April 15, 2022

California Backs Away From COVID Vaccine Mandates for Kids

State decides it won’t require COVID vaccines for children this fall


April 14, 2022

Pfizer Says Its Booster Shot Strengthens Immune Response for Children

A booster shot increased the level of neutralizing antibodies against original and omicron variant in small trial of children age 5 to 11
March 21, 2022

FDA’s Expert Panel on Vaccines Will Discuss U.S. Booster Strategy in April

The FDA announced that it would convene a meeting of its outside advisory panel on vaccines to discuss the U.S. Covid booster strategy.
March 21, 2022

The Collapse of Community College Enrollment: Can California Turn It Around?

Despite sinking enrollment, some California community colleges are seeing more students return. More in-person instruction is helping.
March 1, 2022

Santa Cruz County’s School Mask Mandates Set to End After March 11

Students throughout Santa Cruz County will no longer be required to wear masks while at school after March 11. The announcement, signed by the County’s...
February 25, 2022

Say Hello Again to the Office, Fingers Crossed

The two-year mark since many U.S. businesses sent their office workers home is approaching, and some executives have delivered a long-delayed message: Return-to-office plans are real this time.
February 25, 2022

Valley Vaccine Clinics Key in Raising Rates Among Locals

Vax the Valley closes in on its 2,000th vaccination since the start of the program in July 2021.
February 21, 2022

CDC Isn’t Publishing Large Portions of the COVID-19 Data It Collects

Two years into the pandemic, the agency leading the country’s response to the public health emergency has published only a fraction of the data collected.
February 18, 2022

Cabrillo Plans to Begin In-person Classes Tuesday

Students are required to show their proof of having gotten a Covid-19 vaccine when they register, and to wear a mask while in class.
February 18, 2022

‘SMARTER’: Newsom Administration Outlines Future Plans for COVID

'SMARTER' is an acronym for seven areas of focus: shots, masks, awareness, readiness, testing, education and Rx treatments.
February 16, 2022

Salesforce Partners with 1440 Multiversity to Create 100 Jobs

The San Francisco software company Salesforce is partnering with Scotts Valley wellness center 1440 Multiversity to create 'Trailblazer Ranch.'
January 28, 2022

Inflation Continued to Run Hot and Consumer Spending Fell in December

As the virus lingers and uncertainty grows, people predict worse financial outcomes for themselves and higher inflation in 2022
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