California Becomes First State To Record Half A Million Coronavirus CasesMore than 500,000 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in California, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Salons, Tattoo Parlors Barred From Moving Personal Care Services OutdoorsUnder the updated rules, all businesses must have a canopy or tent, with no more than one side. And they can’t perform a service that would require the customer to go inside.
California Planning To Release Another 8,000 Inmates Early To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19The 8,000 inmates could be eligible for release by the end of August under the new measures, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
California, Florida And Texas Report Highest Daily Coronavirus Death TollsThe country's three biggest states — California, Florida and Texas — reported their largest single-day death tolls since the pandemic began.
California Reports Record 149 Deaths From COVID-19; Inmate Firefighting Crews Hit Hard By Infections, QuarantineThe previous one-day record of deaths reported in California was 115 deaths reported on April 22, during the height of the outbreak in California.
California Sues Over Rule That Would Divert Millions From CARES Act Toward Private SchoolsSecretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a rule last month that critics say would divert hundreds of millions of aid from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act, to private school students.
California's COVID-19 Hospitalizations Up 56%; ICU Admissions Up 49%In his Thursday briefing, Newsom said the state’s positivity rate has gone up to 6.3% over 14 days. A chart displayed alongside the governor showed the positivity rate started at 40.8% in March and was driven down in the months since.
Nail Salons, Tattoo Shops, Massage Parlors In California Allowed To Reopen June 19 With County ApprovalBeginning June 19, nail salons, tattoo shops and massage parlors are allowed to reopen in California with county approval.
California To Allow Schools, Gyms And Bars Reopen Next WeekCalifornia will allow schools, day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with modifications starting next Friday.
Newsom Orders End To ‘Carotid Hold’ Training In State Police ProgramGov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the state police training program to stop teaching officers how to use a hold that can block the flow of blood to the brain.
Newsom: Guidelines To Resume Film, TV Production To Be Released MondayAn estimated 890,000 entertainment industry professionals are out of work due to COVID-19 closures.