Sherri Papini paid debt with $49,000 donated during kidnap hoax

Sherri Papini’s once sympathetic tale grows more loathsome with each passing day. The California “super mom” didn’t just fake her own abduction: Papini and her husband Keith also allegedly used nearly $50,000 donated toward the effort to find her to pay off their credit cards instead, according to authorities. Papini was arrested Thursday on charges … Read more

Sherri Papini can’t stomach jail food: lawyer

Sherri Papini, the California “super mom” accused of faking her own kidnapping, told a judge that she can’t stomach jail food during her first court appearance on Friday. Papini, who is locked up at the Sacramento County Jail, had a virtual hearing on Zoom before US Magistrate Judge Jeremy Peterson, who ordered that she remain … Read more

California to lift its school mask mandate on March 12

California will no longer require masks in schools starting March 12, state officials announced Monday. Instead, California will strongly recommend masks in classrooms. The announcement is the latest in California’s efforts to wind down pandemic restrictions. In light of falling COVID-19 cases, officials have been shifting away from an emergency mindset into one that assumes … Read more