California

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he ‘owns’ coronavirus testing lapses, announces task force

Gov. Gavin Newsom said California will significantly increase COVID-19 testing capabilities, adding…

 

Grand Princess to set sail after crew quarantine ends

A quarantine aboard the Grand Princess cruise ship anchored in San Francisco…

 

Ride-hail drivers left idling by coronavirus shutdown looking for a lift

Bay Area ride-hail drivers are among those who have been hit hardest…

 

Newsom says face coverings can help, but California won’t mandate for now

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday that face coverings are beneficial in grocery…

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

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

Safeway deal with union grants workers extra pay, protections

Stores seeing increased business, hazards due to coronavirus

Tenants look to state bill to boost right to organize, strike

Coronavirus lockdown adds urgency to fight for protection from retaliation

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.

California lifts restrictions allowing restaurants to sell alcohol to-go

Relief comes as state orders residents to remain indoors

California schools may not reopen this school year

The state’s public schools are likely to be closed for the remainder…

Newsom directs bars to close, restaurants to reduce capacity

Seniors and immunocompromised individuals are also urged to socially isolate

Grand Princess docks at Port of Oakland

Cruise ship held at sea due to coronavirus cases on board

California man had coronavirus before he boarded Grand Princess, cruise ship official says

As thousands remained on a cruise ship held off the coast of…

First Santa Cruz County case of COVID-19 reported

Test results on Friday night confirmed the diagnosis, county Public Health Division officials announced Saturday morning.

21 people test positive for COVID-19 on cruise ship off California coast

Twenty-one passengers on the Grand Princess cruise ship off the coast of…

SF officials urge residents to limit outings, avoid large gatherings to prevent spread of coronavirus

St. Patrick’s Day Parade among events being canceled due to health concerns

Bernie Sanders sweeps San Francisco while Biden surges nationwide

Supporters call for progressive unity as Democratic primary race narrows

Bernie Sanders wins California on Super Tuesday

California, the marquee prize of the 14-state voting bonanza of Super Tuesday, has sided with Sen. Bernie Sanders

Harvey Weinstein verdict: Jurors took women’s harrowing testimony to heart

To some legal experts, the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault trial came down…