About 41 million people have now applied for aid since the virus outbreak intensified in March, though not all of them are still unemployed.
The sudden loss in income is causing a growing number of Americans to tap their retirement savings accounts.
Some have reportedly mistaken their Economic Impact Payment debit cards as junk mail after being confused by the envelope.
San Mateo's Hillsdale Shopping Center reopened Tuesday with a fraction of its stores offering limited retail opportunities.
With infections mounting rapidly in places like Brazil and India, a top global health official warned that the crisis is far from over.
Rental car companies are struggling with losses from coronavirus restrictions and will begin to sell off a significant portion of vehicles.
Businesses in Santa Clara County hope customers are willing to adapt to a new way of shopping.
Just two months ago, California was boasting an unprecedented economic expansion as it added more than 3.4 million jobs over 10 years, accounting for 15% of the nation's job growth. More than two-thirds of those gains were wiped out last month as the state lost 2.3 million jobs.
Merchants in Santa Clara County have the green light to reopen on Friday with curbside sales at non-essential stores. All the other Bay Area counties have already started Phase Two, but the South Bay was hit hard by the coronavirus and is just beginning to relent from the strictest stay-at-home rules.
With 36.8 million Americans out of work due to the nine-week coronavirus shutdown, at 17.2%, the national unemployment rate is now almost three times greater than in the deepest depth of the Great Recession.
Roughly 38.6 million people have now filed for jobless aid since the coronavirus forced millions of businesses to close their doors and shrink their workforces, the Labor Department said Thursday.
San Francisco's oldest gay bar, The Stud, announced Wednesday it will permanently close its current location due to the coronavirus pandemic.
We're hearing from unemployment applicants that the process to apply can be slow, confusing and difficult to navigate.
Shopping malls, swap meets, other retail stores, dine-in restaurants and schools can open or will be opening in Napa County amid the coronavirus crisis.
The Federal Trade Commission learned some nursing homes have been trying to take stimulus checks from residents who use Medicaid.
The IRS and the U.S. Treasury Department will begin sending economic stimulus payments on preloaded debit cards this week, the Trump administration said on Monday.
Uber has cut 3,000 jobs from its workforce, its second major wave of layoffs in two weeks as the coronavirus slashed demand for rides.
Small business owners in San Francisco are happy to welcome back some customers even if it is only curb side service.
The current economic crisis has many Americans already planning to dip into their 401(k)s, but there are better options.
Bipartisan Policy Institute estimated that the depletion date would jump from 2035 to 2029.