newmasks f4c6As the coronavirus spreads, state and federal health experts are deciding whether to recommend face masks for everyday use. Los Angeles County made that recommendation on Wednesday.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

(Photo: Even without symptoms, you might have the virus and be able to spread it when out in public, say researchers who now are reconsidering the use of surgical masks - Elijah Nouvelage / Bloomberg via Getty Images / CapRadio)

 

 

 

Much of California shut down days or weeks before other parts of the country. Now, the state’s projections show those steps seem to be paying off.

Story by Nicole Nixon

 

The pandemic is not treating everyone equally. That includes farmers. Some are dealing with labor issues and others have lost business. But one set of farmers is seeing record sales.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

 

As unemployment claims surge nationally, Governor Gavin Newsom announced relief efforts for small businesses and their employees.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

 

 

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