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Politics Aug 11Joe Biden picks California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate
It's a move that fulfills the wish of Democrats clamoring to see a woman of color on a major party's presidential ticket for the first time in history.
Health Jul 31California officials report state’s 1st death of a child from COVID-19
The state Department of Public Health said Friday the victim was a teenager, had other health conditions and died in the Central Valley. No other details were released.
Nation Jul 22WATCH: California surpasses New York state in confirmed virus cases
California has surpassed New York for the most coronavirus cases in the country, reporting more than 409,000 infections after setting a record on Tuesday for the state's most confirmed new cases in a single day since the start of the…
Education Jul 17WATCH: California Gov. Gavin Newsom outlines strict guidelines for schools
The rules announced Friday include a mandate that students above 2nd grade and all staff wear masks in school. Newsom's new guidance mandates that public schools in California counties that are on a monitoring list for rising coronavirus infections cannot…
Nation Jul 13WATCH: California governor shuts bars, indoor dining and most gyms, churches
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and has ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as coronavirus cases keep rising.
Politics Jun 02Democratic governors reject Trump’s call to send in military
Several Democratic governors on Monday pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to deploy the U.S. military in reaction to the violence that has erupted across the country.
Nation May 18WATCH: California’s Newsom relaxes criteria for counties to reopen
A decline in state hospitalizations in the last two weeks, the distribution of more personal protective equipment and the state's increased testing ability are all positive trend lines that allowed the state to relax its criteria, the governor said.
Health May 06California Gov. Newsom’s billion-dollar mask deal hits snag
California Gov. Gavin Newsom says millions of protective masks purchased under a billion-dollar deal with a Chinese company are facing a delay in the federal certification process.
Nation Apr 06WATCH: California to loan 500 ventilators to national stockpile
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.
Nation Mar 24California scrambling to obtain virus protection gear
The governor also announced he would close parking lots at dozens of beaches and state parks to prevent the spread of coronavirus after large groups flocked to the coast and mountains to get outdoors.