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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the California Democratic Party Convention in Anaheim in May. (Irfan Kahn/Tribune News Service)

Republicans sue Newsom over vote-by-mail order for November election

By Laura Newberry Los Angeles Times Three Republican groups have sued Gov.…

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom addresses the California Democratic Party Convention in Anaheim in May. (Irfan Kahn/Tribune News Service)
A passenger gets into an Uber rideshare along Mission Street on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash initiative seeking labor law exemption heads to California voters

An expensive ballot measure championed by Uber, Lyft and DoorDash to exempt…

A passenger gets into an Uber rideshare along Mission Street on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA-MARCH 27, 2020-California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship USNS Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Also attending the press conference were Director Mark Ghilarducci, Cal OES, left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, second from right, and Dr. Mark Ghaly, Secretary of Health and Human Services, far right, along with others not shown. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/POOL/TNS)

Court upholds California governor’s coronavirus ban on in-person church services

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ban on…

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA-MARCH 27, 2020-California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks in front of the hospital ship USNS Mercy that arrived into the Port of Los Angeles on Friday, March 27, 2020, to provide relief for Southland hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic. Also attending the press conference were Director Mark Ghilarducci, Cal OES, left, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, second from right, and Dr. Mark Ghaly, Secretary of Health and Human Services, far right, along with others not shown. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/POOL/TNS)
MARYSVILLE, CA — MAY 06: Lanie Gil, server, cleans the table where guests recently had lunch at Courthouse Cafe on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Marysville, CA. Sutter and Yuba counties, both north of Sacramento, are allowing businesses and restaurants to reopen, defying Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)

Fears of coronavirus ‘second wave’ temper California reopening efforts

Bay Area continuing to enforce stay-at home order even as statewide guidelines are relaxed.

MARYSVILLE, CA — MAY 06: Lanie Gil, server, cleans the table where guests recently had lunch at Courthouse Cafe on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in Marysville, CA. Sutter and Yuba counties, both north of Sacramento, are allowing businesses and restaurants to reopen, defying Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statewide stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
Bill Beukers and his wife Teresa claim there constitutional rights as they speak to Newport Beach police officers as a beach closure went into effect Saturday. After 15 minutes the officers let them stay. California Governor Gavin Newsome’s closed Orange County beaches to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Gov. Gavin Newsom says reopening California will begin this week

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that some retail stores across the state can…

Bill Beukers and his wife Teresa claim there constitutional rights as they speak to Newport Beach police officers as a beach closure went into effect Saturday. After 15 minutes the officers let them stay. California Governor Gavin Newsome’s closed Orange County beaches to slow the spread of the coronavirus. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Lysol’s manufacturer issued a statement Friday warning customers against injecting or swallowing disinfectant after Trump suggested, with no evidence, that it could be a promising treatment for the deadly coronavirus. (Courtesy photo)

Makers of Lysol issue warning about ingesting disinfectants following Trump’s false coronavirus cure statements

“Under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body”

Lysol’s manufacturer issued a statement Friday warning customers against injecting or swallowing disinfectant after Trump suggested, with no evidence, that it could be a promising treatment for the deadly coronavirus. (Courtesy photo)
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Coronavirus Task Force press briefing on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump orders suspension of immigration green cards amid coronavirus outbreak

President Donald Trump, citing the threat of contagion, on Tuesday ordered a…

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Coronavirus Task Force press briefing on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the White House in Washington, D.C. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
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Immigrants in California detention centers sue ICE over coronavirus threat

Class action lawsuit alleges overcrowding, lack of sanitation create unsafe living conditions

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Gov. Newsom names goals that must be met to lift California coronavirus order

Gov. Gavin Newsom says California needs to increase testing, protect high-risk residents…

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Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a rally at Grant Park Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday suspended an anti-establishment presidential campaign that changed the…

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks during a rally at Grant Park Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Chicago. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a temporary ban on evictions statewide for those affected by the novel coronavirus. (File photo)

Gov. Newsom orders statewide ban on evictions for renters affected by coronavirus

The measure prevents the evictions of renters over the nonpayment of rent through May 31

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a temporary ban on evictions statewide for those affected by the novel coronavirus. (File photo)
The eviction letter to the employees is from the general manager of the company’s operations in Sequoia National Park, pictured here, and Kings Canyon. (Courtesy photo)

Sequoia workers evicted from national park by concessionaire amid coronavirus pandemic

Employees in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks learned Thursday that they have to be out of park housing by the end of the month

The eviction letter to the employees is from the general manager of the company’s operations in Sequoia National Park, pictured here, and Kings Canyon. (Courtesy photo)
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. (Victoria Jones/PA Wire via ZUMA Press)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, he announced Friday, becoming the world’s highest-profile political leader to reveal an infection.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus, the leader said on Friday. On his Twitter account, Johnson said he had developed mild symptoms and was self-isolating. (Victoria Jones/PA Wire via ZUMA Press)
U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. The House of Representatives voted today on the stimulus bill intended to combat the economic effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)

House approves $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

The president said he would sign the sweeping bill, which the Senate earlier passed unanimously.

U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) arrives at the U.S. Capitol on Friday. The House of Representatives voted today on the stimulus bill intended to combat the economic effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic. (Win McNamee/Getty Images/TNS)
A medical worker looks out from the window of a changing room after treating COVID-19 coronavirus patients at a hospital in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province on March 19, 2020. - China on March 19 reported no new domestic cases of the coronavirus for the first time since it started recording them in January, but recorded a spike in infections from abroad. (STR/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

China’s hidden symptom-free virus cases may mean epidemic not over

China’s exclusion of people without symptoms from its official count of confirmed coronavirus cases is renewing concerns

A medical worker looks out from the window of a changing room after treating COVID-19 coronavirus patients at a hospital in Wuhan, in China’s central Hubei province on March 19, 2020. - China on March 19 reported no new domestic cases of the coronavirus for the first time since it started recording them in January, but recorded a spike in infections from abroad. (STR/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives his daily COVID 19 press briefing at Downing Street on March 22, 2020 in London, England. (Ian Vogler-WPA Pool/Getty Images/TNS)

WHO warns ‘pandemic is accelerating’ as number of coronavirus cases soar

The world’s top health authority warned Monday that the coronavirus pandemic is picking up pace

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives his daily COVID 19 press briefing at Downing Street on March 22, 2020 in London, England. (Ian Vogler-WPA Pool/Getty Images/TNS)
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his daily news conference amid the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, March 20, 2020, in New York City. (Bennett Raglin/Getty Images/TNS)

New York reports more than 20,000 coronavirus cases

More than 20,000 New Yorkers have been infected by the coronavirus

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during his daily news conference amid the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, March 20, 2020, in New York City. (Bennett Raglin/Getty Images/TNS)
Healthcare worker Ludnie Emile prepares to test people Thursday for COVID-19 at a drive-thru coronavirus testing station in Palm Springs. (Greg Lovett/palmbeachpost.com)

‘A mess in America’: Why Asia now looks safer than the U.S. in the coronavirus crisis

“It feels very strange to say that I feel safer here than in my home country,” Grant said.

Healthcare worker Ludnie Emile prepares to test people Thursday for COVID-19 at a drive-thru coronavirus testing station in Palm Springs. (Greg Lovett/palmbeachpost.com)
A woman stands next to a relative’s coffin inside the cemetery of Zogno, Italy, on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of coronavirus deaths that saw the country’s toll shoot up to almost 5,000. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Italy reports nearly 800 virus deaths, setting new daily record

In its daily bulletin, the Civil Protection Authority in Rome said 4,825 people had died, an increase of 793

A woman stands next to a relative’s coffin inside the cemetery of Zogno, Italy, on Saturday, as the country reported a one-day record of coronavirus deaths that saw the country’s toll shoot up to almost 5,000. (Piero Cruciatti/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
The test sample for COVID-19 is headed to Quest Diagnostic after it was taken Thursday at a drive-thru testing station at FoundCare in Palm Springs.

FDA approves quick-turnaround COVID-19 test

The device is made by Cepheid, a California-based company, which said units would be ready to be shipped next week.

The test sample for COVID-19 is headed to Quest Diagnostic after it was taken Thursday at a drive-thru testing station at FoundCare in Palm Springs.