Tag Archives: California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says state is ‘days, not weeks’ away from changes to stay-at-home order

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that 150 hotels have agreed to give deep discounts to health care workers logging long hours in hospitals while dealing with coronavirus outbreak, during his daily news briefing at the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Thursday, April 9, 2020. Rich Pedroncelli | Pool | AP California… Read More »

California Health Corps Formed by Gavin Newsom to Fight Coronavirus – The New York Times

ImageA woman crossing an empty street near the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday.Credit…Robyn Beck/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Good morning. (Don’t get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) In talking about California’s response to the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Gavin Newsom has been unequivocal: The state needs more hospital capacity —… Read More »

Virus concerns hit California casinos, entertainment venues

Californians wanting to escape the new reality of the coronavirus at the movies, casino or amusement park are running into the six-foot rule. State health officials issued new guidance Saturday urging theaters to keep attendance under 250 people and ask strangers to sit six feet apart. The Department of Public Health said ushers should monitor… Read More »

More people signing up for health insurance in California

New enrollments in California’s state-run health insurance marketplace are up 16% compared to last year By ADAM BEAM Associated Press December 12, 2019, 10:02 PM 3 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 130,000 people have purchased health insurance through California’s state-run marketplace for the first time, a 16% increase from last year now that… Read More »

‘Singled out’: California VA to inspect outfits of WWII glamour girls before they visit patients

In the latest twist in the saga of a California veterans hospital and World War II-style glamour girls, officials now want to approve the group outfits before allowing them to visit patients. Pin Ups for Vets received an email from the San Diego Veterans Hospital on Monday banning the calendar and telling them the outfits… Read More »