UPDATE San Francisco Remains On State's COVID-19 Monitoring ListHealth officials in San Francisco on Thursday confirmed that the city and county remain on the California Department of Public Health COVID-19 watch list.
Santa Cruz County Off State COVID-19 Watch List; 42 Counties Still Being MonitoredSanta Cruz County was removed from the state's COVID-19 watchlist after the list was unfrozen for the first time in several weeks.
Fresno-Area Private School Holds In-Person Classes For 2nd Day, Defying OrdersStudents at a private school in Central California attended their second day of in-person classes Friday despite state and county orders to close.
San Mateo County Health Officer Calls State COVID-19 Watch List 'Fundamentally Flawed'The Health Officer for San Mateo County on Thursday issued a scathing criticism of California's current COVID-19 watch list and policy for closing businesses, calling the state's system "fundamentally flawed."
Despite High Infection Count, San Mateo County Stays Off State COVID-19 Watch ListBy state guidelines, San Mateo County might have been forced onto the COVID-19 watch list last Monday but that didn't happen -- great news for gym and salon owners on the Peninsula but cause for frustration in the South Bay.
Peninsula Supe Warns San Mateo Co. Could Be On COVID-19 Watch List 'Forever'A Bay Area lawmaker warns San Mateo County will make the state monitoring list by Tuesday or Wednesday, and could remain on the list for "forever" if people don't change their behavior.
SF Business Owners Awaiting Clarification On What Is 'Non-Essential' In Latest COVID-19 ShutdownMost Bay Area counties have landed on California’s COVID-19 watch list because of a spike in infections and hospitalizations. The only exceptions, so far, are Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties. Friday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed became the latest Bay Area mayor to announce a slowdown in reopening but some business owners are unsure if they should open Monday, or close.