COVID-19 Variant First Found In UK Detected In Los AngelesCalifornia reported 669 COVID-19 deaths — the second-highest daily death count — on Saturday and the nation's most populous county announced it had detected its first case of a more transmissible strain of the coronavirus
'We Have An Opportunity': Minority Groups Prioritized In New COVID-19 Vaccine Trial At UC Davis HealthA third vaccine is being tested in Northern California but UC Davis Health officials are putting out a special call for specific participants.  They want minority groups hit hardest by COVID-19 to participate, including the Latino community, Native Americans and African Americans.
Once A Model, California Now Struggles To Tame COVIDAmbulances waited hours for openings to offload coronavirus patients. Overflow patients were moved to hospital hallways and gift shops, even a cafeteria. Refrigerated trucks were on standby, ready to store the dead.
13 Patients Being Treated At Sleep Train Arena As Hospitals Short On CapacityThere are 13 COVID-19 patients being treated at Sleep Train Arena, which is up six patients from a couple of days ago.
ER Nurse First To Be Given COVID Vaccine In SacramentoThe first person to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Sacramento was Eva Teniola, an emergency room nurse.
66 New Beds In Sleep Train Arena Practice Facility Brings Total To 240Sleep Train Arena has expanded its ability to take in COVID-19 patients.
Local Hospitals Brace For Post-Holiday COVID SurgeConcerns over a post-Thanksgiving COVID spike are posing concerns for local hospitals, especially one in particular located in a county with the highest COVID-19 positivity rate in the state.
Former Reagan Staff Member Gives Inside Look At Potential COVID Panic In White HouseThe confusion and panic of what those in the White House may be feeling at this very moment are familiar for Doug Elmets, an assistant press secretary to former President Ronald Reagan when he was shot in 1981.
CDC Director: COVID Vaccine Won't Be Widely Available Until Mid-2021The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told lawmakers on Wednesday that he doesn't expect a potential COVID-19 vaccine to be available for most Americans until the middle of next year, even as the government unveiled plans to begin distributing a vaccine as soon as possible.
Stockton Man Makes Recovery After Battle With CoronavirusA Stockton man said its a miracle he's alive after two negative tests showed he didn't have COVID-19 – until he ended up in a medically induced coma. Near-death, he credited prayer, and a little luck, for keeping him alive.
US Senators Introduce Bill That Would Provide Masks For All AmericansAll Americans could have access to high-quality, reusable masks, thanks to a new bill introduced into the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.