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Daily Edition for Friday, September 10, 2021

Biden Issues New Vaccination Mandates — Are More Coming For California?: It’s going to get harder for the one in four eligible Americans — nearly 80 million — and one in five Californians yet to be vaccinated to avoid the shots. President Joe Biden ratcheted up pressure on the unvaccinated Thursday with expanded federal mandates. In California, such vaccine requirements are likely only to multiply. Read more from the Bay Area News Group. Comprehensive coverage of President Biden’s announcement continues below.

Daily Edition for Monday, August 23, 2021

FDA Gives Full Approval To Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine: The Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and up, making it the first to move beyond emergency use status in the United States. The decision will set off a cascade of vaccine requirements by hospitals, colleges, corporations and other organizations. Read more from The New York Times, The Washington Post, AP and NBC News.

Daily Edition for Friday, August 20, 2021

Northern California Smothered In Smoke, Ash: Smoke from a dozen major wildfires is spreading across Northern California, darkening skies, dropping ash and creating health hazards from Lake Tahoe to San Francisco. Officials have issued air quality alerts that could last into the weekend. Read more from the Los Angeles Times, The Sacramento Bee and The New York Times. Need a break from all that smoke? Here's where to go if you need some fresh air. More wildfire coverage, below.