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 Coronavirus: Lo que necesita saber 

  
Para noticias sobre el coronavirus en español, puede escuchar KBBF, leer CalMatters o leer La Prensa
 
Tenemos varias guías de recursos de COVID disponibles en español. We have a number of resource guides available. 
 
Teachers and parents can utilize our free educational guides for kids at home during area school closings - CLICK HERE to learn more.

 
 
 
 

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    April 22, 2021

    Residents react to the Chauvin verdict

    Photo of a Black Lives Matter Protest in 2020. (Photo by Adia White)Santa Rosa Jr. College student and activist Caitie Ferro cried when she first heard the news that Derek Chauvin was guilty of murder, and thought the dozens of marches she went to over the past year might have led to change. "All…
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    April 20, 2020

    Tips for Spotting Fake News Stories — And Where to Find Sources You Can Trust

    Anytime there’s a significant news event — like a global pandemic, for example — you can expect misinformation to spread across the Internet. “Fake news” means stories that contain fabricated information, or information that’s based on rumor, shoddy methodology or a partisan agenda. With the…
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    April 17, 2020

    Recursos Alimentarios Durante COVID-19

    La alimentacion es una gran prioridad para muchos durante esta pandemia de COVID-19- cómo mantener a su familia alimentada en medio de despidos del trabajo, preocupaciones sobre salidas para conseguir comestibles y la posibilidad de transmisión por medio de los alimentos, todo mientras se trata de…
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    April 14, 2020

    COVID-19: Food Resources

    Food is top of mind for many during the COVID-19 pandemic — how to keep your family fed amid layoffs, concerns about grocery outings and food transmission, all while trying to maintain social distance. If you’re struggling to put food on the table, have questions about food safety or need help…
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    April 10, 2020

    COVID-19: Recursos Para Indocumentados y Sin Beneficios

    English version available here. A medida que la pandemia de coronavirus da vuelta la economía de la nación y deja a muchos sin trabajo, los inmigrantes indocumentados son particularmente vulnerables. En esta página encontrará recursos para ayudar a los miembros de la comunidad indocumentados y que…
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    April 07, 2020

    COVID-19: Resources for the Undocumented and Uninsured

    As the coronavirus pandemic upends the nation’s economy and leaves many without work, undocumented immigrants are particularly vulnerable. On this page you’ll find resources to help undocumented community members and the uninsured. UndocuFund for Disaster Relief in Sonoma County The UndocuFund,…
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    Apr 03, 2020

    COVID-19: Santa Clara County Resources

    Santa Clara County’s Public Health Department is providing detailed information about COVID-19 cases, deaths and hospital capacity on several data…
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    Apr 03, 2020

    COVID-19: How to Help

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and strain resources, you might be wondering how you can help. Perhaps the most important thing you…
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    Mar 31, 2020

    Santa Rosa Police Department Mourns Loss of Detective

    Updated March 31, 2020, 4:00 p.m. The Santa Rosa Police Department reported today that Detective Marylou Armer passed away from complications from…
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    Mar 31, 2020

    Coronavirus Resources

    The coronavirus pandemic has created new challenges for communities throughout the world. Whether you need help getting access to food, filing for…
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    Mar 30, 2020

    COVID-19: Financial Resources for Sonoma County Residents

    California and the nation have seen a surge in unemployment claims as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced companies to close their doors, leaving…
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    Mar 30, 2020

    Help the Sonoma County Library Tell the Story of Life During COVID-19

    The Sonoma County Library will be documenting life during the coronavirus pandemic with a special collection, and you’re invited to contribute. The…
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    Mar 29, 2020

    California’s Shelter-In-Place Order, Explained

    By Byrhonda Lyons, CalMatters As President Donald Trump considers easing national restrictions by Easter, Californians are into their first week of…
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    Mar 29, 2020

    Santa Rosa Outlines COVID-19 Support for Homeless

    The city of Santa Rosa says it’s following guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect people experiencing…
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    Mar 28, 2020

    Los Angeles Will Mirror New York As Coronavirus Surges, Newsom and Garcetti Warn

    By Judy Lin, Ben Christopher and Matt Levin, CalMatters Gov. Gavin Newsom and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued dire warnings Friday that the…
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    Mar 28, 2020

    COVID-19: Sonoma County Resources for Seniors and Vulnerable Populations

    On March 17, Sonoma County’s health officer issued an order for all residents to shelter in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19. The order…
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    Mar 27, 2020

    Here’s What Happens to Science When California’s Researchers Shelter in Place

    By Rachel Becker, CalMatters As California officials desperately try to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Chris Miller is coaxing a sample of…

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    April 22, 2021

    When Cell Phones Come to School

    Thursday, May 6 at 8 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. According to a popular study, 95% of adolescents own a cell phone and 45% are online almost constantly. When Cellphones Come to School, a new timely, informative, and provocative one-hour documentary from high school teacher Anne Tran, shows what…
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    April 20, 2021

    When My Time Comes

    Tuesday, May 4 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Spurred on by the death of her husband, Diane Rehm crosses the country to take an in-depth look at medical aid in dying. She speaks to people on all sides of the issue, uncovering the pros and cons, and the facts and the myths surrounding this…
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    April 15, 2021

    Foyle’s War: The German Woman, Part 1

    Thursday, April 29 at 9 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. The German wife of a rich and influential aristocrat exempted from wartime internment is found decapitated in the midst of anti-German feeling.
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    April 13, 2021

    Bay Area Bountiful: Baby Animals

    Tuesday, April 27 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. On this episode of Bay Area Bountiful, we spend the springtime with baby animals coming into the world. We’ll visit a flock of sheep who are contract grazers and get to meet their new lambs; we’ll observe the work of a South Bay wild animal…
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    Apr 11, 2021

    Downton Abbey on Masterpiece, Season 1 and 2 Marathon

    Saturday, April 24 from 11 am - 7 pm and Sunday, April 25 from 9 am - 10 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. Downton Abbey, the award-winning series from…
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    Apr 10, 2021

    Safe Money in Tough Times with Jonathan Pond

    Saturday, April 24 at 8:30 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Provides guidance to help people cope with the personal financial changes and challenges…
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    Apr 08, 2021

    Occupy the Farm

    Tuesday, April 20 at 8 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay and Thursday, April 22 at 7 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. When 200 farmers march to the gates…
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    Apr 08, 2021
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    Apr 05, 2021

    The West is Burning

    Monday, April 19 at 9 pm on KRCB TV in the North Bay. The West is Burning focuses on the state of forests in the western US and examines the history…
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    Apr 05, 2021

    Santa Rosa Symphony Presents: Zuill Bailey Performs Cello Concerto by Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

    Monday, April 19 at 7:30 pm on KPJK TV in the South Bay. Also airing on KRCB TV in the North Bay on Sunday, April 18 at 8pm. Santa Rosa Symphony on…

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