082918CaliforniaCapitolBuilding pCalifornia's aid for undocumented immigrants opened today. Call lines and websites to apply for aid were immediately flooded with requests, advocates say the money is too little, too late.

Story by Sarah Mizes-Tan

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Newsom's revised budget proposes a new strategy to address homelessness: Use federal funds tied to coronavirus to purchase hotels, which could be transitioned into permanent housing options.

Story by Scott Rodd.

 

Hospitals continue to call for financial help after losing revenue due to COVID-19. The federal government did give hospitals and clinics $5.3 billion dollars, but the California Hospital Association says it’s not enough.

Story by Sammy Caiola.

 

The state could begin allowing pro sports to resume as soon as next month. But games would be missing a key component: the fans.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

 

 

 

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