COVID: Masks, Social Distancing Slowed Spread Of Common Childhood IllnessesAll of the social distancing, handwashing and masking not only slowed down the prevalence of COVID-19 in kids, but also slowed down other childhood illnesses.
COVID Reopening: Bay Area Cities, Businesses, Residents Imagine Life After June 15With about a week to go before the state’s grand reopening, residents and businesses across the Bay Area were envisioning life after June 15.
AC Transit Latest To Relax Social Distancing Requirements, Expand Capacity On BusesAC Transit will become the latest Bay Area transit agency to relax social distancing requirements, in the wake of declining COVID-19 cases and high vaccination rates in East Bay counties.
COVID Reopening: VTA To Increase Capacity On Buses, Light Rail; Reduce DistancingStarting Wednesday, the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority will increase passenger capacity on its light-rail vehicles and buses.
COVID Reopening: California To Drop Social Distancing Requirements When State Fully Reopens In JuneCalifornia’s top health official said Friday that the state no longer will require social distancing and will allow full capacity for businesses when the state reopens on June 15.
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.