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Fresno Extends Shelter-in-Place: Fines for Violations, Masks Mandatory for Workers

The city of Fresno has strengthened and extended its shelter-in-place emergency ordinance through May 6 to combat the coronavirus. The previous shelter-in-place order was set to expire at the end of Sunday. At a Friday morning teleconference, Mayor Lee Brand announced new measures that include requiring employees at essential businesses...

Armenian, Jewish Groups Upset Over Exclusion in State Curriculum

According to a draft proposal of the state's ethnic studies model curriculum, Armenians and Jews aren't worthy of inclusion. Neither are their genocides. Organizations representing both groups want that fixed.   Listen to this article:     The curriculum is supposed to make California high school students more aware of...

NYC Orders Mandatory Vaccines for Some Amid Measles Outbreak

NEW YORK — New York City declared a public health emergency Tuesday over a measles outbreak and ordered mandatory vaccinations in one neighborhood for people who may have been exposed to the virus. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the unusual order amid what he said was a measles "crisis" in...