We analyze the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, its lingering effects, and how California is navigating the new normal.

Martin (left) and Miranda Basulto pose for a photo in front of their home in Coalinga on June 28, 2022. Miranda is eligible for a state bond given to kids who lost a caregiver (or both) because of COVID. Photo by Larry Valenzuela, CalMatters/CatchLight Local