California Public Health Officials Warn Against Gathering for Fourth of July Weekend

California Public Health Officials Warn Against Gathering for Fourth of July Weekend

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell issued the following statement today warning Californians not to gather with people outside of their immediate households this Fourth of July weekend to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our communities:   “Traditionally, Fourth of July is a […]

Governor Newsom Launches “Wear a Mask” Public Awareness Campaign in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Governor Newsom Launches “Wear a Mask” Public Awareness Campaign in Response to Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Sacramento, CA… As COVID-19 cases rise throughout the state and in advance of the Fourth of July weekend, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the “Wear A Mask” public awareness campaign encouraging Californians to use face coverings – one of the best ways people can protect themselves and others from the virus. The campaign is taking […]

Governor Newsom Orders Additional COVID-19 Actions Including Closing Indoor Dining in Some Counties

Governor Newsom Orders Additional COVID-19 Actions Including Closing Indoor Dining in Some Counties

Sacramento, CA….Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health today released guidance directing counties that have been on the County Monitoring List for three consecutive days or more to close indoor operations for certain sectors which promote the mixing of populations beyond households and make adherence to physical distancing and wearing face coverings difficult. The guidance applies for […]

Pacific Grove Fourth of July Drive & Dine is Jul 4 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Pacific Grove Fourth of July Drive & Dine is Jul 4 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Pacific Grove, CA…The Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce will host a Fourth of July Drive and Dine event in downtown Pacific Grove on Saturday, July 4, 2020 from 11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. The event promotes Pacific Grove restaurants and encourages residents to visit the downtown and patronize businesses. The event will feature patriotic decorations and materials […]

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca will Host Private Driver Appreciation Weekend Aug. 8-9, 2020

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca will Host Private Driver Appreciation Weekend Aug. 8-9, 2020

Monterey, CA…After considerable discussion and consultation, WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca’s new management team has regrettably canceled the 2020 Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The difficult decision was made to ensure the safety and well-being of entrants and guests resulting from COVID-19 conditions and its impact on large public events. “The highest priority is for the health and […]

FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine

FDA Revokes Emergency Use Authorization for Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine

Washington, DC…Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revoked the emergency use authorization (EUA) that allowed for chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine sulfate donated to the Strategic National Stockpile to be used to treat certain hospitalized patients with COVID-19 when a clinical trial was unavailable, or participation in a clinical trial was not feasible. The agency determined […]

Forest Service Launches Online Map for Designated Recreation Sites in California

Forest Service Launches Online Map for Designated Recreation Sites in California

Vallejo, CA…The USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region today launched a Geographic Information System (GIS) map that provides the public with updated information on the status of campgrounds, day-use sites, picnic areas, and other designated recreation sites on national forests throughout California. View the GIS map at https://www.fs.fed.us/r5/webmaps/RecreationSiteStatus/. For additional questions on parking, campsites amenities, and […]

Yosemite Will Start to Reopen to Some Visitors on June 11th

Yosemite Will Start to Reopen to Some Visitors on June 11th

Yosemite, CA…(This is the latest from the Park. The pertinent details are near the bottom of their update…”Yosemite National Park is working closely with federal, state, and local public health authorities, as well as the four surrounding counties (Mariposa, Tuolumne, Madera, and Mono), to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and develop a phased approach to […]

Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores

Counties Statewide Can Reopen Places of Worship for Religious Services and Retail Stores

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the statewide reopening of places of worship for religious services and in-store retail shopping. Modifications are required to keep Californians safe and limit the spread of COVID-19. Subject to approval by county public health departments, all retail stores can reopen for in-store shopping under previously issued […]

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