CDC Confirms 1st Case of Omicron Found in California

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CALIFORNIA- The Center for Disease Control has released the following statement announcing that a Omicron variant case of COVID-19 has been found in the San Francisco area. “The California and San Francisco Departments of Public Health have confirmed that a recent case of COVID-19 among an individual in California was caused by the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529). The individual was a …

Man Robs Bank With Mask On Amidst Mask Mandate

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Per Merced PD: “On October 27, 2021, Merced Police Officers responded to PNC Bank located at 3065 G Street in the city of Merced for a robbery. Officers quickly learned that a masked subject wearing a turquoise sweatshirt robbed the bank and was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of money. Detectives were able to obtain video surveillance …

Governor Newsom Orders Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccine For All K-12 Students

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CALIFORNIA- Governor Gavin Newsom announced today he is issuing a statewide mandate requiring all eligible public and private schoolchildren in California to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine.  The mandate will effect students grades 7 through 12. It will go into effect the semester after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives full approval of the vaccine for children ages …

Sikhs for Humanity Receives Key to City of Stockton

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The charitable organization Sikhs For Humanity, received a Key to the City on Sunday July 11th. It was presented by Mayor Kevin Lincoln and Vice Mayor Christina Fugazi at the Sikh Temple in south Stockton. The organization was recognized for their role in vaccinating more than 40,000 people during the Covid-19 pandemic. They did so without any funding from the …

Newsom’s Armed Officers Crackdown On Salon In Stockton For Violating COVID-19 Restrictions

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STOCKTON- The Pomp Salon in Lincoln center was paid an unexpected visit today by armed officers from the state. According to eyewitnesses they identified themselves as being from the state board of Barbering and Cosmetology. Customers were forced to leave and the salon was fined $1,000 along with a few stylists who received misdemeanors.

Governor Newsom Announces New Statewide Lockdown Amidst Soar In New COVID-19 Cases

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Governor Newsom has announced that regions of the state will be subject to a new stay-at-home order if their hospital ICU capacity falls below 15%. In regions where that happens citizens will be told to remain in their homes unless they are conducting approved “essential activities” and lockdowns would last for 3 weeks. Newsom announced in a press conference he …

Governor Newsom Issues Statewide COVID Curfew

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CALIFORNIA- Governor Newsom announces a statewide curfew for all counties in the “purple tier”, which is 90% of the population, to adhere to a curfew beginning Saturday November 21st and lasting until December 21st. Details were given in a press release given by the Governor: “Non-essential businesses and personal gatherings are prohibited between 10 PM and 5 AM beginning Saturday, …

Man Aprehended At Gunpoint In Drive Through After Reportedly Making Threats Over Worker Wearing COVID-9 Mask

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LODI- Last night at approximately 8:30pm several police officers rushed the parking lot of In n Out on Kettleman Lane with guns drawn. According to eyewitnesses the cause for the concern resulted from the driver of a vehicle in the drive through. They recount that the driver, whose identity has not been released, was yelling at the worker taking his …

Air Force Deployed To Two Hospitals In 209 For COVID-19

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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY- The situation has worsened to the point that Air Force personnel have now been deployed, in addition to federal health care workers, to assist at Adventist Health Lodi Memorial and Dameron Hospital in Stockton. The Office of Emergency Services issued a public statement announcing that “Hospital Intensive Care Units (ICU) in the County are operating at 138% …