Latest Coronavirus Updates

Self-Serve Salad Bars, All-You-Can-Eat Buffets Face Uncertain Future In The Age Of CoronavirusSelf-serve buffets and all-you-can-eat salad bars are, by design, hands-on affairs. So where's their place in a hands-off world?
Memorial Day Service Cancelled At Dixon Veterans' CemeteryA veterans' cemetery in Dixon was forced to cancel its Memorial Day service because of the pandemic.
How To Help Children With ADHD Thrive In A Virtual SchoolhouseAn ADHD coach and educator share how parents can help their kids thrive in remote learning, balance homeschooling with a neurodivergent child while working from home and work through frustrations together.
Gym Owner Forced To Shut Down After County Health Officials Make MistakeA gym owner was forced to shut down his businesses after a mistake by county health officials Thursday.
People Sneaking In A Holiday Weekend Getaway During PandemicAAA says holiday travel will hit a record low because of the pandemic, but for those traveling, there's a silver lining. Gasbuddy says gas prices will be the lowest since 2003.
'Masking' Emotions: Psychologist Gives Insight On Mask-Shaming Amid PandemicThese days when people head out of the house, they make sure they have their phone, wallet, keys, and now, their mask.
Sacramento Churches Prepare Safety Guidelines For ReopeningReligious services have become the latest flashpoint in the push to reopen.
Reservation Ready: Midtown Restaurants Expanding Outdoor Seating To Sidewalk, Parking LotsFor the first time in months, you can now dine-in at restaurants in Sacramento County. The county's amended health order went into effect at noon Friday. 
Sacramento Gym Owner Loses Lawsuit Against GovernorA local gym owner is on the losing end of a court battle over reopening his doors. 
Coronavirus Survivor Thanks Medical Staff After 64 Days In The HosptialAfter 64 days in the hospital battling COVID-19, 61-year old Tom Norberg is counting his blessings.
Coronavirus Unemployment: EDD Date Errors Keeping Self-Employed Filers From Their Back-PayAs businesses begin to reopen, many people are still waiting for the unemployment payments they are owed from the months they have been out of work.
Basketball Legend Patrick Ewing Hospitalized With CoronavirusBasketball Hall-of-Famer Patrick Ewing announced on Friday that he has been hospitalized with the coronavirus. The head coach of Georgetown's men's basketball team is "under care and isolated at a local hospital," according to a statement on Twitter.
Governor's Increased Spending Draws Concern From LawmakersCalifornia lawmakers delivered a stern rebuke to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday for his coronavirus spending, saying he is sidestepping the Legislature in his decision to take an extra $1.8 billion from the state's dwindling coffers.
Coronavirus Appears To Attack Placenta During Pregnancy, Study SaysA small study of pregnant women with the coronavirus found evidence of injury to the placenta.
AstraZeneca-Oxford Trial COVID Vaccine Moves To Crucial Phase With $1 Billion In U.S. BackingThe investment announced this week comes just as Oxford's vaccine team enters a crucial phase in its human trials: expanding testing with the enrollment of more than 10,000 people, including children age 5 to 12, and people over 70.
Roseville Galleria Mall Reopens, But Things Will Look A Bit DifferentThe Roseville Galleria mall reopened on Friday morning - welcoming back customers for the first time in two months since the state started shutting down over the coronavirus.
After Trump’s Declaration, Gov. Newsom Says He’s 'Days Away' From Guidelines On Reopening ChurchesPresident Donald Trump's declaration that religious services should be "essential" comes at a precarious point in the national balancing act that pits the call of worship against the risk of coronavirus.
Sacramento County Modifies Health Order, Allowing Dine-In Service At Restaurants To ResumeSacramento County is expected to release a modified version to its stay-at-home order on Friday.
California To Spend $1.8 Billion More On Coronavirus ResponseCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday took an extra $1.8 billion from the state's dwindling coffers to pay for more protective gear and extra hospital beds to aid the state's response to the new coronavirus.
Counties Enter Phase 2 With Confusion, Frustration Over State Health RequirementsThere are state recommendations and protocols that not everyone seems to know.
Non-Essential Travelers Asked To Stay Home This Memorial Day WeekendCounties with few coronavirus cases are asking non-essential travelers to not cross county lines this Memorial Day Weekend.
Doctors Call Contact Tracers Key To Stopping Second WaveWidespread reopening is sparking fear about a possible second wave of coronavirus.
Lodi Small Businesses Getting Some Relief As San Joaquin County Is Approved To Reopen QuickerSan Joaquin County was given the green light to move further into stage 2 of the state's reopening plan Thursday evening. 
El Dorado County Fairgrounds Could Close Indefinitely If 2020 County Fair Doesn’t HappenThere’s an unbearable thought for the head of the El Dorado County Fair — having to chain up the gates of the fairgrounds potentially for good.
Hard Rock Casino Customers Eager To Try Their Luck With Their Wallets, Not Their HealthHundreds of people waited to get into the casino Thursday, backing up traffic on Forty Mile Road.
State Put Brakes On Allowing Fitness Studios And Gyms to ReopenSacramento County public health officials say no gyms or small fitness studios can resume operations at this point, despite the area being given the green light to move quicker with reopening.
Elk Grove Allowing Restaurants To Temporarily Expand Outdoor SeatingThe City Elk Grove is letting restaurants temporarily expand their outdoor dining areas to help them cope with social distancing restrictions.
Arden Fair Mall, Unlike Roseville Galleria, Won’t Be Open For Memorial Day WeekendThe Arden Fair Mall will not be back open for in-mall shopping by Memorial Day weekend.
Long Lines As Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Sacramento Reopens Amid PandemicThousands of people decided to try their luck at the new Hard Rock Hotel and Casino at Fire Mountain, which reopened Thursday amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.