COVID: Omicron Variant Throws a Major Wrench into Bay Area Holiday PlansThe omicron variant has grabbed a lot of Bay Area residents attention in a hurry. It is quickly having an impact just about everywhere, changing plans, changing behaviors and changing the holidays.
COVID: New Restrictions Hit Struggling Bay Area Restaurants With Disappointing End To 2021Bay Area restaurants face new setbacks as the latest COVID-19 variant affects their staff and encourages businesses to take more precautions at the end of another difficult year during the pandemic.
COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine CardsAfter allegations surfaced that some restaurants in Contra Costa County are defying COVID-19 rules an East Bay lawmaker is pressing for stricter enforcement.
Global Supply Chain Crisis Impacts Souvenir, Food Vendors At Levi's StadiumThe global supply chain issue is impacting just about everyone, including business owners and vendors at Levi's Stadium.
Bay Area Fast Food Workers To Walk Off Job Tuesday Over Health, Safety StandardsFast food workers are striking statewide Tuesday, including in Oakland and Campbell, to demand better health and safety standards at their workplaces.
Worker Shortage Lingers As San Francisco Restaurants Attempt To Recover From COVID Fiscal WoesThe beautiful weather helped draw people out to fill up restaurants and bars in San Francisco Saturday night, but while the demand is there, the supply of workers is not.
COVID: Bars, Restaurants Hopeful As San Francisco Loosens Certain Mask Rules - 'A Step In The Right Direction'While San Francisco is set to loosen certain indoor mask rules as soon as October 15, the mandate will remain in effect in the city's bars and restaurants for now.
SF City Planners Won't Allow Taqueria El Farolito In North Beach Due To 'Chain Store' BanThe Mission District born San Francisco Taqueria El Farolito had big plans to open up a new spot across town in North Beach at Grant and Columbus, but now, they may have to look elsewhere.
Bay Area Lawmaker's Bill Extending To-Go Cocktail Sales For 5 Years Heads To Newsom's DeskA bill from a Bay Area lawmaker extending to-go cocktail sales, which have become a way to help bars and restaurants struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, is heading to Gov. Gavin Newsom's desk.
Bill to Help Restaurants Passes State Legislature A bill to help restaurants recover from pandemic losses is on its way to the governor's desk.
OpenTable Joins With Secure ID Firm CLEAR To Streamline Vaccine Verification For Diners, RestaurantsAs San Francisco and other major cities begin requiring proof of a COVID vaccination for indoor dining, online restaurant reservation provider OpenTable is partnering with secure identity firm CLEAR to help establishments check diners' vaccine status.