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Open letter to Supervisor Linda Parks

Open letter to Supervisor Linda Parks

Dear Linda,  . You may remember that I was the treasurer for your earlier campaign. I used to live on Fisk court just a couple houses from you at the time. Now I’m in a different part of your district.  I think you should reverse your vote to close churches by force and I think […]

California Cancels School

California Cancels School

    By Larry Sand Declaring that there will be no in-person instruction this fall, Governor Gavin Newsom puts teachers’ union interests over those of children and families. On July 8, the California Teachers Association (CTA), the most powerful public-sector union in the Golden State, issued a statement asserting that, due to coronavirus concerns, state schools […]

Small Businesses Picking Up the Pieces as Lockdowns Ease

Small Businesses Picking Up the Pieces as Lockdowns Ease

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON Although grateful for any business right now, small businesses have a long road ahead to recoup losses What began as a two-week closure for many small businesses in March has turned into permanent shutter for some, while others are barely squeaking by with no end in sight. Coffee shop owner Christie Bruffy closed […]

Study Finds That Full Lockdowns Did Not Reduce Coronavirus Mortality Rate

Study Finds That Full Lockdowns Did Not Reduce Coronavirus Mortality Rate

ANDREW KERR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER . A study published Tuesday in The Lancet medical journal found that full lockdowns, border closures and high rates of coronavirus testing are not associated with a statistically significant reduction in the total number of critical cases or the virus’s overall mortality rate. However, the study, which was based on data from the […]

SoCal Salon Owners Say They May Not Recover From New Closures

SoCal Salon Owners Say They May Not Recover From New Closures

BY JAMIE JOSEPH IRVINE, Calif.—Salon owners across Southern California are worried that new mandatory closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic may bankrupt their businesses. Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered a vast statewide closure of indoor activities on July 13, including bars, movie theaters, and restaurants. He also mandated the closure of fitness centers, places of worship, and hair salons […]

California gym refuses to shut down despite governor’s orders and rising COVID-19 cases

California gym refuses to shut down despite governor’s orders and rising COVID-19 cases

By Ella Torres A gym in California has refused to shut down, in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s orders in the wake of rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. The owner of Fitness Mania in the city of Riverside has vowed to keep the gym open, saying the business is operating “lawfully” and that any orders by the governor […]

POLITICS | Statement from Congressman Mike Garcia on California shutdown

POLITICS | Statement from Congressman Mike Garcia on California shutdown

“When our economy was on the brink due to COVID-19, Congress in a bipartisan fashion provided small businesses, their workers and families with financial support. “Now that the politicians in Sacramento have decided to shut California down again – the only state to reach such a level – the question for them is: what are […]

Second wave? Not even close

Second wave? Not even close

    By JB Handley Republished with permission. This article originally published in OffGuardian.org Why did politicians ever lockdown society in the first place? Can we all agree that the stated purpose was to “flatten the curve” so our hospital system could handle the inevitable COVID-19 patients who needed care? At that point, at least, […]

Expert discusses COVID-19 with Marketing Maven

Expert discusses COVID-19 with Marketing Maven

    By Robin Itzler  Following a recent Zoom meeting that focused on the COVID-19 coronavirus and how Americans should adapt to living with it until there is a proven vaccine, the Marketing Maven was fortunate to interview one of the speakers. Renowned researcher Dr. Adenoid Hynkel took the time to answer questions to help others […]

As coronavirus cases rise, California governor says he could start reeling back some reopenings

As coronavirus cases rise, California governor says he could start reeling back some reopenings

By Sara Zendehnam SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As California deals with an increase in coronavirus cases, Gov. Gavin Newsom is warning he could start reeling back some of the reopenings if the virus gets out of control. At a news conference on Monday, Newsom said tightening stay-at-home restrictions isn’t in his plans just yet. But he said his administration is prepared […]

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