Tag: California Department of Public Health

Details of RCCD campus re-openings still unclear

By Leo Cabral As COVID-19 cases have surged and fallen in the last year, and as the virus mutates, the state has experienced shutdowns, soft re-openings and indefinitely delayed in-person events. Since California returned to its Blueprint for a Safer Economy system of re-opening Jan. 25, the Riverside Community College District’s Safe Return Task Force

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Día de Muertos celebrations continue with COVID-19 safety practices

By Jennipher Vasquez With Día de Muertos quickly approaching, people across the state are finding new ways to celebrate the holiday safely while still honoring their ancestors. Día de Muertos, known as Día de Los Muertos in the United States, is a holiday originating from indigenous Mexican culture that welcomes dead friends and family back

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Riverside County Board of Supervisors votes against defying state on reopening businesses

By Cheetara Piry The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted against a fast-tracked timeline to reopen businesses before Halloween and bypass state guidelines. Supervisor Jeff Hewitt first presented the plan Sept. 22, but it required further revision and was rescheduled for discussion Oct. 6.  The proposal was rejected 4-1, with only Hewitt dissenting.  The board

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Editorial: Protesters prolong pandemic, opening prematurely risks thousands of lives

Conspiracy theorists rushed to conclusions last week after the documentary “Plandemic” spread like a virus on YouTube and Facebook. The documentary makes countless allegations against the legitimacy of the COVID-19 pandemic and government restrictions in place around the world. Pandemic deniers and those screaming “fascism” at public health orders immediately accepted the allegations as truth.

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The Viewpoints Network: March 14, Season 1 Episode 1

Episode description: Viewpoints news reporter Jonathan Ramirez brings you the latest COVID-19 headlines of the week. Campuses begin to go online, sports have been postponed and President Trump declares a travel ban.