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NorCal Visits the Monterey Bay Aquarium During COVID-19

What is it like to take a deep dive below the ocean’s surface? In this video we dive into the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Kelp Forest Exhibit to explore this essential marine ecosystem and then journey from the coral reefs of Palau back to San Francisco’s California Academy of Sciences where scientists are making exciting breakthroughs as part of global efforts to conserve these endangered species. (Producer-Director: Joshua Dylan Mellars) View Video HERE

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Coronavirus Is Surging: How Severe Is Your State's Outbreak?

More than 14 million people in the U.S. have had confirmed coronavirus infections and more than 350,000 have died of COVID-19. Tens of thousands of new cases are reported daily nationwide. In these graphics, explore the trends in your state. NPR regularly updates this page with new information…

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California Protects Homeowners From Having Fire Insurance Dropped — Again

By James Bikales November 5, 2020 As this year’s historic wildfire season winds down, Californians living in fire-prone territory got temporary relief from another threat: they can’t lose their homeowners’ insurance policies for another year. Premiums and nonrenewal rates have skyrocketed in…

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The ‘Speed of Trust’: California Wants Statewide Panel to Review Any COVID Vaccine

By Ana B. Ibarra October 19, 2020 Coronavirus vaccines approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in coming months will not be distributed in California until a statewide panel of health experts can ensure they meet safety requirements, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday. While there is no…

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