COVID

29 Dec 2021

State Sen. Skinner Proposes State-Funded Savings Accounts for Kids Orphaned by COVID

Low-income California children would get up to $5,000 if they lost a parent to COVID-19 under legislation that state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, plans to introduce in January. The Hope for Children Act would create savings accounts with up to $3,000 for children as old as 9 and up to

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13 Dec 2021

Indoor Mask Mandate Back on in California, Regardless of Vaccination Status

There will be an indoor mask mandate set for Dec. 15 to Jan. 15 across all counties in California. The announcement coincides with the California Department of Public Health’s report that were 18 reported cases of the fast-spreading Omicron variant in the state as of Thursday. California has always required

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10 Dec 2021

‘Omicron Family Restaurant’ Turns Tragic Name Association into Dollars

It’s not every day that your family restaurant becomes associated with a global pandemic, but when it does, you may as well take it with a grain of salt (*wink). The word ‘Omicro’n is now famous for 3 things, it’s famously the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet, it’s the

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09 Dec 2021

Parents Who Sent COVID-Positive Kid to School Could Face Criminal Charges in Marin.

Last week the Marin Independent Journal reported that 8 children contracted COVID and 75 were quarantined after a family knowingly sent their infected child to an elementary school in Corte Madera and failed to tell anyone. The parents, who have not been identified, were notified the week of Nov. 8

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06 Dec 2021

“Twindemic” Warning: Omicron Variant May Have Genetic Snippet From Common Cold Virus

Scientists and health experts are encouraging all eligible people to get both flu vaccine and COVID booster shots, ahead of a potential “twindemic,” in which COVID-19 and flu cases rise at the same time. Pfizer’s effectiveness drops down to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to

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02 Dec 2021

Mayor Breed Partied “Maskless” with RBL Posse. Great Video

Mayor London Breed partied at The Great Northern on Thanksgiving night during a live RBL Posse concert, she was filmed maskless singing and dancing with friends, and the haters are blowing her up again. Mayor London Breed feeling the spirit once again at a nightclub reportedly a few nights ago

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
23 Nov 2021

Tips and Test Locations for a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be the first real holiday gathering since the pandemic hit the world upside the head in March 2020. People are planning to stuff themselves into kitchens and living rooms with loved ones as they stuff (and likely drink) themselves silly. But that pesky COVID-19

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19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

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