Shoppers Delight As Westfield Reopens Bay Area Malls Under New COVID-19 GuidelinesWestfield opened its Bay Area malls Monday with stepped up COVID-19 sanitizing efforts and social distancing rules after being closed for months due to the pandemic.
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.
Coronavirus: Sonoma County Moves To Late Stage 2 Reopening Of Dine-In Restaurants, MallsSonoma County is following in the footsteps of its North Bay neighbors and moving deeper into Phase 2 of reopening.
Business Slow As SF Retailers Enter In Phase 2 Of COVID-19 ReopeningOn day one of phase two for reopening business after the COVID-19 shutdown, overall foot traffic was slow but stores were eager to open and SF neighborhoods looked a bit more energized.
Grocery Store Coronavirus Safety Measures Face Scrutiny After 3rd South Bay Worker Gets SickA third grocery store employee has tested positive for coronavirus in San Jose, marking the third such infection within 10 days in the city. The latest developments about the sickened workers underscores how widely the county’s guidance on cleaning is interpreted.
Trader Joe's Designates Early Shopping Hours For Seniors During COVID-19 PandemicTrader Joe's has designated early store hours for seniors and disabled shoppers who may need assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Social Distancing Proving To Be Elusive At Grocery StoresSocial distancing restrictions were still proving to be elusive at many Bay Area stores, despite attempts by shoppers and store owners.
North Bay Grocery Store Shelves Refilled After Spate Of Coronavirus Panic BuyingAfter struggling with high demand and panic buying earlier in the week, on Thursday the shelves on some North Bay grocery stores appeared to be recovering.
Bloomingdale's Opens Flagship Store In San Jose's Westfield Valley FairBloomingdale's opened a three-story flagship store in San Jose's Westfield Valley Fair Mall as an anchor to the Silicon Valley shopping center's billion dollar expansion.
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.
Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas From Lifestyle Guru Amy SewellLifestyle guru Amy Sewell shares the latest holiday gift ideas with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego.
GoShare App Helps You Get Your Purchase Home FastCEO and founder Shaun Savage talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about GoShare, a new app that helps shoppers get their purchases delivered fast.
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.
Cyber Monday Brings 'Porch Pirate' Warning From San Mateo SupervisorSan Mateo County Supervisor David J. Canepa has a warning for mail-order shoppers on this "Cyber Monday" -- watch out for "Porch Pirates" now and during the entire holiday shopping season.
Bay Area Storm Puts Damper On Holiday Travel, Shopping PlansMore than 50 million people across the country are expected to travel this wet holiday weekend and, for many, it is a popular weekend for shopping.