Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.


By: Catherine Pearson\Huffpost At the start of the new year, my husband and I were reflecting about what we hope for our two kids both now and as they grow up. Rather quickly, we agreed that we just want them to be happy, whatever paths they take. It sounded nice when we said it, andContinue reading “Trying To Be Happier Won’t Work. Here’s What Will, According To Science.”

Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months


By: Milo Lloyd/UK Mirror A big Public Health England study published this week found that many asymptomatic coronavirus patients still had antibodies protecting them from re-infection, meaning many may be immune without knowing it. As the Government races to vaccinate as many people as possible against the coronavirus, some are wondering if they’re already immune toContinue reading “Britain: 10 signs that you’ve already had Covid and may be ‘protected for 5 months”

Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have been flocking to Mexico either on vacation or to settle, according to multiple reports. In November, more than half a million Americans traveled to Mexico, The New York Times reported. The influx of Americans has been partly due to the relaxed restrictions at the Mexican border: while many countries requireContinue reading “Americans have been escaping to Mexico to avoid COVID-19 restrictions back home. Now, Mexico is seeing a surge in coronavirus cases”

Uncle Frank, COVID, and the LGBTQ+ Mental Health Crisis


Bill Smith/Theadvocate.com The recently released movie Uncle Frank gutted me. It’s the story of Frank Bledsoe, the cool uncle to his teenage niece, Beth, who Frank encourages to find a world bigger than the repressed society where they grew up in rural South Carolina in the ‘60s and early ‘70s. Closeted to his family and battling addiction,Continue reading “Uncle Frank, COVID, and the LGBTQ+ Mental Health Crisis”

As More Bay Area Residents Work From Home, Many Are Moving That Home To Sacramento


Cailfornia Dreaming 1600SF Home Bay Area 970K Sacramento 420K By: Ed Fletcher/Capitiol Public Radio When the pandemic hit, Ebony Lewis decided to reassess her living situation. “When I was living in Oakland Hills I had a roommate. It was close quarters. I needed my own space,” said Lewis, a Los Angeles-area native who recently boughtContinue reading “As More Bay Area Residents Work From Home, Many Are Moving That Home To Sacramento”

Re-Count those Black and Latino votes


Fifty percent of Republican voters currently believe the 2020 Presidential Election was rigged. President Trump told us the election was rigged last spring. Earlier this week, Trump called a member of Wayne County’s Board of Canvassers after a contentious meeting in which she first refused, and then agreed, to certify election results from the state’sContinue reading “Re-Count those Black and Latino votes”

The First Covid Thanksgiving


Sacramento Covid Cases have increased by 400%. Last week there were over a million new cases nationwide bringing the infection rate to over 11 million in the US. Experts recommend staying home this Thanksgiving. As traveling increases, so does your risk of being exposed to the coronavirus and of possibly spreading it to others. AAAContinue reading “The First Covid Thanksgiving”

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?”

Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February


Reuters/Mumbai At least half of India’s 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next February, helping slow the spread of the disease, a member of a federal government committee tasked with providing projections said on Monday. India has so far reported 7.55 million cases of the coronavirus andContinue reading “Half of Indians could be infected with coronavirus by February”

55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated


The survey also highlighted the lack of trust in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to manage the coronavirus crisis. By: Maayan Jaffee-Hoffman/Jerusalem Post More than half of Israelis believe politics and not health was the motivation behind the current national lockdown, according to a poll released Tuesday by the Israel Democracy Institute (IDI). When broken downContinue reading “55% of Israelis think recent lockdown was politically motivated”