Antioch, CAEast Bay Times

New traffic calming measures approved for some Antioch streets

Antioch streets will see some of their first traffic calming measures as a result of new amended requirements and an infusion of money. The City Council this week unanimously agreed to expand the budget for speed humps, speed tables and raised crosswalk systems. “Quality of life is very important to...

Editorial: Oakley Councilman Should Deal in Reality, Not Pot Stirring

In a rather bizarre blog post, Oakley City Councilman George Fuller made several statements and accusations against his fellow councilmmebers that are misleading and simply nothing more than pot stirring. He cited the July 13 Oakley City Council meeting where he accused councilwoman Anissa Williams calling for a discussion of...
San Francisco, CAKRON4

Some San Francisco bars begin new COVID-19 requirement

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Your identification and money isn’t all you need to carry anymore during a night out in San Francisco. Several bars in the city are now requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter, starting Thursday. The San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance, which represents 500 bars, said visitors...

WTF California: Oakley Councilman Outside Reality, District Attorney’s Incompetence, Richmond Could Expand Voting Block

On this episode of WTF California Podcast, we focus on a bunch of Contra Costa County tidbits from Oakley Councilman fibbing, Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office continues to showcase incompetence. City of Richmond looking at allowing undocumented residents to vote. LA City Council votes ban on homeless encampments. Plus much more.
San Francisco, CASFGate

Charlie Kirk's pro-Trump youth group stokes vaccine resistance as covid surges again

A young emergency room doctor stood before dozens of students in a Tampa convention center this month and gave them a script for resisting coronavirus vaccines. "You say, 'I'm 18 years old. I have no health conditions. Based on the five-year mortality data, I have a highly likelihood of dying from flu vs. covid, and I don't get the flu vaccine, so I'm not going to get this one,'" Sean Ochsenbein, a 33-year-old attending physician in Johnson City, Tenn., told students gathered for a summit hosted by the conservative youth group Turning Point USA, according to a recording of the session obtained by The Washington Post. "Drop the mic. You're done. That's it."
Berkeley, CAPosted by
The Hill

Berkeley to serve vegan meals at jails, public buildings

A new resolution passed in Berkeley, Calif., this week mandates that local jails and public buildings begin offering vegan meal options, and also commits the city to significantly reducing spending on animal-based products over the next few years. The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday to officially require that city buildings...
California StatePosted by

Free school meals for all here to stay in California

With 1 in every 6 children facing hunger in the U.S., California is the first state to promise every public school student — all 6 million of them — free school meals. The universal school meals program, which will launch in the 2022-2023 school year, is part of the landmark state budget agreement reached between Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature last month. Days later, Maine became the second state to commit to offering a universal school meals program with the signing of its budget.
Alameda, CAPosted by
The Alameda Daily

Alameda COVID-19 update: Open vaccine sites

Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Alameda: 1. 2314 Santa Clara Ave (510) 523-4929; 2. 885 Island Dr A (510) 865-2155; 3. 931 Marina Village Pkwy (510) 523-3504; 4. 2700 Fifth St (510) 214-0932; 5. 2227 S Shore Center 510-863-9004; 6. 867 Island Dr 510-747-1647;