Pandemic restrictions are ending, whether we’re ready or not.
For millions in the Golden State, economic inequality brings a different kind of peril to daily life.
California’s “State of Emergency” gets ready for the unmasked masses.
With a full reopening less than a month away, 60% of the state’s Latino population remains unvaccinated.
Despite record job losses during the pandemic, the 1% have left the state flush with cash.
Low-wage workers face big unpaid bills from the pandemic.
Some workers fear revealing their undocumented status at vaccination sites. It takes the spread of only a few stories to stoke those fears.
A first look at a new law meant to give laid-off hotel and other hospitality workers a shot at jobs lost during the COVID crisis.
It could be a case of California vs. Californians, as policy and politics clash with the latest medical information and suggested guidance.
America’s governors and mayors are loosening safety restrictions, while a pandemic weary populace behaves as if the crisis is over.
New legislation requiring paid time off for COVID-related issues excludes businesses with 25 employees or less.
Some public health experts warn the state is loosening restrictions too soon, and fear a new surge.
Governor Newsom asked a major campaign donor to manage his state’s vaccine distribution. But Blue Shield has met with pushback.
Local rates of infection have driven most school districts’ decisions on whether to reopen, and families’ decisions on whether to attend.
Shoring up working conditions at the bottom of the economy will be a priority for state political leaders. A new report could shape policy.
As COVID vaccines are rolled out, a critical health care network is underused.
Lowest-paid workers take the worst hit while pandemic continues its damage.
Gov. Gavin Newsom says schools can reopen safely, but many campuses can’t meet the state’s most recent guidelines for being open.
The California governor has so far approved more than 8,000 fossil fuel permits on private and state lands.
A look back at some of Capital & Main’s coverage of 2020.