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AstraZeneca Effective for All Adults, the Deep Relationship between Gov. Newsom and Blue Shield, Goodbye Elgin Baylor




A pharmacist prepares to administer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at a community vaccination center in London. After some initial concerns, vaccine trials in the U.S. find its effective against COVID-19.
A pharmacist prepares to administer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at a community vaccination center in London. After some initial concerns, vaccine trials in the U.S. find its effective against COVID-19.
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As an Expert: AstraZeneca Vaccine Trials, Herd Immunity, New Three-Foot Social Distancing Rules for Kids

Coronavirus cases are falling fast,  there's an new vaccine on the horizon for the U-S, and schools only have to keep kids three feet apart and not six. We'll review all the latest news. 

Blue Shield and Governor Newsom 

Initially, the process of getting shots into the arms of Californians didn’t go smoothly. So the state pulled in Blue Shield to be a third-party administrator back in January. The problem is County health officials haven’t been exactly eager to team up with the insurance provider. In fact, only one county out of 58 entered into an agreement. So how did Blue Shield score a no-bid, $15 million dollar contract to oversee California’s vaccine distribution? 

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Keeping Faith in A Pandemic 

It's been quite a year with a lot of loss but also newfound joy in little things we may not have been aware off in our pre-pandemic lives. As we slowly come out of the fog that stay-at-home orders created around our lives, we want to reflect on where we have been and where we are headed. To do that we have partnered with USC's Center for Religion and Civic Culture and commissioned sermons from faith leaders around our county. Today we hear from Rev. Mandy McDow is Senior Minister at Los Angeles First United Methodist Church, in Downtown Los Angeles

Goodbye Elgin Baylor

Lakers Great Elgin Baylor has passed away at 86. A Martinez has this remembrance.