Legislation expanding Chino Hills State Park by about 1,600 acres approved by a key state Senate committee this week would eliminate the threat of homes popping up on the southeastern ridgelines, while preserving rare walnut trees and protecting threatened animal species.
Nikki Laurenzo and Frank Buckley hosted California’s surgeon general, several state senators and a panel of medical experts for “Inside California Politics COVID-19 Vaccine Town Hall: Ending the Pandemic.”
On Feb. 23, State Senators Josh Newman (D-29) and Dave Min (D-37) co-hosted a town hall that featured three medical professionals who offered their perspectives on the pandemic. Both Sens. Min and Newman recounted their own experiences after testing positive for COVID-19. Min said that despite double-masking, he contracted the virus and developed symptoms four days into his ten-day quarantine period. He suffered intense abdominal pain and severe chills, and had to be taken to the hospital in an ambulance.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Pharmacies have been overwhelmed with phone calls, drive-thru COVID-19 testing, vaccine distribution, and along with these pandemic stresses, many pharmacists have also had to worry about meeting business quotas.
In case you missed it, the latest report from the Secretary of State shows the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom has about 670,000 valid signatures as of February 5, less than half of what’s needed to get them across the finish line.
Clockwise from top left: Assemblymember Tom Lackey, Sen. Melissa Hurtado, Sen. Josh Newman, Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, Assemblymember Adam Gray, Assemblymember Suzette Valladares, Assemblymember Chad Mayes and Assemblymember Jordan Cunningham. Photos courtesy of the legislators
Orange County Breeze
Beginning today, Monday, February 1, Morningside retirement community residents and staff will roll up their sleeves once again to receive the second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. A 102-year-old resident will be among those receiving the vaccine.
Los Angeles Times
The two mass vaccination sites announced by the federal government Wednesday, including one at Cal State Los Angeles, will provide COVID-19 vaccines to vulnerable communities and people with limited access to transportation — a move that would try to address problems for seniors who have struggled to get to sites around the country.