials said Friday.
Summer Of 'Revenge Travel' Nears: What Bay Area Travelers Should Know Before BookingIt’s being dubbed the summer of "revenge travel." After more than a year of being locked down, cancelling trips, and spending more time at home than ever before, Americans are ready to take a vacation.
COVID Recovery: California Restaurants Expect Rebound To Take YearsNearly a third of California's restaurants permanently closed and two-thirds of workers at least temporarily lost their jobs as the pandemic set in more than a year ago.
BART Officials Present Revised $1.02B Budget; Moves Up Start Of Extended HoursBART officials took another step Thursday toward approving a balanced budget for fiscal year 2022, as the transit agency's budget officials presented a revised proposal that includes an $8 million increase in passenger revenue.
COVID Recovery: Growing Number Of Bay Area Schools Plan On In-Person GraduationsAfter last year's college and high school seniors had their graduation ceremonies canceled because of the pandemic, a growing number of this year's graduating seniors in the Bay Area are finding the most anticipated year-end traditions are making a return.
COVID Recovery: As Pandemic Eases, Concerns About Inflation EmergeAs we turn the corner on the pandemic, prices for gas, groceries and other goods are going up, which is causing concerns about inflation.
COVID Recovery: Bay Area Restaurants Struggle To Hire Staff Ahead Of Likely Big Mother's Day WeekendAhead of what is expected to be a big Mother's Day weekend for restaurants in the Bay Area, likely the biggest since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many establishments are struggling to find workers.
COVID Job Market: Signs Of Recovery As California Adds Jobs For 2nd MonthCalifornia employers added 119,600 new jobs in March, the second straight month of growth following a topsy-turvy year of enormous losses and inconsistent gains during an unpredictable pandemic.
Bouncing Back? New Unemployment Claims In California Down DrasticallyThe latest California new unemployment claim numbers are the first real sign the state’s economy is recovering. What is unknown is how many small businesses will bounce back.
Hopeful Signs As California Adds 141,000 Jobs In FebruaryCalifornia added 141,000 jobs in February as more than a quarter of a million people returned to the workforce, state officials announced Friday.
Injured Sea Lion Makes 'Miraculous Recovery' From Shark Bite, Returns To OceanA California sea lion that made a "miraculous recovery" from a shark bite injury and domoic acid poisoning was able to return to his ocean home last week, according to officials with the Marine Mammal Center.
UPDATE: San Francisco Firefighter Injured In Freak Hose Accident Leaves HospitalA San Francisco firefighter who suffered a head injury in a freak accident after helping extinguish a fire in a high-rise building earlier this month was released from the hospital Wednesday.
Death Angel Drummer Will Carroll Talks About Remarkable Recovery From COVID-19Hospitalized with a grim prognosis in late March, Death Angel drummer Will Carroll has made a remarkable recovery from COVID-19 in almost six months since emerging from an induced coma.
San Francisco COVID-19 Patient Recovers From Coma, Reunites With Family After 2 Months In HospitalA San Francisco family had a big reason to celebrate Wednesday as a beloved member was finally able to leave UCSF Medical Center after a two-month battle with a severe case of COVID-19.