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College Board has ended its subject tests and optional SAT essay: What does this mean?

Citing the coronavirus pandemic, College Board has announced the end of their subject tests and optional SAT essay
January 19, 2021

College Board announced on Jan. 19 that it will no longer be offering the SAT subject tests or optional essays in order to "simplify demands on students." The AP, or Advanced Placement, program has...

Contra Costa ICU availability falls below 15%

Many Businesses to remain closed, as the  county's ICU capacity fell below 15%
December 21, 2020

There are now 12.2% of ICU beds available in the Bay Area, falling below the 15 percent capacity placed by the Governor triggering a ‘Regional Stay at Home Order’ Since the county preemptively issued...

Regional stay at home orders to take place in Contra Costa County for three weeks

Many non-essential businesses were told to close because of a new Stay at home order.
December 6, 2020

Starting on Sunday night, December 6, Contra Costa County will instate a shelter in place order similar to the one in March. On Friday, Governor Newsom had announced that all areas besides retail and...

Contra Costa County falls into purple tier; school reopening plans unaffected

Some important COVID statistics from Contra Costa County
November 17, 2020

Contra Costa County moved into the most restrictive purple tier, or “widespread” COVID risk, effective Nov. 17, from the red tier, or “severe” risk tier - a development county officials predicted...

COVID-19: Contra Costa County returns to the red tier as cases climb

The requirements for California's tier system that describes COVID risk.
November 14, 2020

On Friday Nov. 13, more restrictive social distancing measures were put into place as Contra Costa County moved back into the red tier, shifting the county from a “moderate” COVID risk spread to a...

COVID-19: Contra Costa County moves into the orange tier

The requirements for California's tier system that describes COVID risk.
October 30, 2020

On Oct. 27, California moved Contra Costa County to the orange tier from the red tier, moving the county from a “substantial” COVID risk spread to a “moderate” risk spread. According to the...

Amy Coney Barrett’s record may present a threat to American LGBTQ+ rights

Many Americans fear that Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett's record may harm the rights of LGBTQ+ Americans.
October 26, 2020

Update: This article was written prior to Judge Barrett's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court. On Oct. 26, Judge Barrett was sworn in by Justice Clarence Thomas in a White House ceremony after...

President Trump and First Lady test positive for coronavirus

President Trump recently announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19
October 1, 2020

President Trump tweeted today that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.  His message read, “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through...

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