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.
Reopening: Concerned Half Moon Bay Officials Reopen Coastal Beach Parking LotsHalf Moon Bay officials announced they were reopening beach parking lot along the San Mateo County coastline, but also raised concerns late Thursday about the impact a weekend surge on out-of-town visitors could have on their community.
Proper Social Distancing Of Memorial Day Crowds At SF Beaches, Parks A Matter Of PerspectiveThe view of Ocean Beach from the Cliff House provided an example of social distancing, as large swaths of sand were evident between groups of people sitting on the beach. Still, the view was alarming for some.
Memorial Day Heat Wave Sends Crowds Flocking To Parks Triggering Social Distancing ConcernsBay Area parks and beaches saw a surge of visitors enjoying warm sunshine and trying to maintain social distancing Sunday, but not always succeeding.
Guerneville Residents Wary as Tourist Influx Tests Social-Distancing DemandsFor business owners in downtown Guerneville, this weekend should be the kickoff to the summer tourist season. This year, that's something a lot of locals are not interested in.
Focus On Crowd Control At Lake Merritt Memorial Day Weekend To Prevent Spike In COVID-19Oakland is a hot spot for the coronavirus so crowd control at Lake Merritt, the heart and crown jewel of Oakland, is especially important this Memorial Day weekend.
Reopenings: San Francisco Opens Unique Civic Center COVID-19 Pandemic 'Safe Sleeping Village'Pandemic Circles -- outlined areas for social distancing -- have cropped up in at least two popular gathering spots in San Francisco -- Mission Dolores Park and the Civic Center.