Two years on, with mandates lifting, what’s changed about COVID — and what hasn’t.
In a moment of genuine emergency like the pandemic, any improvement in health care access is welcome.
The California surplus is available to some, but for 61 local public health department workers there’s little but tough love.
Taking care of California means taking care of those with disabilities and comorbidities.
Gov. Newsom calibrates the right time for schools to drop the mask mandate.
The sweetheart deal cut with the largest managed-care organization in California may have some messy implications.
Promising new legislation to keep California workers safe would leave many uncovered.
In a time of pandemic and with its healthcare system in pieces, a bold Assembly bill shows California moving forward.
An ‘onslaught’ of school protest aims to do what California’s government has struggled to achieve: keep students safe.
New state protocols allow health care workers who test positive but are asymptomatic to immediately return to work.
They understand the need to extend sick leave. They have the money. Do they have the will?
Less than half of the state’s nursing home residents have received the booster, which provides crucial protection against new variants.
The mayor’s preemptive strike against the omicron variant is a stealth boon for businesses.
Though imperfect, the city’s mandate shows promise for the likely holiday COVID surge.
The state is waiting for a federal court case to be resolved before implementing regulations meant to prevent further deaths.
While vaccine protests may draw media coverage, the mandates actually get results.
Expiring insurance waivers are sending out-of-pocket payments through the roof.
Politics have divided the state on masks and vaccinations, but there may still be hope for underserved communities.
A new UCLA study could help make EMS agencies more efficient throughout the state.
Again, Gov. Newsom contradicts past public safety orders and sides with political allies.