Reopenings: Alameda Co. Hair Salons, Barbershops, Indoor Malls, Outdoor Recreation On Sept. 4Public health officials in Alameda County have amended their list of businesses that can reopen after being shuttered due to the coronavirus.
COVID-19 Reopenings: Mayor Breed Set For Mid-September Relaunch Of San Francisco's Tourism IndustryMayor London Breed implored San Francisco residents Tuesday to cancel any large gatherings planned for the upcoming Labor Day weekend as the city was still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a post-holiday surge of new cases will derail plans to reopen key businesses and schools.
Judge Blocks Rule That Moves Relief Funds to Private SchoolsA federal judge blocked a rule Thursday that Michigan, seven other states and four big-city school districts said would unlawfully allow too much pandemic relief aid to be diverted from K-12 public schools to private ones.
Reopenings: California OKs School Return for Kids With Special NeedsMore California children with specialized needs, such as students with disabilities or those who are homeless, will be allowed back in classrooms even as most schools remain shut for in-person learning under new state guidance released Tuesday. 
UPDATE San Francisco Remains On State's COVID-19 Monitoring ListHealth officials in San Francisco on Thursday confirmed that the city and county remain on the California Department of Public Health COVID-19 watch list.
Newsom: San Francisco Could Exit Watch List This Week, Reopen For In-Person Schooling SoonGov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced that San Francisco and other cities could allow in-person learning at their schools if they continue to show improvement in decreasing COVID-19 cases.
Reopening: San Francisco Health Order Allows For K Thru 6th Grade Community Learning HubsDistance learning for San Francisco students started on Monday and with it Mayor London Breed announced the city's latest health order effective immediately, allowing for Community Learning Hubs for students from kindergarten through sixth grade.
OUSD, Teachers Union Reach Tentative Agreement on Distance LearningThe Oakland Unified School District reached a tentative deal with its teachers union, the Oakland Education Association, on distance learning protocols before the start of the school year.
COVID-19 Reopenings: State's Public Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell Resigns In Wake Of COVID-19 Data GlitchThe state's top public health official has resigned, just days after the state announced a fix for a glitch that caused a lag in reporting coronavirus test results used to make decisions about reopening businesses and schools.
Reopenings: 'You Deserve Better'; State Health Officials Fixed Glitch That Backlogged COVID-19 DataWith fall classes set to begin across California next week, a technical glitch that has plagued the data system the state relies for COVID-19 tracking to make decisions about reopening businesses and schools has been fixed.
Oakland Schools Plan to Open Next Week With All Online ClassesOfficials with the Oakland Unified School District Friday said students will be learning from home for the foreseeable future as the new school year begins Monday.