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The governor’s defense of his administration’s recovery efforts, including the work of a 108-member all-star economic task force, came as the state released updated figures on COVID-19 infections that reflect numbers from a massive backlog of cases that were unreported because of a computerized data system failure.

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The testing center was opened in an effort to better serve Latinos, who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.

The weekly death toll in California among COVID-19 patients is nearly twice its previous high in April as more cases shift to rural and suburban areas.

Ventura County judge refuses to close Godspeak Calvary Chapel in Newbury Park and find its pastor in contempt of court for holding indoor services.

After seeing the impact of the coronavirus on Filipino healthcare workers, Tenzing and Zubin Carvalho came to the rescue and donated 12,500 face shields to nursing homes, schools and hospitals.

José Roberto Álvarez worked at one of several food distribution facilities briefly closed by officials after the county said they failed to report COVID-19 outbreaks.

The pandemic has forced thousands of workplaces to quickly adjust to remote work. Will your employer keep some of those changes in place permanently?

One in four people with diabetes have rationed supplies to cut the cost of their diabetes care since the start of the pandemic, a survey found.

Gov. Gavin Newsom faced reporters for the first time since he touted the inaccurate coronavirus data as a positive sign of fewer COVID-19 infections a day before the glitches became public. The governor said he was kept in the dark about the problem, even as state health officials were warning counties about data issues days earlier.


Housing & Homelessness

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s top advisor on homelessness, Deputy Mayor Christina Miller, has told colleagues that she plans to resign at the end of the month.

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