California

The hardest hit

Editor’s note: The COVID-19 recession is hammering women and people of color Working people are bearing the brunt of the recession caused by the COVID-19…


Big fail behind bars

A new report says that states are not doing nearly enough to stop COVID-19 in prisons and jail Every state in America is failing in…


Wear a mask

Editor’s note: With little enforcement, will peer pressure be enough for Californians to do the right thing? Gov. Gavin Newsom hoped that public pressure would…


Tales of the pandemic

Editor’s note: Have something to say about COVID-19? The State Archives and State Library want you to share. How will history record something so deadly…


Data collection

California isn’t asking about the sexual orientation of COVID-19 patients. Legislators and LGBTQ advocates want that to change. In a deadly pandemic, complete data is…




Not safe for work

Advocates renew push for bill to protect housekeepers and other domestic workers While many white-collar workers are finding ways to work safely from home during…