d9d7PF cprn Jul23A popular Facebook post falsely claims people are checking into ERs with fungal lung infections from wearing masks. Statewide and national emergency physicians’ groups say the claim is bogus.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: A pedestrian wearing a mask walks in front of a billboard displaying California flags in San Francisco, April 30, 2020, during the coronavirus outbreak. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu/via PolitiFact)

 

Very few bills about the environment have survived this legislative session in California because of the financial burden of the pandemic. But one bill is hanging on.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

 

A new lawsuit argues California parents and children are being denied their right to a “basic minimum education” under the state Constitution because of COVID-era distance learning.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

 

 

 

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