COVID Recovery: Reopening Restaurants Facing Industry-Wide Staffing ShortageAs Bay Area restaurants look to reopening and seeing more customers, many are also scrambling to find workers to service them. The labor pool has gotten even tighter during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID: Plan To Keep San Pedro Street Closed To Traffic Has Strong Support From BusinessesThe city council is studying an idea to create a new pedestrian mall on San Pedro Street between Santa Clara Street and W St. John Street.
Restaurants Reopening: Where Do They Stand, And How Do They Recover From COVID?As vaccinations continue and the economy opens up, restaurants, which have suffered during COVID, look for the way forward.
'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: 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.
San Jose Eyes Extension To Al Fresco Program To Keep Businesses Open OutdoorsSan Jose leaders want to keep businesses open safely outdoors by extending San Jose's Al Fresco program. But a rule that allowed businesses to run on city-owned parking lots, streets and parks free of charge is set to expire by the end of the month.
COVID: South Bay Businesses Ready To Reopen As More Counties Move To Orange TierThree more Bay Area counties are expected to enter the less restrictive Orange Tier this week, allowing at least one business sector to reopen for the first time since the pandemic began.
COVID Update: Progress On Tiers Means 90% Of California’s Indoor Businesses Can ReopenMore California counties received permission to re-open for business thanks to low coronavirus case rates throughout the state, meaning around 90% of residents can enjoy a meal inside a restaurant, watch a movie at a theater and workout inside a gym.
COVID: San Francisco Restaurants, Museums Ready For Indoor Red Tier ReopeningWith three more Bay Area counties moving into the Red Tier Wednesday, many local businesses are moving ahead with plans to welcome people back indoors.
COVID Reopening: SF Restaurants Get Set For Indoor Dining Under Red TierUnder the Red Tier, San Francisco restaurants can offer indoor dining for the first time since September starting Wednesday, March 3.
COVID: SF Restaurants Use High-Tech Tools To Make Indoor Dining SafeWhen diners return indoors to La Mar in San Francisco, the food and the space will look familiar, but hidden in its HVAC system is patented technology that works to safely clean indoor air.
COVID: Bay Area Counties Move To Red Tier Easing Restrictions On Businesses, Public And Private GatheringsAt the stroke of midnight on Wednesday, San Mateo and Marin counties moved from the purple tier to the red tier, easing COVID-19 restrictions for businesses and individuals.
COVID: Relief Grants Available To Restaurants, Wineries, Breweries In San Mateo CountyQualifying restaurants, wineries and breweries in San Mateo County can now apply for COVID-19 relief grants of up to $10,000.
COVID: Restaurants, Gyms Getting Ready For Red Tier Status In San Mateo CountyInside Burlingame's Sapore Italiano, dinner preps were underway on Monday, with the possibility of serving to a much larger crowd on the horizon.
San Leandro Used-Equipment Warehouse Shows Pandemic's Toll on RestaurantsThe pandemic’s heavy toll on the restaurant industry can be seen in Jose Bonilla Jr.’s cavernous San Leandro warehouse, which is packed with industrial ovens, grills, mixers, refrigerators, dining tables and chairs.