- The Sacramento City Teachers Association wants to mandate all staff and students be vaccinated. The Sacramento City Unified school board will consider the request and if they approve it, the district would be the first in the region to move forward with mandates testing and vaccines. Similar mandates are in place in Oakland and Los Angeles.
- Three of the nearly 50 Sacramento-area students trapped in Afghanistan have been evacuated. The Sacramento Bee is reporting three San Juan Unified School District students were evacuated over the weekend from the war-torn country but remain overseas. About 3% of Sacramento-area students with direct connections to Afghanistan are still trapped with no word on when they will return home.
- Naming the four victims who died in last year's Zogg Fire in Shasta County, District Attorney Stephanie Bridgett laid out the 31 criminal charges against Pacific Gas and Electric for manslaughter, arson, and other counts. They're only the latest criminal charges against PG&E for the company's equipment starting wildfires.
- For the first time in California history, the 2022 California State Fair will host a cannabis competition. All licensed cannabis growers in the state will be able to enter their crop. They will be divided into three divisions: indoor, mixed light and outdoor. Cannabis will now join other California products, such as wine, craft beer, olive oil and cheese which have competitions at the fair.
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- COVID-19 booster shots are officially being rolled out to millions and now the Pfizer CEO says we may get back to normal life within a year.