California

California’s eviction ban is ending. Gov. Newsom and lawmakers have 3 weeks to extend it

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers face an 18-day deadline to…

 

What California knows about Kamala Harris

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

 

Uber could halt service in California for months, chief says

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

 

Newsom: State can’t afford White House unemployment benefits plan

The state of California does not have the financial wherewithal to afford…

Uber, Lyft ordered to classify drivers as employees

California judge issues scathing decision granting preliminary injunction

California law addresses safety for bicyclists

Cars must stay at least 3 feet away from people on bikes

State officials sue Uber and Lyft for wage theft

California Labor Commissioner’s Office alleges ride-hail companies violating AB5

Audit: Don’t make it easier to force mentally ill Californians into treatment — just improve treatment

By Jocelyn Wiener Cal Matters California’s half-century-old involuntary mental health treatment law…

  • Jul 29, 2020

San Mateo County added to state’s COVID-19 watch list

San Mateo County joined California’s COVID-19 watch list on Wednesday as COVID-19…

Newsom looking to federal aid for help with unemployment, evictions

With the $600 weekly unemployment bonus ending this weekend and tenants seeking…

SF added to state’s COVID-19 ‘watchlist’ after rise in hospitalizations

City must close indoor malls, non-essential offices

Twitter blocks verified accounts from posting after hack hits high-profile users

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

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…

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

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

Californians to vote on restoring voting rights of parolees

If passed, Proposition 17 would amend the California Constitution and allow parolees to vote

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…

State hires firefighters as wildfire season begins

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday outlined the steps California has taken to…

Uber, Lyft and DoorDash bring their battle against AB5 to November ballot

Measure would classify app-based drivers as independent contractors, offer some additional benefits

Bribery, fraud and wildfire: How a PG&E contractor with a sketchy past made millions

Utility hired a company with a history of illicit dumping to clean up after the Camp Fire

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…