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@wkamaubell  says the campaign's approach reflects the importance of trust. "For me, it’s the fact that it’s not just one doctor... The fact that it’s many, many, many Black faces, you get the feeling that this is something the community is telling you."

Solano County expects to move down to the red tier next week, which would allow for some limited indoor activities.

Researchers from UC San Diego found that the tiny particles released in wildfire smoke are up to 10 times more harmful to humans than particles released from other sources, such as car exhaust.

In a virtual signing ceremony with legislators and state school officials, Gov. Newsom expressed confidence that Assembly Bill 86 would spur a return to classroom learning.

All through the month of March, @SFOpera  is streaming its 2018 production of 'The Ring,' in its entirety—one of each four parts each weekend, online.

This week on 'Pass the Aux,' @KQEDarts  is listening to a jazz interpretation of a D'Angelo classic, West Coast country, motivational rap and more.

For those that couldn't score a miracle ticket in 2018, it's the perfect opportunity to see this thrilling 17-hour, 162-year-old opera.

One year after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered classrooms around the country and the world, U.S. parents are guardedly optimistic about the academic and social development of their children, an NPR/Ipsos poll finds.

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#Airquality in parts of Bay Area is now "very unhealthy" -- meaning active children and adults, and people with respiratory disease, such as asthma, should avoid all outdoor exertion; everyone else should limit outdoor exertion. ? map, updated hourly:

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Pictured: Ben Stern, 95, Holocaust survivor, counterprotesting in #Berkeley  today. Updates at

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California is issuing one-time food stamps with credits of up to $365 per child to help qualifying families get through the #coronavirus  outbreak. The deadline to apply is June 30. Details on how to apply:

Wildfire smoke can be caustic in your throat, and threatening to your health. Here's what to do to protect yourself. #CampFire  #WoolseyFire 

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Filmmaker and activist @BootsRiley  addressed a crowd of thousands at today's #Juneteenth  protest in Oakland, with a message about the port shutdown - and the power of labor. (Please note: contains strong language.)

“They need ... the public to really look at them and say, ‘these are children, these are children just like our children, and they need our protection and they have rights just as we do,’” said Dr. Zarin Noor, who co-authored the paper.

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