San Jose To Close Downtown Street For Outdoor DiningA section of San Pedro Street in Downtown San Jose will be closed to vehicle traffic starting Wednesday to facilitate outdoor dining. Meanwhile, the state continues to see a rise in cases, now topping 400,000. Kiet Do reports. (7/22/20)
Danville Salon Heading Outside To Comply With Latest COVID-19 RestrictionsSalons across the Bay Area are scrambling to move their services outdoors, after the state eased coronavirus restrictions. Juliette Goodrich went to Blackhawk where one salon owner was getting ready to get back to work..
CoCo County Teen Pushes Trader Joe's to Ditch Comic Ethnic BrandingIs the packaging on Trader Joe’s ethnic foods racist? A teenager in Contra Costa County thinks so and has started a petition to have it removed. John Ramos reports. (7-20-20)
Reopening Rollback: San Francisco Closing Indoor Malls, Non-Essential Offices Over Rising COVID-19 CasesWith cases of COVID-19 on the rise, San Francisco has rolled back its reopening by ordering the closure of indoor malls and non-essential offices. Katie Nielsen reports. (7/20/20)
San Francisco Mayor Rolls Back Reopening as Coronavirus Cases SpikeSan Francisco mayor London Breed told residents there is little time left to get COVID-19 cases under control before we could see another large outbreak. Betty Yu reports. (7-17-20)
Improving California Jobs Picture Clouded by COVID-19 UptickCalifornia's economy had begun to bounce back in June but, as Devin Fehely reports, unemployment may be inching back up as cases of the virus spike. (7-17-20)
Residents, Developers Spar Over West Side San Francisco Housing ProjectsThe Sunset and Richmond districts on the west side of San Francisco have become the new frontier for housing developers. Susie Steimle reports. (7-16-20)
Santa Clara Valley Water District Elects Rick Callender As CEOSanta Clara Valley Water District has a new CEO. Len Ramirez reports Rick Callender is the first African American to lead the agency in its 90-year history.
Demand For Robot Cooks From Bay Area Firms Rising As Kitchens Combat COVID-19Robots produced by Bay Area companies that can cook - from flipping burgers to baking bread - are in growing demand as virus-wary kitchens try to put some distance between workers and customers. (7/14/20)
Santa Clara County Salons, Gyms Forced To Close Hours After ReopeningWorkers at some Santa Clara County businesses such as salons and gyms face more uncertainty after the state ordered closures Wednesday due to rising COVID-19 cases. The businesses were just given the green light to open two days earlier. (7/15/20)
Tesla Workers Raise Concerns After At Least 100 Test Positive For COVID-19Tesla workers are speaking out after more than 100 employees tested positive for coronavirus and more than 1000 were exposed. Andrea Nakano reports they feel "ignored" and "abandoned."
SJ Barbers Working Late After Learning Of New COVID-19 Shut Down At MidnightA San Jose barbershop was working late to get as many customers in as possible after learning salons, gyms and other businesses had to close at midnight. Maria Medina reports.
Louis' Restaurant, Beloved San Francisco Sea-View Diner, Closes Because Of PandemicLouis' Restaurant, a beloved San Francisco diner perched above the Sutro Baths at Lands End that has served pretty good food with stunning views of the wide Pacific for more than eight decades, announced it is closing permanently -- another victim of the coronavirus pandemic. (7/14/20)
Off-Again, On-Again Reopening An Emotional Rollercoaster For Santa Clara Co. BusinessesAfter the euphoria of just reopening spas and gyms and other businesses, workers in Santa Clara County are feeling disappointed and confused. After getting news that they have to close again, Len Ramirez says it is a roller coaster of emotions.
Reopening Rollback: Santa Clara Co. Salons, Gyms Forced To Close Hours After OpeningOwners of gyms, salons and other businesses in Santa Clara County have been told to close, just hours after opening, amid concerns from state officials about the rising number of coronavirus cases. Kiet Do reports. (7/14/20)
Children's Fairyland in Oakland Struggles for SurvivalPandemic worries are taking some of the magic out of Oakland landmark Children's Fairyland. Don Ford reports on the park's uncertain future. (7-13-20)
Governor's Coronavirus Update: New Statewide Closures AnnouncedGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced additional restrictions and rollbacks of the state’s reopening plans as the coronavirus outbreak worsens in the state. (7-13-20)
Santa Clara County Gyms To Reopen Under Latest Health OrderFor the first time in nearly four months, gyms in Santa Clara County will open their doors to customers on Monday, under the county's newest coronavirus health order. Kiet Do reports. (7/13/20)
South Bay Health Officer Warns Coronavirus Could Soon Spread Out of ControlOne of Santa Clara county's top health leaders said Friday the state's approach to the pandemic isn't working and the virus is just weeks away from spreading out of control in California. Maria Medina reports. (7-10-20)
Salons, Gyms Among Santa Clara Co. Businesses Getting Green Light To Reopen July 13State officials have given the green light for businesses in several sectors to reopen in Santa Clara County, including nail and hair salons, along with gyms. Kiet Do reports. (7/8/20)
Warriors, Uber Eats 'Golden Giveback' Aims To Help Local Restaurants, Essential WorkersThe Golden State Warriors have partnered with Uber Eats to drive business to local restaurants and feed essential workers in the process. The program is called the Golden Giveback.
'Blackout Day' Brings Boost In Sales To Black Bay Area BusinessesA national call to support black-owned businesses on 'Blackout Day' brought a much-needed boost in sales to some East Bay entrepreneurs. Betty Yu reports.
Santa Clara Co. Restaurants Get Mixed Messages Over COVID-19 Rules For Al Fresco DiningRestaurant owners in Santa Clara County say they are getting mixed messages over the COVID-19 rules for outdoor dining. Maria Medina explains the dilemma.
Giants Begin Training For Coronavirus-Shortened SeasonAfter the start of baseball season was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Giants players on Friday begin training for a shortened season expected to start later this month. Vern Glenn reports from Oracle Park. (7/3/20)