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Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speak after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University’s Health and PE Center on Sept. 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)

What California knows about Kamala Harris

More than any other vice presidential contender in a generation, Kamala Harris’…

Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speak after the Democratic Presidential Debate at Texas Southern University’s Health and PE Center on Sept. 12, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
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Uber could halt service in California for months, chief says

Uber could shut down in California for several months if a court…

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US Treasury Secretary Steven Terner Mnuchin argued that legislators should move quickly to approve a second stimulus check and other aid. (Shutterstock)

Senate plan would give you stimulus check but reduce unemployment benefits

You may get another $1,200 stimulus check, and perhaps a bonus if…

US Treasury Secretary Steven Terner Mnuchin argued that legislators should move quickly to approve a second stimulus check and other aid. (Shutterstock)
Protest was held in Los Angeles on Saturday July 25, 2020 in support if demonstrators in Portland. (Ringo Chiu/Shutterstock)

Portland protesters showered by tear gas again — and with solidarity from across the U.S.

The mood in downtown Portland, Ore., late Saturday evening was lively and…

Protest was held in Los Angeles on Saturday July 25, 2020 in support if demonstrators in Portland. (Ringo Chiu/Shutterstock)
Protesters march against police brutality for the 50th day in a row, on July 16, 2020, at Portland, Oregon’s Federal Courthouse and are met with tear gas and “less-lethal” munitions and many arrests. (John Rudoff/Sipa USA/TNS)

U.S. Attorney for Oregon requests investigation into arrests of Portland protesters

As arrests of Portland protesters by unidentified federal agents gained national attention…

Protesters march against police brutality for the 50th day in a row, on July 16, 2020, at Portland, Oregon’s Federal Courthouse and are met with tear gas and “less-lethal” munitions and many arrests. (John Rudoff/Sipa USA/TNS)
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Twitter blocks verified accounts from posting after hack hits high-profile users

After the Twitter accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Kanye West and…

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A general view of Harvard University campus is seen on April 22, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sought a court order to stop the U.S. from enforcing new visa guidelines that would cast international students out of the country if schools offer only online classes. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/TNS)

US backs down in fight with Harvard, MIT over student visas

The U.S. backed down from a high-profile confrontation with two elite universities…

A general view of Harvard University campus is seen on April 22, 2020 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sought a court order to stop the U.S. from enforcing new visa guidelines that would cast international students out of the country if schools offer only online classes. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/TNS)
Los Angeles, CA, Sunday, June 28,2020 - Patrons of the Down’n’Out Sports Bar, drink at an outside patio. Governor Newsom orders bars to close as Covid-19 cases surge in California. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)

Newsom orders indoor uses in gyms, salons, malls, churches, more to close

California is largely closing again amid a spike in coronavirus cases across…

Los Angeles, CA, Sunday, June 28,2020 - Patrons of the Down’n’Out Sports Bar, drink at an outside patio. Governor Newsom orders bars to close as Covid-19 cases surge in California. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
There are more than 1,300 active coronavirus infections at San Quentin State Penitentiary in Marin County, according to state officials. (Julie Vader/Shutterstock)

California releasing most prison inmates 12 weeks early to clear space amid coronavirus

California prisons will release inmates as early as 12 weeks ahead of…

There are more than 1,300 active coronavirus infections at San Quentin State Penitentiary in Marin County, according to state officials. (Julie Vader/Shutterstock)
Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns

Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns

By David G. Savage Los Angeles Times The Supreme Court dealt President…

Supreme Court deals Trump a defeat, upholds demand for his tax returns
Supreme Court clears the way for religious employers to avoid birth control coverage

Supreme Court clears the way for religious employers to avoid birth control coverage

By David G. Savage Los Angeles Times The Supreme Court on Wednesday…

Supreme Court clears the way for religious employers to avoid birth control coverage
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the briefing room at the White House on July 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. A group of Californian Republican’s are raising money against Trump. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America/TNS)

Group of veteran California Republicans will campaign against Trump and senators who back him

By Hannah Wiley The Sacramento Bee Now that the Lincoln Project has…

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the briefing room at the White House on July 2, 2020 in Washington, DC. A group of Californian Republican’s are raising money against Trump. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America/TNS)
Joseph James DeAngelo, center, and his public defenders Joseph Cress, left, and Diane Howard, right, wear face shields as they stand as Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Bowman enters a makeshift courtroom built for social distancing at Sacramento State on Monday, June 29, 2020. DeAngelo admitted to being the Golden State Killer and entered a string of guilty pleas during the hours-long hearing. (Daniel Kim/Sacramento Bee/TNS)

Joseph James DeAngelo admits he’s the Golden State Killer, pleads guilty to murders, rapes

By Sam Stanton, Darrell Smith, Dale Kasler, and Molly Sullivan The Sacramento…

Joseph James DeAngelo, center, and his public defenders Joseph Cress, left, and Diane Howard, right, wear face shields as they stand as Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael Bowman enters a makeshift courtroom built for social distancing at Sacramento State on Monday, June 29, 2020. DeAngelo admitted to being the Golden State Killer and entered a string of guilty pleas during the hours-long hearing. (Daniel Kim/Sacramento Bee/TNS)
Customers sit in the outdoor seating at the Fire Up Bar & Grill in downtown Riverside on June 11, 2020 in Riverside, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered seven counties to immediately close any bars and nightspots that are open and recommended eight other counties take action on their own to close those businesses, citing the rapid pace of coronavirus spread. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Newsom orders bars closed in 7 California counties including LA due to coronavirus spread

By John Myers and Laura Newberry Los Angeles Times Citing the rapid…

Customers sit in the outdoor seating at the Fire Up Bar & Grill in downtown Riverside on June 11, 2020 in Riverside, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday ordered seven counties to immediately close any bars and nightspots that are open and recommended eight other counties take action on their own to close those businesses, citing the rapid pace of coronavirus spread. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A Los Angeles family, wearing protective masks, walk to the grocery store while walking by the Staples Center on Thursday. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday warned Californians to be vigilant as the state sees a surge in COVID-19 cases. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

Newsom asks Californians to ‘be more vigilant’ as state sees record-breaking coronavirus cases

California has seen a 29 percent increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations over the past 14 days

A Los Angeles family, wearing protective masks, walk to the grocery store while walking by the Staples Center on Thursday. Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday warned Californians to be vigilant as the state sees a surge in COVID-19 cases. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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It’s on! MLB players will report to training camps July 1 to prep for 60-game season

By Mike DiGiovanna Los Angeles Times Players signed off on Major League…

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Gavin Newsom and top Democrats have a California budget deal. Here’s what we know so far

By Sophia Bollag, Wes Venteicher, Hannah Wiley, and Kim Bojórquez The Sacramento…

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Californians must wear face masks in public under coronavirus order issued by Newsom

Californians must wear face masks in public under coronavirus order issued by Newsom

By Phil Willon Los Angeles Times Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday ordered…

Californians must wear face masks in public under coronavirus order issued by Newsom
U.S. Supreme Court says Trump’s decision to end DACA was unlawful

U.S. Supreme Court says Trump’s decision to end DACA was unlawful

By David G. Savage Los Angeles Times In a striking rebuke to…

U.S. Supreme Court says Trump’s decision to end DACA was unlawful
PG&E crews work to replace telephone poles that were burned by the Camp Fire on Billie Road in the town of Paradise in Butte County on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, more than a week after the fire broke out. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

PG&E pleads guilty to 85 criminal charges for Camp Fire, deadliest in California history

By Dale Kasler The Sacramento Bee The names were read aloud, their…

PG&E crews work to replace telephone poles that were burned by the Camp Fire on Billie Road in the town of Paradise in Butte County on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, more than a week after the fire broke out. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)