The new order is part of a major rollback in the state's reopening efforts amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
FRESNO, Calif. (FOX26) — Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson announced Monday that the district is considering beginning the school year in a fully digital format.
The district is joining with Los Angeles Unified, San Diego Unified, and San Bernardino Unified that also announced they are considering the same method of learning for their districts.
"First and foremost, I have been in active discussion with all of our Trustees today to discuss their overarching interest in keeping our students safe, while also ensuring that all of our students are actively learning," said Nelson.
The central San Joaquin Valley now has more than 10,000 active cases of coronavirus and is adding more than 500 new cases each day, according to health officials in the six-county region.
Fresno County reported 346 new cases and three related deaths on Thursday. The county continues to lead the region in the number of total cases (7,627), active cases (5,854) and confirmed and suspected COVID-19 patients in the hospital (206). That is more than double the number in any other county in the region.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- As Fresno Unified moves forward with its plans to reopen schools next month, district officials are asking parents to make a choice.
Fresno Unified Superintendent Bob Nelson urged parents on Thursday to make their family's choice, whether they want their children to learn online or come to class for the next school year.
The district is just 34 days away from the new school year and the return of in-class learning.
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring July 2020, as “California for All Small Business Month” today as the Governor’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery launches a new campaign encouraging Californians to help small businesses in their communities operate safely during the pandemic.
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- California has been getting ready for a surge in coronavirus hospitalizations as cases continue to rise, Gov. Gavin Newsom said in a press conference Wednesday.
He said the state has been successful at maximizing hospital capacity and establishing alternative care sites since March. The state now has the capacity to treat 50,000 COVID-19 patients if necessary.
That extra hospital capacity has started to look more and more necessary; COVID-19 hospitalizations have grown 44% over the last two weeks, the governor said.
Gurjeet Kaur Randhwa drove a truck from Central Valley, California, carrying fresh produce to dinner tables across fifty states of the United States of America. A former national level field-hockey player in India, she now deftly navigates the American highways ensuring she stays in good health.In order to maintain her truck-driver’s license, Gurjeet must ensure her blood pressure and diabetes is within the acceptable range.
Do you remember when you were a child and someone would ask you what you wanted to be when you grew up? The typical elementary school response was firefighter, police officer, teacher, doctor, pilot, or even astronaut cited by children.
For many of you reading this blog, perhaps you already knew you wanted to drive a truck or work in supply chain when you were older. I’m guessing you were in the minority. Most of the occupations children mentioned had high profiles and were considered more glamorous than working in the trucking industry.
FRESNO, Calif. (KGPE) — With many colleges and universities moving towards virtual classes, hundreds of thousands of international students won’t be able to study in the USA.
On Monday, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement said international students must leave the country if their classes are online.
“You know we are in the midst of worldwide pandemic and we are pulling the rug right from under our students,” said Merced College Vice President of Student Affairs Dr. Mike McCandless.
After struggling for several months to ramp up its capacity to test for the novel coronavirus, Fresno County has finally achieved the state’s threshold of about 1,500 tests per day.
“We’ve met that metric for about 10 days now,” said Dr. Rais Vohra, Fresno County’s interim health officer, in a media briefing Monday. “That’s very reassuring. We’ve built the capacity and following through on getting the testing done.”
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