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‘I Know It Will Look Surreal’: Los Angeles Mayor Urges Residents To Wear Masks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday told everyone in the nation’s second-largest city to start wearing masks to combat the coronavirus, but California’s governor isn’t ready to take that idea statewide. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday he’s focused instead on keeping people inside. He also announced the state may need 66,000 additional hospital beds, 16,000 more than previously forecast, to handle the crush of illnesses expected during the second part of May. At an afternoon...
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Trump Is Politicizing the Pandemic. Governors Can Fight Back.

States need the federal government, and that has allowed Mr. Trump to indulge his worst tendencies.
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United States: California Issues List Of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers To Accompany The State's March 19 Stay-At-Home Order - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On March 19, 2020, Governor Newsom ordered all workers to stay home unless they were needed at work to maintain continuity of operations of the federal critical infrastructure sectors.
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Governors Might Not Be Able to Save Us, but They Can Raise Hell

States need the federal government, and that has allowed Mr. Trump to indulge his worst tendencies.
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Nursing students want to help fight COVID-19. Give us a pathway to do so.

California is facing a health care emergency as we prepare for a surge of patients from the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 cases threaten to overrun our hospitals and our health care system. That’s why Governor Gavin Newsom and his administration have scrambled to reopen mothballed hospitals, covert other facilities into makeshift treatment facilities and add to the healthcare workforce. Newsom should be commended for his leadership in authorizing the state’s agencies and licensing boards to take t...
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California Governor Says 'We Need More Googles' As Company Offers Free Wi-Fi and Chromebooks To Students

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNBC: Google will offer 100,000 free Wi-Fi hotspots and will donate 4,000 Chromebooks to students across the state of California, governor Gavin Newsom said during a news conference Wednesday. The internet access points are supposed to help improve broadband internet in rural households across the state where internet access is either limited or very slow. Students will get access to the free Wi-Fi for a minimum of three months.There are still many parts ...
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California Schools Close For Academic Year; Parents Tasked With Homeschooling Kids

ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Schools won’t return to campus for the rest of the school year. Governor Gavin Newsom made it official Wednesday. Now parents will need to figure out how to homes school their kids, and make sure they move on to the next school year. At Franklin High School, math teacher Gerald Hifadr is preparing for distance learning for the rest of the school year. “I think the unknown is going to be the difficult part, the lack of experience in this situation,” Hifadr said. Parents are no...
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Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Says Sleep Train Arena Will Have 363 Beds

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — As California prepares for the anticipated surge of coronavirus cases in the coming weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom said Wednesday the Sleep Train Arena would be available to house 363 hospital beds. This comes days after the Chief Engineer of the Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, said the empty arena will be converted into a field hospital for coronavirus and non-coronavirus patients. [email protected] says 363 beds would be available in Sleep Train Arena, should i...
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California appears to be flattening the curve. But its testing lags behind other states

The state’s testing delays have limited understanding of the outbreak and hindered containment * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageCalifornia has not seen the surge in coronavirus cases that have overwhelmed cities like New York and Detroit in the past week, which suggests that the state’s early and restrictive shelter-in-place orders could be slowing the virus’ spread. But experts say delays in testing have limited the u...
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Mask Or No Mask? California Officials’ Directives Conflict

LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of California’s largest counties is recommending all residents wear face masks to combat the coronavirus, but Gov. Gavin Newsom isn’t ready to take that idea statewide, focusing instead Wednesday on keeping people inside and adding thousands more hospital beds than previously stated. Newsom now projects needing 66,000 more hospital beds for the anticipated peak of cases in late May — 16,000 more than his prior projections. Newsom was expected to release guidelines for mask...
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Google is providing free internet across the state of California after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced schools would remain closed through the spring (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google is setting up 100,000 WiFi access points to increase broadband access for the state of California after Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the state's schools would be closed for the rest of the academic year. The broadband internet will be free for at least three months, and the tech giant is also providing thousands of students with Chromebooks — both to assist students with attending classes remotely.  The partnership with Google comes as millions of students and educators are grappling wit...
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Masks may be in order to prevent spread of coronavirus, LA County health director says

Wearing face masks in public may help prevent people from contracting and spreading the coronavirus, based on new evidence showing even asymptomatic individuals can spread it, Los Angeles County Health Director Barbara Ferrer said Wednesday, April 1. But Ferrer also cautioned people from buying N95 masks dedicated for healthcare workers, which are now in short supply. “We need to assume that even if we are feeling fine,” she said during her daily briefing, “we can be infected and can infect othe...
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12 more people die from coronavirus in LA County, officials say; total now 66

Another 12 people in Los Angeles County have died from the novel coronavirus, public health officials announced Wednesday, April 1, the third consecutive day the number of new confirmed deaths has been higher than the day before. County officials, during their daily briefing Wednesday, said 11 more people had died from COVID-19; Long Beach also announced its second resident died, making it a dozen total. That’s up from 10 deaths the county reported Tuesday. Officials confirmed seven people died ...
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Gov. Newsom: We Should Not Prepare To Bring Our Children Back To School Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

SACRAMENTO (CBS13/AP) – California schools should plan on teaching from afar for the rest of the academic year because it’s unlikely the coronavirus will allow them to reopen before summer, California leaders say. Gov. Gavin Newsom, in a press conference on Wednesday, announced that schools are being directed to prepare to stay closed for the rest of the year. The governor stressed, however, that education will go on with a greater emphasis being put on distance learning. “It seems self-evident ...
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California Cities Want Transparency Rules Waived In Coronavirus Pandemic

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Citing the unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, city officials across California are asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend or delay numerous state laws, saying they can’t comply with everything from environmental regulations to public records laws that give people a window into how the government is spending public money. Noting that “city resources and personnel are stretched thin” responding to the pandemic, the executive director of the League of Ca...
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California governor warns of social distancing "fatigue"

"I worry that people say 'You know what, we got this. Let's have that birthday party and let's mix some of the extended cousins together.' If we do that too soon, we're in trouble," Newsom said
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Unemployment Applications Surge As Stay-At-Home Order Continues

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — More than a million California residents have now filed for unemployment and that number continues to grow. On Monday, California had a record 150,000 people filing for unemployment insurance, s o now well over 1.6 million residents are looking for assistance. We crunched some numbers here at CBS13 and found that would mean California now has an unemployment rate of more than 8%. We haven’t seen numbers like that since late in the recession. As unemployment claims are appro...
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Essential Employees: Are Grocery Workers Protected Enough?

SACRAMENTO (CBS13)  — When you think of those on the front lines of this public health crisis, nurses and doctors are the first to come to mind, but as this continues, attention and appreciation is being brought onto our grocery employees. At least once or twice a week — that’s the number of times people like Nia Mondy stop into the store by choice. She stocks up on food and other things needed to make it through this stay-at-home order. Others have no choice at all to grab a cart and go inside....
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Governor’s Eviction Order Only Protects Renters Who Don’t Pay

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — With millions of Californians out of work, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order last week banning evictions for the next 60 days. But CBS13 has learned the order only protects people who do not pay their rent. An elderly couple reached out to CBS13 looking for answers after they got a 60-day eviction notice on their door. The governor’s order doesn’t protect them. “That [order] doesn’t cover us because we paid our rent, and we continue to pay our rent,” Richard sa...
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California Rules Anger Water Agencies, Environmental Groups

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Tuesday set new rules about how much water can be taken from the state’s largest rivers, angering water agencies for restricting how much they can take and environmental groups for not making those limits low enough to protect endangered species. Most of California’s water comes from snow that melts in the Sierra Nevada and flows through a series of rivers and streams to the San Francisco Bay. The state has two complex systems of canals, dams an...
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Governor: California Bought Time To Prepare Virus Peak

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s extraordinary efforts to keep people home have bought the time needed to prepare for an expected peak surge of coronavirus cases in coming weeks, Gov Gavin Newsom said Tuesday. A spike of new cases has not come as quickly as expected, though Newsom was reluctant to say whether that means the impact on the state won’t be nearly as dire as initially feared. Two weeks ago, Newsom said more than half the state’s 40 million people could be infected under a worst-case s...
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California Seeks 3,500 New Inmate Releases Over Coronavirus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is planning to release within days as many as 3,500 inmates who were due to be paroled in the next two months as it tries to free space in cramped prisons in anticipation of a coronavirus outbreak, state officials said Tuesday. The move comes a week after Gov. Gavin Newsom halted intakes from jails, a move projected to lower the prison’s population by about 3,000 inmates in the next 30 days. The combination is edging closer to the drop of at least 10,000 inma...
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Coronavirus kills its first healthcare worker in L.A. County

The first case of a healthcare worker who died from the novel coronavirus in Los Angeles County was confirmed by health officials on Tuesday, March 31, though no details were provided other than the person was over the age of 60. Health officials on Tuesday also announced 10 additional deaths and 548 new cases, the largest jump in the county’s ongoing tally of COVID-19 cases and deaths thus far. The healthcare worker who died was included in Monday’s tally. The number of confirmed cases, now at ...
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Gov. Newsom On Coronavirus: Thousands Of Health Professionals Coming Forward To Help

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – California continues to aggressively take steps to minimize the impact of the deadly coronavirus. Governor Newsom gave his daily coronavirus update on Tuesday and said thousands of people on Monday have volunteered to help. On Tuesday, Newsom said that so far, 25,000 people have come forward to help. On Monday, he announced the California Health Corps, a group that would be comprised of current and former healthcare professionals including doctors, nurses, EMTs, and phleboto...
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Coronavirus Shelter-At-Home: Gov. Newsom Urges People To Check In On Older Californians

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a new campaign on Tuesday to help the state’s seniors fight social isolation and food insecurity amid the coronavirus pandemic. The governor urged Californians to check in on people over the the age of 65, the population uniquely at-risk to COVID-19. CA has launched a hotline to deliver services and help for older Californians. CALL: 1-833-544-2374. Social isolation is real. During these trying times it’s important to check in with our...
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California Health Corps Formed by Newsom to Fight Outbreak

Tuesday: The state hopes to add scores of additional health care workers as hospitals fill. Also: Easy California history lessons.
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Coronavirus In California: Doctors ‘Cautiously Hopeful’ Early Shelter At Home Measures Are Working

(CNN) — Two weeks after San Francisco issued the country’s first shelter-in-place order for residents to prevent spread of the novel coronavirus, hospital emergency rooms throughout the region appear to be seeing the early effects. “The surge we have been anticipating has not yet come,” Dr. Jahan Fahimi, an emergency physician and medical director at the University of California, San Francisco, told CNN. “We’re all kind of together holding our breaths.” As of Monday morning, the city reported a ...
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Retired Nurses Answer Governor’s Call For Help

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California Governor Gavin Newsom is calling on retired healthcare workers in California to come back to work and help hospitals deal with the projected surge of COVID-19 cases in the weeks ahead. He created a California Health Corps initiative to match healthcare workers up with the state’s healthcare needs. Sacramento retired nurse Mary Carol Todd signed up immediately. “I work hard,” Todd said. “I’ve been a cancer nurse, I’ve been a nurse administrator, I’ve been a case ma...
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United States: Governor Newsom Closes California. Where Does That Leave Commercial Tenants? - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On Thursday evening, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-33-20 in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis...
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‘We Want You:’ Governor Recruits Medical Workers In Anticipation Of Coronavirus Surge

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Governor Gavin Newsom wants to be prepared for the anticipated surge of people who will be diagnosed with coronavirus in the coming weeks. Now he’s adding medical staff to area hospitals. The new effort, dubbed the California Health Corps, is designed to get thousands of new health care workers out into the field. That includes EMTs, nurses, and dentists, too. “Dentists are at home with not a lot to do. How can we be helpful?” said Dr. Ken Wallis, who has been a dentist for ...
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