Governor Gavin Newsom Signs $7.6 Billion Stimulus PackageThe plan gives 5.7 million Californians a one-time $600 minimum check and sets aside grants for struggling small businesses.
Once Hailed As Heroes In COVID Fight, Governors Newsom, Cuomo Facing Political CrisesAt the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, two Democratic governors on opposite ends of the country were hailed as heroes for their leadership in a crisis. Now they're leaders on the ropes.
Many California Counties Short On Shots As Severe Weather Across US Squeezes COVID-19 Vaccine Supply LinePublic health agencies across Northern California are reporting COVID-19 vaccine shortages as severe weather across the US has brought the supply line to a halt this week.
California To Set Aside 10% Of First Doses Of COVID Vaccine Statewide For Educators And Childcare WorkersGovernor Newsom says this move will help kids get back to school sooner.
2 Central California Residents Arrested For Allegedly Violating Hawaii COVID-19 Quarantine RulesTwo Fresno residents have been arrested in Hawaii for allegedly violating the state’s COVID-19 quarantine rules.
CA Bill Would Make Political Affiliation A Protected ClassA California lawmaker wants to fight the so-called "cancel culture" by making political affiliation a protected class.
Bill Would End Tax Increases For Companies Researching DiseaseNow that the state has a projected one-time surplus of $15 billion this year, influential Democratic lawmakers want to rescind tax hikes — but only for life sciences companies that research and develop treatments for COVID-19 and other diseases.
Neighbors Uneasy with Evacuation Plan for Growing Plumas Lake DevelopmentThey're concerned hundreds of new homes are going up, but there’s still only one road to get in and out.
COVID Daily Update: California Reports 10,059 New Cases, 546 Additional DeathsThe state reported 8,251 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Tuesday, which is a 0.5% increase from Monday’s report. There were also 327 more deaths reported, which is a 0.7% increase from Monday.
California Should Track Homeless Spending, Set Policy, Auditor SaysCalifornia has spent $13 billion in the last three years to tackle a massive homelessness problem likely to worsen with the pandemic, yet its approach is so fragmented and incomplete as to hinder efforts at getting people into stable housing, the state auditor said in a report released Thursday.
Porch Pirates Could Face Prison Time Under Proposed California LawPorch pirates could face prison time under a proposed California law.
California Panel Finds 'Extreme Racial Disparities' Calls For Overhaul Of Inmate Sentencing LawsCalifornia should allow all but death row inmates and those spending life behind bars without the chance of parole to request lighter sentences after they serve at least 15 years, one piece of a dramatic overhaul of the state’s sentencing laws that an advisory committee to Gov. Gavin Newsom recommended Tuesday.
Woman Fatally Shot By Redding Police Pulled Replica Handgun, Police Say Officers in Redding fatally shot a woman who pulled what appeared to be a handgun from her waistband and raised it, police say.
California's Sierra Snowpack Below Average Despite Recent StormsRecent storms have boosted California’s vital Sierra Nevada snowpack but not enough to fully compensate for a dry start to winter and residents should use water wisely, a st
California COVID-19 Infection Rates Decline To Pre-Thanksgiving NumbersCalifornia on Sunday reported another 481 coronavirus deaths, a day after the statewide death toll topped 40,000 even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to fall.