More than 100 volunteers — from health care workers to police officers and folks from community organizations — were expected to help ensure that about 250 people on Sunday, in addition to 250 on Saturday, got their shots. The doses came from Contra Costa County’s health department — and if the group can get more, they’ll return next week. … [Read more...] about Two Bay Area community clinics cut through red tape to speed vaccines for seniors
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“Everything is too late, unfortunately,” said Chin-Hong, adding that even he is confused about where to go to be tested and concerned about how long it takes. “We should have had testing long ago. Lack of testing is one of the main reasons why we are here, with the surge and lack of hospital beds.” … [Read more...] about Rapid home coronavirus testing kits are finally coming to the Bay Area. Why did it take so long?
Dubal, the law professor, said that Uber and Lyft were seeking to bolster public trust in their services by lobbying for vaccine priority, and hence benefit their bottom line. Demand for ride-hailing has recovered somewhat after the pandemic’s rapid spread crushed demand for rides and forced Uber and Lyft to lay off hundreds of corporate workers and left thousands of drivers out of work. … [Read more...] about The gig economy wants its coronavirus shots
About 21,000 homes and businesses in the southern Sierra Nevada and Central Coast could lose power Monday as Pacific Gas and Electric Co. tries to avoid fires in perilously dry weather, a move that would be a first for a power cut this far into the winter. … [Read more...] about Unusual winter fire risk may prompt unique winter power cut to 21,000 California customers
They were planted to commemorate a visit to the center by the emperor and empress of Japan in 1994, only the second time the monarchy had visited the United States. They were also the first cherry blossom trees to be planted in Japantown after the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency tore through the neighborhood in the late 1950s and ’60s. … [Read more...] about Vandalized cherry blossom trees in S.F. Japantown receive $30,000 in crowdfunding