The coronavirus pandemic has forced many small businesses across the state to close their doors or drastically change their operations. As the crisis continues to batter the economy, CalMatters Capitol reporter Laurel Rosenhall will host a conversation with Isabel Guzman, the director of the office of Small Business Advocate at GO-Biz, and Dilawar Syed, chair of GO-Biz’s Entrepreneurship Task Force and CEO of healthcare AI startup Lumiata, about what the state of California is doing to help struggling entrepreneurs and their businesses.

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Timeline: California reacts to coronavirus

This timeline tracks how California state and local governments tackled the evolving COVID-19 crisis since the first case was detected.

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