Now that Gov. Gavin Newsom is letting more businesses reopen as coronavirus cases decline, the California Legislature on Thursday passed a bill requiring some hotels, stadiums other hospitality companies to offer laid-off workers their jobs back.
Merced County was the last of the state's 58 counties that remained in the most restrictive tier until it upgraded to the red category on Wednesday.
California, the most populated state is lagging the rest of the country in reopening schools — and in some cases offering options that parents say are unacceptable.
The California Correctional Center in Susanville will close by July 2022, officials said, the second such prison closure announced in recent months. The changes have inmates’ attorneys worrying that crowding could eventually again become a problem.
State officials directed counties and other providers on Tuesday to halt use of the vaccine per federal recommendation. But Gov. Gavin Newsom said he does not expect the halt to “materially impact our ability to fulfill our expectations
California state officials directed counties and other providers on Tuesday to pause use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as recommended by the federal government as agencies examine a possible and rare side effect that can cause blood clots.
California lifted its limits on indoor worship services in the face of U.S. Supreme Court rulings that struck down the coronavirus public health mandates.
There's a rush to rebook weddings now that California is allowing more in-person events. The postponed ceremonies and pent-up demand now mean more competition for booking services and venues.
Newsom said the state's positivity rate fell to 1.5%, another indicator the state is moving in the right direction as it continues to reopen around the state.
This week, Dee Dee Myers discusses California's plans to safely reopen businesses June 15. Gloria Allred and Elisha Krauss debate the recall, vaccine passports and more.
Yosemite National Park will require advanced reservations for day visitors during the peak summer season to limit the number of visitors and allow social distancing amid the pandemic.
Health officials in the state of California are tracking at least six COVID-19 variants, according to Governor Gavin Newsom.
California will fully reopen its economy on June 15 if vaccine supply is sufficient for Californians 16 years and older who wish to get vaccinated; and if hospitalization rates are stable and low, Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday.
To attend, people will have to either be tested or show proof of full vaccination. How many people can attend gatherings will depend on the level of restrictions in place at each county.
Beginning April 15, the state will allow for concerts, receptions, conferences as well as live sporting events to be held indoors.
California Governor Gavin Newsom received the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw mall on Thursday, which was the same day all Californians over the age of 50 became eligible to get the vaccine.
Nearly half of California’s 40 million people are living in areas where coronavirus restrictions are easing and some of the largest counties are preparing to expand movie theater and restaurant reopenings despite worries about a new surge.
Business owners and customers rejoiced as Orange County enters the less-restrictive orange tier.
Los Angeles County health officials have once again tweaked its COVID-19 restrictions. This time, outdoor bars will now be able to reopen as early as Monday, April 5.
Starting April 1st Californians aged 50 and plus will be eligible to receive a vaccine. And starting April 15, Californians aged 16 and plus will become eligible.