• A 'double mutant' coronavirus variant found in India was spotted in California - but there's no evidence it's 'doubly scary'

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    A man wears a mask in Los Angeles on June 18, 2020.
    Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images
    A new coronavirus variant has been detected in India and northern California.
    It has a combination of mutations that may help it sp
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  • Governor Aims To Reopen California By Mid-June, Contingent On Public Health Metrics

    Governor Aims To Reopen California By Mid-June, Contingent On Public Health Metrics

    4 days ago - By NPR

    Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a tentative statewide reopening date of June 15, provided vaccine availability increases and hospitalizations remain low. (Image credit: Myung J. Chun/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images.)
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  • California to lift pandemic restrictions on June 15, allowing restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and other businesses to fully open

    California to lift pandemic restrictions on June 15, allowing restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and other businesses to fully open

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement California will lift COVID-19 restrictions for workplaces and businesses on June 15, state officials said Tuesday, while a mask mandate will remain in effect.
    California officials said enough people will likely be vaccinated by the mid-June date that most aspects of life can return to a pre-pandemic normal, as long as vaccine availability remains high and hospitalizations don't increase too much. All adults in California are eligible to be vaccinated beginning April 15.
    "With more than 20 million vaccines administered across the state, it is time to turn the page on...
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  • Facing Recall Effort, Newsom Says California Could Fully Reopen In June

    5 days ago - By Forbes

    If coronavirus vaccines become readily available to the public and hospitalizations remain low, California could fully reopen its economy June 15.
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  • California plans to lift most pandemic restrictions June 15

    5 days ago - By Chron

    SAN FRANCISCO - California plans to lift most coronavirus restrictions on businesses and workplaces June 15, with officials saying enough people should be vaccinated by then to allow for life to almost get back to a pre-pandemic normal.
    The mask mandate in the nation's most populated state will remain in effect, Health and Human Services Secretary Mark Ghaly said Tuesday, and he cautioned that California will reopen more widely in mid-June only if vaccine supply remains sufficient and hospitalization rates remain stable and low.
    “With more than 20 million vaccines administered across the...
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  • Alert: California plans to lift most coronavirus restrictions on businesses and workplaces June 15, keep mask mandate

    5 days ago - By Chron

    SAN FRANCISCO - California plans to lift most coronavirus restrictions on businesses and workplaces June 15, keep mask mandate.
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