New Businesses Open, Expand In San Francisco As COVID Restrictions EaseSeveral new businesses in San Francisco are opening on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, pumping a new kind of energy and optimism back into the city. As cases fall across the Bay Area and restrictions ease, businesses are ready to welcome customers.
Bay Area COVID-19 Roundup: California To Allow Indoor Concerts; Airports, Churches See Bigger Easter Weekend CrowdsIt's been a year since the historic COVID-19 shutdown and the battle with the virus is still impacting our daily lives. Here's a roundup of the latest COVID stories.
COVID Reopening: California To Allow For Indoor Gatherings, Concerts April 15; Testing Or Vaccination RequiredCalifornia will allow indoor concerts, theater performances and other private gatherings starting April 15 as the rate of people testing positive for the coronavirus nears a record low.
Update: Angry Parents and Students Protest Fremont Schools Staying ClosedFrustrated parents and students protested in Fremont Thursday, one day after the district announced schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year.
COVID: Oakland A's Welcome Fans Back To Coliseum For Opening Night Against HoustonFor the first time since Oct 2019, the Oakland Athletics will open the 2021 season Thursday night with as many as 12,000 actual fans in the stands and not just in front of row after row of photo cutouts and canned audience sounds blaring over the loud speakers.
COVID Reopening: 'The Bulb Guy' Opens Up San Jose Garden After Harrowing Battle With VirusThe San Jose man affectionately known as "The Bulb Guy" has opened up his yard to the public after the pandemic forced him to close his garden gates last year.
COVID: Fremont Unified To Remain In Distance Learning For Rest Of School Year - 'No Definitive Final Outcome In Sight'The Fremont Unified School District announced Wednesday that the large East Bay district would remain under distance learning for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year, after an agreement could not be reached with teachers.
'Days Like This Help:' Bay Area's Warm Spring Weather Makes Orange Tier Days Even BrighterAlameda County‘s first full day in the Orange Tier was amidst an early spring heat wave that brought record breaking temperatures across the Bay Area, further lightening the mood after a year of lockdowns, zoom classes, and sheltering in place.
COVID Reopening: Google Looks To Reopen Offices On Voluntary Basis Starting In AprilGoogle announced Wednesday that it is likely to begin reopening U.S. offices to employees on a voluntary basis starting in April.
COVID: Workers Returning To San Francisco Will Find 'The City' Has Really ChangedAs businesses begin to reopen in San Francisco, at some point, a lot of people are going to be returning to work. When they do, there will be some shocks and surprises awaiting them in the City by the Bay.
COVID Reopening: Wells Fargo Looks To Reopen Offices Starting In SeptemberWells Fargo Bank told employees Tuesday that it plans to begin reopening offices starting in September.
COVID Reopening: Monterey Bay Aquarium Set To Open In May After 13-Month ClosureAfter being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Monterey Bay Aquarium announced it would reopen in May.
Bay Area COVID-19 Roundup: Distinguishing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms From COVID; Couples Trying To Have Babies Experience High AnxietyIt's been a year since the historic COVID-19 shutdown and the battle with the virus is still impacting our daily lives. Here's a roundup of the latest COVID stories.
COVID Schools: San Francisco School Officials Hiring Additional Substitute TeachersFearing staff shortages when their classrooms reopen in April, San Francisco school officials sent out notices Tuesday to more than 2,000 full-time teachers with their reopening assignments and launched a search to sign up additional substitutes who will be needed.
COVID: First Day Back On Campus At San Rafael Elementary School Triggers Range Of EmotionsAs other schools celebrate the return of students on a hybrid, part-time basis, the San Rafael Unified School District has gone all in, bringing all elementary students back to campus together.