Assembly Bill Would Create State Bank To Help Local Governments, Small Businesses During PandemicA group of state legislators from the Bay Area and Southern California announced Thursday the introduction of a state bill that would create a state bank capable of giving loans to local governments and small businesses during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
California COVID-19 Deaths Set New Single-Day RecordThe State of California, once seen as a national leader in handling the coronavirus pandemic, has reported a new single-day record of deaths from COVID-19 in the state.
COVID-19 Jump Swells California Lines For Tests; Shortages LoomEven as California conducts a record number of COVID-19 tests, a resurgence in cases has driven more people to find out if they've been exposed, overwhelming test sites.
California State Capitol Shut Down After COVID-19 Outbreak, Assemblywoman Tests PositiveA coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly’s return to work from a scheduled summer recess. On Monday, Assemblywoman Autumn Burke tweeted she had a "mask to mask" exposure on June 29 and tested positive on July 4.
California Woos In-State Travelers Stuck At Home Due To COVID-19Californians starved for travel aren’t welcome in New York and can’t land in Europe because of the surging coronavirus outbreak in their home state so they are being wooed by local tourism boards promising safe and clean lodging, dining and sightseeing.
Chicago Orders 14-Day Quarantine To Visiting Californians Over Rising COVID-19 CasesOfficials in Chicago have become the latest to tell visiting Californians to self-quarantine upon arrival amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.
UCSF Doctor Says COVID-19 California Miracle Is Over Now, We Are Just Like Other StatesUCSF Dr. Bob Wachter once touted the 'California Miracle' due to the state’s success at flattening the curve. Now, as COVID-19 cases are surging, he says the California Miracle is over. We dodged a bullet, but we are catching this one.
Pacifica, Half Moon Bay Mayors Closes Beaches Following Gov. Newsom's Announcement On Reopening RollbacksCatch the waves while you can in Pacifica and Half Moon Bay; all beaches - local and state - will be closed starting Friday at sunrise.
'We Have To Enforce, And We Will'; Newsom To Enact Stricter COVID-19 Enforcement, Roll Back ReopeningsThe continuing surge of coronavirus cases in California and the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend will force a rollback in the state's phased reopening plans and stricter enforcement of health orders such as wearing masks, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday.
Hotel Rooms Leased For Homeless In Alameda County Sit Empty Months Into COVID-19 PandemicAt the start of the coronavirus pandemic California officials knew immediately if it spread into the homeless population a disaster could occur, so the state leased hotels to house people living on the streets. Now, months into the pandemic, many of the rooms sit empty.
Newsom Signs CA Budget Closing Estimated $54.3 Billion Deficit With Taxes, Spending CutsGov. Gavin Newsom signed a budget on Monday that closes an estimated $54.3 billion deficit by temporarily raising taxes on businesses, delaying payments to schools and cutting billions in spending on state services and worker salaries.