Additional $600 a week in jobless benefits about to expire

The Trump administration is currently in the midst of negotiations with congressional leadership on a “Phase 4” coronavirus stimulus economic relief package, but at this point, it is unclear whether that $600-a-week enhanced unemployment benefit would be extended past the July 31 expiration date.

Schools struggle over distance learning decisions for the fall

Among the Bay Area’s largest school districts, Oakland and Fremont Unified have decided only distance learning will resume in the fall. San Francisco and San Jose Unified are considering the same. Many parents are frustrated trying to figure out how to make it work.

Air district asks employers to expand remote working options

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District along with Santa Clara County asked Bay Area employers to sign the "Cut the Commute Pledge" that extends teleworking for employees and maintains air quality progress after shelter-in-place orders are eased.