Newsom: State Can Begin Gradual Reopening Friday

California is ready to partially reopen major sectors of its economy as early as this Friday, including retail shops and the manufacturers that supply them, Gov. Gavin Newsom said on May 4. 

May 5, 2020 Matt Levin

Where California Stands with Coronavirus Testing Right Now

Coronavirus testing has been plagued by confusion, delays and chaos, with the number of available, usable tests far outstripped by the need. The situation, health care providers and experts say, has impaired their ability to know how many people have the virus — but a significantly larger number, they suspect, than that confirmed by state and federal officials.

Mar 18, 2020 Rachel Becker and Ana B. Ibarra

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