The new city ordinance also applies to senior centers, yoga studios, entertainment venues and large indoor events.
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The mask recommendation applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents in an effort to prevent COVID-19 virus spread among all groups.
It’s the first time since the state began its tier system last summer that Alameda County has entered the least-restrictive, yellow tier.
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Lasagna Love matches volunteer home cooks in Oakland and other cities with anyone struggling during the pandemic who could use a free, hot meal.
The new guidelines prohibit gatherings with people outside of your household through Jan. 4.
After three short weeks, indoor dining is once again closed in Oakland as the state grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases and Alameda County returns to the purple tier.
Businesses that are currently open indoors, like personal care services and restaurants, can continue, but there won’t be further expansions in any sector.
Restaurants can reopen indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Oct. 26 under a new orange tier designation for the county in the state’s COVID-19 reopening guidelines.
Alameda County has not yet given the go-ahead for dine-in service, but with other Bay Area counties already reopened, local restaurant owners are considering what they’ll do.
Coronavirus cases have suddenly exploded in Alameda County’s massive jail, calling into question whether the virus can be stopped.
Good luck scoring Hella Bagels. Only 100 are made a week by chef-owner Blake Hunter out of his Oakland home.
Through creative solutions, EOC has more than doubled the number of meals it was distributing to East Oakland residents, now serving over 1,000 hot meals each week.
In the early days of the pandemic, the pastor and the comedian set up a grassroots supply chain to bring masks and hand sanitizer to communities of color.
A new initiative helps local merchants make connections, get assistance and support other communities in need.