- New data from the California Department of Public Health reveals about 4.2% of Californians ages 5 to 11 have gotten their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine since young children became eligible last week.
- New homes sales in the region are expected to continue rising for the next couple of years. US Census Bureau data finds Sacramento is seeing a 66% increase in home construction permits mid-pandemic - the largest increase of any US metro over the last two years.
- Traffic is flowing again after a crash on the Golden Gate Bridge near an anti-vaccine mandate protest left five people injured. The crash happened last night near the protest, which was attended by hundreds of people. The CHP says two of its officers and three Golden Gate Bridge personnel were injured when a car rear-ended another car. The officers suffered non-life-threatening injuries and the three bridge workers suffered minor injuries as well.
- Sacramento International Airport is reporting air travel rates are almost back to pre-pandemic levels. SMF officials say they are seeing travel rates at 85% of where they were in 2019. The Sacramento International Airport expects travel rates to continue to rise as the holiday season reeves up.
- Sacramento International Airport travelers can get their flight status or parking availability through updates on SMF’s website.
- Executive Director for the UN World Food Program, David Beasley is warning of Afghanistan could be facing a deadly winter due to food insecurity. On CNN, Beasley said millions of Afghans are facing starvation
- Gene Simmons is calling unvaccinated people the "enemy."