California

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…

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…

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

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…

Assemblymember Ting issues apology for affair

San Francisco Assemblymember Phil Ting on Saturday issued a public apology for…

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…

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…

DA sues DoorDash over worker misclassification

San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin announced Tuesday his office has filed…

AG Becerra puts backing behind police reform measures

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced an array of reform proposals Monday…