UC Davis has been studying viruses like Ebola for the past five years. Today, the school was awarded a $100million grant to continue researching viruses and how they are transmitted from animals to humans.
California’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7.3 percent in October, despite the state adding more than 40,000 jobs. But the state also revised its September job loss down even further.
Capitol sources tell Capital Public Radio that budget problems are forcing the layoffs of 40 state Senate employees and an across-the-board health care premium increase. Otherwise, the Senate would be unable to meet payroll next year.
New data show Sacramento region home prices are still rising faster than incomes.
Two years after California voters rejected a measure that would have raised the tax on tobacco products, a coalition is forming to try again – in the Legislature or on the November 2016 ballot.