Newsom promised 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations. California can’t tell if he hit his goal

California Gov. Gavin Newsom holds up a vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom holds up a vial of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles on Dec. 14. (Jae C. Hong / Associated Press)

Gov. Gavin Newsom urged Californians to “hold me accountable” to a goal of administering 1 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in 10 days, but nearly two weeks later a series of data collection problems have left state officials

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Orange County to open second mass vaccination site amid supply issues

Anaheim, CA - January 13: Officials take the temperature of Orange County active Phase 1A (critical and healthcare workers) residents as they line up to enter large tents at Orange County's first large-scale vaccination site to receive the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in the Toy Story parking lot at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. Orange County supervisors and Orange County Health Care Agency Director Dr. Clayton Chau held a news conference discussing the county's first Super POD (point-of-dispensing) site for COVID-19 vaccine distribution. The vaccinations are at Tier 1A for people who have reservations on a website. The site is able to handle 7,000 immunizations per day. Their goal is to immunize everyone in Orange County who chooses to do so by July 4th. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
People have their temperatures taken last week at Disneyland, Orange County’s first COVID-19 mass vaccination site. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Orange County’s second large-scale COVID-19 vaccination site will open at Soka University in Aliso Viejo on Saturday as officials continue their efforts to ramp up inoculations despite ongoing supply issues.

The announcement comes a week after the county launched its first vaccination center at Disneyland in Anaheim.

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New website of Bihar Bhawan launched by Resident Commissioner Palka Sahni



a group of people standing in a living room playing a video game: New website of Bihar Bhawan launched by Resident Commissioner Palka Sahni


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New website of Bihar Bhawan launched by Resident Commissioner Palka Sahni

A revamped website version of Bihar Bhawan, the New Delhi-based liaison office of the Government of Bihar has been launched today. Palka Sahni, Resident Commissioner, Bihar inaugurated the new website www.biharbhawan.gov.in at Bihar Bhawan.

Indigenously developed to facilitate the diaspora in Delhi, the website contains all relevant information at one place. It comprises a

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The Technology 202: Where does QAnon go from here?

Biden’s inauguration marked another transition of power in the United States — and not, as QAnon disciples expected, a long-anticipated “storm.” Followers of QAnon, an ideology the FBI deems a domestic terror threat, believed Trump would carry out a secret plan to take down a supposed cabal of child-eating Satanists who control the government and Hollywood. Yet Trump’s departure from the White House left QAnon adherents reeling, with some expressing

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The best Star Wars gifts for 2021, from video games to Baby Yoda plush and replica lightsabers

The last year of Star Wars was all about TV, with the second season of The Mandalorian bringing more Baby Yoda adventures and glorious final season of The Clone Wars filling in Ahsoka Tano’s story on Disney Plus.  With these new stories came enough new Star Wars merchandise to fill a Death Star.

There’s also recently video game Star Wars: Squadrons, which puts you in the cockpit of X-wings,

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Biden faces tough climate balancing act in California desert

The Trump administration left President Biden a dilemma in the California desert: a plan to remove protections from millions of acres of public lands and open vast areas to solar and wind farms.

Biden’s team could easily block the proposed changes, which were slammed by conservationists as a last-gasp effort by the outgoing administration to support private industry at the expense of wildlife habitat and treasured landscapes.

But even if

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13 celebrities you forgot guest-starred on ‘Parks and Recreation’

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President Joe Biden appeared on “Parks and Rec.” David Giesbrecht/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty Images

When “Parks and Recreation” ended, the workplace comedy joined the hall of TV fame alongside other binge-worthy comedies such as “The Office,” “Arrested Development,” and “30 Rock.”

The show boasted a talented main cast of actors and also featured numerous celebrities and public figures in guest-starring roles.

Read on for a list

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden recommits US to Paris climate accord | Biden nixes Keystone XL permit, halts Arctic refuge leasing | Interior secretary rescinds wilderness protection order before leaving office

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GUESS WHO’S BACK, BACK AGAIN: President Biden on Wednesday took action to have the U.S. rejoin the Paris climate

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