Nurses furious as Calif. to drop hospital mask mandate, nurse vaccine requirements
California ended its COVID-19 emergency. Now, it's rolling back its strictest rules and regulations, too.
March 5, 2023
Poll: Majority of Californians worse off since COVID emergency began
Californians have a bleak outlook for the economy after Gov. Gavin Newsom's three-year emergency order ended Tuesday.
February 28, 2023
Calif. medical misinformation law blocked by Federal judge
A California law tried to clamp down on medical misinformation related to COVID-19 and sought to focus on "consensus." The problem? A judge couldn't find consensus.
February 1, 2023
Woman charged with using Scott Peterson’s name to steal COVID unemployment
The fraud was a small, but headline-grabbing element of the $20 billion stolen in various scams during the coronavirus pandemic.
October 20, 2022
Newsom: COVID emergency will end… in February
California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced this afternoon that the state’s long-running, Covid-related State of Emergency will end on February 28, 2023. That’s basically three years after it began on March 4, 2020.
October 17, 2022
EDD pandemic fraud $12.6bil higher than agency estimated, analysis says.
The CEO of a major data and analytics company says that EDD's $20 billion fraud figure is woefully short of the mark.
September 20, 2022
Calif. dumps COVID vaccine requirement for teachers, school staff
Teachers and other school staff who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer have to be tested weekly to remain on campuses after this week.
September 18, 2022
Distilleries who rescued U.S. from COVID sanitizer shortage face FDA wrath, fines over production
The FDA is beginning to punish one-time hand sanitizer producers over the inclusion of a byproduct allowable in food and wine in their sanitizer.
August 2, 2022
Beverly Hills won’t enforce imminently-returning LA County mask mandate
Los Angeles County is expected to restore an indoor mask mandate. One high-profile city is already drawing a line in the sand.
July 26, 2022
CDC recommends Valley return to masking up. The data? Not so much.
As the CDC recommends communities to return to masking, have recently-enacted mandates even accomplished their basic goals?
June 30, 2022