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Business Owners in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley Say Crime Driving Them to Closure

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Business owners in one San Francisco neighborhood say the are being forced to close up shop after repeat break-ins and burglaries. Store owners in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley tell KPIX they are tired of the brazen thieves and complain it’s a problem that is not fading away as the pandemic recedes. UKO, the legendary San Francisco designer clothing boutique, is officially closed. Its owner cited break-ins as part of the reason, posting surveillance video of burglars breaking windows and stealing items earlier this year. “They had enough after all this time,” said Mitche Durkee with J. Dorian Decorative Arts,...
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Condemnation of the Unvaxxed Grows as Bay Area Mask Mandates Reappear

CONCORD (KPIX) — About a month and a half ago things were looking up. The Bay Area was patting itself on its collective back for having reopened with a world-class vaccination rate. Suddenly, it seems as if all of that wasn’t quite enough. Now the region is seeing a return of worry, uncertainty and frustration. “It’s scary thinking about all the people that are going to be affected by this,” said Lia Garcia of Oakland. “I’m not sure about what the economy is going to be. There are a lot of uncertainties in the air.” COVID cases are up. Masks are back. It’s...
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New San Francisco City employees must be vaccinated for COVID before they can start their job

From Wednesday anyone hired by the City and County of San Francisco must be vaccinated for COVID before they can start their new job. There was already a requirement for all existing City employees to be vaccinated to protect the health and safety of themselves and the public, when the City implemented a Vaccination Policy earlier this month, requiring their employees to report their vaccination status and be fully vaccinated.
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Twitter closes SF and NY offices amid rising delta variant cases

(Leon Neal / Getty Images) (SAN FRANCISCO) Twitter has closed its offices in San Francisco and New York, just two week after reopening, amid rising delta variant cases. “After careful consideration of the CDC’s updated guidelines, and in light of current conditions, Twitter has made the decision to close our opened offices in New York and San Francisco as well as pause future office reopenings, effective immediately,” the company said in a statement published by The San Francisco Chronicle.
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Two Temporarily Closed Restaurants to Wait For in San Francisco

The past year was incredibly tough in so many different ways. Many major cities were hit with huge outbreaks during the pandemic which had contributed to the decline of many major metropolitan areas. San Francisco was no different. One industry that was extremely handicapped during the entire pandemic is the restaurant and service industries. Due to many hardships and obvious reasons, many restaurants around San Francisco were forced to close their doors. Now as the city is opening back up again there is hope for many of these well loved restaurants to once again open their doors.