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First Day Frustrations: Elk Grove Unified School District Back In Session

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – One of the area’s biggest school districts is officially back in session, welcoming back more than 63,000 students to distance learning. On Thursday, middle school and high school students of the Elk Grove Unified School District had their first day of school. “Logging in was kind of slow because everybody is trying to log on at the same time,” Alejandra Garcia said. Some families told CBS13 that they experienced issues, such as alerts of an unknown error, as they signed into...
Tags: News, Education, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Distance Learning, Garcia, Elk Grove Unified School District, Franklin High School, Pinkerton, Learning Curve, Alejandra Garcia, Coronavirus, Xanthi Pinkerton, Coronavirus Education, Elk Grove Unified One


21 Sac State Students, Staff, Faculty Test Positive For COVID-19

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Twenty-one students, faculty and staff have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email sent from President Robert S. Nelsen to the campus community on Thursday. Nelsen said in his email Thursday afternoon that the cases are among individuals who were on campus over the last three weeks, as some classes were still being held on campus instead of virtually due to necessity. “The vast majority of our classes and operations will be delivered virtually through the...
Tags: News, Education, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Sacramento State, Nelsen, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Education, Robert S Nelsen


California Judicial Council Votes To End Eviction Protections As Lawmakers Mull Fix

SACRAMENTO (AP) – California will resume eviction and foreclosure proceedings on Sept. 1 unless the state Legislature takes action after the court system’s rule-making body on Thursday voted to end temporary statewide protections for people who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. The Judicial Council of California voted 19-1 to lift the rules that had been in place since April 6. State lawmakers are negotiating with Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom on a proposal that would halt most evi...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Senate, California News, Sacramento, Evictions, Gavin Newsom, State, Legislature, Assembly, Judicial Council of California, Cantil Sakauye, Tani G Cantil Sakauye, Coronavirus


Five Points On Scott Atlas, Trump’s Favorite New COVID Source

The President’s got a new top doc. His name is Scott Atlas, and in recent months, Atlas has cut a well-worn path arguing on television that America’s COVID-19 fears were overblown — that, as he said in May, “the cure is bigger than the disease.” It’s a familiar pattern by now. The scientific contrarian takes conservative media by storm, ultimately influencing tens of millions of people via prominent appearances on Fox News. But Atlas, unlike other celebrity doctors in the COVID-19 era, has m...
Tags: News, Congress, Stanford, White House, America, Cnn, Atlas, Fox News, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Hoover, Trump, Task Force, Hoover Institution, Stephen Miller, Stanford University Medical Center


Sacramento Area Selected For COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Sacramento has been selected to participate in a COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial that could lead to a widely available vaccine by the end of the year. UC Davis Health announced Wednesday that it hopes to enroll as many as 200 people from the greater Sacramento metropolitan area in the clinical trial that involves roughly 30,000 people worldwide. The trial is in partnership Pfizer and BioNTech, who have developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate. UC Davis Medical Center The Sa...
Tags: News, Germany, Local, California News, Sacramento, America, United States, Stockton, Pfizer, UC Davis, UC Davis Medical Center, Albertson, Clinical Trial, UC Davis Health, Coronavirus, David Lubarsky


COVID Compliance Officers: Inside the Pivotal New Production Position

Approximately seven weeks into the coronavirus pandemic “Good Trouble’s” Joanna Johnson made a deal with Freeform for a two-night special event series about relationships strained by social distancing. After about another two months, this series, “Love in the Time of Corona,” was filming in its actors’ homes. Filming this way, with only a few crew […]
Tags: News, Features, SAG-AFTRA, Joanna Johnson, Coronavirus, Love in the Time of Corona, Sistas


Teen Chili’s Hostess Attacked by Large Group of Women Over COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines

A teenage hostess at a Chili’s in Baton Rouge, Louisiana says she was attacked by a large group of women after she told them they wouldn’t be able to sit together, per the restaurant’s new COVID-19 social distancing policies … and a portion of the attack was captured on video. 17-year-old Kelsy Wallace said on Sunday (Aug. 9), a group of at least 11 women came into the restaurant on Constitution Avenue requesting to sit together at one table. “My general manager and my other managers tell us we ...
Tags: Wtf, Kids, News, Teens, Restaurants, Jazz, Louisiana, Wallace, Attacked, Baton Rouge, Chili, Baton Rouge Louisiana, Human Interest, Really, Kelsy, Violent Attacks


DeSantis Likens School Reopenings In His COVID-Ravaged State To Killing Bin Laden

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Wednesday drew yet another outlandish comparison as he continues pushing for schools to reopen amid skyrocketing COVID-19 fatalities in the state. Last month, DeSantis likened school openings to shopping at Home Depot and Walmart. “I’m confident if you can do Home Depot, if you can do Walmart, if you can do these things, we absolutely can do the schools,” DeSantis said during a press conference last month. DeSantis similarly drew another baffling comparison dur...
Tags: Florida, News, Navy, Osama Bin Laden, White House, Walmart, Schools, Bin Laden, Trump, Martin County, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Betsy DeVos, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Aarogya Setu iOS code open sourced on OpenForge on Aug 10

You’re reading it here first: The team behind Aarogya Setu quietly open sourced the iOS version of the app on OpenForge, the government’s own open source platform, on August 10. People can’t raise issues on the platform yet as “pull requests” are currently disabled. MyGov CEO Abhishek Singh told MediaNama about this development earlier this morning. The repository only has one “commit” right now, from Rajeev Arkvanshi, a senior iOS developer at NeGD. It is not clear how the government will consi...
Tags: Travel, Ios, Open Source, News, Microsoft, NIC, Singh, Abhishek Singh, Medianama, Coronavirus, Contact Tracing, Aarogya Setu, Digital India Corporation, Rajeev Arkvanshi, Android Bug Bounty Programme


3rd El Dorado County Business Defies State Orders, Refuses To Shut Down

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — Another El Dorado County restaurant was ordered to shut down after flagrantly refusing to follow mask and social distancing rules. The county environmental agency suspended the health permit of Danette’s Brick Oven Pub this week. This is the third suspension in just weeks, and now the restaurants are teaming up to take on the county, according to Cherie Baldridge, the owner of Café El Dorado. “They haven’t arrested me yet, so what are they going to do, arrest all three of u...
Tags: Business, News, Local, South Sacramento, El Dorado County, Placerville, Baldridge, Dorado County, DANETTE, El Dorado County News, Coronavirus, Cherie Baldridge, Cafe El Dorado, Carla Hass, Apple Bistro, El Dorado County Restaurants Lose Health


CDCR: Folsom Prison Employee Dies From Coronavirus, At Least 108 Inmates Test Positive

FOLSOM (CBS13) — The coronavirus outbreak inside the Folsom State Prison has taken a deadly turn. Officials say an employee at the facility has died. At least 108 inmates have tested positive in the past two weeks, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) data. Eight CDCR or California Correctional Health Care Services employees have tested positive for the virus at Folsom State Prison. Five have returned to work. The person who died was a California Prison...
Tags: News, Local, Folsom State Prison, California Department of Corrections, CDCR, Coronavirus, California Correctional Health Care Services, Folsom State Prison Five, California Prison Industry Authority CALPIA, CALPIA


Coronavirus Child Care Closures: Do Parents Still Have To Pay?

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — If your preschool or child care center shuts down for an extended period due to COVID-19, can they still make you pay tuition? That’s the question many parents are asking as child care centers are requiring parents to sign year-long contracts that would force them to pay for the full year. It appears some schools are revising their contracts to ensure parents do have to pay no matter what. “I said, ‘Are you sure this is actually enforceable?'” mom Ingrid told CBS13, recounti...
Tags: News, Child Care, Local, Sacramento, Watts, Ingrid, Talley, Julie Watts, Stuart Talley, Investigative Stories, Coronavirus, Natomas Unified School


Sheriff’s Offices Discuss Mask Policies After Sacramento Deputies Seen Without Masks In Store

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office is not happy after several deputies were seen inside a South Sacramento market not wearing masks. photo obtained by CBS13 A photo of the deputies inside the Sky Parkway Market not wearing masks or practicing social distancing has since blown up on social media. READ MORE: Sheriff’s Department ‘Extremely Disappointed’After Photo Shows Deputies Without Masks In South Sacramento Store The actions displayed go against what is expected of...
Tags: News, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, South Sacramento, Solano County, Scott Jones, Roger, McGinnis, John McGinnis, Face Masks, Sacramento County Sheriff 's Office, Coronavirus, Sky Parkway Market, Dorado County Eatery, Placer Stanislaus San Joaquin


Districts Work To Close Digital Divide In Remote, Rural Areas

AMADOR COUNTY (CBS13) — The need for technology is still high in California as students start another round of distance learning. In rural areas, there are still questions circling around how to connect if service is spotty. “If thousands of students and teachers log on for distance learning, can our internet provider handle that load or is it going to crash?” asked Heather Hammergren, who lives in Volcano. A valid question Hammergren in Amador County, where for her daughter a hot spot isn’t hel...
Tags: News, Education, California, Local, Stockton, Elk Grove, Amador County, Learning Curve, Hammergren, Coronavirus, Xanthi Pinkerton, Coronavirus Education, Shelley Spessard, Heather Hammergren, Spessard


Members Of CDC Advisory Panel Slammed Trump Admin Move To Divert COVID Data

Current and former members of a committee that advises the Centers for Disease controlled slammed the decision last month to divert the collection of COVID-19 hospital data away from the CDC and to a private company. The signatories to the scathing letter, which was dated July 31 and published by The New York Times on Wednesday, include past and present members of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). “We are extremely concerned about this abrupt change in CO...
Tags: News, Cdc, United States, New York Times, Times, Pittsburgh, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, DHHS, Azar, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Matt Shuham, Alex Azar, Robert Redfield, Health and Human Services Alex Azar, Centers for Disease


FL Sheriff Bans Deputies From Wearing Masks As Fatality Rates Skyrocket In The State

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods on Tuesday told his deputies that they are prohibited from wearing masks while on duty just as Florida set a new daily record for COVID-19 fatalities. According to the Ocala Star-Banner, Woods wrote in an email to the sheriff’s department on Tuesday that “my order will stand as is when you are on-duty/working as my employee and representing my Office – masks will not be worn.” Woods’ order also applies to visitors to the sheriff’s office, but makes exceptions ...
Tags: Florida, News, Masks, Woods, Trump, Marion County, OCALA, Paul Bloom, Guinn, Ocala Star Banner, Billy Woods, Kent Guinn, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Robocalls, Which Dipped Early During The Pandemic, Are Starting To Tick Back Up

(CNN) — As if there wasn’t already enough to worry about right now, Americans are still being bombarded by annoying (and sometimes illegal) robocalls. Although the number of robocalls received in the United States dipped in the early months of the pandemic, the numbers have started to tick back up, as coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and call centers around the world re-open. The resurgence comes despite increasing efforts by government and industry players to prevent and block robocal...
Tags: Verizon, Business, Fcc, US, Cnn, United States, Federal Communications Commission, Robocalls, Trump, AT T, Halley, Consumer, USTelecom, YouMail, WarnerMedia, Cable News Network Inc


3rd El Dorado County Eatery Has Its Health Permit Suspended Over COVID-19 Protocol Violations

PLACERVILLE (CBS13) — A Placerville restaurant had its health permit suspended over coronavirus safety protocol violations, officials said. Danette’s Brick Oven Pub had its permit suspended on Tuesday, according to the health department’s website. RELATED: 2 El Dorado County Restaurants Lose Health Permits And Face Fines But Vow To Stay Open The county confirmed that the restaurant had violations related to COVID-19 safety protocols and that they had tried to reach out to the business, but they ...
Tags: News, Local, El Dorado County, El Dorado, Placerville, DANETTE, Placerville News, Coronavirus, COVID, Apple Bistro, El Dorado County Restaurants Lose Health, El Dorado County Eatery, Brick Oven Pub


U.K. Economy Plunges Into Recession Due to Coronavirus Impact, But June Bloom Raises Hope

The U.K. economy is in a technical recession after the second quarter of 2020 (April to June) saw a record Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fall of 20.4%, following a “significant shock since the start of the coronavirus pandemic,” according to figures released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday. This follows a fall […]
Tags: News, Global, Recession, Tenet, Office of National Statistics ONS, Coronavirus


China’s ‘Eight Hundred’ Lines up August Release in North America, Australia, New Zealand

Chinese war action film “The Eight Hundred” will open in theaters in North America, Australia and New Zealand at the end of the month, a week after it becomes the biggest local film this year to open in Chinese cinemas.. Handled by Huayi Bros., the controversial film will release in China on Aug. 28. Overseas, […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, New Zealand, North America Australia, Huayi Bros, North America Australia New Zealand, Coronavirus, The Eight Hundred


Article Removed: Inside Aarogya Setu: How ShadowMap got access into the worlds fastest growing mobile application

This article has been removed following a request by the author. According to a report on the Hindustan Times, in a widely circulated statement issued on Wednesday evening, the government called the claims “malicious, nefarious and unsubstantiated” and threatened to pursue legal actions against the Security Brigade, the company which originally published the article. Since then, the original article this story was cross-posted from has been taken down, and the government has also retracted its p...
Tags: Travel, News, Hindustan Times, Coronavirus, Contact Tracing, Aarogya Setu, ShadowMap, Security Brigade


4 Manteca Unified Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

MANTECA (CBS 13) — Four employees in the Manteca Unified School District – including two teachers – have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week after classes started. This comes after repeated protests over the safety concerns of staff returning to campus. According to the Manteca Teachers Union, more than a dozen teachers must now quarantine due to possible exposure. Manteca teachers have been rallying and protesting, trying to get district leaders to allow them to work from home while ...
Tags: News, Local, Manteca, Cbs, Distance Learning, Manteca Unified School District, Ken Johnson, Coronavirus, Manteca Unified, Coronavirus Education, CBS Sacramento News, Rocklin Sports Academy Blending Athletics, Manteca Teachers Union, San Joaquin County The district, Manteca Teachers District


Four Manteca Unified Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

MANTECA (CBS 13) — Four employees in the Manteca Unified School District – including two teachers – have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week after classes started. This comes after repeated protests over the safety concerns of staff returning to campus. According to the Manteca Teachers Union, more than a dozen teachers must now quarantine due to possible exposure. Manteca teachers have been rallying and protesting, trying to get district leaders to allow them to work from home while ...
Tags: News, Local, Manteca, Cbs, Distance Learning, Manteca Unified School District, Ken Johnson, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Education, Rocklin Sports Academy Blending Athletics, Manteca Teachers Union, San Joaquin County The district, Manteca Teachers District


Stockton Cosmetology College Moves Classes Outside

STOCKTON (CBS13) — A Stockton cosmetology college is taking classes outside to comply with COVID-19 restrictions. With every clip, the students at the California College of Barbering and Cosmetology in Stockton are one cut closer to a cosmetology degree. But when the pandemic hit, hands-on classes inside the school had to be canceled. Students could still study haircutting theory through online video classes, but, the school’s owner Chris Tellis said, “you really don’t want to get a shave from a...
Tags: News, California, Local, Stockton, Tellis, Stockton News, Coronavirus, COVID, California College of Barbering, Rocklin Sports Academy Blending Athletics, Stockton Cosmetology College, Chris Tellis, Lance Chapman


Four Manteca Unified Teachers Test Positive For COVID-19

MANTECA (CBS 13) — Four teachers in the Manteca Unified School District have tested positive for COVID-19, less than a week after classes started. This comes after repeated protests over the safety concerns of staff returning to campus. According to the Manteca Teachers Union, more than a dozen teachers must now quarantine due to possible exposure. Manteca teachers have been rallying and protesting, trying to get district leaders to allow them to work from home while the students are distance le...
Tags: News, Local, Manteca, Cbs, Distance Learning, Manteca Unified School District, Ken Johnson, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Education, Rocklin Sports Academy Blending Athletics, Manteca Teachers Union, San Joaquin County The district, Manteca Teachers District


Sheriff’s Department ‘Extremely Disappointed’ After Photo Shows Deputies Without Masks In South Sacramento Store

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Several Sacramento County Sheriff’s deputies were seen gathered in a South Sacramento market not wearing masks Tuesday. photo obtained by CBS13 The deputies were seen standing together at Sky Park Market in South Sacramento. A sheriff’s office spokesperson says the deputies were not responding to a call at the market. In a statement Tuesday, the sheriff’s office said, “We are extremely disappointed in what we are seeing depicted in this photo. This incident is being immed...
Tags: News, California, Local, Sacramento, Sacramento County, South Sacramento, Gavin Newsom, Sheriff s Office, Face Masks, Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, South Sacramento Store, Coronavirus, Sky Park Market


‘We Are Dying Out Here’: Salon Owners Take To Capitol, Push To Reopen Indoors

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A fight for survival at the capitol. Salon owners say they need to fully reopen now or close for good because of ongoing financial struggles. “We are dying out here and yet they let the prisoners, we have not committed a crime but yet we are on death row. We might as well just shut it down,” said salon owner Polly Codorniz. California is the only state in the country where salons must operate outdoors in order to stay open. Surrounded by states that allow services indoors w...
Tags: News, California, Local, California News, Sacramento, Norris, California State Capitol, Hair Salons, Philip Norris, Renee Santos, Coronavirus, CBS Sacramento News, Polly Codorniz, Diana Acevedo, Vitalant Research, Codorniz


Russia coronavirus vaccine 'Sputnik V' safe despite no clinical trials, says Putin

Putin said on Tuesday Russia is the first nation to approve a COVID-19 vaccine after only two months of human testing, a move Moscow compared to its success in the Cold War-era space race. They claim to have tested it on Putin's daughter. The vaccine is called 'Sputnik V'. No clinical trials yet. From Reuters: Moscow’s decision to grant approval before then has raised concerns among some experts. Only about 10% of clinical trials are successful and some scientists fear Moscow may be putting...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, Moscow, Vaccine, Reuters, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid19, Gabrielle Tétrault Farber Vladimir Soldatkin


China to Ease Limits on Movie Ticket Sales, Screening Length Starting This Weekend

Cinemas in some parts of China have been told that they may now sell up to 50% of their available tickets for each screening and play films over two hours in length without restrictions starting from Aug. 14, local reports and leaked directives show. Concessions may also now be sold — not to snack on […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Mulan, Tenet, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, Coronavirus


Trump Repeatedly Calls Harris ‘Nasty’ After Biden Taps Her As Running Mate

President Trump unsurprisingly slammed Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) shortly after the California senator was announced as Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s running mate in the November election, during a press conference at the White House on Tuesday afternoon. Trump tore into Harris’ previous comments that were critical of Biden during the Democratic primary, and said that he was “a little surprised” that the former VP came around to choosing her as his running mate. Although Trump claim...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, California, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, HARRIS, Brett Kavanaugh, Sen Kamala Harris, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, Trump Repeatedly Calls Harris Nasty



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