The curfew will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., and requires people to stay at home during those hours except for essential activities, including permitted jobs, grocery shopping, doctor visits and walking the dog or exercising. Most other Bay Area counties are already subject to the curfew. … [Read more...] about San Francisco and San Mateo land in purple tier, curfew to start Monday night
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Under the State’s Purple Tier, activities such as most non-essential indoor activities including indoor fitness, indoor theaters, indoor worship, and indoor museums as well as some outdoor family entertainment must either suspend operations or reduce their capacity. https://t.co/Rbn0byOIZk pic.twitter.com/vJ2VQ3bCui … [Read more...] about COVID Surge: San Francisco Edging Closer To Restrictive COVID Purple Tier
The Arts Commission had originally proposed removing the sculpture last year after a demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., at the site of a Confederate statue. That rally, which resulted in the death of a counterprotester, started a national reckoning around removing historical monuments that, to many, glorify racial or cultural oppression. … [Read more...] about San Francisco board votes to remove ‘Early Days’ statue showing fallen American Indian
Bourgeois was born, raised, and educated in Lafayette, Louisiana, a place where wetlands define daily life, even as they disintegrate. “I used to have to drive two hours to get to the boat launch, then motor the boat an hour and a half just to arrive at my old project site,” he says. “When I came to San Francisco Bay, I was like, ‘Where are all the wetlands?’ I couldn’t believe I was looking at the biggest estuary on the West Coast.” … [Read more...] about Can the San Francisco Bay Be Saved From the Sea?
Santa Clara County Increasing Testing Sites as Cases Surge416 new COVID cases and six deaths. The county’s death toll since the pandemic’s outbreak began in February now stands at 476. The county’s COVID-19 testing officer, Dr. Marty Fenstersheib, said that testing is essential to slowing the spread of the virus as it identifies infected persons who don’t show any symptoms. “New studies have shown that a majority of transmissions are caused by people who are asymptomatic and likely don’t know that they are potentially spreading the disease to family, coworkers, and anyone they come in contact with,” Fenstersheib said. “They need to know they have the virus so they can isolate and break the transmission chain, even if they don’t feel sick.” Read More … [Read more...] about San Francisco Bay Area COVID Roundup: Fans Sneak A Peek At Big Game; Pandemic Black Friday; Capitola Nursing Facility Outbreak