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Tim Ryan
August 06, 2020 - 11:01 am
As we learn more about the state’s COVID test reporting glitch, county public health officers are speaking out about how they are working around the issue.
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Holly Quan
August 06, 2020 - 10:02 am
Over half of the state's legislators have sent a letter to Gov. Newsom urging him to issue unemployment checks now and fix the system’s underlying problems later.
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Holly Quan
August 05, 2020 - 10:43 am
Just when state officials were offering a glimmer of hope in fighting the pandemic, it turns out that a computer issue may have resulted in the state undercounting cases.
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OS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Sailors transport the first patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) into the casualty receiving area March 29.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2020 - 1:52 pm
State health officials have confirmed the first death of a teenager due to COVID-19 in California.
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Holly Quan
July 31, 2020 - 8:48 am
"Inept" and "unresponsive." That is how state lawmakers described the Employment Development Department, which is in charge of paying out unemployment benefits. The CA EDD is now buried under months of backed up unemployment claims and faced a grilling Thursday at the State Capitol.
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A state agriculture official says farmworkers face major barriers to testing
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Tim Ryan
July 27, 2020 - 12:02 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced new services for farmworkers to help protect them from the coronavirus pandemic, but one agriculture official says testing remains a major barrier to keeping his workers safe.
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Ameera Butt
July 24, 2020 - 12:27 pm
California Gov. Newsom announced additional safeguards and protections for essential workers in the state. Newsom said not enough focus has been placed on essential workers in California.
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CA's contact tracing workforce has been overwhelmed by accelerating cases
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Tim Ryan
July 22, 2020 - 8:31 am
California’s aggressive approach to contact tracing is coming up short, as state officials admit contact tracers have been overwhelmed by a rapid rise in cases.
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Outdoor haircuts allowed in CA but some stylists skirt restrictions
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Holly Quan
July 21, 2020 - 9:37 am
Gov. Newsom has now released guidelines for hair stylists and barbers to operate outside , but with salons closed for months many stylists have found a way to operate outside the restrictions.
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Gilroy High School varsity football cancelled after allegation of sexual assault
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 20, 2020 - 12:19 pm
There will not be any high school football in California this fall.
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