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Walkout 2021: Teachers, Students Walkout Of School In Protest Of Vaccine MandatesThousands of parents, students and teachers walked out of school and onto the California State Capitol lawn in Sacramento, all in protest of the state vaccine mandate.
Parents Stage Statewide Walkout On Monday Over California’s School COVID-19 Vaccine MandateA number of parents have pulled their children out of school on Monday to protest California’s looming COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Statewide School Walkout In The Works Over Gov. Newsom's Vaccine MandateCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's COVID testing and vaccine mandate is leading to parent pushback with plans for a statewide school walkout. Organizers want parents to pull their children from class on Monday.
NorCal Judge Rejects Cutting Inmate CrowdingA Marin County judge tentatively ruled Friday that California prison officials acted with deliberate indifference when they caused a deadly coronavirus outbreak at San Quentin State Prison. But he said vaccines have since so changed the landscape that officials are no longer violating inmates’ constitutional rights.
California Ranked 3rd In New Study On 'Safest' States During COVID-19; Data Highlights Blue And Red State DivideA new study has ranked California as one of the safest states during the COVID-19 pandemic.
San Joaquin County Supervisors Ban 'Vaccine Passports'hile some counties are requiring people to provide proof of vaccination, one local county is doing the opposite.
'Go Out There...Enjoy It': Dr. Anthony Fauci Says Kids Should Enjoy Halloween This Year And Trick-Or-TreatThe government’s top infectious diseases expert says families can feel safe trick-or-treating outdoors this year for Halloween as COVID-19 cases in the U.S. decline, especially for those who are vaccinated.
California’s Total COVID-19 Death Count Tops 70,000 As Cases FallCalifornia's coronavirus death toll reached another once-unfathomable milestone - 70,000 people - on Monday as the state emerges from the latest infection surge with the lowest rate of new cases among all states.
Gov. Newsom Signs Law Extending Cocktails-To-Go And Parklets In CaliforniaCalifornia moved Friday to extend the sale of cocktails-to-go and keep alcohol service for outdoor dining at parklets as officials try to help restaurants recover from the coronavirus pandemic.
Kid COVID Vaccine Confusion: Who's Approved, Authorized Or Mandated?Pfizer asked the FDA for Emergency Use Authorization of its COVID vaccine for kids 5-11 on Thursday, but on the heels of California's school vaccine mandate, the distinction between "approval," "authorization" and "mandates" is causing confusion for some parents.
Manteca Hopes $400 Incentive Ups Number Of City Employees Vaccinated For COVIDThere’s no COVID-19 vaccination mandate for City of Manteca employees, but there is a cash incentive.
Vacaville Schools Lean On Rapid COVID Testing Center To Keep Students In ClassIt’s the ABC’s of COVID19: School districts learning how to keep kids in class amidst the new delta variant, protocols for exposures, and quarantine.
'I Was 100% Wrong': COVID Doubter Changes Tune While Recovering In ICU BedFor the first time since Weld County recently ran out of ICU beds due to a spike of COVID-19 cases, one of the county’s sickest patients is sharing his story from his ICU bed.
Gov. Newsom Unveils Plan To Vaccinate California School Kids And EmployeesThe government has fully approved the COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and over but only granted an emergency authorization for anyone 12 to 15.
Los Rios Colleges Says 89% Of Staff, 91% Of Students Met COVID Vaccine DeadlineHundreds of Los Rios Community College workers could soon be fired - and over a thousand students could be suspended - for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19.
Parents Cheer And Jeer Gov. Newsom’s Push For COVID Vaccine Mandate For California SchoolchildrenParents in California on Friday had mixed reactions to Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to mandate coronavirus vaccinations for schoolchildren after they gain final federal approval.
Los Rios Staff, Students Protest Looming Vaccine MandateStudents and staff within the Los Rios Community College District have until Friday to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination. On Thursday, people against the mandate rallied outside the college district headquarters and said they want the freedom to make their own healthcare decisions.
Street Closure Creates Conflict Between Businesses In Downtown DavisMore than a year after an emergency pandemic ordinance allowed restaurants to block off a downtown Davis street to allow for outdoor dining, some neighboring retailers now say the closure is costing them business.
CDC Backs Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots For Millions Of Seniors And Some OthersThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.
California Now Has Substantial Transmission Of COVID, But What Do The Numbers Tell UsCalifornia is now the only state where community transmission of COVID-19 is substantial.
UC Davis Students Return To Campus For The First Time Since March 2020UC Davis is kicking off the new school year Wednesday morning.
Angry Grandma Confronts Apple Hill Face Painter Over Mask PolicyA face-painting vendor at High Hill Ranch has filed a police report alleging assault
Are Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Cards The New Fake IDs?From concerts to college campuses, from the office to the bar, proof of vaccination is quickly becoming common. There’s now concern that fake vaccine cards could become the new fake ID.
Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11The vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech already is available for anyone 12 and older.
2 Of Gov. Newsom's Children Test Positive For COVIDTwo of California Gov. Gavin Newsom's children have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a spokesperson in the Governor's Office.
COVID-19 Cancels Davis Children’s Nutcracker For 2nd Year In A RowFor the second year in a row, the Davis Children’s Nutcracker has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
FDA To Consider Pfizer Application For COVID Booster Shots On FridayThe final decision on booster shots doesn't rest with the White House but rather with an FDA advisory committee which is set to meet Friday to consider Pfizer's application for third-dose authorization.
Video: Hostess At Popular NYC Restaurant Carmine's Attacked After Asking Tourists For Vax ProofThis is exactly what some restaurant owners feared when enforcement of the city's vaccine mandate took effect Monday.
Vaccine Mandates Become 'New Normal' At California Universities, Community CollegesPublic Universities and community colleges across the state have started to mandate coronavirus vaccines for both staff and students. Students and staff only have only two options: Tell the administration they've been vaccinated, or don't show up.