California Governor Gavin Newsom recently passed two bills, which limit the number of medical concerns that can qualify for a vaccine exemption. He signed a bill Monday to add additional oversight on vaccine exemptions parents can request for their children.
Massive rescue efforts are underway after multiple fatalities were reported in connection with a large boat fire off the Southern California Coast. The U.S. Coast Guard Los Angeles said a 75-foot dive boat caught fire near Santa Cruz Island early Saturday morning. While an exact number of fatalities have not been released, officials say 34 passengers remain unaccounted for.