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Health Feb 05WATCH: White House COVID task force holds briefing as U.S. reaches new grim milestone in deaths
Infectious disease specialists expect deaths to start dropping soon, after new cases hit a peak right around the beginning of the year. New COVID-19 deaths could ebb as early as next week, said the new director of the Centers for…
Health Dec 11California’s health order falling on many deaf ears
Los Angeles County Health Director Barbara Ferrer is warning of catastrophic consequences if more people don't heed orders to stay home and within their own household members.
Politics Oct 14California GOP says it won’t remove unofficial ballot boxes
Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, both Democrats, say the boxes are illegal. They have ordered the party to remove them by Thursday.
Politics Oct 13California orders GOP to remove unofficial ballot boxes
Padilla's office sent Republicans a cease and desist letter ordering them to remove the drop boxes by Thursday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra threatened to prosecute anyone trying to improperly solicit ballots.
Health Apr 30WATCH: California governor orders Orange County beaches to close
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches in Orange County to close until further notice.
Health Mar 26Judges, lawyers push to close immigration courts amid virus
The Trump administration is telling immigration judges, attorneys and migrants to keep preparing for hearings and coming to court. Lawyers and judges are calling for a total shutdown and say most hearings can be done by phone so immigrants aren't stuck…
Health Feb 01U.S. evacuees ‘relieved’ about quarantine on military base
Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus are “very relieved’ to be quarantined at a military base in Southern California for two weeks, one of them said Friday.
Nation Oct 11California to end its use of for-profit prisons, including for immigrant detention
California will ban the use of for-profit, private detention facilities, including those under contract to the federal government to hold immigrants awaiting deportation hearings.
Nation Sep 28Judge blocks Trump rules for detained migrant kids
A U.S. judge on Friday blocked new Trump administration rules that would enable the government to keep immigrant children in detention facilities with their parents indefinitely.
Nation Sep 27Judge says Trump’s migrant child detention rules go against Flores agreement
The judge issued a tentative ruling indicating she will likely block the Trump rules from taking effect.