COVID: San Mateo Co. Stays Open But Local Officials Urge Non-Residents To 'Stay Out'Local officials were trying to discourage people from other parts of the Bay Area from leaving their COVID restricted counties to take advantage of the fact that San Mateo County is still open for business.
COVID: Santa Clara County Facing Steepest Surge With Only 50 ICU Beds LeftHealth officials in Santa Clara County says it is facing the steepest, greatest surge yet. They are urging residents to stay at home and avoid anything that is not essential.
COVID Backlash: Critics Don't Believe Science Supports Bay Area's Latest Stay Home OrderThe latest pandemic restrictions in the Bay Area are under heavy criticism from some who don't believe health officials are adequately following the science.
COVID Shutdown: 'Disappointed' Marin Parents Take Kids On Last Trip To A Playground For 2020With less than 24 hours before Marin County joins the Bay Area shut down, many parents made their last trip of 2020 to the playground with their children on Monday. Some worry this latest lockdown is going too far.
COVID Crisis: Hospital ICU Capacity Likely to Drop as Holiday Infection Rate ClimbsAny number of things can drive the ebb and flow of ICU numbers on any given day. Coronavirus is just part of the demand on a system that has limits but that demand is now threatening to shut down California's economy.
COVID Shutdown: San Joaquin Valley, SoCal Enact Stay-Home Order Beginning SundayFaced with a dire shortage of hospital beds, health officials announced Saturday the vast region of Southern California and a large swath of the Central Valley will be placed under a sweeping new lockdown in an urgent attempt to slow the rapid rise of coronavirus cases.
Muni Restores Some Routes Cancelled Due To Pandemic To Support Essential TripsStarting Saturday, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make changes to its transit service, including bringing back some routes that had previously been discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Crowds Come Out To SF Parks, Beaches On Memorial Day After Weeks Of Sheltering In PlaceAt Ocean Beach, the Memorial Day crowds were as thick as the ones in Orange County that earned a tongue-lashing and shutdown from Governor Gavin Newsom.
Coronavirus Update: SF Eases Rules On Outdoor Businesses, Activities As City Extends Shelter Order Through MaySome restrictions on outdoor business and activities will be eased next week under the extended shelter order to stop the spread of COVID-19 announced by San Francisco Mayor London Breed, on Wednesday.
Stay Home Order Inspires Nutty New Hobby For NorCal Man-Squirrel Picnic Tables!The stay-at-home order has inspired a nutty new hobby for Juan Najera. Using scrap wood from home projects, he's making picnic tables for squirrels.