With rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago. Andria Borba reports. (4-9-21)

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San Francisco Nightlife Rebounds as Pandemic Restrictions EaseWith rebounding traffic, diners eating indoors and movies projected on the silver screen at Fort Mason, Friday nights in the city feel a lot different from what they were a year ago. Andria Borba reports. (4-9-21)
San Jose Leaders Mull Making Pandemic Street Closure PermanentThe San Jose city council is studying an idea to create a new pedestrian mall on San Pedro Street between Santa Clara Street and W St. John Street. Len Ramirez reports. (4-9-21)
Sonoma Seniors Celebrate Full Vaccination With a Day on the PlazaOn this Friday business was picking up in Sonoma but it wasn't the usual crowd sipping wines and dining out. Seniors are living it up after many have spent the past year cooped up in their homes. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-26-21)
Napa Wine Country Set to Reopen for Indoor DiningNapa is on track to move into the orange tier next week and that means wineries can reopen indoors. Wilson Walker reports. (3-26-21)
COVID: Bay Area Restaurants, Hotels Facing Labor Shortages As Businesses ReopenReopening Bay Area business owners in the tourism and hospitality sectors are facing labor shortages. Devin Fehely tells many laid off employees found new jobs or have left the area..
Restaurant Regulars Welcome Return of Indoor Dining in ConcordContra Costa and Sonoma counties moved into the red tier on Sunday, permitting restaurants to reopen for limited indoor dining. Just because businesses could open their doors doesn’t mean they did. John Ramos reports. (3-14-21)
Return of Indoor Dining Draws Crowds to Pleasanton RestaurantsAlameda County eased restrictions and, on Friday night, diners got to eat inside restaurants in Pleasanton for the first time in months. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-12-21)
Indoor Restaurant Dining Resumes, Movie Theaters Reopen in SF and Santa Clara CountiesFriday marked the restart of limited indoor dining and reopening of movie theaters in Santa Clara and San Francisco counties. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-5-21)
COVID Reopening: New Technology SF Restaurants Using To Keep Diners SafeWith the imminent return of indoor dining in San Francisco, a lot of people are wondering if it is safe. Betty Yu reports on the new technology restaurants are using to ensure the safety of their customers.
Movie Theaters Reopen in Red-Tier Bay Area CountiesAs San Mateo and Marin counties re-enter the state's red tier, indoor dining and movie night have made a comeback. Devin Fehely reports. (2-26-21)
Santa Clara County Relaxes Outdoor Gathering RulesSanta Clara County announced some major changes to COVID restrictions on Thursday night and said the county could be back in the Red Tier by the middle of next week. Katie Nielsen reports. (2-25-21)
South Bay Restaurants Donate Portion of Purchases Toward Texas Disaster ReliefA South Bay restaurateur is donating $1 for every entree sold at her Los Gatos and San Jose restaurants on Friday and Saturday this and next weekend to help storm-stricken Texans. Maria Medina reports. (2-19-21)
East Bay Restaurants Band Together to Boost Business Amid PandemicIn the Tri Valley, the coronavirus pandemic is forcing the restaurant industry to come up with new ways to drum up business. The result: Taste Tri-Valley Restaurant Week, an effort to help businesses survive. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-19-21)
San Leandro Used-Equipment Warehouse Shows Pandemic's Toll on RestaurantsThe pandemic’s heavy toll on the restaurant industry can be seen in Jose Bonilla Jr.’s cavernous San Leandro warehouse, which is packed with industrial ovens, grills, mixers, refrigerators, dining tables and chairs. Don Ford reports. (2-19-21)
Kiss and Test? Expert Advice on Valentine Couples' COVID CanoodlingIn the middle of the pandemic, are traditional trappings of a day dedicated to love safe if you're not shacked up? Andria Borba reports. (2-12-21)
Sonoma Restaurant Closes Amid Controversy Over Former Staffer's BLM MaskA week after reopening, a popular Sonoma restaurant closed abruptly this week after receiving death threats. Don Ford reports (2-11-21)
Diehard Fans Head to Muted Bay Area Super Bowl Restaurant Watch PartiesJuliette Goodrich reports from downtown Pleasanton where fans watched the Buccaneers defeat the Chiefs Sunday evening. (2-7-21)
South Bay Chefs Feed Furloughed WorkersThese have been tough days for the food service business but one chef in San Jose has been operating a unique kitchen to help struggling restaurants and their laid-off workers. John Ramos reports. (1-30-21)
San Mateo City Leaders Mull Making Outdoor Downtown Dining Spaces PermanentDuring the pandemic, restaurants in San Mateo have added thousands of square feet of outdoor dining space. Now city leaders are wondering: should this be made permanent? Andria Borba reports (1-29-21)
San Francisco Reopens Outdoor DiningThursday in San Francisco was the first time outdoor dining was allowed in the city in a very long time. It was cold and wet still plenty of people roused themselves to hit the street for some hot meals. Andria Borba reports. (1-28-21)
North Bay Restaurants Challenge State to Show Data Supporting COVID ClosureAs California’s stay-at-home order continues, businesses and health experts alike are demanding to see the data that justifies it. So far, state officials are keeping most of it to themselves. John Ramos reports. (1-24-21)
Vice President-Elect Harris Invites Oakland Restaurateur to InaugurationDerreck Johnson, founder of the Home of Chicken & Waffles restaurant in Oakland, is packing his bags for a trip to Washington D.C. He grew up with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Juliette Goodrich reports. (1-15-21)
Oakland Restaurant Week Expands to Include Local Businesses Struggling Amid PandemicIt’s Restaurant Week in Oakland but this year it’s unlike any other. For businesses that are struggling to survive, the event is more like a lifeline to keep their doors open. Andrea Nakano reports. (1-8-21)
SF's Historic Cliff House Sign Removed as Locals Mourn Restaurant's DemisePeople gathered Thursday afternoon to pay their respects to another 2020 casualty as the iconic sign of San Francisco’s beloved Cliff House restaurant was taken down. Don Ford reports. (12-31-20)

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