[ad_1] Dear editor: The fact that California’s K-12 schools rank among the bottom 10 should be a rallying cry to all concerned citizens, but Jim Larimer’s blaming of Proposition 13 for California’s education woes is off base. California had the eighth-highest tax burden per capita in the nation in 2019, according to the Tax Foundation;
[ad_1] Safety nets kept US uninsured rate steady during pandemic – HHS Enrollment in US government-run health insurance program Medicaid during the Covid-19 pandemic grew 16%, with more than 11 million additional Americans signing up, the Department of Health and Human Services said on Friday. Safety nets like Medicaid and re-opening enrollment through the Affordable
[ad_1] Find an updated count of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Thursday, October 28 12:47 p.m.: Sacramento County is preparing to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine to younger children As Sacramento County health officials continue to encourage residents to get their COVID-19 shots, they’re also making plans to administer
[ad_1] Find an updated count of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Wednesday, October 27 11:09 a.m.: A Sacramento medical group is offering counseling for health care workers to address burnout Burnout is affecting nearly everyone in any position, but it seems to be very acute in the medical field.
[ad_1] This summer, Lori Droste, the vice-mayor of the city of Berkeley, and her family faced a series of doomed trips. In July, they booked a cabin near the McCloud River in Northern California, but had to cancel because of smoke from the Salt and Lava Fires. In early August, they made it to Serene
[ad_1] Find an updated count of COVID-19 cases in California and by county on our tracker here. Thursday, October 21 10:52 a.m.: Stockton, West Sacramento ports not impacted by Southern California cargo backup The Port of Oakland says it’s congestion-free and is welcoming container ships idling off the Southern California coast to come north and
[ad_1] My apologies for posting the Monday Mailbag on a Tuesday, but a recent ransomware attack on Sinclair Broadcast Group, which owns Nevada Sports Net, rendered posting to our website, among many other things, impossible yesterday. But some things have been restored today, including posting abilities, so better late than never. Thanks, as always, for
[ad_1] Ten percent of people who have undergone transplants this year in California had their lungs wrecked by COVID-19. Doctors worry there are more transplants to come, and that non-COVID patients will be waiting longer for new lungs. By Ana B. Ibarra CalMatters Dr. Shura Alexis Moreno has always been one to count his blessings.
[ad_1] California lawmakers and some higher ed leaders and advocates celebrated last week when Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law that aims to simplify the transfer process for community college students and offer a smoother path for enrolling at University of California and California State University institutions. Supporters of the legislation see it
[ad_1] LA Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Almost Everywhere Indoors: Los Angeles has approved a new ordinance that requires proof of covid vaccination to enter indoor restaurants, shopping malls, movie theaters, hair and nail salons, and many other indoor venues. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and CBS. And starting today, people 12 and