- The indoor mask mandate is back in California. State health officials announced Monday the mask mandate will be reinstated on Wednesday and run through January 15th. The state is also tightening the negative test requirements for non-vaccinated people attending mega events of a thousand people or more. They must now show a negative test within one day of the event. Travelers who return to or visit California are advised to get tested within three to five days of arrival.
- This week's wet, wild and windy weather has meteorologists looking on the "bright" side. It's the second atmospheric river to come through Northern California this fall. National Weather Service says they'll be measuring snow fall totals in feet, with predictions of up to six feet in some areas. California's "rain year" is off to a great start, and precipitation levels above average for what we typically see in early December.
- Bail for the father and son accused of starting the Caldor Fire is being drastically reduced. A judge in Placerville made the decision Monday, slashing the $1 million-dollar bail for Travis and David Smith down to $50,000 and $25,000 respectively. The judge said there's no evidence that they acted maliciously and rejected most arguments that they are a flight risk. The Smiths' attorney argued the men are lifelong residents of the area with no criminal history
- The California Public Utilities Commission plans to significantly reduce homeowner subsidies for rooftop solar. For PG&E customers, the credit would be cut in half. The commission says the new pricing system will help California’s power grid and avoid blackouts. Advocates for solar energy say reducing the credits will slow California's march towards renewable energy. This plan will be voted on by the Utilities Commission in late January
- Sarah Silverman on backlash over calling out Joy Reid.
- Peloton wants users to know its at-home fitness equipment can improve one’s physical health - not lead to health complications, which was implied in the reboot of “Sex and the City.”