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California Plans Early Release of 10,000 State Prisoners

SACRAMENTO — California officials will soon release another 3,100 inmates from state prisons in response to the coronavirus pandemic and in all now plans to release a total of more than 10,000 inmates, or nearly 10 percent of prisoners, as Gov. Gavin Newsom re...
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Virus Jump Swells California Lines for Tests; Shortages Loom

LOS ANGELES — Before Brian Haag returned to work styling hair at Los Angeles salon last month, he wanted to ensure his clients he was not infected with coronavirus, so he booked an appointment for a test and was able to breeze through a drive-thru site at Dodg...
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Newsom Hopes California Schools Won’t Be Delayed by Virus

SACRAMENTO — Surging coronavirus cases in California prompted a warning on Wednesday from the nation's most populous county of a possible delay to classroom instruction in public schools next month — a setback Gov. Gavin Newsom said he hopes to avoid by convin...
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