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Monthly Archives: July 2021

It is now clear that vaccination against COVID-19 is highly effective and safe at preventing SARS-Co-V2 infection and deaths, and that those who got infected anyway after getting the shots had less severe symptoms and shorter illnesses. Also, the gap between the two shots of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines up to 45 weeks “actually led to a stronger immune response, compared with the recommended interval.” Amo...

Get ready for more zestful and youthful Sunday nights as GMA Network redefines what it means to be young via its newest Gen Z comedy-gag-variety show, FLEX, premiering on July 4.  The show is spearheaded by the Network's promising and talented stars - Mavy Legaspi, Lexi Gonzales, Joaquin Domagoso, and Althea Ablan - dubbed as the FLEX Leaders.  Daly City – On July 1, 2021, the Daly City Council hosted a ceremony to celebrate the restoration of Fire Engine 95, a fire/paramedic engine company with North County Fire Authority (NCFA). The event was held at NCFA Station 95 at 191 Edgemont Drive in Daly City. Daly City officials, NCFA personnel, community members and the media were in attendance. City Councilmembers were excited and proud to restore ...

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Effective July 1, 2021 the minimum wage for all workers in the City and County of San Francisco will increase to $16.32 per hour. San Francisco has a long history of supporting workers’ rights. In 2003, San Francisco became the first local jurisdiction to enact a minimum wage higher than the federal or state minimum wage rates for all employers. The ordinance tied the m...

In 2004, US Navy pilots were baffled to see an unidentified flying object  (UFO) screeched through the sky at an unbelievably mind-blowing speed. The incident, which has come to be known as the Nimitz Incident -- seemed to have defied the laws of physics -- is now popularly called the tic-tac UFO. According to a testimonial given by one of the pilots, he revealed that this UFO dropped from around 80...

The demise of former President Benigno Simeon Aquino III has opened the floodgates of platitudes even from those who didn’t think much of him during his incumbency. This has prompted me to comment that among us Pinoys, perhaps because of our Christian upbringing, even the devil incarnate would be showered with lavish praise at his funeral. But, with due respect, was Noynoy Aquino really “the best ever” presid...

While nearly 60 percent of Californians are fully vaccinated, just over 10 percent are partially vaccinated — meaning they haven’t yet gotten the necessary second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, according to data from the California Department of Public Health. Doctors say getting that second shot is important because a single dose of these vaccines does not provide the effectiveness of two doses, especially against new variants.

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