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Daily Edition for Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Fully Vaccinated Napa Woman Dies Of Covid: Napa County reported its first covid death of a fully vaccinated resident earlier this month. Health officials said the woman was older than 65, had underlying health conditions and had received her second dose of the Moderna vaccine at least 30 days before testing positive for the alpha variant (B.1.1.7), which is believed to be more transmissible. Read more from the Los Angeles Times and Bay Area News Group.

Daily Edition for Friday, June 4, 2021

Californians Must Wear Masks At Work Unless Everyone Is Vaccinated: If anyone in a workplace is unvaccinated, all colleagues must wear masks when in the same room, according to a new state workplace standard passed Thursday. The standards board for Cal/OSHA said it considers the measure temporary and will act quickly to craft a replacement. Read more from the San Francisco Chronicle, Bay Area News Group, Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune.

Daily Edition for Thursday, June 3, 2021

Don’t Toss Your Mask Just Yet: The California Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board meets Thursday and will consider new workplace rules that would only allow workers to go maskless if everyone in a room is fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. The rules could remain in place into early next year. Read more from AP and KABC.

Daily Edition for Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Crowds Jam Beaches, LAX For Memorial Day Weekend: The holiday weekend brought no small measure of relief as Californians cautiously resumed doing the things they normally do, starting with barbecues and trips to the beach. Read more from Sarah Parvini, Harriet Ryan and Michael Finnegan of the Los Angeles Times. Meanwhile, LAX broke a 2021 record for passenger traffic Friday, with more than 78,000 travelers going through TSA checkpoints. Read more from Alex Wigglesworth of the Los Angeles Times.