No Face Masks so California’s Farmworkers Are Left Unprotected

Face masks have flown off the shelves around the United States amid the coronavirus outbreak, even though experts have advised people against wearing them unless they are sick. That has triggered a shortage for farmworkers, who wear masks to avoid inhaling pesticides or field dust.

Mar 26, 2020 Kate Cimini

Cannabis and Cocktails amid Coronavirus? State Says Carry On

In a series of new orders and regulations, state authorities have eased restrictions on cannabis dispensaries and on restaurants in the booze business to help them weather the financial impact of shelter-in-place orders.

Mar 25, 2020 Ben Christopher

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