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San Francisco Considering Indoor Mask Mandate

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Spread of Delta Variant Could Lead to More Mask Mandates

San Francisco is the latest county that's considering a mask mandate to help ease the spread of the delta variant.  Public health officials say a decision could come as early as this week.

Incentives for Electric Vehicles May Not Do Enough to Reduce Emissions

Subsidies for electric vehicles have been hailed by environmentalists as a key clean energy policy. But do EVs actually reduce emissions?
Guest: David Rapson, UC Davis Economics Professor 

Ventura County Launches Wildfire Smoke Text Alert System

With wildfire smoke now a year-round problem in many parts of the state, Ventura County just launched a first-of-its-kind alert system to notify farmworkers when air quality conditions may pose a risk to their health. 
Reporter: Matt Guilhem, KCRW 

San Joaquin Valley Punjabi Community Often Relying on Clinics to Improve Vaccination Numbers

Among the San Joaquin Valley’s community of Punjabi Sikhs, there are many reasons people have been vaccinated against COVID-19. But many in these communities are also concerned that their vaccination concerns aren’t being addressed by health authorities.
Reporter: Kerry Klein, Valley Public Radio

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