Santa Clara County health officials are encouraging residents to get tested for the coronavirus as testing rates have drooped by 34 percent in the last 2 months.
San Francisco's Board of Supervisors is set to vote on an emergency ordinance on Tuesday that would require owners of high-rise buildings with large office spaces to comply with local ventilation regulations.
As pandemic restrictions begin easing up, more people are stepping on the gas and hitting the roads.
San Francisco on Friday expanded COVID vaccine eligibility to residents ages 16 and older as long as they live in one of eight priority ZIP codes.
As vaccine eligibility expands to Californians 16 years and older by April 15, on Friday Pfizer jumpstarted the process for even younger teens to soon be eligible too, requesting emergency use authorization by the United States Food and Drug Administration to vaccinate this age group.
After more than a year of being nearly shut in because of coronavirus, parks, museums and attractions are slowly beginning to reopen around the Bay Area. For now, masks and social distancing are still required.
Starting April 23, fans will be allowed to attend in-person games at the arena, but state regulations only allow up to 35% capacity.
California will likely run into major vaccination problems next week after a large batch of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine failed quality standards.
Alameda County on Wednesday expanded eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to the 16 and older age group in some of its hardest hit, high need ZIP codes.
Health leaders say a steady vaccine supply will help enable 80% of San Franciscans to be vaccinated by mid-May, but the rescue plan's funding goes beyond COVID.
Solano County health officials say they are no longer concerned about moving down into the most restrictive purple tier. But they say their COVID metrics just aren't good enough to move out of red yet.
The San Francisco school board has reversed a much-criticized decision to rename 44 schools it said were linked to racism, sexism, slavery or other injustices.
Governor Gavin Newsom's office on Tuesday announced an agreement with Alameda and Contra Costa counties to continue operations at the Oakland Coliseum mass vaccination site.
As San Francisco locked down in 2020, it opened up Slow Streets throughout the city. More than two dozen streets closed down to through traffic to help create areas where neighbors could walk, bike and exercise.
Gov. Newsom's reopening goal of June 15 is welcome news to the millions of California business owners who have struggled to stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic inspired restrictions.
Contra Costa, Napa and Sonoma counties have held COVID positivity rates at or below 2 percent for the past two weeks and have had fewer daily new cases, which meet requirements for them to transition out of the red tier.
As much of the Bay Area moves into the more permissive orange tier, Solano County says it will remain in the red for now. And that's more of a relief than disappointment. It's better than being in purple.
Sunday Streets returns to San Francisco in October, city officials announced on Monday. But there’s plenty of city sanctioned opportunity to safely enjoy the outdoors in the meantime.
The "starving musicians" category swelled exponentially, for example, because many lacked digital skills needed to overcome gig loss triggered by in-person venues closing.
At the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek Sunday, the bunnies, the babies, and family outings were back for an Easter bunny hunt. For many, it was a joy feeling the pandemic restrictions slowly easing.