Lawmakers look to expand workers' comp for frontline workers who get COVID-19. About a half-dozen bills would expand workers’ comp for employees who test positive for the virus while on the job. But they differ on who would be covered.
Story by Nicole Nixon.
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Sixteen California cities made it onto the top 100 list in terms of how easy it is to access a park within 10 minutes. It’s called a ParkScore and cities are ranked yearly by the Trust for Public Land.
Story by Ezra David Romero.
Newsom’s latest budget gives him wide latitude to spend nearly 3 billion on coronavirus response with little oversight from lawmakers. The LAO encourages the Legislature to negotiate its involvement in this fund.
Story by Scott Rodd.
Questions continue about navigating, qualifying, and filing for unemployment benefits amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
Story by Steve Milne.
Blood banks are calling for plasma from COVID-19 survivors.
Story by Sammy Caiola.