Health care and life sciences account for around 150,000 jobs in the Sacramento region, making the sector the region’s largest private employer. Experts suggest that the public sector and health care may expand locally, even as the coronavirus pandemic contracts the global economy.
The global pandemic notwithstanding, most California owners are still on the hook to pay their property taxes next week — thus far, the state isn’t granting any reprieves. And if you don’t like it, take it up with Gov. Gavin Newsom.
As millions of Americans lose jobs, shifts and other sources of income during the coronavirus health crisis, financial experts worry that people will be preyed upon by loan sharks who stand to profit. Experts have advice on how to get help without falling into a debt trap.
Our executive editor shares his thoughts on the challenges involved in addressing a rapidly shifting crisis in a monthly magazine.
As the number of people hospitalized in California with the coronavirus doubled in just four days, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday sent out an urgent call seeking help from the state’s 37,000 retired and part-time health care professionals.
Across California, schools have physically shuttered as they make the unprecedented move toward online instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic. The virus has upended almost every facet of education in California and the nation — but perhaps no other student group stands to be more affected than students with special needs.
On this episode of “Gimme Shelter: The California Housing Crisis,” CalMatters’ Matt Levin and the Los Angeles Times’ Liam Dillon discuss how the state’s housing woes are complicating California’s response to the virus, from homelessness to evictions.
The alt-country band JonEmery & the Unconventionals performed a set on Facebook to benefit the 10 employees of the Torch Club, where the band had been scheduled to play on March 25.
With the coronavirus, things can feel overwhelming. But there are ways to care for your mental health, outside resources and small tweaks that can help. We asked experts for guidance to get through this challenging time.
Gov. Gavin Newsom expressed confidence Saturday that California has the capacity to produce enough ventilators to meet its projected needs in response to the coronavirus pandemic. But he cautioned that the state’s need could expand if the crisis worsens.