Santa Cruz County Flagged By State For COVID-19 Case IncreasePublic health officials in Santa Cruz County announced Thursday that the county has been flagged by the state for a significant increase in COVID-19 cases, with shutdowns of many types of indoor businesses and activities imminent.
California State Capitol Shut Down After COVID-19 Outbreak, Assemblywoman Tests PositiveA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess. On Monday, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tweeted she had a "mask to mask" exposure on June 29 and tested positive on July 4.
Stocks Surge To Highest Levels Since Shutdown As U.S. Death Toll Nears 100,000Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over two months ago, climbing on optimism Tuesday about the reopening economy even as the nation’s official death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000.
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.
Renegade East Bay Barber Skirts Shutdown, Cuts Hair In His GarageOne barber in the East Bay isn't waiting for health officials to give the OK to open his business. He has taken matters into his own hands and is running an underground shop out of his garage.
Alameda County Health Department Orders Golden Gate Fields To Suspend Racing ActivitiesThe Golden Gate Fields horse racing track in Albany suspended all racing activities Thursday due to the coronavirus pandemic after being contacted by the Alameda County Public Health Department.
Coronavirus Furloughs -- Where To Find A New Tech JobAcross the San Francisco Bay Area, thousands of workers are being furloughed as restaurants, cafes and companies big and small wrestle with the economic impact of the coronavirus shutdown. Here is a list of who is hiring and who has frozen their open positions in the tech world collected by Candor.
Coronavirus Update: SFMTA To Shut Down Muni Metro, Switch To All Bus ServiceThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has announced that it will temporarily replace all Muni Metro and light rail service with buses starting on Monday, March 30, due to changes in ridership from the COVID-19 stay-at-home order.
CPUC President Calls PG&E's Management Of Shutoffs 'Unacceptable'The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday blasted PG&E amid the utility's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which has affected more than 800,000 customers throughout the state since Wednesday.
Alameda Residents Step Up to Aid Furloughed Coast Guard Service MembersA food giveaway was held Sunday in Alameda -- not for disaster victims or the homeless, but for a group of people we often regard as heroes.
Pelosi, Dems Ready Strategy For Ending Government ShutdownOn Thursday, January 3, Democrats will control the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011 and the first item on the agenda is clear: end the government shutdown.