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March 4, 2021
The coronavirus has ravaged communities of color around the state and some parents say the push to reopen classrooms is driven largely by white and wealthier parents.
California Will Soon Tie Reopening To Vaccination Equity Rates, Dedicate 40% Of Doses To Low-Income Communities
March 3, 2021
Top administration officials say they will dedicate 40% of future vaccine doses to residents in those places, because those ZIP codes have shouldered that same percentage of the state’s COVID-19 cases and deaths.
March 1, 2021
The plan offers $2 billion in incentives to districts that reopen classrooms for students in transitional kindergarten through second grade by March 31. Vulnerable students in all grades can also return to campus.
February 23, 2021
The $7.6 billion relief package will provide checks for nearly 6 million Californians and provide grants to small businesses. Meanwhile, Newsom and lawmakers are back at the negotiating table over a plan to reopen classrooms.
February 3, 2021
One poll showed a slight dip in Newsom’s approval rating. The other, larger survey showed it plunged 18 points since September.
February 2, 2021
While some advocates say a tracking system is a good start, the status of a rape kit is just one part of a sexual assault investigation.
January 29, 2021
The governor’s comments come after the California Teachers Association demanded its teachers and members get the vaccine before students return to classrooms.
January 25, 2021
Two years in, Newsom is facing a host of crises and the threat of a recall vote. Could he survive one if it does get on the ballot? Political observers say yes — as long as he avoids additional major mistakes.
January 19, 2021
Xavier Becerra elevated his national profile by filing a grand total of 122 lawsuits against the Trump administration. It may have played a part in his nomination to serve as incoming President Joe Biden’s health secretary.
January 15, 2021
Sacramento Democratic state Sen. Richard Pan was singled out by three women at a public hearing Thursday who made suggestions that they would use violence. Pan spoke with CapRadio about the incident and the current feeling at the Capitol.