Issue: July 01, 2020

The public health orders were loosened, businesses reopened and life started getting closer to normal. That all stopped with a spike in COVID-19 cases. Now, Sacramento leaders and public health officials are warning about the rise in cases among Latinos while UC Davis Medical Center pulled its psychiatric residents from the Sacramento County Main Jail because correctional officers aren’t wearing masks.

On the economic front, small businesses are having to adapt again and only have until Monday to apply for city loans, while many families may struggle once the $600 federal unemployment bonus disappears at the end of July.

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