restaurant covidTwo counties so far have been given the go-ahead for phase two of economic recovery/re-opening of businesses. Restaurant owners have 11 pages of new guidelines to consider.

Story by Bob Moffitt.

(Photo: Stephanie Stoehr takes a call for a takeout order at the Dancing Tomato Caffe, in Yuba City, Calif., Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - Rich Pedroncelli / AP Photo / via CapRadio)

In order to increase California coronavirus testing capacity, Governor Newsom announced pharmacies can now test people for COVID-19.

Story by Drew Sandsor.

A grassroots Facebook group is helping thousands of Californians navigate the state’s complex and confusing employment benefits system.

Story by Chris Nichols.

 

 

 

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California Update

  • May 18, 2020

    California Update for Tuesday, May 19, 2020

    California's aid for undocumented immigrants opened today. Call lines and websites to apply for aid were immediately flooded with requests, advocates…
  • May 17, 2020

    California Update for Monday, May 18, 2020

    Nearly half of all California businesses are minority-owned, and many of them own businesses in the personal care industry which is now suffering.…
  • May 15, 2020

    California Update for Friday, May 15, 2020

    California’s proposed budget update has cuts and reductions across environmental sectors including climate resilience programs to state parks. But…
  • May 13, 2020

    California Update for Thursday, May 14, 2020

    Governor Gavin Newsom is set to unveil a revised budget proposal Thursday, and state lawmakers are bracing for steep spending cuts. Story by Nicole…
  • May 12, 2020

    California Update for Tuesday, May 12, 2020

    Last week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to make sure every California voter gets a ballot in the mail this November. Secretary of…
  • May 08, 2020

    California Update for Monday, May 11, 2020

    California is home to 3 million undocumented immigrants, many of whom are essential workers in food service and health care. Many feel overlooked and…
  • May 07, 2020

    California Update for Friday, May 8, 2020

    Gov. Gavin Newsom released new guidelines Thursday for beginning to reopen parts of California, both for businesses wanting to expand operations and…
  • May 06, 2020

    California Update for Thursday, May 7, 2020

    California expands workers’ compensation across a range of industries. Eligible workers include those on the frontlines of the coronavirus response,…
  • May 05, 2020

    California Update for Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Governor Gavin Newsom says small businesses that plan to reopen Friday will have to make modifications as the state shifts to a new normal. Story by…

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