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Category Archives: Local News

Governor Gavin Newsom Provides 200 Million Medical Masks Per Month for CA

Governor Gavin Newsom Provides 200 Million Medical Masks Per Month for CA

AP Photo / Rich Pedroncelli, Pool Today, during Governor Gavin Newsom’s press conference he announced that California is starting to create protocols in hospitals to decontaminate used N95 masks with a newly FDA approved technique. The Food and Drug Administration says there is a company in Ohio, Battelle, that is capable of processing up to 80,000…MORE

Bernie Sanders Dropped Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders Dropped Out of the 2020 Presidential Race

Scott Eisen | Getty Images News On Wednesday, April 7th, Senator Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign, effectively paving the way for former Vice President Joe Biden to take the Democratic presidential nomination and face President Donald Trump this fall. According to USA Today, Sanders’ decision comes after a string of losses to Biden in…MORE

Dr. Jeff VanWingen Provides COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Tips

Dr. Jeff VanWingen Provides COVID-19 Grocery Shopping Tips

  According to his youtube page, “Dr. Jeffrey VanWingen is a practicing family physician in Grand Rapids, MI. Dr. Jeff saw a need to share COVID-19 safety tips. His son Emmanuel recognized the need to use video and social media to get the word out.” In the video he provides plenty of tips and tricks…MORE

Take a virtual tour of the famous Sutro Tower

Take a virtual tour of the famous Sutro Tower

Though almost as iconic as the Golden Gate Bridge now, Sutro Tower’s inception was complex and unwelcome at first. Find out more about your big red and white neighbor, and enjoy the view from this San Francisco icon as we ascend its heights.MORE

Bay Area Fastrak Tolls will not Accept Cash due to Coronavirus

Bay Area Fastrak Tolls will not Accept Cash due to Coronavirus

Karl Nielsen Photography / MTC   In attempt to slow coronavirus, California’s shelter in place will remain in effect until April 7th. Leaving countless companies requiring their employees to work from home and schools across the Bay Area shut down indefinitely. With less commuters, many of the freeways, roads and bridges are empty. However, shelter…MORE

At Home Fitness Options During Shelter in Place

At Home Fitness Options During Shelter in Place

Fitness enthusiasts are thinking outside the gym during coronavirus pandemic. Gyms, yoga studios and CrossFit centers around the country are fueling the drive to stay active by offering online classes, some free of charge, or extending trial periods for at-home workouts. Studio owners and fitness instructors are having to adjust too as they make the shift…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: March 23, 2020

Tom Greene, New York Stock Exchange Vice President of Building Operations, rings the opening bell of the NYSE, Monday, March 23, 2020. Wall Street is wobbling mostly lower in early trading Monday after a bill to provide emergency help to the economy stalled in Congress. (New York Stock Exchange via AP). Stocks fall, despite Fed…MORE

COVID-19 Daily Update: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Daily Update: March 20, 2020

Washington, DC Announces First Coronavirus Death A 59-year old man is the first death of COVID-19 in Washington, DC.  He had an underlying medical condition and had developed a fever and a cough about a week ago and was admitted to a local hospital after testing positive for coronavirus. More than 200 people have died…MORE