Latest Coronavirus Updates

Too Soon For Data, California Reopens More BusinessesGavin Newsom has crafted himself as a data-driven governor, letting the facts dictate what has been a largely cautious approach to public safety amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Essential Workers Stage Protest In Cars At Capitol Over Gov. Newsom’s Proposed Budget CutsHealth workers, home care workers, social workers and janitors brought a caravan to the California State Capitol on Wednesday to protest proposed budget cuts.
California Lays Out Pandemic Rules For Church ReopeningsOn Monday, the state released a framework that will permit counties to allow in-person worship services.
Masks Seem To Be Working To Fight The Coronavirus, Even As Some Refuse ThemAmericans are at odds over whether it's necessary to keep taking coronavirus protective measures, but a leading researcher says the data is clear: The path ahead in the Covid-19 pandemic is being shaped by masks.
Hair Salons, Barbershops Prepare To Reopen With New GuidelinesCounties including Placer and San Joaquin started to allow salons and barbershops to reopen Tuesday. Hair salons in Sacramento county can reopen under new state guidelines at midnight Tuesday.
Yolo County Gives Timeline For Businesses To ReopenDine-in restaurants and shopping centers in Yolo County can reopen Wednesday even though the state gave their approval last week. 
Placer County Asking State For Permission To Reopen Nail Salons, Gyms, Entertainment VenuesPlacer County wants to move into stage 3 of California's reopening plan and allow businesses like nail salons and gyms to reopen. 
Antibody Tests For COVID-19 Wrong Half The Time, CDC SaysAntibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past with Covid-19 might be wrong up to half the time, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in new guidance posted on its website.
Sacramento County Salons, Barbershops Can Reopen WednesdaySacramento County says hair salons can reopen under new state guidelines at midnight Tuesday.
California Allows Barbershops, Hair Salons To Reopen In Counties Given Green LightGov. Gavin Newsom announced on Tuesday that many barbershops and hair salons in California can reopen.
'No Mask, No Service' Signs Pop Up As Businesses Begin To Slowly Reopen"No mask, No service" signs are popping up at all kinds of businesses as the country begins to slowly reopen after the coronavirus pandemic shutdown that began in March.
Survey: Working From Home Impacts Hygiene Habits During Coronavirus QuarantineWe are brushing our teeth less often, taking fewer showers and doing less laundry during the cornonavirus quarantine, according to a recent study.
What's The Coronavirus Risk? Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In On Popular Summer ActivitiesFrom the beach to dining out, Memorial Day marks the kick-off to summer, but your favorite outings now all come with risks.
Despite Being Allowed To Reopen, Some Churches Hit Hard By Coronavirus Not Rushing To Resume MeetingsReligious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.
Places Of Worship Allowed To Reopen In California If They Limit Congregants; Face Coverings RequiredNew guidelines have been released by California Gov. Gavin Newsom that will allow places of worship to reopen, albeit with restrictions.
Efforts Underway To Get Food That Was Going To Be Dumped From US Farms To The NeedyAs food banks have struggled to meet soaring demand from people suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has been especially troubling to see farmers have to bury produce, dump milk and euthanize hogs.
Vehicle Theft Spiking During Coronavirus Pandemic, Law Enforcement Agencies SayThe coronavirus hasn't been kind to car owners.
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.