California’s unemployment held steady in June as the state continues to recover from pandemic losses, though the pace of adding jobs has slowed as workers take their time rejoining the labor force. After four consecutive months of adding over 100,000 jobs per month, June saw gains of 73,500 jobs, state […]
Many vie to be California’s next attorney general
Marc Thomas Kalweit Good morning and welcome as always to the A.M. Alert! ENDORSEMENTS FOR CALIFORNIA’S NEXT ATTORNEY GENERAL Via Lara Korte… As the U.S. Senate drags its feet scheduling a confirmation hearing for Health and Human Services Secretary-nominee Xavier Becerra, California attorneys are continuing to muster up for his […]
They’re among California’s oldest residents. So why are those younger getting vaccinated before them?
SAN JOSE, Calif. — At 91, Bob Stannard still lives on his own in his Gilroy ranch and reads the newspaper religiously from his living room sofa chair every morning, but his body doesn’t work quite the way it used to. Stannard has stage 4 prostate cancer. He’s also diabetic, […]
What led to California’s COVID surge? Holiday gatherings?
Nine months ago, when the globe was beginning to realize the enormity of the coronavirus, experts say California made an important decision. Standing at a lectern surrounded by fellow state leaders on March 19, Gov. Gavin Newsom addressed the state, saying they faced a grim outlook if decisive action wasn’t […]
California’s Thanksgiving Guidelines May Be the Safest Way to Host Family This Year
Photo credit: Carol Yepes From Good Housekeeping During the pandemic, California health officials have often led the way by creating guidelines that inspire how other states respond to the spread of the novel coronavirus — and this Thanksgiving, new guidance on how Californians should gather at home could serve as […]
California’s wine country crippled by disasters
SONOMA, Calif. — Harvest season in wine country should be a time when tourists flock to enjoy the food, wine and hospitality offerings of the San Francisco Bay Area. Instead, disaster on top of disaster is crippling local businesses this year. Following shelter-in-place orders mandated due to the coronavirus pandemic, […]