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100,000 people ordered to evacuate due to wildfires in Irvine, California

At least 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes in Irvine, California. A wildfire that began Monday morning has already scorched 7,200 acres. Two firefighters have suffered critical injuries fighting the blaze. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Silverado Fire in Southern California has forced the […]
100,000 people ordered to evacuate due to wildfires in Irvine, California
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Unions representing more than 10,000 Disneyland Resort workers tell California’s governor that the park can reopen safely once local infections dip

Disneyland Resort can safely reopen once local COVID-19 cases fall, unions representing more than 10,000 workers have told California governor Gavin Newsom. Currently, large theme parks in the state are barred from opening, regardless of local infection numbers. The unions urged Newsom’s theme park taskforce to meet with them and […]
Unions representing more than 10,000 Disneyland Resort workers tell California’s governor that the park can reopen safely once local infections dip
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Orange County’s school reopening plan is melting down day by day — and parents in the California enclave are calling each other ‘maskholes’ and ‘covidiots’ all over Facebook

On Monday, the Orange County Board of Education voted to approve guidelines to reopen schools for in-person learning in the fall – without requiring masks or social-distancing measures. Individual school districts within the county can decide whether to heed the board’s recommendations, but local parents told us the decision has […]
Orange County’s school reopening plan is melting down day by day — and parents in the California enclave are calling each other ‘maskholes’ and ‘covidiots’ all over Facebook
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A California health official got so many threats after she ordered residents to wear masks that she resigned. Research shows she was right.

Orange County’s former chief health officer resigned after she received threats for issuing a requirement that residents wear face masks in public. A few days later, Orange County’s district supervisor said masks would be “strongly recommended” instead of required. But evidence suggests that mask wearing helps lower coronavirus transmission and […]
A California health official got so many threats after she ordered residents to wear masks that she resigned. Research shows she was right.
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