050516CapitolPMore than two months into the coronavirus pandemic, Californians are still having issues filing for unemployment benefits. And state lawmakers expressed their frustration during a legislative hearing on Thursday.

Story by Nicole Nixon.

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Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg announced today that about 10,000 low-income households in the city may soon be getting free internet service.

Story by Steve Milne.

California expects to collect more individual mandate fines from people not carrying insurance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. But some experts and advocates say the state should reconsider penalizing Californians who are already struggling.

Story by Sammy Caiola.




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California Update

  • 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 13, 2020

    California Update for Wednesday, May 13, 2020

    Two 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…
  • 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…
  • May 04, 2020

    California Update for Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    Governor Newsom says some California businesses can reopen as soon as Friday. Story by Nicole Nixon. (Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom - Rich…
  • Apr 30, 2020

    California Update for Friday, May 1, 2020

    After reports of possible statewide action, Governor Newsom closes all Orange County beaches. Officials were caught off guard by the decision. Story…

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