California Today Full Broadcast (Jan. 31)

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By NTD Newsroom
January 31, 2023California Today

A California county is poised to change the way it counts COVID-19 deaths based on a new algorithm. According to a county official, the current framework is overcounting COVID-19 fatalities by as much as 20 percent.

A Hollywood actor has been criminally charged for his involvement in the fatal “Rust” shooting that led to the death of his cinematographer. A court in New Mexico handed down two counts of involuntary manslaughter.

Weeks of rain brought much-needed relief to the state. The California Department of Water Resources is raising water allocation to public water agencies.

Stargazers will soon have the opportunity to see a once-in-a-50,000-year comet. We will show you when and where to best view it passing by Earth.

Preparation for the annual Lunar New Year parade is underway in San Francisco. We will show you what goes into the effort to celebrate the Year of the Rabbit.

California children under five will be eligible to receive one free book by mail from a library each month. We will explain how the program works and how to sign up.