High School Sports Allowed To Resume As COVID-19 Case Rates Decline In CaliforniaHigh school sports can now resume, even if their home counties remain in the purple, or widespread, tier of reopening, under new guidelines released by the California Department of Public Health.
Newsom Signs COVID Relief Package That Will Send $600 Payments To Nearly 6 Million CaliforniansThe stimulus package will include direct relief payments of at least $600 to people making less than $75,000, a total of 5.7 million payments to low-income Californians.
Ransomware Attack On Seattle Company May Have Compromised California DMV Names, License Plate NumbersA ransomware attack happened this month at Automatic Funds Transfer Service, a Seattle company the DMV uses to verify addresses.
California Real Estate Market Booming Even As COVID-19 Pandemic ContinuesThe coronavirus pandemic has been absolutely devastating for dozens of industries, but when it comes to real estate, houses are selling like never before.
Interactive Map Tracks Status Of School Reopenings Across CaliforniaThe Safe Schools Reopening Map gives snapshot of where schools have reopened.
Health Officials Fear UK Variant Of Coronavirus Could Cause Spring Surge In CaliforniaHealth officials warned Thursday that the more-contagious strain of coronavirus first detected in the United Kingdom could cause a new surge in cases in California by April.
Supreme Court Says California Can’t Ban Indoor Worship Due To COVIDThe Supreme Court is telling California it can’t enforce a ban on indoor church services because of the coronavirus pandemic.
With Nearly 15,000 Deaths, January Was California's Deadliest Month Since Start Of PandemicVaccines are being distributed, and a regional stay-at-home order has been lifted, but January was still California’s deadliest month of the pandemic.
Blue Shield, Kaiser Permanente To Take Over California COVID-19 Vaccine DistributionAcross the state, eligible people have had trouble getting appointments to get the vaccine, and sites have been hampered by dwindling supplies and a shortage of medically-trained volunteers and workers.
Newsom Dismisses Accusations That Politics Was Behind Lifting Of Stay-At-Home Order As 'Complete, Utter Nonsense'Gov. Gavin Newsom insisted Monday that the decision to lift the regional stay-at-home order was based on scientific projections of future hospital demand, rather than the looming possibility of a recall campaign.
Large Portion Of California's 77,000 New EDD Claims Suspected To Be FraudulentThe U.S. Labor Department says California received an additional 77,000 unemployment claims last week, compared to the week before. The number is so large, it accounts for more than a quarter of all such claims submitted nationally.
Alex Padilla Sworn In As California's First Latino SenatorAfter now-President Joe Biden and now-Vice President Kamala Harris won the 2020 Presidential Election, Gov. Gavin Newsom chose Alex Padilla to represent California in the U.S. Senate.
California Surpasses 30,000 COVID-19 DeathsAccording to Johns Hopkins University data, it took California six months to record 10,000 deaths. But the surge that started in October took California from 20,000 to 30,000 in barely one month’s time.
California EDD Freezes Nearly 1.5 Million Unemployment ClaimsThe Employment Development Department said this week it has uncovered about 3.5 million “potentially fraudulent” claims related to the coronavirus unemployment relief program.
New Travel Advisory Urges Californians To Stay Within 120 Miles Of HomeThe California Department of Public Health issued an updated travel advisory Wednesday, urging residents to avoid non-essential travel that would take them more than 120 miles from home.