Reopen California? That’s the Toughest Phase Yet, Newsom Says

Gov. Gavin Newsom said he will not lift his shelter-in-place order until adequate suppression and mitigation measures are in place to prevent future flare-ups. That means tracking down the sick and isolating clusters of new infections, arming hospitals with adequate equipment and setting new guidelines for schools and businesses to reopen.

Apr 15, 2020 Ben Christopher & Rachel Becker

Local Businesses Struggle as Coronavirus Changes Our Daily Lives

On a bleary Monday morning in Sacramento with the Dow Jones industrial average tanking, on its way to a 2,997 point drop and its worst day since 1987, Greater Sacramento Economic Council President and CEO Barry Broome offered advice for local business owners that he knows won’t be popular.

Mar 17, 2020 Graham Womack

Facing Pandemic, California Takes Cover, from the Capitol to Disneyland

California’s governor took extraordinary action on Thursday, clamping down on public gatherings, ordering residents to follow public health rules, authorizing the state to commandeer hotels and medical facilities and whipping emergency officials into action to proactively stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Mar 13, 2020 Laurel Rosenhall and Ana B. Ibarra