Bay Area Reopens: Festivals Set To Return To Fremont, San JoseLast year, the San Jose Jazz Summer Fest went virtual and the Fremont Festival of the Arts was canceled all together. This year, they’re coming back, but with some changes.
COVID Schools: California Changes Course On Schools Enforcing Mask MandateAfter initially telling schools they must send students home if they refuse to wear masks indoors, California public health officials abruptly changed course and said districts will be able to decide how to enforce the mask mandate.
COVID Reopening: Google Workers Go Back To The OfficeHundreds of Bay Area Google employees headed back to work on Monday, two months ahead of the company’s full reopening.
COVID Schools: California To Require Masks For All K-12 Students Indoors For Upcoming School YearCalifornia public health officials announced Monday that K-12 students will be required to wear masks indoors at schools once the upcoming school year begins.
COVID Reopening: SF Restaurant Facing Mountain Of Debt, Forced To Adapt, Simplify MenuChef owner Dennis Lee started experimenting with the square shaped sourdough pizzas during the pandemic. It became a social media hit. But like many restaurants, debts loom overhead.
California Reopens: Cases Rising As Delta Variant Spreads Among UnvaccinatedCalifornia broadly reopened its economy barely two weeks ago and since then an especially contagious coronavirus variant has spread among the unvaccinated.
BART Adding Limited Late Night Trains July 15; 'Near Pre-Pandemic Service' In Early AugustBay Area Rapid Transit announced Thursday that the agency will return to what they described as "near pre-pandemic service" ahead of schedule and that limited late night service will begin later this month.
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.
California Reopens: Uber Latest Tech Company To Rethink Return-To-Office PlansLess than three months after announcing that its employees would be required to come back to the office at least three days a week, Uber is backtracking.
California Reopens: State Budget Looks Back To A Time Before PandemicThe $262.6 billion proposal would restore spending cuts to public schools, colleges and universities, the courts, child support services and state worker salaries — all things that were cut last year when state officials thought they were facing a record budget deficit because of the coronavirus.
Bay Area Reopens: Memorial Stadium In Berkeley To Be At Full Capacity For Upcoming Cal Football SeasonAfter playing a shortened 2020 season without fans in attendance, the Cal football team will play home games at a full-capacity Memorial Stadium.
California Reopens: Ferry Service Resumes To Oracle Park In Time For Giants / A's Bay Bridge SeriesWith Oracle Park returning to full capacity, both the San Francisco Bay Ferry and Golden Gate Ferry are resuming service in time for this weekend's highly-anticipated Bay Bridge Series between the Giants and A's.
California Reopens: San Francisco Seeks To Have All City Libraries Open By FallAfter a handful of San Francisco public libraries reopened last month for indoor service, city officials announced on Monday plans to reopen more libraries throughout the summer.
California Reopens: Cal/OSHA Set To Loosen Worksite Pandemic Rules For Fully VaccinatedCalifornia regulators on Thursday are set to approve revised worksite pandemic rules that allow fully vaccinated employees the same freedoms as when they are off the job.
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.