Deadly borderline swimming; School vaccine mandates | SoCal in short

LOS ANGELES, CA – While the weekend is over, we’ve put together all the stories you may have missed on Saturday and Sunday to prepare for Monday.

But before we jump into Southland’s top stories, Golden State residents should know that a vaccine mandate for children attending K-12 schools in California may be on the horizon.

Following the approval of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11, the reality of a mandate is approaching. But the details of the mandate are unclear and have many some confused.

Can students with exemption from personal faith go to school? Will state legislators move to remove some exceptions? Will the mandate take effect after the vaccine is approved for emergency use by the Federal Drug Administration, or when it obtains full approval?

Read more about it here.

From an attempt by possibly 70 Mexican nationals to swim from Tijuana to San Diego, which turned fatal to a man who was shot by police after he aimed a paintball gun at officers in Long Beach – here are some of the stories , you missed this weekend.

1 dead, 36 captured while trying to swim across the U.S. border in CA.

  • One woman died and 36 Mexican nationals were arrested after nearly 70 people tried to swim from Tijuana to the United States

The CA School Vaccine Mandate is coming soon, but there are still questions

  • California’s school vaccine mandate is moving closer to reality with the approval of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11.

Police shoot man armed with paintball gun in Long Beach

  • Long Beach police injured a possibly suicidal man who had a paintball gun early Sunday morning.

Newsom abruptly cancels trip to UN climate conference

  • Governor Gavin Newsom withdrew from the UN climate conference over the weekend due to “family commitments”.

CA will turn the clock back, despite the vote to oust the practice

  • Golden Staters will “fall back” again this year, despite the approval of a proposal that would have made summer time permanent.

Small waste fires quickly stopped at Moreno Valley Mall

  • A garbage fire next to a parking building at Moreno Valley Mall was quickly extinguished Sunday.

Vehicle overturns at the San Jacinto junction, leading to injury

  • A motorist was injured Sunday in a rollover at an intersection in San Jacinto that also cut a supply pole.

Spectator killed at Otay Mesa Drag Race

  • A driver in a drag race in Otay Mesa lost control of his vehicle and hit and killed a spectator, police said Sunday.

American Airlines cancels five flights at San Diego Airport

  • The airline canceled or delayed six local flights Sunday due to weather and personnel issues, officials said.

A woman shot, a gun-whipped during the Pasadena party fight

  • Two women in their 20s were injured at a Halloween party in Pasadena early Saturday morning.

Man killed when boat parked on side of SR 905 hit by vehicles

  • A man was killed Saturday when a boat parked on the side of westbound state route 905 in Otay Mesa West was hit by one or two vehicles.

Redondo Beach Police are removing racist signs from the residential area

  • Police were working to find the source of the “racist and insensitive signage” found early Saturday morning attached to supply poles.

Deputies are looking for suspects in a man’s shooting in LA

  • Police found a man lying on the street with multiple gunshot wounds after receiving reports of shots fired in the area.

OC’s COVID-19 admissions increase slightly

  • Orange County hospitals have 24.4 percent of their ICU beds and 70 percent of their fans available, officials said.

Trial date set in Temecula murder case

  • A man is accused of stabbing a 34-year-old acquaintance deadly during a confrontation in Temecula.

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