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August 3, 2020
Projects that tackle vehicles, pollution in low-income communities, prescribed burns and even cows have lost 14% of their original budgets because of cap and trade shortfall.
August 3, 2020 | Nicole Nixon
After stubbornly sitting above 7% for weeks, California’s 7-day average test-positivity rate fell to 6.1% Monday. Gov. Gavin Newsom said it’s a good sign but warned he still anticipates another wave of the virus in autumn.
August 2, 2020
Officials have ordered evacuations for nearly 8,000 people in southern California, as the state continues to grapple with a rapidly growing number of COVID-19 cases.
‘I Want To See It In My Lifetime’: Black Lives Matter Marches To Sacramento Police Headquarters Demanding Reform
August 1, 2020 | Sarah Mizes-Tan
Organizers say the demonstration is in response to what they feel is a lack of action from city leaders after calls of police social equity reforms.
July 31, 2020 | Sammy Caiola
California hospitals are performing a careful balancing act of continuing business as usual while maintaining COVID-19 surge capacity. In most cases, that doesn’t involve canceling or postponing non-essential procedures.
July 31, 2020
Thursday's ruling gives counties the right to prevent “abuse of the pension system,” but stops short of ending a half-century of precedent. “It’s probably great news for pension lawyers.”
July 31, 2020 | Bert Johnson
Lawmakers are in Carson City for the second special legislative session of the year. They’re considering reforms to eviction court proceedings, rules around policing, how elections are administered and the state’s beleaguered unemployment division.
July 31, 2020 | Kris Vera-Phillips
While Congress continues to debate a coronavirus stimulus package, government and community leaders are looking for other options that could help communities who need help paying off bills and keeping their families fed.
July 31, 2020 | Ezra David Romero
Each year, scientists release data about how Lake Tahoe is changing — and in the past year the lake lost eight feet of clarity. But tiny shrimp are making it difficult to sustain that clarity. That’s why researchers want to turn them into dog treats.
July 31, 2020 | Steve Milne
In a sign of the pandemic times, a healthcare benefits company closes its Rancho Cordova office and cuts more than 200 local jobs.
July 30, 2020 | Scott Rodd
A bipartisan group of lawmakers channeled frustrations from unemployed constituents, while EDD director Sharon Hilliard defended her department’s efforts to keep on top of historic benefits claims.
July 30, 2020 | Rich Ibarra
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the concern is that the seeds, which have arrived in small packages with Chinese writing on the outside, could contain viruses or bacteria or they could be an invasive species.
Black Lives Matter Criticizes How Sacramento Police Officers Treated Victims After Oak Park Shooting
July 30, 2020
After graphic video surfaced online of the aftermath of an Oak Park shooting, Black Lives Matter Sacramento is questioning whether or not police officers followed proper protocol when they responded.
More than 10% of Sacramentans are unemployed and will lose the extra $600 a week in benefits, which could mean not being able to pay rent as the Senate debates a new stimulus plan.
July 30, 2020 | Chris Nichols
The verification and security processes are the same for absentee and mail-in voting. In many states the term ‘absentee voting’ has been phased out because there’s no difference between it and mail-in voting.
California Doesn’t Need To Force More People Into Mental Health Treatment, But Services Are Lacking, State Audit Finds
July 30, 2020 | Sammy Caiola
Many severely mentally ill Californians are cycling in-and-out of forced hospitalizations due to a lack of treatment options when they’re released, according to a recent report from the state auditor.
July 30, 2020 | Nicole Nixon
California has 12 propositions on the November 2020 ballot. Here are the basics of what you need to know about each one as we get close to Election Day.
July 30, 2020
Mayors for a Guaranteed Income is the brainchild of Michael Tubbs, the 29-year-old mayor of Stockton.
July 30, 2020
The longtime congressman and civil rights legend will be memorialized at Ebenezer Baptist Church. Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are scheduled to speak.
July 29, 2020 | Nicole Nixon
Amid the coronavirus crisis, some lawmakers want to raise taxes on the state’s top earners to boost services for schools and unemployment benefits. Critics say it could slow California’s economic recovery.