COVID-19

06 Apr 2021

Newsom Says California Could Fully Reopen by Mid-June

On Monday, Gov. Gavin Newsom said that California now has the lowest COVID-19 test positivity rate in the country. He followed up Tuesday with an announcement that he’s hoping to fully reopen the state by June 15. That target date is scheduled exactly two months after vaccine eligibility is extended

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30 Mar 2021

Contra Costa County Starts Vaccinating All Residents 16 and Older

As of Tuesday, all residents and those who work in Contra Costa County age 16 and older can schedule COVID-19 vaccination appointments. The sudden move comes just seven days after the county dropped eligibility age to 50.  The county credits the expansion to a recent influx of vaccine doses received

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22 Mar 2021

Legendary Artist Jeremy Fish Has Designed a Limited Edition BAS Shirt!

I’m SOOO excited to announce the release of this rad new shirt. The legendary San Francisco artist Jeremy Fish put a lot of thought and effort into creating something that reflects all the various things we do at BrokeAssStuart.com. We worked with him to come up with is this fantastic design:

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23 Mar 2021

Offices and Outdoor Bars Reopen in SF and Two Other Bay Area Counties

Outdoor bars?? Yes, please!  The sun is shining Tuesday with news that San Francisco, Marin and Santa Clara counties have all been moved to the orange tier in the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Not only are bars finally permitted to operate outdoors without food service, but indoor dining

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16 Mar 2021

California Now Taking Applications for COVID-19 Rent Relief

California has launched an online application portal for tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19. Through the relief fund, people can request assistance for last year’s unpaid bills for rent and a variety of utilities. The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief program is made possible by $2.6 billion coming from the U.S.

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02 Mar 2021

Three More Counties Get Green Light For Indoor Dining Under Red Tier

Santa Clara, Napa and San Francisco counties were moved over to the state’s red tier designation Tuesday, allowing indoor dining, movie theaters and gyms at limited capacity. Of the Bay Area’s nine counties, four now remain in the most restrictive purple tier. Marin and San Mateo counties had already been

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23 Feb 2021

‘Another Victim of the Times’: Virgil’s Sea Room Closes for Good

Unlike many businesses that staked claim in the city over the past decade, the folks at Virgil’s Sea Room avoided the tired and obnoxious practice of forcefully hammering a square peg into a round hole. Instead of trying to be San Francisco nouveau, they relished being part of the culture

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09 Feb 2021

Newsom Unveils State’s Largest Vaccination Site at Levi’s Stadium

The official home of the San Francisco 49ers is now California’s greatest symbol of hope in the effort to combat the devastating Covid-19 pandemic. The Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara opened its gates Tuesday to host the state’s largest vaccination site to date.   When vaccine supply allows, the site will

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02 Feb 2021

CVS Expands Vaccine Distribution As State Contends With Spread of West Coast Variants

Just about one week after regional stay-at-home orders were lifted in California, all but four counties remain in the state-designated purple tier, indicating pervasive community spread of COVID-19. While most of the state is still weighed down by the pandemic, there has been some optimism over a decline in new

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