Giving second COVID-19 vaccine shots may reduce supply for people seeking first dose

Officials across Southern California are opening more sites to administer coronavirus vaccine. But there are concerns that the shortage in vaccine doses could worsen before it gets better.

Authorities have said the biggest problem right now is getting enough vaccine to meet demand. At current rates, it could be June before Californians 65 and over are fully vaccinated. And full vaccination in places like L.A. County might not be possible

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Greenville City Council planning session: Pay raises on tap for city workers; progress, roads, economic development discussed. | Local News

The Greenville City Council is set to restore $6.5 million to its current budget in February thanks to better than expected tax revenues.

The city can fund employee pay raises, hire new staff and fund operational expenses such as purchasing additional vehicles, Assistant City Manager Michael Cowin said.

Cowin updated the council on its fiscal year 2020-21 budget during its annual planning meeting held online Friday afternoon.

While the 2020

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Today’s events for Jan. 23 | Entertainment

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A free COVID-19 testing event will be held from 7:30-11 a.m. today at the Clyburn Center for Primary Care, 1000 Clyburn Place. Pre-registration is recommended but not mandatory. For more information or to pre-register, visit ruralhs.org.

An Introduction to Beekeeping course will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Fermata Club, 841 Whiskey Road. A field day will be held in late March. The cost

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Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament moved to April

The annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament returns this year after a one-year hiatus, and has been pushed back to April.

Canceled in 2020 due to the rising threat of the novel coronavirus at the time, the tournament returns for the 27th year, but on April 17. This new date was settled on in order to make the event safer for anglers and the community, according to the Homer Chamber

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State offers glimpse at potential active recreation amenities in Liberty State Park

As many as 50 acres of Liberty State Park’s contaminated interior could be transformed into soccer fields and other active recreation amenities in the coming years, the state Department of Environmental Protection announced Thursday.

DEP Deputy Commissioner Olivia Glenn hosted a virtual public meeting Thursday night and provided park advocates and local residents with several potential scenarios that could bring active recreation to the waterfront state park that has long

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COVID-19 vaccinations now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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The ‘Malcolm & Marie’ Backlash Begins

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Every week between now and March 15, when the Academy Award nominations are announced, Vulture will consult its crystal ball to determine the changing fortunes of this year’s Oscars race. In our “Oscar Futures” column, we’ll let you in on insider gossip, parse brand-new developments, and track industry buzz to figure out who’s up, who’s down, and who’s currently leading the race for a

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Midwinter thoughts turn to birds, bees and trees: Around The Town

BEREA, Ohio — With most of us spending more time than we’d like confined to home on these cold and gray winter days, what could be better than “thinking spring.”

With this in mind, the Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District will soon have native seeds, plants and trees available for spring planting, allowing us to “go native” in our yards, shrink our lawns, contribute to the urban tree canopy

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6 Reasons to Pursue Entrepreneurship in Retirement

Plus: Ideas for how to get started.

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Let the business resources in our guide inspire you and help you achieve your goals in 2021.


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Microsoft Goes Full ‘Black Mirror’ with New Patent to Turn Deceased People into AI Chatbots

A recent patent granted to Microsoft has many “Black Mirror” fans thinking of “Be Right Back,” the first episode of the show’s second season. In that “Black Mirror” installment, Hayley Atwell plays a young woman whose boyfriend, Ash Starmer (Domhnall Gleeson), is killed in a car accident. The woman decides to use technology to resurrect her dead boyfriend as artificial intelligence so she can continue communicating with him.

As reported

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Triumph and heartbreak as thousands line up, desperate for COVID-19 vaccine

Patricia Reber walked out of the vaccine clinic at L.A.’s Lincoln Park pumping her arms overhead like a champion. A friend told the 80-year-old she had waited four hours for a shot at Dodger Stadium, but Reber was in and out within 30 minutes.

“This was wonderful,” Reber said from beneath a Kobe Bryant face mask. “I think they’ve done the best they can with the lack of federal help.”

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Create An Official Bigfoot Hunting Season

Bigfoot may not be real, but one lawmaker in Oklahoma wants to create a hunting season for him anyway. 

Just don’t plan on actually shooting the ’Squatch. 

“I want to be really clear that we are not going to kill Bigfoot,” State Rep. Justin Humphrey, the Republican behind the bill, told The Oklahoman. “We are going to trap a live Bigfoot. We are not promoting killing Bigfoot. We are promoting

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Site shoppers disrupt scheduling at North Las Vegas vaccination site

Numerous no-shows at the COVID-19 vaccination site in North Las Vegas this week prompted operators to drop a residential requirement and accept walk-ins in order not to risk wasting any of the precious doses.

North Las Vegas Fire Chief Joseph Calhoun said residents who were site shopping — or booking appointments at multiple sites and taking the first one available — were part of the problem at the Neighborhood Recreation

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15 Virtual Galentine’s Day Ideas 2021

Historically, Valentine’s Day has celebrated romantic love. There are love letters, flowers, chocolates, and wine — and most importantly, a fairytale date at the end of the night. But more recently, people have begun celebrating friendship on Valentine’s Day too. And now, there’s Galentine’s Day: the February 13 holiday that celebrates the love between friends. Leslie Knope, the Parks and Recreation TV show character who invented the holiday in 2010,

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COVID-19 vaccines now offered to Long Beach food workers; teachers are next

LONG BEACH, CA. - JAN. 21, 2021. Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)
Dr. Sarah Mohtadi administers coronavirus vaccine at a drive-in vaccination site at the Long Beach Convention Center on Thursday. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

The city of Long Beach this week expanded distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to food workers, the first group of essential workers in Los Angeles County outside the healthcare industry to be offered the critical shots.

Those eligible include grocery store and restaurant workers who live

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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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