Sightings & Happenings Around Town

No Face Masks so California’s Farmworkers Are Left Unprotected

Face masks have flown off the shelves around the United States amid the coronavirus outbreak, even though experts have advised people against wearing them unless they are sick. That has triggered a shortage for farmworkers, who wear masks to avoid inhaling pesticides or field dust.

Mar 26, 2020 Kate Cimini

Cannabis and Cocktails amid Coronavirus? State Says Carry On

In a series of new orders and regulations, state authorities have eased restrictions on cannabis dispensaries and on restaurants in the booze business to help them weather the financial impact of shelter-in-place orders.

Mar 25, 2020 Ben Christopher