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Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Five of the 12 have already been interviewed, M. Hill Hammock, Chair of Cook County Health’s Board of Directors, said Friday. Read full article: Cook County Health narrows CEO field to ...→

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Cook County Health narrows CEO field to 12, plans to open another building at jail for COVID-19 response

Five of the 12 have already been interviewed, M. Hill Hammock, Chair of Cook County Health’s Board of Directors, said Friday. Read full article: Cook County Health narrows CEO field to ...→

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

As the state reopens, some people are finding the thought of returning to normal harder to cope with than being in lockdown. Read full article: Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Fa...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

A desire to help his grandfather navigate news and information about COVID-19 led a Saratoga High School student to create what he couldn’t find: an aggregate [...] Read full article: Saratoga student’s website narrows searc...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

The AMC Theatres chain hopes it outlets will be dark no more from next month as it reopens the vast majority of its locations. Read full article: AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July wit...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel has left his role as CEO of Open Cities Health Center as the St. Paul care provider, which serves low-income and uninsured residents, navigates th [...] Read full article: Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul pa...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

On the eve of Apple's first virtual Worldwide Developers Conference, the exec talks about the democratization of tools for social progress Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of techn...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful" for Supreme Court's decision protecting LGBTQ workers

Preview: In an interview for "Sunday Morning," describes America as being on "a journey toward equality," says high court ruling is "one more brick in the wall [...] Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful"...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

As the state reopens, some people are finding the thought of returning to normal harder to cope with than being in lockdown. Read full article: Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Fa...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

A desire to help his grandfather navigate news and information about COVID-19 led a Saratoga High School student to create what he couldn’t find: an aggregate [...] Read full article: Saratoga student’s website narrows searc...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful" for Supreme Court's decision protecting LGBTQ workers

Preview: In an interview for "Sunday Morning," describes America as being on "a journey toward equality," says high court ruling is "one more brick in the wall [...] Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful"...→

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

The AMC Theatres chain hopes it outlets will be dark no more from next month as it reopens the vast majority of its locations. Read full article: AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July wit...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel has left his role as CEO of Open Cities Health Center as the St. Paul care provider, which serves low-income and uninsured residents, navigates th [...] Read full article: Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul pa...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

On the eve of Apple's first virtual Worldwide Developers Conference, the exec talks about the democratization of tools for social progress Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of techn...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Factors Tied To Reopening Plans

As the state reopens, some people are finding the thought of returning to normal harder to cope with than being in lockdown. Read full article: Mental Health Expert Discusses Stress Fa...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Still Showing Up to Work: Jackson Health CEO

Despite testing positive for coronavirus, people everywhere are still showing up to work and not telling their bosses so that they can still get paid. That’s o [...] Read full article: People Testing Positive for COVID-19 Sti...→

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul parts with CEO Ritesh Patel

Ritesh Patel has left his role as CEO of Open Cities Health Center as the St. Paul care provider, which serves low-income and uninsured residents, navigates th [...] Read full article: Open Cities Health Center in St. Paul pa...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

San Diego County Health Officials Report Case Spike for Second Straight Day

The COVID-19 case total in San Diego County now sits just under 11,100 cases as the county has recorded two straight days of over 300 new positive tests. Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

LA County Health Officials Say Community Transmission Increasing As 2,500 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

County public health Director Dr. Barbara Ferrer announced 2,571 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18 additional virus-related deaths, bringing countywide [...] Read full article: LA County Health Officials Say Community...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County Health Officials Reports Spike in Positive COVID-19 Cases

San Diego County health officials this weekend reported 310 new COVID-19 cases and no additional deaths, raising the region’s totals to 10,794 cases while the [...] Read full article: San Diego County Health Officials Report...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of technology and social change

On the eve of Apple's first virtual Worldwide Developers Conference, the exec talks about the democratization of tools for social progress Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook on the nexus of techn...→

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

Saratoga student’s website narrows search field for COVID-19 data

A desire to help his grandfather navigate news and information about COVID-19 led a Saratoga High School student to create what he couldn’t find: an aggregate [...] Read full article: Saratoga student’s website narrows searc...→

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas Where West Nile Virus Found

Vector control officials in Santa Clara County on Friday confirmed that multiple mosquitoes collected from the 95054, 95051 and 95050 ZIP codes tested positive [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County Plans To Treat Areas ...→

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops Reopen Under Strict Health Guidelines

MORE: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen... MORE: Orange County Reports 288 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional Deaths M [...] Read full article: Orange County Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops ...→

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health Guidelines As LA County Bars Reopen

Friday night marked the first, and maybe happiest, happy hour around L.A. County in a while, as bars were able to reopen after three months shut down due to co [...] Read full article: Customers, Staff Adjust To Strict Health...→

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado health officials report coronavirus outbreak at El Paso County overnight camp

Colorado public health officials on Friday reported an outbreak of the novel coronavirus among staffers at a residential camp in El Paso County, with at least [...] Read full article: Colorado health officials report coronav...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials declare systemic racism a public health crisis

Jefferson County public health officials on Tuesday declared systemic racism a public health crisis and passed a resolution that directs the local health agenc [...] Read full article: Jefferson County public health officials...→

Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful" for Supreme Court's decision protecting LGBTQ workers

Preview: In an interview for "Sunday Morning," describes America as being on "a journey toward equality," says high court ruling is "one more brick in the wall [...] Read full article: Apple CEO Tim Cook "incredibly grateful"...→

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July with New Health Guidelines

The AMC Theatres chain hopes it outlets will be dark no more from next month as it reopens the vast majority of its locations. Read full article: AMC Plans Theater Reopenings in July wit...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Declares Racism a Public Health Emergency

Dallas County Commissioners have declared racism a public health emergency, the Dallas Morning News reports. Read full article: Dallas County Declares Racism a Public H...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→