Blueprint for a Safer Economy

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The first rule of the pandemic: avoid a crowded house full of strangers. But for live theatres and music venues, a full house is the sign of an entertaining — and profitable — evening.  While restaurants, retail shops and gyms have slowly reopened, indoor performance venues have kept their doors closed. As California nears June 15 — the finish-line for the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy — raising the curtains at these venues still has its challenges.

Santa Cruz Finally Climbs Into The Yellow Tier

May 19, 2021
Jerimiah Oetting

 


After weeks of anticipation, Santa Cruz County finally climbed into the Yellow Tier on Wednesday. The move marks an important step towards fully reopening the economy, but some businesses are moving forward carefully.

Luis Alejo

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 4/9/21. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Doug McKnight

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 3/12/21. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Michelle Loxton

Welcome to KAZU's weekly news roundup for 11/20/20. Here you'll find the top local stories of the week and a few select national stories from NPR.

Richard Green

With over 1 million total confirmed COVID-19 cases and surging, California is pumping the brakes on reopening. We checked in with Dr. Allen Radner for the fourth time since the beginning of the pandemic. He’s Chief Medical Officer of Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System and an infectious disease specialist. Last weekend (November 14-15, 2020), Monterey County hospitals had 51 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, an all time high.

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Over the last month, counties neighboring Monterey County have seen a decreased spread of the coronavirus and have been allowed to drop restrictions on many businesses. That hasn’t happened in Monterey County. KAZU News explains the extremely complicated process of reopening.