Sunday News: 16 Years and Older Residents of Contra Costa County can get Vaccinated at Oakland Coliseum

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  • 16 years and older residents of Contra Costa County are now eligible to be vaccinated at Oakland Coliseum. Health officials announced on Saturday that residents who are qualified can book vaccine appointments through myturn.ca.gov or by calling (833) 422-4255. [KTVU]
  • Facebook converts a part of its Menlo Park headquarters into a COVID-19 vaccination site. Hundreds of individuals from underserved communities waited outside Facebook’s main campus this weekend for a vaccine. No appointment is required and they are enough shots for 1,200 people for the day. [KRON4]
  • On Saturday afternoon, two women died after their vehicle plunged into the Old Salinas River in Moss Landing. [KPIX]
  • A new program is being launched in Daly City called “Saint Sentinel,” with the hopes of alleviating violence against the Asian community. [NBC Bay Area]
  • The Tenderloin Community Benefit District’s (TLCBD) new Youth Voice program will help empower young residents of San Francisco. [Hoodline]
  • Bay Area traffic, especially the Bay Bridge, is almost back to pre-pandemic levels. [Chronicle]
  • The world’s largest freshwater fish species washed up in Florida. Reports say that it was likely released by an aquarium owner, who could no longer take care of the fish. The fish grows up to 8 feet long and can weigh 400lbs. [Mongabay]
  • Colleges across the country are requiring students to show their COVID-19 vaccination before returning to campus in the fall.  [NPR]