Pacific Coast Manor said Thursday that 48 residents and 34 staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began in March.
“He was a little banged up but will be returned to his rightful place at the Bigfoot Discovery Museum."
A nonprofit is helping survivors of Northern California fires by offering free family photo shoots.
"Keep your eyes peeled for Bigfoot!" Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office warned on their Facebook page Wednesday.
They'll also have to restrict visitors to people who live in Santa Cruz County.
County supervisors unanimously passed a debris cleanup ordinance that establishes government and private programs to help residents clear hazardous ash and soil before rebuilding their property.
Federal contractors are half way through the first phase of removing debris from areas in Santa Cruz and San Mateo counties scorched by the CZU Lightning Complex Fire.
Skilled nursing facilities were hotspots of COVID-19 infection during the early months of the pandemic. Residents are usually elderly and have a variety of health problems that put them at greater risk of getting a serious case of the coronavirus.
Residents with property losses or damage are advised to verify that their address is included in the map.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico released a similar fundraiser beer after the 2018 Camp Fire.
After more than a month of burning, Cal Fire officials announced Tuesday evening that the CZU Lightning Complex incident is 100% contained. However, officials were quick to point out, that does not necessarily mean controlled.
Correctional Officer Jessica Smith, 31, was arrested on suspicion of sexual activity with an inmate, assault by a public officer and unauthorized computer access, the sheriff's office said in a news release.
As of Saturday night, the fire has destroyed 925 residences and 90 residences have sustained damage.
Correctional Officer Jessica Smith was arrested and booked into the Main Jail.
At last check, the fire has destroyed more than 925 homes. Past and present Santa Cruz County Supervisors are not surprised the numbers rival that of the Loma Prieta earthquake and like the earthquake, rebuilding could take years.
"We have a number of guard crews that have been on year-round and have been trained and divvied out to specific units of Cal Fire to do fuel mitigation work and reduce the fuels," Cal Fire Battalion Chief Mark Brunton said during a Monday morning update on Twitter.
The fires have claimed 84,600 acres since being ignited by lightning strikes on Aug. 16, destroying 755 residences and damaging 84.
Some evacuation orders remain in effect.
The press conference was held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2020.
The hotel program is managed by the State Department of General Services and supported by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.