- Governor Gavin Newsom will announce a comprehensive plan that emphasizes flexibility, awareness and readiness as our state transitions from reacting to a pandemic to living with COVID-19. The wide-ranging plan will be the first of its kind to ensure the state, communities and individuals have the tools they need to protect themselves and prepare for what is to come, with a focus on keeping schools and businesses open and safe. Newsom is slated to speak at 3 PM.
- A local official allegedly tried to help organize a mass protest against vaccine mandates. Sacramento County Supervisor Sue Frost supposedly tried to help plan an upcoming protest on an online forum called Telegram, according to screenshots posted on Twitter. The poster identified her as a Sacramento County Supervisor, and offered to help. The posts also suggest she was invited by prominent anti-vaccine protester Gabrielle Ingram, who has led some protests during county board meetings against COVID-19 safety measures.
- More Northern Californian schools and students are expressing their frustration with California's indoor mask mandate for schools. Protests are planned for this week and several school districts have voted to remove masks ahead of the state's February 28th date.
- Q&A with S.F. police chief weighs in on Boudin, the Tenderloin, police morale and more.
- Sen. John Kennedy: "We can't force members of the Biden administration to retake Econ 101."
- Sen. John Kennedy on the Ottawa Protests and Trudeau.