California on Lockdown?


Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that most California counties will soon be in the state’s most restrictive COVID-19 tier amid a surge in cases and that the state is considering a curfew. “California is pulling an emergency brake,” he said in announcing that 41 counties, which comprise over 94% of the state’s population, will beContinue reading “California on Lockdown?”

What Happens When a Wildfire Meets a Pandemic


A home in flames in Vacaville, California.Paul Kitagaki Jr./Zuma The potential dangers of smoke mingling with the coronavirus in people’s lungs have doctors worried. By: Lydia O’Connor/HuffingtonPost Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a dreaded question has hung heavy over Californians: What happens if a bad wildfire season hits and we’re still in the throes of COVID-19? With about twoContinue reading “What Happens When a Wildfire Meets a Pandemic”