California Senate Plan Would Reject Most of Governor’s Cuts

SACRAMENTO — The California Senate's plan to make up the state's estimated $54.3 billion budget deficit rejects Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposed cuts to public education and health care programs — and instead takes more money from reserves and delays billions of d...

1,200 California Pastors Say They’ll Reopen Churches May 31

SACRAMENTO — More than 1,200 California pastors say they will resume in-person services on May 31 in defiance of Gov. Gavin Newsom's stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Newsom has gradually allowed some businesses to reopen as the ...
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UC Imposes Pay Freeze as Losses Mount

SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California is imposing a system-wide freeze on salaries of its non-unionized employees due to enormous financial losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, President Janet Napo...

Newsom Paves the Way for Most Counties to Reopen

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom relaxed county reopening criteria on Monday, a move he said will allow 53 of the state’s 58 counties to begin allowing dine-in restaurants and other services. “Bottom line is: People can go at their own pace, and we are empowe...