COVID in California: Omicron sub-variant gaining traction, warns WHO

On the first day that California’s mask mandate lifted, how did grocery shoppers respond to their new-found freedom?

Chronicle reporters spent a day counting masks at Bay Area grocery stores.

Theater staff in the Bay Area have found themselves in the crosshairs of audience members with different opinions about masking.

Bay Area merchants are approaching the most recent changes to masking rules unevenly.

After spending two pandemic years online, S.F. Pride will return in person this year. 

Omicron sub-variant gaining traction, warns WHO: An omicron sub-variant known as BA.2

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