As health professionals, government institutions and the public at large confront the novel coronavirus Covid-19, the Weekly has been reporting on various local effects of the virus. From health to event cancellations and economic impact, our coverage, from newest to oldest, is compiled here.

For our earliest stories (from Jan. 30, 2020-May 26, 2020), click here. For later stories (May 27-Sept. 28, 2020), click here. And for later stories (Sept. 29, 2020-April 23, 2021) click here

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FREE SPEECHIt’s a “clear infringement” on freedom of the press. So states an editorial in the Des Moines Register, about the arrest and prosec…

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OUTDOOR DINING, IN WINTER… The state of California lifted its Covid-19 regional lockdowns on Jan. 25, which means outdoor dining is allowed ag…

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FREE SPEECHCall it The Purge, social media-style. In the aftermath of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the social media platform T…

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FIELD FRESH… With Covid lockdowns still in full effect, many people are turning to grocery pickup and delivery services. One local option incl…

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FREE SPEECHIt came from the mouth of someone who should have known better. On Jan. 7, veteran Fresno-area radio host Ray Appleton opined that …

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FREE SPEECHThat journalism can be a dangerous profession is not a new idea, but reporting in the field during a global pandemic has created a …