The Delta Covid-19 variant is becoming the dominant strain in California, meanwhile research shows one dose of a two-dose covid-19 vaccine is not enough protection. Meanwhile, California regulators have fined two local nursing homes for violations relating to how they handled sexual assault allegations against a former caregiver. But the fines may not be enough to force change. Plus, ‘Say Their Names’ memorial exhibit opens this weekend in San Diego.
Good Morning, I’m Annica Colbert….it’s Friday, July 9th.
The Delta variant is dominating covid-19 cases in California
More on that next, but first… let’s do the headlines….
Governor Gavin Newsom is asking Californians to cut back on their water use as the western United States faces a drought that is affecting our water supply. He declared an emergency drought for nine additional counties. The state secretary of natural resources, Wade Crowfoot, says climate change is more evident than ever.
“ In the past week temperatures as high as 17 degrees above average have exacerbated drought conditions across the entire american west.”
The governor says more than 5 billion dollars will be allocated to support the agriculture industry during the drought.
Coronado Mayor Richard Bailey has called on the Coronado Unified School District’s board to apologize for releasing a statement condemning the Coronado High School basketball team as being “fueled by racism, colorism and classism.”…