COVID Daily Update: California Reports 27,007 New Cases, 328 Additional DeathsThe California Department of Public Health reported 47,189 new confirmed coronavirus cases on Friday, which is a 1.2% increase from Thursday. There were also 585 more deaths reported, which is a 2.3% increase from Thursday.
Age May Be Priority Above All For California COVID VaccinationsAdvocates for farmworkers, teachers, grocery store clerks and other essential workers are worried they will have to wait until this summer to be vaccinated against the coronavirus as California considers giving priority to older residents.
Winner Of Mega Millions $1B Jackpot From MichiganOne winning ticket was sold in Michigan for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, making it the third-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.
California's Unemployment Rate Edges Up Amid 52,000 Lost JobsCalifornia’s unemployment rose nearly 1 percent in December as the state shed more than 52,000 jobs led by the pandemic-hobbled restaurant and lodging industries, the state’s beleaguered Employment Development Department reported Friday.
Californians To Vote In 2022 On Banning Sale Of Flavored Tobacco ProductsCalifornians will vote in 2022 on whether the state should ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, including flavored vaping cartridges.
Biden Wants To Follow California In Removing Word ‘Alien’ From LawsIt's just one small part of the sweeping immigration overhaul President Biden is pushing. But the symbolic significance is huge.
Bust Of California Labor Rights Leader Cesar Chavez Takes Prominent Place In Biden’s Oval OfficeThe Oval Office décor quickly changed after President Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.
California: OK To Use Moderna Vaccine After Illness ReportsCalifornia says it’s safe to resume using a batch of coronavirus vaccine after some people fell ill and a halt to injections was recommended.
California's Vaccine Hopes Pinned On Biden AdministrationCalifornia reported its second-highest number of COVID-19 deaths Wednesday but also a dip in hospitalizations below 20,000 for the first time since Dec. 27.
6 People Arrested For Allegedly Helping Inmates Escape From Merced County Jailheriff's deputies have arrested several people accused of helping six men escape from a Merced County jail. Three inmates are still on the run.
California Audit: More Virus Money Should Have Gone To Small CountiesCalifornia should have spent more money helping its smaller counties battle the coronavirus, state Auditor Elaine Howle said Tuesday, criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration for favoring places with big populations despite data showing the needs of rural areas “were at least the same if not greater.”
NBA Players Could Assist With COVID-19 Vaccination AdvocacyNBA players could help expedite the vaccine rollout by setting an example.
Trump's Final Day In Office Marked By Nine Lawsuits From California AGCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the Trump administration nine times on Tuesday, a fitting send-off from a state known for its frequent feuds with the president over the environment and health care.
Even With Fewer Drivers On The Road, New Report Finds Risky Driving And Fatal Crashes Surged In 2020Even though fewer people were driving during the first six months of the pandemic, riskier driving surged, leading to a troubling uptick in fatal crashes, preliminary data shows.
Sacramento Mayor Calls For Continued Vigilance Against Violence Ahead Of InaugurationLaw enforcement agencies are keeping the peace with an incredible display of military power at the state Capitol Monday night.