Butte election results | Holiday illnesses | Health care during strikes
The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, Nov. 29.
Butte County posts final election results
Election officials in Butte County have posted final results from this month’s election. On the Chico City Council, results show conservative members will retain a 6-1 advantage on the panel.
— Andre Byik, NSPR
Health experts warn of increases of respiratory illnesses
Thanksgiving is behind us, and we’re diving into the holiday season. With traveling, gatherings and cold weather keeping people inside, experts warn that instances of COVID-19 and respiratory diseases are going up.
— CapRadio Staff
California law will provide health coverage to striking workers
California workers who lose employer-based health coverage during labor disputes will have access to fully subsidized loans under a bill to take effect next summer.
— Stephanie O’Neill, Kaiser Health News
Kiley prevails in race for California US House District 3
The Associated Press has declared Republican state Assemblyman Kevin Kiley the winner in California’s 3rd Congressional District. Kiley defeated Dr. Kermit Jones, a Democrat, in the newly drawn district that stretches from Plumas County to Death Valley.
— CapRadio Staff
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- California readies guaranteed income program — CapRadio
- California holds on to health insurance opt-out penalty money — Kaiser Health News
- Shasta County gives update on ballot count — NSPR
- ‘Nothing But Love’ shop in Paradise showcases local artists — NSPR
- Homeless aid group provides showers, clean water in Chico — NSPR
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