Dangerous Chemicals Found In Food Wrappers At Major Fast-Food Restaurants And Grocery Chains, Report SaysAlarming levels of dangerous chemicals known as PFAS were discovered in food packaging at a number of well-known grocery store chains and fast-food and fast-casual restaurants including Burger King, Chick-fil-A and Arby's, a new report found.
'I Had Nightmares, I Sometimes Still Do': Frontline Worker Says Two Years Of Pandemic Had Toll On HerOne frontline worker spoke about how she's weathered the past two years and how she's feeling about the future.
Survey: Over 2.5M Students Were Current Users Of Tobacco Products Last YearAbout 1 in 8 US high school students -- more than 2 million total -- said they had used tobacco products in the previous 30 days, the vast majority being e-cigarettes, according to results from the 2021 National Youth Tobacco Survey.
Sacramento City Unified To Keep Mask Requirement In Place Until At Least After Spring BreakSacramento City Unified schools will be keeping their mask mandate in place at least until after spring break.
Researchers: Highly Changed Coronavirus Variant Found In Deer After Nearly A Year In HidingAn Omicron-like variant of the virus that causes Covid-19 -- one that appears to be highly divergent from circulating strains and sticks out on a long branch of the virus' family tree -- has been discovered in a population of white-tailed deer in Ontario, Canada, according to a new study.
California, Other States Launch Probe Into TikTok's Effect On Kids' HealthState attorneys general have launched a nationwide investigation into TikTok and its possible harmful effects on young users' mental health, widening government scrutiny of the wildly popular video platform.
Fitbit Recalls 1.7 Million Smartwatches Due To Burn HazardFitbit is recalling 1.7 million smartwatches due to a potential burn hazard, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday.
Will California's Ending Of School Mask Mandate Prevent Teacher Sickouts?The new guidance makes masks recommended but not required, regardless of vaccination status. But many school districts are already bucking state guidelines, voting not to enforce the mandate long before it ends.
'Endemic Approach' To Coronavirus Pandemic — What it Means for CaliforniansWhat is the difference between a pandemic and an endemic? According to experts, it's acknowledgement that COVID-19 won't disappear from the population.
What To Do If You’ve Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccine CardUnfortunately, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to replace the precious document.
All California Workers Would Be Required To Get Vaccinated Under New BillCalifornia would mandate that all businesses require their employees and independent contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccine under legislation announced Friday by Democratic state lawmakers that was immediately criticized by Republicans as government overreach.
California To Begin 'Endemic' Approach To COVID-19 PandemicCalifornia health officials next week will outline a new approach to dealing with the coronavirus that assumes it's here to stay, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday, while condemning organized disinformation efforts that limit vaccinations critical to California entering the next stage.
Could Gov. Newsom See Political Fallout After Being Photographed Breaking Mask Mandate?The last time the governor was photographed violating the mask mandate, it helped fuel a recall effort. So what kind of political fallout could he face this time?
Rancho Cordova Hosts Vaccine Clinic, Offers COVID Testing KitsThe City of Rancho Cordova hosted a COVID-19 vaccine clinic Wednesday afternoon where citizens and businesses were also offered testing kits.
Sacramento City Unified Extends Vaccine Mandate Deadline To Feb. 28The Sacramento City Unified School District announced Wednesday that it has extended its vaccination mandate deadline to the end of February.