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California Reporting 525 COVID-Related Deaths Every DayMore Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus -- a knee-bucking 525 every day — and with the number expected to keep climbing state officials said Friday they are sending more refrigerated trailers to act as makeshift morgues for overwhelmed county coroner’s offices.
California Leaders Push Vaccinations Despite Limited SupplyCalifornia's governor and the mayor of Los Angeles triumphantly touted Dodger Stadium on Friday as a new mass coronavirus vaccination site capable of administering 12,000 shots a day, despite acknowledging they had no idea how many vaccines the state can expect to get from the federal government.
WATCH: Retired CBS13 Anchor, Local TV Legend Stan Atkinson Gets COVID-19 VaccineHe dodged a bullet in Cambodia, so a little vaccine shot couldn’t scare local TV legend Stan Atkinson.
Oakdale Hospital Offering $300 To Employees Who Get VaccinatedAn Oakdale hospital is offering $300 incentives to workers with documentation showing they got the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
California Urged To Move Inmates To Front Of Coronavirus Vaccine Line
Sheriff Scott Jones Asks Governor To Allow Officers To Get COVID Vaccine Ahead Of Possible ProtestsThe Sacramento County Sheriff wants Gov. Gavin Newsom to allow law enforcement to get vaccines ahead of possible protests. 
What Is Causing California's Slow Vaccine Rollout?California's slow vaccine rollout is now notorious to neighbors waiting in line at Cal Expo where a mass vaccine site is open, but not for everyone.
‘I Don’t Care How Long I Have To Stay In Line’: Clinics See Big Response After California Opens Vaccines To People 65 And OlderThe state’s last-minute announcement yesterday to open up vaccination to those 65 and older spread quickly across the region.
COVID Daily Update: California Reports 35,930 New Cases, 552 Additional DeathsThe California Department of Public Health reported 47,189 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, which is a 1.2% increase from Thursday. There were also 585 more deaths reported, which is a 2.3% increase from Thursday.
County Health Leaders Raise Red Flags About Lack Of Vaccine Doses After Access ExpandedCounty health departments are raising red flags about the state’s decision to expand vaccine access to anyone 65 years or older.
El Dorado County Suspends Program Allowing Residents To Sign Up For Vaccine Alert SystemEl Dorado County is pausing a program that allowed all residents to sign up and get the COVID-19 vaccine. 
Businesses Across Greater Sacramento Region Scramble To Reopen OutdoorsNew energy felt throughout the Greater Sacramento Region with several businesses ready to keep services going.
Infectious Disease Expert, Seniors Weigh In On Move To Make Californians 65 And Older Eligible For VaccineThose who are the state's most vulnerable are glad that they are being prioritized by the powers that be.
Sacramento Zoo Reopening On Friday After Stay-At-Home Order LiftedThe Sacramento Zoo is planning to open by the end of the week now that the stay-at-home order for the region has been lifted.
ICU Projections Behind Decision To Lift Stay-At-Home Order In Sacramento RegionThe governor calls it the "light at the end of the tunnel," but Sacramento and Placer counties are seeing record COVID-19 patients.
Reopening Announcement Surprised Some Business Owners In Sacramento RegionThe reopening announcement Tuesday surprised Sacramento-area business owners who were bracing for another month of the stay-at-home order given the number of coronavirus cases.
Northern California Native Aaron Rodgers Publicly Criticizes Gov. Newsom Over His Handling Of The PandemicGreen Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers publicly slammed government leaders, including Governor Gavin Newsom for his handling of the pandemic. 
All Californians 65 And Older Can Now Receive COVID-19 Vaccine, Officials SayCalifornia is making a push to vaccinate more people against COVID-19.
Restaurants Cautiously Optimistic As Greater Sacramento Region Stay-At-Home Orders LiftedCounties in the Greater Sacramento region are moving back into the purple tier after the stay-at-home order was lifted Tuesday. 
Stay-At-Home Order Lifted: Here's What Can Reopen In The Greater Sacramento RegionAfter more than a month of the regional stay-at-home order, most of the Greater Sacramento region moved back to the purple tier of reopening Tuesday. 
Stay-At-Home Order Lifted For Greater Sacramento RegionSeveral counties said the stay-at-home order was lifted for the Greater Sacramento region Tuesday, though the state has not confirmed these reports. 
Bella Vista High School Coach Dies From COVID-19 ComplicationsStudents and staff at Bella Vista High are mourning the loss of coach Tom Laythe.
California Health & Human Services Secretary On COVID-19 UpdateAt 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, California Health & Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly is hosting a video conference call to provide an update on #COVID19 in California.
Experts: People Overcoming Fear Of Needles Critical For COVID-19 Vaccine RolloutExperts say treatments for needle phobia can be highly effective. Leaving the condition untreated, however, can result in a fear that grows even more intense over time.
Amid Vaccination Push, El Dorado County Offers Limited Doses To General PopulationIn El Dorado County, people have a limited opportunity to jump in line to get a vaccine.
Fairfield First Responders Helping Fight Coronavirus Surge In Southern CaliforniaA group of Fairfield first responders took their fight against coronavirus on the road, traveling south to hard-hit Los Angeles County to help manage its overwhelmed hospitals.
California, Other US States Ramping Up COVID-19 DistributionThe U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination drive in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate a larger and more diverse pool of people.
It Took California 6 Months To Hit 10K COVID Deaths, But Barely 1 To Go From 20K To 30KThe U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination effort in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate a larger and more diverse pool of people.
California COVID Deaths Top 30,000 After Deadliest Weekend On RecordCalifornia has hit another grim coronavirus milestone. Data from John Hopkins University on Monday showed the nation’s most populous state has recorded more than 30,000 deaths since the pandemic started nearly a year ago.