Sacramento Officials Assess Damage; Senate Cancels MeetingsNearly two-thirds of properties in Sacramento's business district were damaged over the weekend following three consecutive nights of protests over the killing of George Floyd.
‘A Pandemic On Top Of A Pandemic’: Gov. Newsom Addresses Protests Over Death Of George FloydCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday described the racism fueling the last five days of civil unrest “a pandemic on top of a pandemic” and called on leaders and citizens alike to work to end systemic racism of society’s institutions.
California Schools Chief Calls For New Plan On Racism, BiasCalifornia's education chief Tony Thurmond announced plans Monday to lead a new effort focusing on racism in state schools during emotional remarks on George Floyd.
California To Vote On Business Tax Hike Worth Up To $12BCalifornia voters in November will decide whether to increase property taxes on commercial and industrial land to raise up to an estimated $12 billion annually for public schools and city halls across the state.
Trump Says U.S. 'Terminating' Relationship With World Health OrganizationPresident Trump announced Friday that he's "terminating" the United States' relationship with the World Health Organization, claiming China has total control over it.
Gov. Newsom On George Floyd Death: 'We’ve Got To Fundamentally Change Who We Are'California Gov. Gavin Newsom took the first part of his address on Friday to talk about death of George Floyd.
Legal Sports Betting Pitched As California Budget SalveTwo California lawmakers on Thursday pitched legalized sports betting as a way to help prop up a state budget devastated by the economic shutdown designed to slow the spread of the coronavirus, though their revised proposal immediately reignited a turf battle between powerful gambling interests.
California Politicians Won't Get 1st Pay Raise in YearsCalifornia state lawmakers and other top elected officials won't be getting a pay increase for the first time in five years as the state faces a major budget deficit and mass unemployment induced by the coronavirus.
Regulators Approve PG&E Bankruptcy Plan Despite Safety FearsCalifornia power regulators are mulling whether to approve Pacific Gas & Electric's $58 billion plan for getting out of a bankruptcy caused by in a series of deadly wildfires.
Lassen County Sees 1st Coronavirus Cases, Slows ReopeningA rural Northern California county that had been one of the state's two counties without any reported coronavirus cases now has at least five, prompting the county to temporarily rescind its orders allowing the reopening of restaurants, shopping and other services.
California Senate Plan Would Reject Most Of Gov. Newsom's Budget CutsThe California Senate's plan to make up the state's estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit rejects Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed cuts to public education and health care programs - and instead takes more money from reserves and delays billions of dollars in payments to school districts.
Mail-In Voting Could Turn Election Day Into Election WeekA shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on election night, a scenario that is fueling worries about whether President Donald Trump will use the delay to sow doubts about the results.