A massive new Amazon fulfillment center planned for San Jose promises hundreds of jobs but it could lead to some losses as well. Len Ramirez reports. (10-18-20)

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San Jose Amazon Distribution Center Worries Neighborhood Business OwnersA massive new Amazon fulfillment center planned for San Jose promises hundreds of jobs but it could lead to some losses as well. Len Ramirez reports. (10-18-20)
Napa Valley Sees Slow Reopening of Wineries That Survived Glass FireHighway 29 in Napa County has reopened and so have a number of wineries that have suffered from road closures, smoky air and a general lack of customers. John Ramos reports. (10-10-20)
Sunset District Marijuana Shop Sees Business Boost From Pandemic AngstBarbary Sunset, a marijuana shop on Irving Street in San Francisco's Outer Sunset neighborhood, is celebrating its one-year anniversary and has seen a significant uptick in sales to customers trying to control stress and anxiety from the coronavirus pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (10-9-20)
SF Company Offers ‘Screaming Telegrams’ From Terrifying ClownsA San Francisco production company that can’t open its annual Halloween attraction due to the COVID-19 pandemic has come up with a creative seasonal service to offer instead: “screaming” telegrams delivered by terrifying costumed clowns. (10-8-20)
Comedians Rally to Help Struggling East Bay Bowling AlleyFor Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord the coronavirus has certainly been no laughing matter. Don Ford tells how a group of comedians is trying to revive revenue at a venue they've relied on. (10-8-20)
Minority-Owned SF Gas Station Wants New Lease; Housing Advocates Want It GoneThe Twin Peaks gas station is located on San Francisco land. The business and many neighborhood residents want it to stay but affordable-housing advocates say the location can be put to better use. Da Lin reports. (10-3-20)
Pandemic Sends Bay Area Rent Prices PlummetingIt took a deadly, once-in-a-century pandemic but it finally has happened: rent prices are falling all around the Bay Area. Devin Fehely reports. (10-2-20)
Bay Area Counties Get New Blueprint for ReopeningThe state is about to launch a new blueprint for reopening more tiers of the economy. It's designed to lift up disadvantaged communities but some business wonder if they can survive. Len Ramirez reports. (10-2-20)
Tourist-Dependent Businesses in Napa Valley Fear Fire FalloutEventually the raging wildfires will be put out but small business owners wonder when the economic life of Wine Country can recover. Andria Borba reports from Yountville. (10-2-20)
Bay Area Movie Theaters Reopen but Will Audiences Show Up?One of the Bay Area's largest movie theater chains reopened its doors Friday but no one expects anything like a "boffo" box office. Andria Borba reports. (9-25-20)
South Bay Business Owners Beset by Bogus Coronavirus Violation ComplaintsKPIX heard from several Santa Clara County business owners who say they have been pestered by bogus complaints of coronavirus violations. Maria Medina reports. (9-24-20)
San Francisco Company Offers Rent Guarantee to Small LandlordsSay you're a landlord and you could guarantee that, if your tenant doesn’t pay rent, you don’t lose money? Zumper, an online rental platform, is launching a first-of-its-kind rent guarantee program aimed at doing just that.Susie Steimle reports. (9-24-20)
San Francisco Sets Aside Millions to Mitigate Virus Impact on Latino CommunitySan Francisco mayor London Breed's office announced $28.5 million will be allocated to the city's Latino community to combat the coronavirus. Joe Vazquez reports. (9-24-20)
SF Tenderloin Street Closes for Outdoor DiningOutdoor dining has begun in San Francisco's tough Tenderloin neighborhood along the "Gourmet Corridor" on Larkin Street between O'Farrell and Eddy streets. Don Ford reports. (9-24-20)
Bay Area Restaurants Celebrate Rosh Hashana With Special Meal KitsThe Jewish new year may look different in the age of COVID-19 but restaurants across the Bay Area are trying to preserve tradition with special meal kits. Betty Yu reports. (9-18-20)
San Francisco Opens Popup Movie Drive-in at Fort MasonSan Francisco's first drive-in theater welcomed movie goers at Fort Mason on Friday evening. Don Ford reports. (9-1-20)
Jewish Restaurant in San Francisco Prepares Pickup Meals for Rosh HashanahIn what may be a trial run for the coming holiday season, restaurants in the Bay Area are pivoting to a pickup/delivery approach as the Jewish new year arrives. Betty Yu reports. (9-18-20)
Street Closure for SF Muni Riders Wallops Neighborhood BusinessesNeighborhood merchants say a plan to create more space for Muni riders at Market and Church streets is hurting businesses. Don Ford reports. (9-17-20)
Wine Country Grape Growers Fear Significant Damage From Wildfire SmokeSmoke and ash from the wildfires permeate every corner of the Bay Area. This is also home to one of the most renowned wine regions in the world and that’s presenting a tough choice for grape growers. John Ramos reports. (9-12-20)
Cabin Fever Overcomes Smoky Air, Virus Fears for Intrepid East Bay DinersSome of the people braving outdoor dining Saturday in the East Bay said they thought conditions had improved a little. Wilson Walker reports. (9-12-20)
Series of Unfortunate Events Bedevil 'City That Knows How' If Not 'How Long'From the pandemic to the fires and the smoke -- these trying times are certainly taking a toll on our mental and physical health. Wilson Walker reports. (9-11-20)
South Bay Restaurateur's Generosity Facing Financial Ruin Matched by Community SupportA Los Gatos restaurateur facing pandemic-induced insolvency decided to spend his final days in business making free meals for wildfire victims and firefighters. He didn't expect the response he got from his community. Maria Medina reports. (9-10-20)
As South Bay Gyms Reopen, Owners Hope to Recover From Pandemic's PunchesThe indoor reopening of gyms in Santa Clara County is good news for owners and fitness buffs and it could also be a sign of better times ahead for workers. Len Ramirez reports. (9-10-20)
More South Bay Business Expected to Return to Indoor Operation This WeekNew health orders are expected to take effect Tuesday in Santa Clara County and, as Len Ramirez reports, nail salon operators are hoping that means they'll be allowed to come in from the heat and smoke. (9-7-20)

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