salon sacCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom is now allowing barbershops and nail salons to move their services outside during the pandemic. The businesses asked the state for permission to move outside after a second round of sweeping closures last week.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

(Photo: Salon owner Stephanie Hunter-Ray sells hair products and jewelry while she is not able to cut hair due to social-distancing restrictions Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - Andrew Nixon / CapRadio)

COVID-19 death rates are more than five times higher among middle-aged Latinos than their white counterparts, a new study out of UCLA shows.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

Latino Conservation Week started on Saturday, and environmental groups are using the occasion to draw attention to several important public-lands bills.

Story by Suzanne Potter – California News Service.

 

 

 

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