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California imposes overnight curfew to stem coronavirus

SACRAMENTO — California is imposing an overnight curfew for nearly all residents as the most populous state tries to head off a surge of coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm its health care system, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Thursday. What officials are calling a limited stay-at-home order requires people who are not on essential errands… Keep Reading

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Virus surge threatens Santa Rosa’s school return plan

The return-to-school plan crafted by Sonoma County’s largest school district has run straight into the teeth of the fastest increase in coronavirus cases yet experienced in California — a surge Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said threatens to overwhelm health care systems and could lead to “catastrophic outcomes.” Santa Rosa City Schools, which was on… Keep Reading

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Oregon posts workplace outbreaks, California has no such plan

California and Oregon were lauded for their early response to the pandemic, with swift and broad shutdowns aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus. In reopening their economies, both states imposed stringent requirements for masks and face coverings. But eight months into the public health crisis, the neighboring states have made starkly different choices on… Keep Reading

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