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Is COVID-19 vaccine effective? We asked people who got it

Check out our interview with a San Francisco Bay Area resident who recently went through the vaccination process. Watch our video to learn more about fears, expectations, side effects, and answers to the most common questions. If you haven’t subscribed to our YouTube channel yet, you can do so by clicking here. Do you have anything […]

Life after COVID: what to expect?

Life after COVID. How will our world look like? Will it ever be the same, or should it be, anyway? To find out, we spoke to Bradley Tusk, an American businessman, venture capitalist, philanthropist, writer, as well as former deputy governor of Illinois and first political advisor for Uber. Check out our video to find […]

How will public schools reopen? We looked at Hawaii

Hawaii public schools plan to reopen campus starting Aug. 4. But despite Hawaii’s success controlling COVID-19 state outbreaks, many teachers remain anxious about reopening. Public schools were given several options to reopen, including face-to-face, distance-learning, or a blended model. With face-to-face learning, students will report to campus classrooms with desks spaced 6-feet apart. Distance learning […]

Is Hawaii reopen for tourism?

Starting August, travelers coming to Hawaii who have tested negative for COVID-19 within 72 hours of arrival won’t have to undergo the mandatory 14-day quarantine. This comes as Hawaii slowly reopens for tourism. Hawaii Gov. David Ige established a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine for all travelers back in March. Ige lifted the order for inter-island travelers […]

How self-isolation affects your mental health

Many states and countries have been under self-isolation for months, and there are hundreds of questions running through the minds of many. Self-isolation and social distancing measures have proved their effectiveness in slowing the spread of the virus, however, many raise concerns about the mental health toll. Shorter lifespans and worsening mental health are just […]

Pandemic Memorial Day weekend brings out heat and crowds in San Francisco

While California maintains “Closed” signs on restaurants, bars, spas, and most of other holiday time-spenders, parks and beaches are two of the few things still left in the allowed spectrum. Despite a once-in-a-century pandemic, millions of San Francisco and Bay Area residents still showed up to meet the summer. All of the iconic Golden Gate […]

Oahu reopens beaches and stores: is Hawaii open for business?

Oahu reopens beaches right in time for those summer, surf-filled days. With crowds flocking to the waters and summer in swing, we talked with surf and swimwear stores about what it’s like to be open for business. On May 16, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell reopened Oahu beaches but with some restrictions still in place. Unlike […]

What’s it really like to be in “phase one,” in Reno, NV

With Nevada in phase one of reopening, businesses have begun to open their doors once again, while following the guidelines they have been given, including staff wearing mandatory masks and gloves, and plastic shields wherever feasible. What is Phase One?   Governor Sisolak’s phase one includes hair salons, barbershops, retail stores, brewpubs, and restaurants that can open […]