Sacramento Health Officials Consider Paying COVID-19 Patients $1,000 To Stay HomeStipends would be granted to those who do not qualify for unemployment or other assistance programs.
Auditor: California's Coronavirus Spending At 'High Risk'California is getting so much money from the federal government because of the coronavirus — more than $71 billion — that the state's auditor on Tuesday warned Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration it is at high risk of waste, fraud and abuse.
Placer County Is No Longer On The State's Watch List, Why Are Businesses Not Reopening?There is no estimated time for businesses that were ordered to shut down indoor operations to fully reopen because the governor's order has not been updated since July 13.
Gov. Newsom In The Hot Seat Over Pandemic ResponseCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom has had a summer of muddled messaging and bad news in the coronavirus fight, a trend crystallized this week by his delayed response to a data error that caused a backlog of nearly 300,000 virus test results.
Vote Nears On Resuming Eviction Proceedings In CaliforniaEviction and foreclosure proceedings in California could resume Sept. 1, California's chief justice announced Tuesday, putting pressure on the state Legislature to pass a law by the end of the month to prevent what many fear could be an “eviction tsunami” similar to the bursting of the housing bubble a decade ago.
CBS13 Investigates: Agencies Giving Governor Misleading InformationThere appears to be a pattern of state agencies giving the governor incomplete or inaccurate information prior to his public press conferences.
Shakeup At The Top: California's Public Health Director Resigns After Coronavirus Data GlitchCalifornia's Public Health Director quit over the weekend, after questions about the state's coronavirus test data.
Trump Signs Executive Actions After Stimulus Talks Break Down On Capitol HillPresident Donald Trump tried to assert executive power by signing four actions Saturday, one of which will provide as much as $400 in enhanced unemployment benefits -- 25% of which states are being asked to cover -- after Democrats and the White House were unable to reach an agreement on a coronavirus stimulus relief bill this week.
19,000 More Americans Could Die From COVID-19 In The Next 20 Days, CDC Composite Forecast ShowsPublic health experts are pleading for Americans to wear masks and not let their guard down as social gatherings are fueling the nationwide crisis.
Rancho Cordova Leaders Consider Sales Tax Increase To Make Up For Pandemic LossesIf voters approve it, the new sales tax would be 8.75%, the same as Sacramento city's tax, but a full percentage point higher than Sacramento County's sales tax.
California Lawmakers Advance 3 Bills Spurred By CoronavirusCalifornia lawmakers on Wednesday advanced several bills spurred by the coronavirus, including one designed to aid food sector employees and another to stockpile personal protective equipment so the state isn't caught short again.
California Withholds Virus Money From 2 Defiant CitiesGov. Gavin Newsom is using new powers to withhold money from two cities in California’s Central Valley that are defying his health orders by allowing all businesses to open during the pandemic.
Are Strike Teams A Success? State Points To Improvements In Imperial CountyCounty leaders there say they are looking for answers on what a strike team may look like.
US Senators Introduce Bill That Would Provide Masks For All AmericansAll Americans could have access to high-quality, reusable masks, thanks to a new bill introduced into the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
California Lawmakers Propose $100 Billion Stimulus PlanDemocrats who control California's Legislature on Monday proposed a $100 billion economic stimulus plan that relies on what they are calling “future tax vouchers” along with speeding up other spending during the coronavirus pandemic.