Grandparents, Grandkids Share First Hugs Since Pandemic At Palo Alto Retirement CommunityAfter a year of phone calls and zoom meetings, grandparents at a Palo Alto retirement community were finally able to savor a hug from their children and grandchildren.
COVID: Calvary Chapel San Jose Defies Judge's Contempt Of Court Ruling; Plans Continuing Indoor Worship ServicesThe day after a judge ruled a San Jose church in contempt of court for violating county COVID-19 health orders, Calvary Chapel San Jose plans to continue with indoor services.
COVID Restrictions: Calvary Chapel San Jose, Pastor Held In Contempt For Defying Gathering, Mask OrdersA Santa Clara County judge Tuesday held a San Jose church and its pastor in contempt over holding large indoor gatherings with hundreds in attendance in violation of COVID-19 safety protocols.
Pandemic Presses Bay Area Families to Find New Ways to Observe Thanksgiving HolidayWith the pandemic grinding on, Thanksgiving was always going to be the holiday where the realities of social distancing and safety collided with cherished family traditions.
Better Together: South City Seniors Facility Builds Outdoor Living Room for Family VisitsThe Aegis Living home for seniors in South San Francisco has come up with a way to safely bring families together this Thanksgiving: an outdoor living room.
COVID: Santa Clara County Ups Enforcement For Thanksgiving, Suspends Grace Period For BusinessesSanta Clara County will be stricter in enforcing capacity limits and social distancing protocols this weekend by suspending the grace period for fines starting on Thanksgiving and lasting until Sunday
COVID Reopening: San Mateo County To Launch COVID-19 Compliance UnitStarting this Monday, San Mateo County will launch a COVID-19 compliance unit that will warn and cite businesses that fail to follow the county's pandemic-related health order.
'Riding So Close' – Increased Overcrowding On San Francisco Muni Buses Worrying Some DriversSome San Francisco bus drivers are saying the city isn't doing enough to keep them and their passengers' safe on overcrowded buses, as ridership is increasing.
Rogue Burning Man Gathering On San Francisco's Ocean Beach Prompts Calls For Legal ActionAfter more than 1,000 people crowded onto San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Saturday to celebrate Burning Man, city Supervisor Catherine Stefani on Tuesday urged the city attorney and district attorney to investigate and pursue any potential charges against the party promoters.
Santa Clara County Supes Vote To Extend Eviction Moratorium, Impose Fines For Mask ViolationsAmid a ticking "eviction time bomb" in Santa Clara County, the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an extension on the eviction moratorium for both private and commercial tenants.
North Bay Gym Owner Turns Her Fitness Center Inside Out to Make Most of Pandemic RestrictionsThe pandemic has shut down indoor gyms and fitness clubs but one in Marin County is making the most of the space it has. It might serve as a model for others to follow.
Santa Clara County Leaders React to Crowded Santana Row Restaurant, Warn of New ShutdownsSouth Bay leaders warned that businesses could be shut down if they do not comply with social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines after troubling images emerged on Friday of crowding at a San Jose restaurant.
American Airlines To Start Booking Flights To Capacity In July, Eliminating Social DistancingAfter first capping the number of people on flights in April amid the pandemic, American Airlines on Saturday announced it will soon ditching its effort to promote social distancing on its planes.
Apple Granted Patent For Software Allowing For Socially Distant Group SelfiesThe US Patent and Trademark Office recently granted Cupertino-based Apple a patent for software that would allow for "synthetic group selfies," or socially distant group selfies.
UC Berkeley Study: COVID-19 Safety Measures Stopped 500M Infections, 60 Million In U.S.Emergency health and safety measures taken in six major countries have prevented more than 500 million infections during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.