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A combination of wildfire smoke and vehicle exhaust has the Bay Area Air Quality Management District urging people to limit driving.
We spoke with a labor nurse, fire captain, restaurant owner and others to see how their feelings have evolved about the pandemic.
Robert’s son has taken over at Robert’s Hot Tubs, new to Fourth Street. Catch up on this and other Berkeley retail and small business news.
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Case rates are “plateauing at a high rate,” fueled by the BA.5 variant.
The virus is transmitted through prolonged physical contact and appears as a rash.
The city received 270 doses, but they have already dwindled.
From downtown Oakland to Berkeley and San Francisco, protests are planned after the Supreme Court ended nearly 50 years of abortion rights.
The city’s public health officer has opted not to reinstate the requirement, citing data showing COVID cases in decline locally.
Health experts say positive cases are underreported, but high vaccination rates have meant fewer hospitalizations and deaths.
Berkeley’s case rate is higher than it’s been at any point in the pandemic other than the omicron surge. Hospitalizations remain low.