Childcare advocates say there can be no economic recovery without adequate child care, because parents won't be able to enter the workforce without a place for their children.
Alameda County health officials announced Friday that indoor nail salons that follow state guidelines for COVID-19 are now allowed to open.
San Mateo County leaders are pushing to increase COVID-19 testing on the Peninsula. The goal is to help lower the county's case rate so more businesses can reopen. The county manager said many establishments are hanging by a thread.
Oakland's Fairyland was in danger of closing due to the coronavirus pandemic but donations from the community have helped keep the amusement park open a while longer. Two East Bay filmmakers are hosting an online fundraiser in hopes of saving the park for future generations.
House Democrats say they are paring back their proposal in an attempt to jump-start negotiations with the Trump administration.
San Francisco's popular de Young Museum is open after being shut down since March when the shelter-in-place order went into effect.
Three more Bay Area counties move from the purple tier to the red tier on the state’s color coded chart. The move allows many more business to reopen with limited capacity.
Santa Clara County board of supervisors approved an additional $5 million in financial assistance Tuesday night, aimed at preventing evictions during the pandemic.
Frustrated claimants are finding and sharing other agency phone numbers not meant for the public, including the phone line for the hearing or speech-impaired.
If you just found out you need to file for unemployment payments, you will have a two-week wait that the state says should actually speed up your payments.
As of August 31, 163,735 businesses on Yelp have closed since March 1, about a 23% increase from July.
Nearly 600,000 Californians are part of a backlog where their unemployment claims have not been processed by the state's Employment Development Department for more than 21 days.
Tasked by Gov. Gavin Newsom in July to find ways to improve the EDD's efficiency, the strike team outlined new methods on how the department's technology systems can be more customer-focused.
The biggest movies continue to limp along.
The Employment Development Department says the state added 101,900 jobs during the month. Most were government jobs, including temporary positions for the U.S. Census.
Officers were dispatched at 9:07 p.m. to the 1800 block of Solano Way in East Oakland after someone reported a shooting.
Weekly claims data shows that Californians filed 29% of the nation's unemployment claims, while only making up 11% of the nation's workforce.
President Donald Trump says Republicans should increase their offer for a coronavirus relief bill. But his allies in Congress aren't so sure.
Just as the White House and Congress seem too polarized to get a coronavirus relief bill done for the American people, there was a ray of bipartisan light Tuesday.
Several San Francisco businesses reopened their doors Monday after months of closure, including hotels, gyms and hair salons -- all facing new restrictions meant to ensure that the city's businesses can reopen while keeping the spread of COVID-19 to a minimum.