// Associated Press, Grab and run theft at Kohls store leads to Sacramento County chase, 4 arrests. What will it take to get a COVID-19 vaccine and how will it be made? Still, restaurant owners reacted with alarm to the quicker timeline for closing on-site dining. Newsom says he shouldn't have attended birthday party at French Laundry amid COVID-19 surge, "People still want normalcy in their lives," said Serena Harkey, wine director for Vine Hospitality, which owns and operates the Left Bank restaurants in three Bay Area counties. There's bad news on the #coronavirus front for #Santa Clara County, but it's also a "call to action," according to one county leader. Will state resurrect COVID sick leave? In Alameda County and Berkeley, it is scheduled to take effect just past midnight Monday morning and in Marin County at noon Tuesday. She's a Bay Area native and a San Jose State University journalism graduate. Health | Almost all non-essential businesses are forced to shut down, with an exception for retail stores. To adapt, they're created virtual-only brands with special menus to attract customers for takeout. Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco and Santa Clara counties, for example, are enforcing stay-at-home orders through Jan. 4, 2021. This is your newsroom. They now face a Jan. 31 deadline to pass the Assembly at which point the state Senate would take them up for consideration. In total, there are 32 counties on the state watch list. This time, at. "I was going to open up next week. Elia Torres, on the other hand, said when she closes her downtown Menlo Park hair salon again, it likely will be for the last time. 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How safe is your neighborhood? As of 01/04/2022 there was 13,328 cases total NEW CASES for the week starting 12/27/2021 all variants in Santa Clara County AND there are only 64 ICU beds out of 3800. In Mountain View, Yen Zo of Noble Nails already is struggling. "I have always suspected that infections were possible among the vaccinated people," Gerstman said. There appears to be a lag regarding deaths, because they need to do an autopsy to prove the death, the latest records show 6 deaths in the week of Dec 11 to 16 in Santa Clara County, before the current surge. Published November 28, 2020. . Tuesday was a big day for the Assembly Health Committee, which pushed forward three controversial bills that failed to advance last year. 12/14/2022. As a result, indoor dining will be suspended on the same day. By. This time, at. WATCH: 'Your Mental Health: A Bay AreaConversation' virtual town hall addressing COVID-19 impact on mental health, Symptoms, prevention, and how to prepare for a COVID-19 outbreak in the US, Here's a look at some of history's worst pandemics that have killed millions, - and shopping malls are being ordered to close. "I mean, before you know it's going be a year. AND MOST HERE JUST SAY TO LET THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA JUMP INTO THE COVID SHARK TANK AND HOPE THE SHARKS DO NOT KILL OR MAME YOU? A full list of essential work can be found here. The new exhibit features hundreds of larger than life animal lanterns and interactive attractions, and a ride in the gondolas take visitors to the Land of the Lost section where the dinosaurs world and view of the bay awaits atop the Oakland hills. As of 01/09/2022 there was 27,309 cases total NEW CASES for the week starting 01/02/2022. // California Healthline, UCSF COVID doctor: Hospital surge isnt what you may think. Helen Nguyen only recently received approval from the city of Cupertino after a month of bureaucratic tussles to put up a tent to seat 12 diners outside her Pho Ha Noi restaurant. I have bills. (Doug Duran/Bay Area News Group), PLEASANTON, CA - Dec. 3: Isabella Montufar and Alex Azila, both of Fremont, have a meal at Oyo restaurant's newly built outdoor dining area in Pleasanton, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: How close was CA to becoming a NY-level crisis? Dont blame Covid for our vacant downtown. But if these people can be PREVENTED from being infected, WHY NOT? Every county in blue is under a stay-at-home order. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group), OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 2: Jessica, no last names provided, and her kids Cruz P. Left, and Elliott P. 3, of Oakland, walk down the stairs after their visit to the Land of the Lost section which is part of the new exhibit Glowfari at Oakland Zoo in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2020. The property owner is now claiming county officials are . Comments are moderated and approved by administrators. Emily was a USC Center for Health Journalism fellow in 2021 and a Renaissance Journalism Equity Reporting Project fellow in 2014. "Is this happening again? Clinics say Californias new Medicaid drug program will force them to cut services. Santa Clara County has opted for stricter rules, resulting in the 49ers temporarily moving to Arizona to play their games. San Mateo County said in a statement Friday that it appreciates the measures taken by the other Bay Area counties but will not at this time be issuing a new local stay-at-home order and remains focused on following the states existing metrics and process. Santa Cruz County said it is considering its options. Gain of function and the weaponization of the flu.. what cracks me up is all the ppl who thought man if I just take the jab, the tyrants will leave me alone haha think again. I the last 3 months we lost nearly 200 people. Were partnering with you the readers to make it happen. As of 01/07/2022 there was 15,909 cases total NEW CASES for the week starting 12/31/2021 (2,000 more cases than yesterday) all variants in Santa Clara County AND there are only 30 ICU beds out of 3800 (4 beds less than yesterday) . The joint action by health officers in Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco and Marin counties and the city of Berkeley comes a day after Gov. If say only 5% of these cases end up needing ICU beds, that would come to a new need of 661 ICU beds, but since there are only 64 available you would have 597 people die due to no place to go. And were here to provide it. Zoom chops nearly 200 jobs in Bay Area as tech layoffs mount More than 800 of 12,200 Los Angeles Police Department employees are out sick this week, and COVID-positive officers tend to be gone for an average of 24 days, Chief Michel Moore said. Tips, insight or feedback? Follow CalMatters onFacebookandTwitter. Tax (or dont) Californians as you like, and pour money into whatever pot you want just remember that the state cant run a deficit! Her previous roles at the Mercury News include Lowell Thomas award-winning editor of the Travel section, Alameda County bureau chief and Getting Ahead editor. "We're not heading toward a lockdown," Jean-Pierre said. I believe it is crucial to invest in a free, just and unbiased press, especially in California when all three aspects are in peril. // Alta Online, Endangered salmon are appearing in Marin where they havent been in years. Yes, retail stores can stay open at a reduced 20% capacity. All Rights Reserved. See the map below for details on your county. And nearly 4,000 prison workers were COVID-positive on Tuesday, a more than 212% increase from the beginning of the month. On Friday, the state listed the intensive-care availability in the Bay Area region at 25.3%. But while Santa Clara County is keeping the rules that sent the 49ers, Stanford and San Jose State football teams packing to play in other parts of the country, Hernandez said Berkeley will follow the states latest rules and wont stop the University of California from playing football. all have to shut down. On the day that gyms, hair-and-nail salons and churches were allowed to reopen, Santa Clara county officials said Monday that they will likely be ordered to shut down again in two days. Updated November 28, 2020 3:10 PM. Non-urgent medical offices, like dentists, optometrists, etc., can stay open. COVID-19 has put many on an emotional and financial roller coaster that no one was prepared for. If you have a social bubble, it is now popped.. 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If you have a question or comment about the coronavirus pandemic, submit yours via the form below or here. Business is slow. "Because we have the resources to make sure that doesn't happen.". In the Bay Area, the 2,581 new cases Thursday were the regions second-highest single-day total. STOP TRYING TO CALL ME A LIAR, YOU WILL NOT LIKE IT WHEN I PROVE YOU WRONG. See the full guidelines here. I have no words, really.". End of an era: San Jose antique shops could disappear, Robes, candles and chants: South Bay official in hot water over religious ceremony, Proposed tax law threatens billions in San Jose funding. News Releases . San Mateo County is not locking down now with the rest of the Bay Area but likely will be forced to later this month under Newsoms statewide order. I recommend a peaceful protest for those who believe Faucis statement from Feb. 2020that masks dont work. July 16, 2021 Under the county's order, effective 11:59 p.m. Saturday, masks will be required to be worn in all indoor public settings, such as theaters, stores, gyms, offices and workplaces, and. Now, Nguyen's bracing as Santa Clara County shuts down outdoor dining Sunday night. But if these people can be PREVENTED from being infected, WHY NOT? January 12, 2023. Subscribe to CalMatters free daily newsletter to get news and commentary that holds your elected leaders accountable. Were changing the face of journalism by providing an innovative model for delivering reliable, truthful news to the nations 10th largest city. Emily Hoeven wrote the daily WhatMatters newsletter for three years at CalMatters . Rain breaks records, more expected. its poison media lies glad people waking up by the posts living life .thats awsome people who continue their know it all I got a degree post continue fear doom and gloom had enough the last year !! 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