As Many As Half A Million Shipping Containers Could Be Waiting Off Ports Of LA, Long BeachCargo ships continue to arrive off the coast of Southern California, and the shipping bottleneck may be why product prices are going up, even though shelves remain empty.
Street Closure Creates Conflict Between Businesses In Downtown DavisMore than a year after an emergency pandemic ordinance allowed restaurants to block off a downtown Davis street to allow for outdoor dining, some neighboring retailers now say the closure is costing them business.
As California's Eviction Ban Ends, Some Protections RemainWith a statewide eviction moratorium ending Friday, officials in California are rushing to make sure tenants with unpaid rent know they can still stay in their homes after that date — but only if they have applied for assistance from the state.
Audit Finds California Risks Forfeiting Millions For RentersCalifornia has been slow to distribute rental assistance money for residents struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, and the state risks forfeiting hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funds, auditors said Thursday.
Apple Pauses Plans For New Child Safety Tools After Privacy BacklashApple made headlines — and not the good kind — last month when it announced a test of a new tool aimed at combating child exploitation. Critics quickly decried the feature's potential privacy implications, and now Apple is taking a long pit stop before moving forward with its plans.
Is High Cost of Living Changing The California Dream?A new CBS News poll shows the long list of concerns Californians face right now. From the economy to wildfires to homelessness, they all impact the quality of life in the state—and they impact the pursuit of the so-called "California Dream."
Child Tax Credit: August Payments Arriving In Parents' Bank AccountsThe IRS sent out the second round of Child Tax Credit payments Friday morning, and deposits are already showing up in parents' bank accounts.
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Where Are My Lottery Winnings? Wait Times For Prize Payouts Hit 10–16 WeeksA Modesto great-grandmother hit the jackpot twice in one week on two different scratcher tickets. But she hasn’t been so lucky collecting.
Call Kurtis: Tax Pro Makes $700 Mistake; Who pays?You pay a professional so it’s done right, so who pays if they make a mistake?
Sacramento, Yolo County Restaurants Prepare To Enforce Mask Mandates For All AgainThis is the latest response to a surge in COVID-19 cases connected to the Delta variant. Some Sacramento business owners said the mandate is a relief. For others, it hit a little harder than previous mandates had.
'My Address Doesn’t Exist': Rural Residents Struggle to Get Packages DeliveredAn Amador County viewer said she struggles to get packages shipped to her, so she called Kurtis to investigate.
Stockton Restaurant Hires Robot As Employee Shortage Takes Toll: 'It Is Exhausting.'The newest restaurant worker might be a bit stiff without much personality, but more than likely it still wants those tips.   
Prices Keep Soaring: Inflation Rockets To A 13-Year HighPrices keep rising in the United States, putting a squeeze on American consumers' wallets. That trend got worse in June.
City Of Sacramento, Downtown Partnership Offering Return-To-Work IncentivesBack to business, the City of Sacramento and the Downtown Sacramento Partnership are teaming up on a big giveaway in hopes of bringing employees back to the metro.