corona arival travisNearly 200 people living in the hotbed of the coronavirus outbreak in China are now housed at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California

Story by Bob Moffitt.

(Photo: Passengers arriving from a flight from Changsha in China are screened for the new type of coronavirus, whose symptoms are similar to the cold or flu and many other illnesses, upon their arrival in Nairobi, Kenya on Jan. 29, 2020 - AP Photo/Patrick Ngugi)

 

 

care calmattersThousands of California childcare providers handed in union signatures Wednesday in an important step toward organizing for the first time in state history.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: At Lil Nancy's Primary Schoolhouse. At left are teachers Yolanda Wilson and Kyla Kinner - Penni Gladstone / CALmatters)

 

 

 

BayardRustinAug1963Governor Gavin Newsom today pardoned a gay civil rights leader who was arrested in 1953 for homosexual activity.

Story by Drew Sandsor.

(Photo: Bayard Rustin – Warren K. Leffler / Public domain)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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