A partnership between Alameda County's library, office of education, and probation department has led to a colorful, culturally inclusive library inside the county juvenile hall staffed with permanent staff who try to teach youth a love of reading and learning.
State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomás Aragón rescinded a public health order requiring that all school employees show proof of vaccination or be tested at least weekly. The new policy is effective Sept. 17.
Families fell behind on wellness checkups during the pandemic, others became vaccine hesitant and still others had vaccine fatigue. The result has been a decline in childhood vaccinations and more students who can't attend school on campuses.