Berkeley Prepares to Permit Reopening Wide Range of Services by End of WeekThe Berkeley health officer is prepared to allow indoor and outdoor retail, religious services, outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor museums and outdoor fitness classes to open by Friday if virus infection figures stay stable.
Contra Costa County Reopening Stores, Businesses, Camps, Allows Services With 'Close Customer Contact'Contra Costa County is expanding the number of businesses and services allowed to reopen in its latest COVID-19 health order which covers shopping, childcare, social gatherings, even protests.
Trader Joe's Founder Joe Coulombe Dies at Age 89Trader Joe’s founder Joe Coulombe died late Friday night. The San Diego native and Stanford alumnus opened his first namesake market on Arroyo Boulevard in Pasadena in 1967.
More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer.
Longtime Customers Mourn Loss of Historic S.F. Department Store Gump's on Its Final DayOn Sunday, San Francisco's oldest department store, Gump's -- a holiday destination for generations -- opened its doors for the last time and shoppers came for bargains and memories.
Gump's, Historic San Francisco Department Store, Closing After 157 YearsSan Francisco's oldest department store, Gump's, is closing its doors after 157 years in business.
Retailers: $150 Million SF Mall Sits Empty Due To Dirty, Unsafe StreetsThe empty "Six by Six Mall" on Market Street, which was finished in 2016, still has no tenants.
Black Friday In-Store Sales Fall As More Shoppers Buy OnlineSales at retail stores on Black Friday fell to $10.4 billion this year, down from $11.6 billion in 2014, according to preliminary figures from research firm ShopperTrak.