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April 3, 2020

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Northern California Distilleries Are Filling The Hand Sanitizer Shortage For First Responders And The Public

It’s almost impossible to find hand sanitizer in stores now because of the pandemic. But some unexpected businesses are stepping in to fill the sanitizer shortage.

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

April 3, 2020

Steve Milne

Business Journal: Layoffs At Punch Bowl Social, Domus Construction; Projects At Railyards And Midtown Still On Schedule

Even though construction is considered an essential business during the coronavirus pandemic, some workers are still being laid off. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has that story, plus news about more restaurant workers losing jobs.

Andrew Nixon / CapRadio

April 2, 2020

Sarah Mizes-Tan

California Schools Give Laptops To Students As Districts Prepare For ‘Distance Learning’

Schools will be closed through the academic year, maybe longer, but online instruction is scheduled to begin in many places by mid-April.

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April 2, 2020

Sammy Caiola

From Virtual Pop-Ups To Paying Jobs, Youth Mentors Are Finding Creative Ways To Engage Teens During Shelter-In-Place

With teenagers on an indefinite break from school, leaders in Sacramento’s low-income neighborhoods are finding creative ways to keep them engaged.

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This Coronavirus Test Promises Results In 45 Minutes. But Some California Labs Can’t Get It.

The test from Silicon Valley-based company Cepheid was among the first authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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