Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom, State Surgeon General Highlight Stress-Relieving, Emotional Health ResourcesGov. Gavin Newsom Tuesday spoke about the stress and emotional struggles Californians may be having during the shelter-in-place order, and pointed out resources for people who are suffering emotionally and physically.
Coronavirus Pandemic: California Court Leaders Suspend Evictions StatewideCalifornia judicial leaders on Monday adopted a statewide emergency order suspending evictions to help deal with the COVID-19 crisis that has crippled the court system.
California EDD Struggles To Keep Up With Staggering Surge In Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it’s doing the best it can with a historic surge in unemployment claims, but some people are running out of patience.
Coronavirus Update: California Sending 500 Ventilators To National Stockpile To Help New YorkCalifornia is sending 500 state-owned ventilators to the Strategic National Stockpile to help New York and other states that are in immediate need for them because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the governor's office.
Coronavirus Update: Unlike Income Taxes, Bay Area Property Taxes Still Due On TimeUnlike the Internal Revenue Service and state of California, which gave three-month extensions for filing 2019 tax returns due to the novel coronavirus, Bay Area counties have not changed the deadline for the final installment of the current fiscal year’s property tax, due in full on Friday.
Health Expert Says California's Aggressive Orders May Spare Healthcare System When Coronavirus PeaksTaryn Vian, public health professor at USF, says California's early and aggressive shelter-in-place orders may help spare the state's healthcare system from running out of hospital beds during the projected peak of the coronavirus.
Federal Judges Refuse To Order Release Of CA Prison Inmates During COVID-19 PandemicFederal judges refused to order California to free 1000s of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys likened to a “tinderbox” ready to ignite with the rapid spread of the coronavirus,
Coronavirus Pandemic: Newsom Critical Of Numbers Being Tested For Coronavirus; 'I Own That' SlownessGov. Gavin Newsom was critical of the low numbers of Californians who have been tested for the coronavirus and he placed blame for the slow rollout of testing squarely on his own shoulders in a Saturday address to the state.
Coronavirus Update: California Launches 'Project Roomkey' Initiative To Place Homeless In Hotel RoomsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom Friday announced an initiative that would place homeless people in available hotel and motel rooms around the state in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Promises Help For Small Businesses, Launches Jobs WebsiteGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday afternoon tried to offer some reassurance to small-business owners and workers employed by those businesses that the state would be providing financial support during the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order.
California Coronavirus Update: Google To Provide Chromebooks, Internet Access; Schools To Remain ShutCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday Google was providing more than 100,000 Wi-Fi broadband access points across the state to help bridge the digital divide for people who need internet access during the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
California Growers Association Issues Safe Shopping Tips During Coronavirus OutbreakWith the current coronavirus shelter-in-place order with us until May, there will be plenty of trips to your neighborhood grocery store to restock your shelves. The California Grocers Association has come out with 10 tips on how to do it as safely as possible.
California Cities Want Transparency Rules Waived In Coronavirus PandemicCiting the unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, city officials across California are asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend or delay numerous state laws.
Coronavirus Changed Life For Thousands Of Bay Area Horses And Their HumansEleven-year-old Rocky hasn’t seen his family since the lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus began, on March 17. That’s because he’s an off-track thoroughbred, aka 'Rockzig,' and one of the hundreds of thousands of horses whose humans and handlers are sheltering in place across the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Bay Area's Newly Unemployed Worry About Paying Bills, RentA record number of Californians are filing for unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic. Normally, the state sees 2,000 unemployment insurance applications a day. Governor Gavin Newsom said it received 150,000 on Monday and 1.6 million in total.