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California Governor Says State At COVID-19 ‘Tipping Point’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California’s governor said on Monday the state was at a “tipping point” in the COVID-19 pandemic that would soon overwhelm hospitals as political leaders nationwide turn to increasingly aggressive measures to hold back the latest surge. Governor Gavin Newsom said he may clamp new “stay-at-home” orders on California’s roughly 40 million residents […]

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How California Is Preparing For Wildfire Season Amid Coronavirus

California Gov. Gavin Newsom laid out Wednesday how the state will prepare for the inevitable: an upcoming season of potentially disastrous wildfires and the ongoing coronavirus public health emergency. “We gotta walk and chew gum at the same time,” Newsom said, describing his office’s dual missions of fighting wildfires and preventing further spread of COVID-19. Newsom spoke […]