COVID: Contra Costa supervisors catch flak for declaring misinformation about virus, vaccines a ‘public health crisis’

Misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines developed to protect against it constitutes a “public health crisis,” the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors declared Tuesday, drawing a backlash from numerous residents. In a statement they unanimously passed, the supervisors asserted the vaccines have met rigorous scientific standards and skepticism about the danger posed by COVID-19 […]

Rural Los Gatos school district to reopen after Covid outbreak

After a COVID-19 outbreak forced Loma Prieta Union School District to shut down last week, the rural Los Gatos schools will reopen Wednesday for in-person instruction, the superintendent announced Tuesday. Loma Prieta Joint Union School District, which includes an elementary and middle school on a single campus with 432 students near the Santa Cruz Mountains, […]