California Eases Child Care Regulations for Critical Workers

Californians struggling to juggle going to work at hospitals, fire stations and grocery stores while worrying about child care are the intended beneficiaries of a new executive order Gov. Gavin Newsom signed over the weekend.

Apr 6, 2020 Elizabeth Aguilera

Podcast: Coronavirus and the Housing Crisis

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.

Mar 31, 2020 Matt Levin

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