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May 8, 2021

Pediatricians Can Bypass MyTurn As They Vaccinate Children

In an effort to accelerate vaccination of teens, California health officials say they will allow pediatricians to obtain doses without going through the state’s problematic registration site. Children ages 12 to 15 may become eligible for COVID-19 va

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May 8, 2021

Rich Ibarra

Cal Fire Urges Homeowners To Prepare For Wildfires

Cal Fire Director Thom Porter says there’s every reason to believe that this year could be as bad as last year. Porter is urging people to clear 100 feet of defensible space around their homes, harden their structures and form an evacuation plan.

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Rates Of Suicide Rose During The Pandemic For Black Americans

The COVID-19 pandemic affected everyone in the U.S., but not equally. The latest research from Johns Hopkins University shows that Black Americans' suicide rate went up 100% during the pandemic.

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Can You Handle The Truth?: Fact-Checking Claims By Recall Election Candidate John Cox And Gov. Gavin Newsom

PolitiFact California found Cox distorted plans for a good behavior plan for prison inmates, while Newsom’s claim the recall election could cost “hundreds of millions of dollars” is on the right track.

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May 6, 2021

Randol White

Interview: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Affect On Our Personal-Space Boundary Norms

Face-to-face meetings are creeping back into our daily lives after more than a year of social-distancing. But how comfortable will you be with this shift back to in-person social interaction?

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There's Big Money In Stolen Catalytic Converters

May 8, 2021

Catalytic converters on the underside of vehicles help reduce emissions. But rising prices for some metals has led to a jump in them being stolen — and some unique theft prevention methods.