Newsom, Trump: More Beds, Masks, Equipment Ahead for Coronavirus

As California braced for an onslaught of desperately ill coronavirus patients, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced plans over the weekend to open two new hospitals, and President Donald Trump said the federal government will ship a number of mobile hospital units to the state, pay for National Guard deployments and deploy the San Diego-based naval hospital ship Mercy to Los Angeles.

Mar 23, 2020 Laurel Rosenhall

Who Is ‘Essential’ Now That Californians Have to Stay Home?

In ordering California’s nearly 40 million residents to stay at home, Gov. Gavin Newsom brought myriad county and city public-health directives under a single umbrella in one of the largest restrictions on civic life in American history.

Mar 23, 2020 Ben Christopher