Dr. Dave says a virus typically has a lifespan of three to five days on a hard surface. It goes down to only one day on something like cardboard. And when it comes to clothing, it lives a few hours at the most. Dr. Dave also says getting the virus while on a walk is extremely difficult, because moving makes it hard for the virus to land on you. … [Read more...] about Ask Dr. Dave Hnida: How Much Does Wearing A Mask Help Prevent Coronavirus?
The court order is aimed at an executive order Newsom signed last week that restates his May call for ballots to be sent to all active voters, while also requiring counties to provide a limited number of in-person polling places that are open for early voting, as well as ballot drop boxes. … [Read more...] about Newsom’s plan to mail ballots to all California voters is temporarily blocked by judge
The simple exchange between siblings has taken on greater significance, as Monterrosa became the second person in the Bay Area to lose his life amid historic protests and clashes with police, as communities across the nation demanded justice in Floyd’s killing and an end to police brutality against people of color. An Oakland security guard was gunned down in the region’s first killing last Friday. … [Read more...] about Family of Sean Monterrosa, the SF man killed by Vallejo police, speaks out: ‘My brother was kneeling and surrendering’
Newsom’s comments came amid some good news for the Bay Area: The number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the region fell to 229 Wednesday, its lowest point since March, according to state data analyzed by The Chronicle. The previous low was 230, reported on May 17. The number of people in the intensive care unit — 82 across the nine-county Bay Area — was also at its lowest point since March. … [Read more...] about Newsom says protests may cause California’s coronavirus numbers to surge
“[W]hen I saw that mob coming through the gate with their rage and their anger, I thought that we would be overrun in a second,” he said. “By the time I was out there with my rifle, the people were 20 or 30 feet from my front wall. I’ve got a low wall that separates my house from my front yard. And so, I was literally afraid that within seconds they would surmount the wall, and come into the house, kill us, burn the house down and everything that I had worked for and struggled for for the last 32 years.” … [Read more...] about St. Louis Homeowner Mark McCloskey: ‘I Saw It All Going Up in Flames’ — ‘I Was Worried I Was Going to Be Killed’