FREEDOM, N.H. (CBS) – Every winter Brook and Drew Cippoletti count the days until they can return to Camp Nellie Huckins in Freedom, New Hampshire, but last year that day ever came. “When they made the announcements, there were a lot of tears in my house,” recalled Jennifer Cippoletti. READ MORE: Thousands Lose Power As Strong Winds Spread Damage Across Several Towns But this year the YMCA girls overnight camp will be back in business. “There’s a lot of enthusiasm,” explained camp director Heather Kiley. “Understandably there are questions about what camp is going to look like and how we are going to keep people safe.” Like many camps, Nellie Huckins is taking a lot of safety precautions. Families are being asked to avoid large crowds for two weeks before they come to camp. “Limiting risky behaviors like going to weddings or big, huge events that tend to be COVID spreaders,” Kiley told WBZ-TV. Testing will also be a big part of keeping campers and staff safe. All kids … [Read more...] about ‘It Can Work,’ Summer Camps Will Be Open, But They’ll Look A Lot Different
SACRAMENTO (AP/CBS13) – Gov. Gavin Newsom and legislative leaders on Monday announced a deal aimed at returning California public school students to classrooms in the nation’s most populous state. Most students have been out of school and doing distance learning since last March because of the coronavirus and finding a way to return them to the classroom has been elusive. READ MORE: Former Sacramento Firefighter Accuses Department Of Hostile Work Environment This is a breakdown of Monday’s agreement, and how it could work: MONEY, MONEY, MONEY School districts in California are locally controlled, meaning the state can’t force them to resume in-person instruction. But it can incentivize them. The plan provides $6.6 billion collectively for districts. NEW: CA has now administered over 9 million #COVID19 vaccines. Our test positivity rate has dropped to 2.3%. Today we report 3,516 cases of COVID-19. 6 weeks ago, we were reporting over 50k cases. Vaccine rates … [Read more...] about What’s In California’s New School Reopening Deal?
MODESTO (CBS13) — Police are investigating after a woman vandalized and shot at a parked vehicle in a Modesto neighborhood early Monday morning. credit: Modesto Police Department Modesto police say the unknown woman was walking through the neighborhood around 1:20 a.m. and started shooting at the rear of a vehicle on Poppypatch Drive. READ MORE: Former Sacramento Firefighter Accuses Department Of Hostile Work Environment The unoccupied vehicle was parked in a driveway next to another car. After firing a couple of shots, the suspect started vandalizing the vehicle, damaging the side mirror on the passenger side. READ MORE: 2 Children, 1 Adult Injured In Possible Drug Lab Explosion At Grass Valley Apartment Video of the incident was captured by the homeowner’s surveillance camera and shows the woman wearing a large hooded sweatshirt and athletic shoes. MORE NEWS: Placerville Businesses Required To Remove Outdoor Dining Tents That Are Not In Use Anyone with … [Read more...] about Search On For Woman Who Shot At Unoccupied Vehicle In Modesto Neighborhood
YOLO COUNTY (CBS13) — Officials in Yolo County say more than 744 new crimes have been committed by people released under the $0 bail order. Officials say one of those people is 37-year-old Jose Inda-Lopez of Davis. He has reportedly been arrested 17 times since last April for theft and drug-related crimes. READ MORE: Former Sacramento Firefighter Accuses Department Of Hostile Work Environment On April 17, 2020, Inda-Lopez was arrested for felony vehicle theft and released under the emergency bail order. Over the next eight months, officials say Inda-Lopez was arrested 10 more times and faced 11 separate misdemeanor and felony complaints. He entered a no-contest plea for three cases in December but was released the same day because he had credit for time served. READ MORE: 2 Children, 1 Adult Injured In Possible Drug Lab Explosion At Grass Valley Apartment Since getting released on Dec. 11, Inda-Lopez has been arrested six more times, with four of the arrests happening … [Read more...] about Davis Man Arrested 17 Times And Released On $0 Bail
(CNN) — After almost a full year of grappling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, including nearly nine months of virtual school, 11-year-old London Loree simply has had enough. Enough of Zoom classes and technology fails. Enough of social distancing. Enough of all of it. READ MORE: Former Sacramento Firefighter Accuses Department Of Hostile Work Environment Her focus is waning. School, something she loves, has become a drag. “I’m tired, I’m stressed and I feel lazy,” the sixth grader said last week from her home in Hermosa Beach, California. “Everything is so awkward now.” Loree could be the poster child for many kids these days. Across time zones, age groups and socioeconomic lines, young people appear to be hitting a breaking point that developmental psychologists are calling the “pandemic wall.” As we near the one-year anniversary of the pandemic and associated social distancing measures, kids and parents alike are grieving the end of how our lives used to be. … [Read more...] about ‘Everything Is So Awkward Now’: Why Kids Are Hitting The Pandemic Wall