Things That Matter With Geena The Latina June 12th

Mayor Faulconer is asking for vigilance as the county is reopening more businesses today. Yesterday, he urged San Diegans to continue exercising caution to keep local hospitals from being overwhelmed. As of today, bars, gyms, hotels and movie theaters, and community swimming pools are among the businesses set to reopen today. Faulconer said, “This next phase of reopening is all about personal responsibility and accountability. Do not take unnecessary risks that could put others in harm’s way.” County health officials say wearing face coverings remains mandatory.

Poway will host two fireworks shows for the Fourth of July this summer in order to encourage social distancing while continuing the tradition. Fireworks will launch from both Poway High School and Sportsplex in South Poway Business Park at 9 p.m. on July 4. There won't be any viewing allowed at Poway High School's football field this year. Instead, anyone who wants to view the show can buy a parking pass to watch from across the street at Lake Poway. They will be releasing a map of the best viewing locations and more info will be posted online soon. The mayor of Poway said, “Keeping these celebrations going is more important than ever. They will bring people together in spirit and shine a little bit of light into the darkness we've experienced due to the pandemic."

San Diego Comic-Con will be held virtually this year — and Organizers just announced that you can watch it for free! A spokesperson said,“For the first time in our 50-year history, we are happy to welcome virtually anyone from around the globe. An online exhibit hall will sell merchandise and host and multiple panels and presentations about comics and popular culture. They will have activities such as a masquerade and gaming competitions, and badges can be printed from home. The full schedule of events has not yet been released.”

A new TikTok trend features parents jokingly spilling water on their babies. It follows the trend from last month where mothers showed their breast-fed babies their breasts and recorded their child’s hilarious reaction. The new trend leaves the babies with various reactions, from seemingly disappointment, to pure surprise, laughter, or even tears. 

Lockdown has been good for love …Seems spending time at home together has made relationships stronger. A new survey found that 51% of respondents said their relationship is stronger since staying at home, 28% said it is A LOT stronger, and 23% said it was a little stronger. The survey also found that 59% said they were "extremely satisfied" with their relationship, and 33% said they were "very satisfied."

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