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Holly Quan
August 05, 2020 - 10:43 am
Just when state officials were offering a glimmer of hope in fighting the pandemic, it turns out that a computer issue may have resulted in the state undercounting cases.
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Lizzy Buczak
August 05, 2020 - 10:25 am
After overcoming COVID-19, some patients are reporting that hair loss is an indirect side affect. However, hair thinning and loss is also affecting those who have been stressed during the pandemic. Find out why!
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Dreamstime
Keith Menconi
August 04, 2020 - 7:38 pm
After weeks in limbo, it seems a last-minute agreement might just save the Caltrain sales tax ballot measure and perhaps the rail line itself. The tax revenue is thought to be crucial to stave off the rail line’s coronavirus pandemic-fueled financial crisis .
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Evianna Van Santvoord, who is in kindergarten, does her schoolwork at home on March 18, 2020 in San Anselmo, California.
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Doug Sovern
August 04, 2020 - 6:02 pm
Most districts will be teaching remotely, while some use a hybrid model and very few teach fully in person, with social distancing measures in place. That has parents scrambling to find help for their kids who will be learning from home, while others are opting out of the public school system...
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Santa Cruz County has been added to the state's watch list as other Bay Area leaders adopt stricter virus measures
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 04, 2020 - 5:08 pm
A unanimous vote Tuesday puts San Mateo County in the company of Contra Costa, Napa, Marin and now Santa Cruz counties in creating fines for people caught not covering up their mouth and nose while around others as the coronavirus pandemic persists.
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Black Lives Matter protesters painted a hand sculpture black in downtown Santa Rosa over the weekend.
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Mike DeWald
August 04, 2020 - 4:27 pm
Protestors in Santa Rosa painted a downtown sculpture black over the weekend, a move that has sparked conversation about the role of public art in the community.
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Timi Bliss uses a paint roller to fill in the base color of her letter as a group of artists and volunteers paint a Black Lives Matter mural on the street outside the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery on July 18, 2020 in Minneapolis.
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Megan Goldsby
August 04, 2020 - 3:23 pm
A Martinez couple has pleaded not guilty to hate crime charges after they went viral for painting over a Black Lives Matter mural following Fourth of July weekend.
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Apartment for Rent Sign
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Jim Taylor
August 04, 2020 - 12:55 pm
The rental market in California has been completely destabilized by the pandemic-related economic shutdown, but what will happen now that eviction restrictions are expiring?
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Prison cells
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Holly Quan
August 04, 2020 - 11:26 am
California continues to draw down its prison population after a virus outbreak infected two-thirds of people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison. The number of active cases has now decreased to less than 400, but the urgency created by the outbreak at San Quentin and other prisons has prompted...
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Ameera Butt
August 04, 2020 - 11:16 am
Customers can expect to see a shortage of Clorox disinfecting wipes into 2021. The cleaning products have been in short supply since the COVID-19 pandemic began earlier this year in the United States.
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