Gavin corona12d3Bars, malls and other nonessential businesses in California will likely stay closed for at least another two to three months, according to Governor Gavin Newsom.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

(Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom updates the state's response to the coronavirus, at the Governor's Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova Calif., Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - Rich Pedroncelli, Pool / AP Photo)


Governor Newsom says younger adults need to do a better job of following his order to self-isolate and keep a safe social distance.

Story by Drew Sandsor.

Banks say they’ll begin deferring mortgage payments and foreclosures for homeowners impacted by the coronavirus.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

California prisons will pause inmate transfers and arrivals for at least thirty days to help stop the coronavirus from spreading.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

California State Senator Scott Wiener says the FDA's current blood donation rules are discriminator and he wants them changed as the nation faces a critical blood shortage.

Story by Randol White.


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California Update

  • Mar 19, 2020

    California Update for Friday, March 20, 2020

    California’s nearly 40 million residents have been directed to stay at home. Governor Gavin Newsom issued the order for nonessential needs Thursday…
  • Mar 18, 2020

    California Update for Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Economists say California's service sector and gig economy workers will experience the most job losses due to the coronavirus closures. Story by…
  • Mar 16, 2020

    California Update for Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    Six counties in the San Francisco Bay Area issued ‘shelter in place’ orders today due to the coronavirus, restricting travel to grocery stores,…
  • Mar 15, 2020

    California Update for Monday, March 16, 2020

    Governor Newsom announces sweeping measures to fight coronavirus, including orders for bars, wineries and nightclubs to close and asking seniors to…
  • Mar 12, 2020

    California Update for Friday, March 13, 2020

    Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order Thursday to limit large gatherings and create other measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.…
  • Mar 11, 2020

    California Update for Thursday, March 12, 2020

    The 2020 census documents are going into the mail starting Thursday, but as coronavirus concerns increase, some are worried it could impact the…
  • Mar 10, 2020

    California Update for Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    SDSU, San Francisco State and San Jose State, Cal Berkeley and UCLA have all decided to go mostly online in order to limit the spread of coronavirus.…
  • Mar 09, 2020

    California Update for Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Denise Morse says the cruise was great until last Thursday when the announcement was made: stay in your cabins and don't come out. Story by Bob…
  • Mar 05, 2020

    California Update for Friday, March 6, 2020

    LA County rolled out a new voting system this year that cost taxpayers about $300 million. On election day, it cost voters hours in line. Story by…

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