Omicron surge strains Sacramento

By Pauline Bartolone Source: Capradio.org Shane Twilla says the past two years of COVID-19 was already weighing heavily on him. So the news of another surge, this time fueled by the omicron variant, just feels like another blow on the Sacramento small business owner. “It was like a gut punch,” [...]

2022-01-17T18:53:45+00:00January 17th, 2022|Tags: , , |

Yes, Sacramento is panic buying toilet paper again as city hunkers down for COVID-19 surge

The shortages are back. Supermarkets and other stores in the Sacramento area are having trouble keeping paper towels, counter wipes and certain other products in stock again as shoppers react to the surge in COVID-19 infections and the renewed lockdown on economic activity. On Thursday, as Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered [...]

2020-11-20T22:48:30+00:00November 20th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Customers in masks. One-way aisles. Sacramento supermarkets ramp up coronavirus rules

Three Raley’s employees, all wearing masks, were chatting near the floral department at the store on Freeport Boulevard on Tuesday when they spotted a problem: A co-worker was supervising the self-serve checkout aisle without a mask. An employee jogged over to the offender, handed her a mask and helped her [...]

2020-04-09T19:53:38+00:00April 9th, 2020|Tags: , , , |
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