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Newsom signs COVID-19 stimulus bills to send money to Californians, small businesses

Sophia Bollag The Sacramento Bee California will send money to low-income families…

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) enters the U.S. Capitol Building on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Impeachment vote lays bare the fault line through Republican Party

Loyalty to Trump, increasing radicalization divide voters

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) enters the U.S. Capitol Building on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said schools should use masks and social distancing to safely resume in-person learning. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

CDC sets guidance for schools to reopen safely during pandemic ‘as soon as possible’

Officials say vaccinating teachers a priority, but not a prerequisite for return to classroom

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said schools should use masks and social distancing to safely resume in-person learning. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
Governor Gavin Newsom addresses a press conference held at the launch of mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Ads in Newsom recall hit the air this week as California signature deadline nears

Lara Korte The Sacramento Bee The campaign to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom…

Governor Gavin Newsom addresses a press conference held at the launch of mass COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Los Angeles (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after winning Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)

Tom Brady, stifling Bucs defense lead to Super Bowl rout of Chiefs

Rick Stroud Tampa Bay Times He had found him in the end…

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after winning Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
Anti-eviction signs decorate the Rodney Drive apartments in Los Feliz. (Christina House/Tribune News Service)

Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill to extend COVID-19 eviction protections through June

Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed an…

Anti-eviction signs decorate the Rodney Drive apartments in Los Feliz. (Christina House/Tribune News Service)
California has been hit with massive unemployment benefit fraud with improper payments going to claims in the name of people including inmates on death row at San Quentin State Prison, shown in a file image. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

State failed to heed warnings of unemployment benefit fraud for months, audit says

Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times California officials in charge of the state’s…

California has been hit with massive unemployment benefit fraud with improper payments going to claims in the name of people including inmates on death row at San Quentin State Prison, shown in a file image. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
State Sen. Scott Wiener hopes to make businesses disclose their carbon footprint. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Wiener bill would require corporations to report and cut down carbon emissions

Andrew Sheeler The Sacramento Bee Large California corporations would be required to…

State Sen. Scott Wiener hopes to make businesses disclose their carbon footprint. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Assemblymember David Chiu introduced a bill that would assist formerly incarcerated who are at risk of homelessness. <ins>(Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

David Chiu: Closing 5 California prisons would free up money to house former inmates

By Hannah Wiley The Sacramento Bee A California Democrat wants to keep…

Assemblymember David Chiu introduced a bill that would assist formerly incarcerated who are at risk of homelessness. <ins>(Ellie Doyen/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>
In this file photo, Estella Flores, right, and Maria Mora, left, are reflected in a window as they look for information in front of the closed California State Employment Development Department on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, Calif. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

EDD’s lack of planning deprived jobless Californians of needed benefits, audit finds

Patrick McGreevy Los Angeles Times Poor planning and ineffective management left California’s…

In this file photo, Estella Flores, right, and Maria Mora, left, are reflected in a window as they look for information in front of the closed California State Employment Development Department on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, Calif. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Ian Jameson (center) organized a group of tenant rights activists and assembled at the El Monte City Hall to demand that the City Council there pass an eviction moratorium barring all evictions during the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, March 29, 2020. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

California would extend eviction protections to June 30 under proposal

Legislation released Monday would also subsidize rent for low-income tenants

Ian Jameson (center) organized a group of tenant rights activists and assembled at the El Monte City Hall to demand that the City Council there pass an eviction moratorium barring all evictions during the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, March 29, 2020. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff looks on at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

A new turn in history: Kamala Harris sworn in as 49th vice president

Noah Bierman and Melanie Mason Los Angeles Times Kamala Devi Harris, born…

Kamala Harris is sworn in as vice president by U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor as her husband Doug Emhoff looks on at the inauguration of U.S. President Joe Biden on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)
From left, Doug Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today’s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/TNS)

Joe Biden inaugurated as 46th president as Trump era comes to an end

Todd Spangler Detroit Free Press Taking over the reins of government at…

From left, Doug Emhoff, U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Jill Biden and President-elect Joe Biden wave as they arrive on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol for the inauguration on Jan. 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. During today’s inauguration ceremony Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images/TNS)
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With executive orders, Biden to reverse Trump policies on environment, immigration

Evan Halper Los Angeles Times President-elect Joe Biden will move swiftly to…

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U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event to name President-elect Joe Biden’s economic team at the Queen Theater on Dec. 1, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)

Kamala Harris to resign from Senate

Bridget Bowman CQ-Roll Call Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from the…

U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks during an event to name President-elect Joe Biden’s economic team at the Queen Theater on Dec. 1, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (Alex Wong/Getty Images/TNS)
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Pelosi called for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Feds seeking woman whose ex says she stole Nancy Pelosi’s laptop during Capitol riot

Jeremy Roebuck The Philadelphia Inquirer Federal authorities have obtained an arrest warrant…

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) speaks during her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Pelosi called for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Music producer Phil Spector looks up during his murder trial in Superior Court July 10, 2007 in Los Angeles. (Gabriel Bouys-Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

Phil Spector, visionary music producer convicted in notorious murder, dies at 81

Phil Spector, the visionary record producer who revolutionized pop music in the…

Music producer Phil Spector looks up during his murder trial in Superior Court July 10, 2007 in Los Angeles. (Gabriel Bouys-Pool/Getty Images/TNS)
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As tensions grow over vaccinations and politics, California lawmakers face threats from public

Anti-vaccine speakers hint at gun violence during routine budget hearing at state Capitol

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Dr. Martin Luther King in Sam Pollard’s ‘MLK/FBI’. (Courtesy of IFC Films/TNS)

The superb documentary ‘MLK/FBI’ clearly connects the past to our troubling present

Justin Chang Los Angeles Times Among the many archival materials excerpted in…

Dr. Martin Luther King in Sam Pollard’s ‘MLK/FBI’. (Courtesy of IFC Films/TNS)

Newsom proposes CA creative corps

Andrew Sheeler and Lara Korte The Sacramento Bee In a move hearkening…