- An FDA advisory board meets today to consider Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine for young children. The panel is evaluating Pfizer's request to approve the shots for 28-million kids ages five to eleven. CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky says she hopes to have a decision by the start of next week.
- Data from Lake Oroville shows the weekend precipitation helped raise its level by almost 20-feet over three days. Professor Jay Lund of UC Davis' Center for Watershed Sciences says California's still in drought status, but it was a really good time to have a large storm event.
- California officials says the state gave away at least $20 billion in fraudulent unemployment benefits. That's about eleven percent of all benefits paid since the start of the pandemic. Officials blamed the mistake on a hastily approved expansion of unemployment benefits by Congress.
- Some students and teachers at Ponderosa High School on Monday took part in a protest called "No Mandate Monday." A video on social media from inside the Shingle Springs' high school shows maskless students who had been placed in a "non-compliance room."
- Comedian Dave Chappelle is defending his new special on Netflix amid backlash.
- The new Florida Surgeon General argues for a new take on mask mandates.
- The rash of crime in San Francisco has prompted some residents to protect themselves.