Good morning, California. It’s Tuesday, August 25. Lots on the line This week will be decisive for California’s battles against crises ranging from wildfires to the pandemic to a looming eviction cliff. Here’s a look at what lies ahead. —Wildfires. More than 14,000 firefighters are fighting about 625 fires, including two of the three largest […]
Who will Newsom pick for Harris’ Senate seat?
Good morning, California. It’s Wednesday, August 12. Let the lobbying begin Joe Biden chose California Sen. Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate Tuesday, putting the Golden State on the national ticket for the first time in nearly 40 years and launching yet another game of political musical chairs — this time in the hands […]
Los hogares de personas mayores no estaban preparados para una pandemia. Tampoco están listos para responder a un incendio forestal.
Hello! We’re publishing more of our work in Spanish to better serve our diverse state. Make sure to click here to read the article in English. Cuando el siniestro pitido de una alerta de emergencia despertó a Mark y Kathy Allen de la cama en Sebastopol el 9 de octubre de 2017, el incendio Tubbs se dirigía […]
Newsom inks another big mask deal
Good morning, California. It’s Thursday, July 23. Sent 17 million masks to other states California is burning through 46 million masks a month even as hospital systems and frontline workers face shortages, leading Gov. Gavin Newsom to ink another multimillion-dollar mask contract with plans to strike an even larger deal in the next few months. […]
How California lost control of the pandemic
Good morning, California. It’s Monday, July 13. From model to not-so-model state About two months after Gov. Gavin Newsom began easing California’s stay-at-home order — the country’s first, which cemented the Golden State as a national model — the state is monitoring 31 of 58 counties for concerning coronavirus trendlines. Bars and indoor restaurants are […]
¿Quiénes vigilan ahora? Los casos de COVID-19 aumentan en los hogares para adultos mayores con un historial precario
Los residentes de los hogares para personas mayores en California, que ya son vulnerables al abuso y al abandono, ahora se enfrentan a los estragos del coronavirus con menos atención a su seguridad general.
As cases rise, some counties hit brakes
Good morning, California. It’s Friday, May 29. “We are walking into the unknown” As most California counties accelerate their reopening pace, some of the first to do so are now hitting the brakes or backpedaling as coronavirus cases mount — a potentially cautionary tale for the rest of the state as restrictions loosen. Sonoma County […]
Why CA will likely let Elon Musk off scot-free
Tesla’s Musk likely to get away with flouting shutdown order. Are the right people getting coronavirus tests? Seven counties get OK to reopen dine-in restaurants.
Tension rising: Governor vs. The OC
Newsom closes Orange County beaches. OES becomes governor’s new headquarters. Most jobless claims made by younger, less-educated workers.
A lot still unknown about virus spread
Newsom looks to ramp up testing, tracing and autopsies in battle against coronavirus. Potential app to track COVID-19 cases raises privacy concerns.