Will California backtrack on masks, reopenings as Delta variant sparks new COVID fears?” by SacBee’s Dale Kasler and Katherine Swartz: “It will be hard to ‘throw down a big public-health order one month after lifting it,’ said Andrew Noymer, an infectious disease expert [and associate professor of population health and disease prevention] at UC Irvine. Newsom could direct Californians to wear masks again, but ‘I worry that people will disobey the order,’ he said.