Masks still controversial; water running out on the coast
July 14, 2021 — The Delta variant has arrived in the county, as evidenced by full genome tests from late April. A letter-writing campaign based on shoddy science is seeking to spread misinformation about the efficacy of masks and social distancing in spreading covid-19, ahead of students returning to in-person classes.
And the water supply for coastal residents is dwindling, with scanty water available to Fort Bragg from the Noyo River, one of the city’s three surface water sources. That has serious ramifications for coastal communities that purchases trucked-in water from Fort Bragg.