Ten weeks have passed since all Californians were ordered to stay at home because of Coronavirus. And this past weekend thousands took to the streets to voice their objection to the police killing of George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis last week.

While the county’s restaurants, businesses and recreational areas are opening up bit by bit hospitalizations are going up. Everyone is looking for answers to their Coronavirus questions and about the protests amidst staying home and juggling a slew of new responsibilities — working from home, caring for your family, putting food on the table and educating your children.

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