California Governor Commutes Sentences, Including For MurderCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a dozen convicted of murder or related crimes. The victims were children in two of the cases and a pregnant woman in a third.
California Restaurants Say 30% To Close Without State AidAs many as 30,000 California restaurants could close permanently because of coronavirus restrictions that have shuttered dining rooms and led to widespread layoffs, the industry warned Friday.
Gov. Newsom Puts 2 Month Moratorium On Evictions In California Amid Coronavirus CrisisCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday banned all evictions of renters for the next two months.
Newsom Takes New Tone With Trump As He Steers California During Coronavirus CrisisFor Gavin Newsom, the call that triggered California's full crisis response came in the middle of the night on March 6, and he was waiting for it.
California Cities Could See Coronavirus Outbreaks As Bad As NYC, Officials SayLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti had a grim warning about the coronavirus pandemic for cities in California and across the country.
Epidemiologist Says Loosening Social Distancing Rules in California Could Be Possible The president said his team will have the capability to identify high, medium and low-risk counties, where different rules on social distancing are needed.
Sewer District's Urgent Plea: Don't Flush Disposable Wipes!The sewer district serving 1.2 million people in Sacramento County says people looking for alternatives to toilet paper threaten the system's pumps and 4,600 miles of sewer lines.
Coronavirus: Union Locates 39 Million N95 Masks To Deliver To Healthcare Workers Treating COVID-19 PatientsAmid pleas from healthcare workers for more protection against coronavirus, 39 million "critically needed" N95 masks have been located and will be delivered to healthcare workers in California and New York within the next week, the Service Employees International Union announced on Thursday.
California Man Accused Of Hawking Fake Coronavirus Cure ArrestedThe FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the coronavirus and solicited investments in a company he said would market the medication, federal prosecutors said.
Few Sheltered As California Aims To Help Homeless Amid CoronavirusFor most of California's estimated 150,000 homeless, the message they're getting - if they get one at all - is to isolate themselves if they feel sick and call a doctor if symptoms worsen.
3.3 Million Seek US Jobless Aid, Nearly 5 Times Earlier HighNearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — nearly five times the previous record set in 1982.