COVID: California Allows For Some Fans At Ballparks, Limited Capacity At Amusement Parks April 1California public health officials announced Friday that fan attendance at outdoor sporting events and live performances would be allowed to take place with capacity restrictions starting in April, along with the opening of amusement parks.
Study: Reports Of Mass Exodus From California in 2020 Are FalseA nonpartisan think tank’s new study found that a reported “mass exodus” from California in 2020 did not happen.
COVID: Settlement to Allow Youth Sports to Resume Indoors and Outdoors in CaliforniaA settlement between a youth sports advocacy group and the state means all youth sports will soon be allowed outdoors and indoors in California, as long as COVID protocols are followed.
Bill Would Require California Retailers To Have Gender-Neutral Sections; Violators Face FinesRetail stores in California may be required to maintain gender-neutral sections for clothes, toys and childcare articles under a new proposal from a Bay Area lawmaker.
COVID Reopenings: Santa Clara County Moves To Red Tier; Indoor Operations To ResumeSanta Clara County joined two other Bay Area counties now in the Red Tier of California's system of measuring risk of COVID infection.
Project Home: Advocates Seek 10-Year Policy Plan To Address California Housing CrisisMore than 100 housing bills have been introduced so far in the California legislature this year, an about face from 2020 where housing took a backseat to the pandemic.
COVID: Backlogged Cases Push California Virus Deaths Past 50,000Los Angeles County on Wednesday reported another 806 deaths from coronavirus during the winter surge, pushing California’s toll above 50,000.
Vallejo Shooting Victim Recovering As Lawmakers Approve Fund To Stop Attacks On AsiansAn Asian shop owner who was shot during an armed robbery is showing incredible resilience in recovery. Now, the recent spate of crimes against Asians has the attention of lawmakers who want to document the attacks.
COVID: Legislature Approves $600 Stimulus Payments For 5.7 Million CaliforniansCalifornia lawmakers on Monday cleared the way for 5.7 million people to get at least $600 in one-time payments, part of a state-sized coronavirus relief package.
California in a Better Position To Avoid Energy Crisis Currently Gripping TexasWhile California is no stranger to problems with its power grid, energy experts say the snowstorm that have thrown Texas into darkness and caused widespread outages is unique in a number of ways.
COVID Relief: Newsom, Legislature Leaders Agree On Pandemic Relief Package Targeting Low-Income EarnersGov. Gavin Newsom and the leaders of the state Senate and Assembly announced an agreement Wednesday on a package of financial relief programs, including $600 payments to the state's low-income taxpayers.
With Newsom's Recall Looming CA Lawmakers Vote To Distribute Mail-In Ballots In 2021As Gov. Gavin Newsom prepares for a potential recall election this year, state lawmakers passed a bill requiring that voters get a ballot in the mail ahead of the election even if they didn’t ask for one.
Project Home: Lawmakers Push to Repeal Article 34, Call Language in California's Constitution RacistLawmakers hope 2020 has made Californians ready for to strike down Article 34, as the pandemic created a space for introspection.
COVID Schools: Interactive Maps Provide Snapshot On Bay Area School Reopening StatusAs a growing number of school districts prepare to reopen for in-person instruction, California state officials have launched interactive maps offering a snapshot on the reopening process.
California AG Becerra Announces $5.75 Million Settlement with General MotorsCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Friday announced a $5.75 million settlement against General Motors, a payout that resolves allegations that the company made misleading statements to investors regarding the costs the company would incur due to its ignition switch problems.