Thousand Oaks Planning Commission meeting, 26 April 2021

Panel considers most extensive density increase in 50 years

COVID-19 DIARIES, WEEK OF 4 DECEMBER 2020

Impressive as they are, vaccines are only one element of the public-health toolkit

COVID-19 DIARIES, WEEK OF 20 NOVEMBER 2020

Income, race, and ethnicity have outsized effects on outcomes

As this graphic from the COVID Tracking Project shows, there are strong correlations between race and ethnicity and COVID-19 deaths. African-Americans, Native Americans, and Hispanic/Latino people are significantly more likely to die than whites or Asians.

COVID DIARIES, WEEK OF 13 NOVEMBER 2020

The virus is out of control, and getting worse. But this week brought at least two positive signs

COVID-19 DIARIES, WEEK OF 6 NOVEMBER 2020

We’re back to record risk levels, both nationwide and here in Ventura County

The rate of new US cases has risen unchecked over the past few weeks, and is essentially out of control around the nation. Five weeks ago, there were an average of 47,000 new cases per day; this past week, that number was 97,000 new cases, a 106% increase.

COVID-19 DIARIES, WEEK OF 30 OCTOBER 2020

The worst week yet in COVID-19 history — and what we can do about it

COVID-19 DIARIES, WEEK OF 9 OCTOBER 2020

California enjoys coronavirus calm as cases spike nationwide

COVID-19 DIARIES, 2 OCTOBER 2020

The president tested positive. So did nearly 300,000 others.

COVID-19 DIARIES, 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

Local coronavirus conditions improve, but nationally the virus is on the rise again

David Robert Newman

Photographer, editor, recovering engineer.

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